There are a lot of reasons a plant-based diet is good for your health. Lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, increased weight loss and better blood sugar levels are all commonly discussed benefits of switching to a whole foods plant-based diet. But there’s one benefit we don’t talk about enough—the boost these nutritious and healthy plant-based […]
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With the new year upon us and many resolutions to get your health into gear, among the many things to try is a juice cleanse. There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about juice cleanses, and with enough nutrition jargon, you can easily find yourself confused about what actually happens when you eliminate all […]
Do you buy fresh veggies at the farmers market? Harvest them from your own garden? Freeze lots of food in the fridge? Save leftovers from big holiday feasts? Whatever the case, you should know the shelf life and proper storage of fruits and vegetables, to prevent spoilage and waste. Plant-based foods are all about freshness, […]
Supposedly, the holidays are the happiest time of the year…but what does that actually look like? Between hosting guests, closing out the year at work, and shelling out on gifts, how do we embrace the joy of the season? Here’s a checklist of happiness hacks, holiday-edition:
It truly is the most wonderful time of the year, but with all those holiday festivities, anyone with an uneasy stomach may be living in a nightmare. It can feel impossible to pass up on another serving of sweet potato casserole or the post-dinner dessert, but the overindulging may be leaving you feeling bloated and […]
It feels like mere days since we were heating up the grill, roasting summer veggies, and suddenly, the colorful leaves of fall are being replaced by frosty flakes of ice. The hats and mittens are coming out to play, but we just want to stay under the comforter where it’s forever toasty. The winter blues […]
“I’ll never do this again!” How many times have you said that after binging over the holidays? You feel heavy, bloated, sluggish. You’ve likely consumed more calories and toxins than normal, and your body is rebelling. Time to purify your blood and organs by removing toxins absorbed from processed foods, GMOs, pesticides, and the environment. […]
In case you haven’t noticed, squads of mini superheroes have taken over the streets of your local school districts. Halloween is already in full swing, and parents, we know exactly which costume you’ll be wearing—magician. Besides keeping your little ones safe, your other job will be to trick your kids out of all those treats.
It’s never too late to start something great. Making small but significant changes to your diet and lifestyle can yield powerful results. Going meat-free just one day per week is simply better for your health and better for the environment. But how do you create a meat-free routine? Here’s where to start.