Health and Wellness

That’s NASty! Non-Caloric Artificial Sweeteners (NAS) Are Making Us Sick!

According to recent research, artificial sweeteners may be just as bad for your health as regular sugar. In fact, a recent study suggests non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) damage your gut bacteria. What does that mean for your health?

That’s NASty! Non-Caloric Artificial Sweeteners (NAS) Are Making Us Sick!2018-12-14T18:15:58+00:00

Warning! Choose healthy greens carefully – Romaine & e. coli

I apologize for using a sensationalized headline. But there's lots of truth to it. In case you haven't heard, a recall of romaine lettuce has been issued by both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), following an outbreak of E. Coli poisoning in 11 States and Canada

Warning! Choose healthy greens carefully – Romaine & e. coli2018-12-02T18:57:32+00:00

Thanksgiving Makeover: Ingredient Swaps for a Healthy Holiday

The smallest things matter the most and in this case, small changes can make a big difference. Simple ingredient swaps this holiday season will help you stay on track while eliminating at the feeling of indulgence guilt. Whether it’s an appetizer or a dessert, these easy changes will help you avoid that pesky holiday weight gain we all hate.

Thanksgiving Makeover: Ingredient Swaps for a Healthy Holiday2018-11-12T19:56:08+00:00

Kale Nutrition: This Superfood Ain’t Going Out Of Style Anytime Soon

Here’s why I use two varieties of kale in Green Drink: Each cup of raw kale has 3 grams of proteins but only has 33 calories Great source of fiber: 2.5 grams per cup, which is great for blood sugar levels and preventing cravings Super rich in vitamins A, B, C and K Good source of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids Rich in minerals such as calcium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium Loaded with antioxidants

Kale Nutrition: This Superfood Ain’t Going Out Of Style Anytime Soon2018-11-04T18:18:44+00:00