Juicing for a Purpose

Trends tend to come and go, but the juicing craze may be here to stay. Although there are no proven health benefits of fruit and vegetable juice over the whole foods themselves, the modern busy lifestyle hardly gives us time to take in the daily recommended nine servings per day. Juicing is an excellent way to supplement your daily intake of vitamins and minerals, especially if you aren't in the habit of eating nutrient-rich foods like chard, kale, berries, citrus, and beets on a daily basis. Even better, by tailoring your juice recipes and ingredients, you can use juicing to serve specific purposes and support your lifestyle.

By | 2018-07-18T14:30:49+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Natural Remedies, Food & Cooking, Nutrition|

Night Vision Deteriorating? This May Be the Reason Why

How's your night vision these days? Seeing in the dark will be one of the first things to go. Next you may notice a painful sensitivity to bright lights and an unusual fatigue after looking at a computer screen for several hours. All of these symptoms are markers of one simple deficiency.

By | 2018-03-20T17:37:54+00:00 March 20th, 2018|General, Health Care, Food & Cooking, Nutrition|

7 Delish Herbal Teas That Can Boost Your Health

A steaming cup of tea is an image that evokes feelings of comfort and well-being in almost any culture. Europe favors traditional black teas, India has chai, and in South America, they love yerba mate. Besides its aromatic and comforting qualities, however, what can herbal teas do for your health?

By | 2018-03-16T13:54:16+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Herbs, Natural Remedies, Food & Cooking|

Ten Natural Ways to Soothe Dry Winter Skin

Skin problems abound during winter. Dry, cold air, blistering winds, and a constant barrage of indoor heaters are bound to dry out the skin and intensify conditions like eczema and psoriasis. Don't despair just yet, however. There are some simple ways to protect the skin from winter ravages and rejuvenate it in time for spring.

By | 2018-03-16T13:57:35+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Natural Remedies, Food & Cooking, Skin Care, Skin Care Ingredients|

Something Treacherous Is Hiding in Your Everyday Foods

Have you eaten out lately? A typical restaurant meal may include a large steak with a salad, potatoes or rice, and a bread roll. It sounds delicious, but what is the overall nutritional takeaway from this meal?

By | 2017-12-07T17:03:11+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Food & Cooking, Nutrition|

Now you Know How Much Protein you Need, but which Sources are Best?

In last week's article, we covered the problems associated with protein deficiency and listed out how much protein the average person should be eating. All proteins are not created equal, however; how does one determine which proteins are most useful to the body?

By | 2017-11-03T14:58:18+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|General, Food & Cooking, Nutrition|

Are You Shrinking? This Dangerous Deficiency Could Leave You Feeling Small

Your body is made up of thousands of minerals, elements, vitamins, and enzymes, but there is one nutrient that makes a powerful contribution in the formulation and function of almost every body part. Have you guessed what it is?

By | 2017-10-07T10:02:23+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Food & Cooking, Nutrition|

An Easy Way to Boost Your Mood All Day Long

In 1954, nutritionist Adelle Davis told us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Although this idea was accepted widely and repeated by parents for generations, it still remains largely ignored. A recent survey by the NPD Group concluded that 31 million American adults skip breakfast each day. You may ask yourself, does the old adage still hold true?

By | 2017-09-15T06:27:06+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Food & Cooking, Nutrition|