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 »

Top 8 Foods You Think Are Healthy (but are not)

You’ve decided that the time has come. You are going to improve your health. You will start to work out every single day. You pledge to eat nothing but healthy foods. You set an alarm to make sure that you go to sleep on time so you can get a full eight hours every single night. Good for you – all those plans sound great! The first ... Read More »

THIS Sweetener is WORSE than White Sugar

If you pay any attention to health news or advice about nutrition, you know that high fructose corn syrup is on everybody’s “bad” list. But do you know why? And why do some experts say that it is even worse than white sugar? High fructose corn syrup is in much of what we eat. You can find it in sodas and sweet drinks. It is also in candy ... Read More »