Soluble Fiber or Insoluble Fiber (which one’s best?)

You already know that fiber is good for you and you know that you should have more of it in your diet. But do you really know what it is or why it’s good for you? Do you know there are two different kinds of fiber, and what each of them do? Do you know what foods to eat to make sure you’re getting enough of both kinds? Fiber is what ... Read More »

Why the Healthiest Rice is Called The ‘Forbidden Rice’

Have you ever heard of black rice? Most people are aware of brown rice and white rice, but not black. Black rice has been around for thousands of years. It was once known as “The Forbidden Rice” because it was only for Chinese royalty. It is now becoming more widely available, and it's even healthier than most other types of ... Read More »

Are Egg Whites Healthier Than Whole Eggs? You May Be Surprised

Eggs are one of the most perfect foods around. They contain almost all the nutrients that are key to good health in one tasty package. Eggs are inexpensive, easy to prepare, and versatile. In the last few years, whole eggs have gotten a bad reputation and people started eating just the egg whites. That’s because of reports that they ... Read More »

6 Simple Tricks to Skyrocket Your Metabolism

When it comes to weight loss, metabolism is a hot topic. People who have a hard time losing weight blame a slow metabolism. People who hope to boost their weight loss efforts want to speed up their metabolism. Is there truth to the idea that a faster metabolism means quicker weight loss? And if so, how do you make yours faster? When we ... Read More »

5 Benefits of Eating Tomatoes (you’ll be surprised)

You probably already know that tomatoes are a healthy choice. They're known for being high in vitamin C and their juicy good flavor. You find them in soups, and as a base for other recipes, because of their versatile nature. The subtle sweetness complemented with an acidic taste brings out a mix of flavors to any dish. What you might not ... Read More »

10 Things to Know About Ginkgo Biloba

If it seems like Ginkgo Biloba is the next big thing, then we have news for you. Researchers say that the Ginkgo Biloba tree is the oldest tree species around! It’s also one of the oldest plant extracts to be used as a medicine. The Chinese have been using it to treat a wide range of illnesses for centuries. So what does Ginkgo Biloba ... Read More »

5 Liver Cleansing Foods You Need to Eat

Your liver probably doesn't get the recognition it deserves. Being your body's largest gland, it plays a major role in keeping us healthy and energetic. Yet, it does not get as much attention as the heart or brain. It's high time to show your liver some love! Here are some of the key things your liver does for your body: Helps ... Read More »

Cellular VS Acellular Carbs

You need a combination of carbs, protein, fat, minerals and vitamins, to live a healthy lifestyle. Carbs, protein and fat are ''Macronutrients.'' Macronutrients are where we get our energy from. Vitamins and minerals are "micronutrients,'' as they do not provide energy, but help in the development of our bodies. Sounds simple right? Yet there ... Read More »

9 Ways Your Body Will Thank You for Drinking Almond Milk

More and more people today are drinking almond milk. Have you jumped on the bandwagon? If not, then you're missing out on the many benefits it offers. Almond milk is loaded with important nutrients that make a big difference in your overall health and on top of that, it tastes delicious! Almond milk is made from ground almonds and ... Read More »

8 Ways Honey and Cinnamon Team Up to Heal Your Body

One of the best things about superfoods is that they’re not just nutritious, they’re also delicious! Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to honey and cinnamon. They’re two of my favorite flavors. When they’re combined they can do your body a world of good. You may think of honey and cinnamon as a dessert or breakfast cereal ... Read More »