Author: Holly Ford
Holly Ford is a freelance writer and editor based in Atlanta. She received her journalism degree from the University of Georgia prior to moving to New York City, where she worked at Rolling Stone and Mademoiselle magazines. She was on staff at Creative Loafing Atlanta and then led the editorial team at Plow & Hearth catalog in Virginia prior to making the move to healthcare marketing in 2007. In addition to writing for the blog, Holly manages the UVA Physician Resource website, contributes regularly to Vim & Vigor magazine and writes a monthly UVA health column for the Daily Progress.
Posts by Holly Ford
Within the past decade, yoga has infiltrated not only Western culture, but also Western medicine. That’s because the more we learn about this ancient practice, the more we realize its benefits go far beyond flexibility and muscle toning.
Multiple studies have shown that yoga can positively impact the body in…More »
You’ve likely gotten the message loud and clear: olive oil is the go-to pick in the kitchen over animal fats like butter. But with so many to choose from, how do you know which olive oil is best? We asked registered dietitian Katherine Basbaum to give us the lowdown.
The Paleo Diet™ is called the “caveman diet” for a reason. It’s based on the premise that the best foods for us are those that our ancestors ate. That is, no processed foods, dairy or refined sugars. Instead, Paleo followers opt for fresh fruits, vegetables and meat.
In a recent…More »