Your Coffee is Probably Just a Hot Cup of Chemicals

Do you start your day with coffee? You’re not alone. Coffee is a $30 billion per year industry in the United States alone. Americans drink about 400 million cups of coffee each day. The coffee bean is one of the world’s most actively traded products. Coffee’s big sales mean more than just great cafes on every corner. It also ... Read More »

My Favorite Superfood (and detox tonic recipe)

I'm often asked "WHAT IS MY FAVORITE SUPERFOOD?" so I invite you to tune in as I share my very favorite one and a great recipe in this episode! If you love turmeric as much as I do, you'll want to try this Turmeric and Lemon Morning Elixir and my Golden Milk recipe too! Yours in health and happiness, Danette P.S. If you enjoyed this ... Watch Video »

Yams and Sweet Potatoes are Not the Same (which is best)

Have you ever had the “yam vs. sweet potato” debate? You know, the one about whether the orange or white-fleshed vegetable is a yam or a potato? Do you think you know which is which? Chances are very good that what you think you know about yams is wrong. In fact, you may never have actually had a yam. When you go to the market, you ... Read More »

This Wonder Leaf Could Control Cancer Cells but it Comes with a Warning

Have you ever heard of Neem? Some refer to it as the "wonder leaf" and you're about to learn why! It’s a large evergreen tree that grows in India, Pakistan, and similar tropical regions. It thrives in dry climates and sandy soil, and many think of it as a weed, but it's super useful! For centuries, people have used Neem leaves to keep ... Read More »

To Peel or Not to Peel Your Produce

When you were a kid, did you make your mom peel your apple slice snack? Did you only eat the inside of your baked potato? Little kids tend to avoid the skins, but as adults, we know better. Skins and seeds of produce are loaded with nutrients and that removing them loses those benefits. A lot of fruits and veggies store most of their ... Read More »

4 Foods to Boost Your Metabolism Now!

Metabolism. We talk about it all the time. You know that it’s related to your weight. But do you know what it really is? More importantly, do you know how to fix it? Metabolism is the body process that takes care of making sure our body has the fuel it needs to run. Turning food into energy is a complex process that combines the ... Read More »

Always Eat These Foods Together

What's the first combo you think of when you think of foods that "go" together? Chocolate and peanut butter? Peanut butter and jelly? These are classic combinations but I'm talking about eating 2 healthy foods that boost the nutrients when you eat them together. These foods often come from different food groups, but the nutrients they ... Read More »

Top 10 Foods That Beat Belly Bloat

You know the feeling. You pull out your favorite pair of skinny jeans and go to zip them up, but they just won't quite button. You check the scale and all looks good there. You’re bloated again, and you don’t know why. How do you STOP the belly bloat? Bloating has a few different causes: It can be a sign of a serious medical ... Read More »

8 Weird Ingredients to Boost Weight Loss

What foods do you picture when you think about food shopping for weight loss? Carrots and celery? Greek yogurt? Head after head of lettuce? I'm not saying that anything is wrong with any of these foods. But if that’s all that comes to mind, then you’re definitely missing out. There are some weird and wonderful foods and ingredients ... Read More »

6 Foods You Crave & What Your Body Really Wants

There’s a lot to be said for the wisdom that’s been built into our bodies. When we’re cold we shiver so that the motion makes us warm. The hairs on the back of our necks go up when we’re in danger. We feel twinges of pain when we push ourselves too soon after an injury. The same can be said of our food cravings. You might think ... Read More »