Volunteer of the Month: June 2015: Mediha

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work. If achieved successfully, you can inspire your teammates and clients. This month, Mediha has exemplified these core values. For the

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Food Activism

  By Baghael Kaur According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization about 805 million people, or one in nine, were suffering from chronic undernourishment from 2012-2014. This despite the fact that the amount of food that is produced per person has increased substantially since the beginning of the

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Working, Mothering, Single, Surviving

By: Armin Sethi   It is abundantly clear that there are significant wage disparities amongst men and women. Statistics tell the story unequivocally. While we have progressed significantly in terms of women’s rights, we have also been unable to overcome the barriers women face every day in relation to employment

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Green Peppers

A fresh, crisp green bell pepper is a tasty vegetable that can be a regular part of your healthy eating plan. This vegetable is low in calories and contains 0 grams of fat and a good supply vitamins and minerals. Their mildly sweet flavor makes green bell peppers versatile enough

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Vitamin B6 – Boost your brain!

Vitamin B6 – Boost your brain! Vitamin B-6 (or Pyridoxine) is important for regulating mood and preventing mental fatigue. This water-soluble (ie. The body does not store them) vitamin is needed for the brain to produce serotonin, a feel-good neurotransmitter that is important for mood regulation. Vitamin B-6 also helps

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Volunteer of the Month: May 2015: Dorothy

At Seva, we deeply value all of the time and energy our team of dedicated volunteers offer week in and week out. Many of these volunteers have personal goals of their own that they hope to achieve through helping individuals within their municipality. For some of us, giving back results

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Recipe of the Month: Sabina’s Bean Salad

1 can green beans or 1/2 pound fresh green beans (if using fresh, trim green beans and cut in half) 2 tbsp cider vinegar 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 tsp grainy mustard 1 can (15.5 oz) kidney beans, rinsed

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Leafy Greens

leafy greens

Want to lose weight? Want to have more energy? Want to have eyes of a hawk? Want mental clarity? Want to stay young forever? Go green! Leafy greens are amongst the best vegetables in the world and the closest to the universal miracle food. They are packed with micronutrients and

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