Eat these foods instead of “Wheat”
My number one suggestion for getting pain and inflammation under control is to eliminate or greatly reduce the amount of wheat and gluten you are eating on a daily basis. Initially this may sound a bit challenging for some people, so I’ve put together a few great tips to get started.
Not So Nuts about Raw Food after All
After eating raw for three days I didn’t feel energized; I didn’t feel clean and light. I felt like I had been on a nut binge.
Overfed and Undernourished – Modern Foods and Famine in a Land of Plenty
We’re all well aware of the obesity epidemic in the developed world. Did you also know that right alongside the obesity we have a major issue of malnourishment?
3 Things You Need to Know About Honey
Farmers’ markets and Community Supported Agriculture provide increasing sources for locally grown, raw (unpasteurized) honey for many of us. But before you buy your next pot of honey (or maybe your first), consider the following information.
Five “Health” Claims on Food that Should Make You Mad
When you see any of these five terms on a package you can bet the food inside inside is anything but healthy.
The Moody Foodies
Do you ever get the MOODY FOODIES? Or as I call them, Mo’s Hangry Woes. Hangry = hungry + angry. Feeling tired and sluggish, getting sick more than your fair share, dull looking skin, suffering from constant pain or lacking focus may often be the result of what you put in your mouth and belly.
10 Health Foods that Aren’t Healthy
No matter what foods you choose to eat it’s wise to read the labels before you make the purchase. Any food manufacturer can and will advertise that their food product is the healthy choice but it’s up to you to be sure those statements are true. Know what ingredients to look for and which ones to avoid.
Fructose Keeps You Hungry and Makes You Overeat
This is your brain on sugar — for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.
Ingredients to Avoid for the Health of It
The majority of processed foods contain ingredients that are harmful and cause adverse health conditions and complaints. If you include processed foods in your diet, you MUST read the label and be aware of these ingredients.
Juicing for Super Health
Just one 16-ounce glass of real juice provides 4 servings of vegetables! One of the best ways to boost your health and begin to repair years of damage is with juicing.
5 More Reasons to Love Dark Chocolate
Alright, let’s just have some fun for a minute and reward ourselves for all the hard work we all do. Give yourself a treat, if no one else will, and indulge in a guiltless treat of dark chocolate. It might just be the ticket to a great day.
Eating a Rainbow
I am feeling SOOO inspired! I taught my first healthy cooking class through an incredible non-profit organization, Equitable Roots via Worksusa.org, to a group of teens last night and they were INCREDIBLE!
7 Seasonal Superfoods You Should be Eating this Summer
We often hear about the importance of eating seasonally, like the health benefits to be gained by eating food that hasn’t been sitting in storage for a year. But since our grocery stores are so good at making their year-old inventory look fresh, you may be wondering, like me, what really is in season?
Here are 7 healthy and maybe new-to-you foods to try right now.