This Super Banana will Out-Banana Your Banana

Who doesn't love bananas?! Rushing out the door without breakfast? Bananas to the rescue. You already know they're good for you but there is one type of banana that stands above the bunch! I'll tell you about that in a minute but first, let's talk about why bananas are so good for you to start with: Top 3 Reasons Your Body Loves Bananas 1. ... Read More »

3 Flavorful Bone Broth Recipes to Soothe Your Achy Joints

It doesn't have to be flu season for you to want to amp up your immune system. I wanted to arm you with 3 of my favorite bone broth recipes! Why Bone Broth? Bone broth supports gut healing, joint health, boosts the immune system and many other benefits! And Why Does Your Gut Health Matter?  Many people don't know that: 1. 75-80% of ... Read More »

5 Ways Your Body Benefits from Asparagus

Asparagus is one of the top twenty nutrient dense foods listed on the CDC website. The list includes the fruits and vegetables that give more nutrition per hundred calories. Top 5 Benefits of Eating Asparagus 1. A Powerhouse of nutrients Asparagus is high in Vitamin K, B vitamins like folate, B1, and B2. It is rich in minerals like selenium ... Read More »

The AHA Got it Wrong on Coconut Oil

The American Heart Association's presidential statement on saturated fats is appalling. The AHA went after butter, steak and especially coconut oil with a warning. According to the AHA: Saturated fats from these sources cause heart disease. Lowering saturated fats and replacing it with unsaturated fats lower heart disease incidence. The ... Read More »

2 Reasons to Eat Bitter Melon (and a warning)

We’ve all heard of foods and plants that have been used by native people as cures. Some of them have been used for hundreds or thousands of years. In most cases, they’re foods that we know and are used to seeing or eating. But every once in a while you come across something you’ve never heard of before. That’s definitely the case with bitter ... Read More »

5 Foods Your Body Needs (especially during flu season)

What you eat makes a big difference when it comes to health. Have you noticed this? When you feel under the weather, you naturally gravitate toward certain foods. Your digestive system slows down, and by default, you crave a hot soup or a simple meal. It's simple logic. It all boils down to the old saying, "you are what you eat." So, ... Read More »

What the Heck is MCT and Should I Take it?

If you're health savvy, you may have heard the word MCT. It has become popular due to its outstanding health benefits. In fact, some of the remarkable benefits of coconut oil are due to the presence of MCTs in them. What are MCTs? MCT is the short form for "Medium Chain Triglycerides," a type of healthy saturated fat. It has one or more ... Read More »

10 Reasons to Eat Raw Cacao

When you hear the word “cacao”, do you automatically think of a rich, chocolate dessert? There's no denying cacao is a tasty treat. But when you think of cacao, the first thing that should come to mind is SUPERFOOD. That’s because pure, raw cacao is one of the healthiest things you can eat, and seriously skyrockets your health! It ... Read More »

8 Miraculous Benefits of Black Onion Seed

Have you heard of Black Onion Seeds? It’s natural to think that it would come from an onion plant, but they’re the seeds of the black caraway fruit or Nigella. The plant grows in Asia. The seeds are also called “kalonji”. It's used as a spice in the Middle East, and in Indian food for its unique flavor. Its taste has been described as a ... Read More »

4 Reasons to Never Throw Pumpkin Seeds Away

It's pumpkin season and most of you have one on your front porch by now! If you're like most, the first thing you do is scoop out the seeds and throw them away. But wait!! What if I tell you these seeds can help your hair grow faster, maintain your bone health and much more? Would you still throw them away?! Yes! These seeds are full ... Read More »