As a certified nutritional therapist, I like to keep up on trends in the diet world. The latest one making headlines—that has taken the celebrity world by storm—is the ketogenic diet. When considering trying this diet myself, I did a little resea... Read More
Are bananas good for you? They are sweet and can almost taste like a dessert, but are bananas fattening, or can they be a part of a weight loss diet?
Bananas are one of the most popular fruits, but when people are trying to lose weight, they often ta... Read More
As a kid I remember swimming in lakes and feeling clouds of green algae touch my feet.
Back then, I just knew algae as that creepy green stuff at the bottom of the lake.
Little did I know that algae are actually full of incredible health benefits.
Ch... Read More
It’s vital that you get omega-3 fatty acids (1) from the diet, and many Americans fail to get the right balance of omega-3s and omega-6s. The Standard American Diet is a key factor in this imbalance because the average American consumes too many fo... Read More
It’s not likely an understatement to say that many of us don’t know about the wonders of mushroom nutrition, and why would we? They grow in the dark in dirt and feces—a humble beginning if there ever was one.
But research has shown time and aga... Read More
Indian or Ayurvedic food is nothing without its aromatic and medicinal spices.
The most popular spices are cumin seeds, fennel seeds and of course there’s turmeric.
But fenugreek seeds may be one you don’t know yet. It’s an incredibly flavorful... Read More
Chances are you’ve probably enjoyed a glass or two of orange juice as a part of your morning routine or with a big Sunday breakfast, and haven’t thought much of it other than “Hey, this is delicious,” and perhaps some vague notions about vita... Read More
A ketogenic diet is based around the process of ketosis, the metabolic process in which your body breaks down stored fats for energy when it lacks enough glucose.
A diet based around the ketogenic effect emphasizes low-carb, high-fat meals. If this s... Read More