We’re about to go into some serious heatwaves (as if we haven’t already) and keeping up with health goals can feel daunting when all you want to do is sit inside of air conditioning. Here are some tips for getting the most out of wellness when it’s too darn hot
Looking to switch up your afternoon snack with something a little more nourishing? Give this smoothie recipe a whirl! Banana gives you low-glycemic sweetness (that means your blood sugar will rise gradually instead of all at once), maca is said to help boost energy and regulate hormones, nut butter gives you heart-healthy fats, protein and key nutrients, organic cow milk provides calcium...
If you’re over 40 you may have been hearing the word perimenopause lately. It’s coming up for more and more women these days, and for good reason. Peri is a Greek word meaning “near” or “around,” making perimenopause the term for women’s transition to the menopause stage We’re not talking about a transition of a few weeks here. We’re talking about a process that can last anywhere from four...
The abundance of teas on offer in any local supermarket raises the obvious question: are all teas are created equal? The world of tea – a diverse and subtle one – can be difficult to navigate for the average person. It’s hard enough to choose between the near-universal options of black tea and green tea.
Maca (not to be confused with the Japanese tea matcha) is a Peruvian plant related to the mustard family that grows in an intensely cold, windy, and sun-drenched environment. Its flavor and aroma are akin to butterscotch.
Technically, it’s humanly impossible to go sugar-free as your body converts most of what it ingests into sugar. This, in turn, is what largely powers your brain. Before you take that as carte blanche to raid the sweets aisle in your local supermarket, let’s take a closer look at the way the body uses sugar, particularly excess sugar – the domain of all our favorite sweet treats.
Clean eating is a style of eating where people choose foods that are in their whole, unprocessed form, as opposed to foods that are packaged, boxed, or have lengthy ingredient lists with words you can’t pronounce.
What if I told you the latest diet trend wasn’t about what food you should eat? No meal plans or food restrictions. No sugar-free, low carb, keto, or paleo labels. No avoiding your favorite foods or eating foods you hate.
If there is one thing we all have in common these days, it is stress! The global pandemic has been a tipping point (in the wrong direction) for many of us. Whether fears about our health, financial concerns, or simply the frustration of being on “lockdown”, many of us are feeling the negative impact of living under enormously stressful conditions.
Achy joints and digestive issues are accepted as an unavoidable part of aging, while the truth is, inflammation is often the cause of our discomfort. Chronic inflammation is the root cause of a wide variety of illnesses