Top 8 Foods That Reduce Stress (Skip the Wine and Ice Cream)

Everybody has their favorite comfort food. Usually, it's whatever we were given as children when we were sad, or sick. Sometimes it's the food that was used as part of a family celebration. Unfortunately, most of the foods that we tend to think of as comfort foods are not very healthy. They're high in fat and sugar and can lead to ... Read More »

Salt and Sodium (what’s the difference?)

You know that too much sodium can harm your health. And if you’re like most people, you think that salt and sodium are the same things. That’s not true. Sodium is a mineral that has an impact on the human body. Salt is a chemical compound that contains sodium. There’s a big difference! If you’re trying to cut down on sodium, it’s ... Read More »

6 Reasons Carbs are Not Your Enemy

Ever tried a fad diet? If so, you’ve probably heard that carbohydrates are your enemy. Not only is this scientifically untrue, but it’s the fodder of yo-yo dieting for a reason- it’s not sustainable. Carbohydrates are not the enemy- if anything, they can be your best friend. If you want to have a balanced diet with long-term weight ... Read More »

The Best Detox Tonic You Can Make

This Detox Tonic can heal so many ailments going on in your body. In today's video, I'm going to show you how to make a detox tonic. This tonic can help boost your immunity and brain function. Detox Tonic Recipe 1 cup chopped fresh turmeric 1 cup chopped fresh ginger Bring 1/2 gallon to 1 gallon of water to a boil Put the chopped turmeric ... Watch Video »

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

The amount of protein that you need depends on who you are and how physically active you are. According to the US Department of Agriculture, men and women over the age of 19 should get at least 0.37 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day. That means a woman who is 140 pounds should get at least 51.8 grams of protein, which ... Read More »

5 Reasons You Want to Know About Camu Camu Berry

What comes to mind when you think of oranges and the common cold? If your answer was Vitamin C, you’re right. We have long known that eating oranges and drinking freshly squeezed orange juice can help us fight the common cold. This is because the sweet fruit is so high in Vitamin C. Now, what if I told you that there’s another fruit that ... Read More »

5 Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

If you pay attention to health news, you know that both sugar and high-fructose corn syrup are a real problem. But knowing what’s bad is not enough, especially not when it comes to sweetening our food. We, humans, are born with a strong love of sweet tastes. If you want to cut out sugar, you need to know the right thing to replace it ... Read More »

These 3 Fatty Acids Fight Depression, Cancer and Boost Brain Power

Chances are that you have heard of Omega-3s, and you likely also know that they're good for you. They help fight depression and anxiety. They can improve your eye and heart health and they fight inflammation. You probably also have a pretty good idea of what foods are high in Omega-3s: Fatty fish like mackerel, salmon, sardines and ... Read More »

All About Tiger Nuts

Have you heard of Tiger Nuts? They are an ancient food that our ancestors ate about 2 million years ago. They're considered a weed in many places. They grow under the ground with a big tuft of grass appearing above ground. This food was first eaten in Africa and has recently been re-introduced as a superfood. Tiger Nuts are not actually a ... Read More »

Is Raw Food Healthier than Cooked Food?

Have you heard of the Raw Food Movement? It’s just what it sounds like. It is a movement of people who only eat raw food. They do it because they think that when food is cooked over 112 degrees, it loses its living enzymes. There are some raw foodists who only eat raw vegetables, fruits, and nuts. They're called “raw vegans”. Then there ... Read More »