During the "long dark winter" we keep hearing about, how are any of us supposed to keep our isht together? (Don’t know what ‘isht’ is? Scramble the letters to form another word.)
This Thanksgiving might be unlike all previous turkey (or tofurkey) days for you … but not for the reason you’re thinking. But if you’re feeling down or your emotions are fluctuating more wildly than usual, here’s why this Thanksgiving is going to be different for you.
I used to be a carb shamer. I mean, other than trans fats, carbs are the worst thing for health, right? You don’t have to be a certified nutritional therapist like yours truly to understand...
Staying healthy during Thanksgiving and all the winter holiday parties … it’s challenging enough in a normal year. But in 2020, if you want to stay healthy and happy, it’s all about finding silver linings.
Anandamide - I bet you didn’t know that deep within your body’s miraculous inner-workings is a neurotransmitter that when activated, can help you feel more joyous.
The smallest things matter the most and in this case, small changes can make a big difference. Simple ingredient swaps this winter 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.
But pumpkins are a superfood in their natural state. One study on these “gourdgeous” (sorry for the pun; pumpkins are gourds) fruits that are often mistaken for vegetables, says that pumpkins contain “Substantial medicinal properties due to the presence of unique natural edible substances.”
Healthy Thanksgiving recipes that taste just like the real, gluttonous thing? Sound too good to be true? Eat until your belly’s content this turkey day without sacrificing taste or mouth-feel.
If you can’t picture a life worth living without cheese, I’ve got some good news. Thanks to a flaky, yellowish powder that looks just like sprinkled, crumbly parmesan on pasta, you can experience cheesiness without the dairy.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Without further ado, here are my tips to reduce the likelihood of developing breast cancer. studies have shown that there’s an association between glyphosate exposure and certain types of cancers such as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Golden Milk … just the name of it sounds alluring, exotic, and appealing to our inner child. Kind of like chocolate milk. But golden milk is way healthier than chocolate milk. In fact, golden milk isn’t really milk at all.
In pursuit of eradicating weeds from the Earth, are we unwillingly poisoning ourselves? Glyphosate is the main active ingredient in the world’s most popular herbicide: Roundup Weed Killer.
Rapeseed oil, popularly known as Canola Oil, which along with soybean, is the most commonly used cooking oil in restaurants, I think is bad for your health.
Consider this the sequel to my rant about kombucha (“booch” if you’re a hipster). This time, I wanted to focus on drinking high alcohol kombucha, which I briefly wrote about in part 1.
Veronica Wheat, Chef V, shows you how to make a Banana Blue Smoothie. She shares tips for starting the day in the most healthy way, using fresh organic green drink and more.
We’re still a few weeks away from stashing the beach and patio umbrellas back in the storage shed. But while the weather is still sizzling, there’s something potentially dangerous we all should be thinking about right now….
Looking to enjoy refreshing summertime drinks but hate the added alcohol calories? Take a break from the added sugar and try one of these refreshing mocktail recipes.
Cooking More At Home These Days Because of Corona? Here’s How To Make Meals Healthy Because of stay-at-home orders during the early stages of the pandemic, the continued closure of many restaurants nearly half a year later, combined with the apprehension of going out in public, more people are cooking at home these days. That’s both a good thing and a bad thing. I’ll explain the paradox and also provide some tips on quick, healthy meal creation.
Scientists say that the state of our gut is vital to good health. Each of us have a "microbiome" in our belly - our own set of bacteria. Staying mindful of the impact of what we eat on our gut and following a healthy diet has a huge impact on how we feel.
Many people nowadays know that wild salmon has omega-3s. But what exactly does that mean? What's the big deal about it ... are the benefits of wild salmon legit? Chef V explains....
The 2020 back to school season is going to be an unprecedented, stressful one. Whether your kid is elementary-school age or high-school, keeping your kids stoked to learn all day via Zoom will be challenging.
Stressing about coronavirus, the upcoming election, and everyday concerns? The news isn’t all bad. There’s a clean food and drink movement brewing.
I have an easy three-step solution for conquering the Quarantine 15... if like so many of us you have been baking bread and indulging in comfort food, while the gym is closed.
In the sizzlin’ summer, it’s tempting to eat foods that can sabotage your health. Think: ice cream, barbecues, cocktails, and late-night dinners out. Here are my tips for doing a summer detox while still living it up….