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 »

The Simplest Change You Can Make to Melt Fat

We’ve all seen the articles that say we should drink eight glasses of water a day. Maybe you’ve seen articles that say this isn’t necessary. Maybe you’ve seen articles that say you should drink even more! What’s the real answer? How much water should you really drink every day, and why is it so important? Let’s take a closer ... Read More »

4 Reasons Not to Touch Palm Oil with a 10 Foot Pole

Like the name suggests, palm oil comes from the fruit of the palm tree. The number of packaged foods you'll find this "edible" (and I use that term loosely) oil in is mind blowing. Just go to your cupboard and grab any packaged food. You'll most likely find palm oil on the list of ingredients. It's in everything from chocolates and soups to ... Read More »

6 Hottest Healthy Food Trends for 2017

There are a few things that happen with every new year. The ball drops in New York’s Times Square, people make New Year’s Resolutions to get healthier and experts make predictions about what the year’s new trends will be. I'm all for people getting healthy, and I hope that you’ll stick to the pledges you’ve made to improve your own health ... Read More »

5 Winning Recipes from My Tribe Sisters

My Tribe sisters and I had a lot of fun with this Healthy Holiday Recipe Challenge last month! I challenged my members to post their own healthy creations as a way to keep us all focused on eating clean (and all the while SUPER YUMMY) foods during the month of December. There's a lot of temptation to fall off track from health goals during the ... Read More »