Believe it or not, even Lara Merriken, founder of the Lärabar brand, used to be a junk-food junkie -- until she discovered how natural foods enlivened her mind, body and spirit. A passion for healthy living soon followed, and continues to be a driving force behind everything she does professionally and personally.
“I really appreciate the opportunity I have to make a positive difference in the world we live in,” says Merriken. “Health is indeed your greatest wealth.”
Remember: When you practice mindfulness with yoga or meditation, you are more likely to be aware of everything you put in your mouth. Pretty soon, you won’t want to consume anything that’s NOT healthy, whole and delicious.