If you were to ask the average person where protein comes from, a response you’d likely get is “meat”, and no further discussion on the matter. It’s true – just like humans, animals are made of about 20% protein, more if you just count the meat. When we eat animal meat, our bodies derive protein […]
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Ayurveda is a form of alternative and ancient medicine that puts a focus on the use of herbs and other natural substances to provide optimal health and wellness. Its associated teachings and practices originated in the subcontinent of India. Ayurveda is still practiced by millions, and its many medicinal techniques and principles have been informing […]
If you want to make one change to your diet to lose weight and promote gut health, that one change should be eating more fiber. There are many reasons you would want to make dietary changes that can help you maintain a healthy weight. Maintaining a healthy weight is one way you may be able […]
Raw veggies are a part of any good balanced diet. Rich in nutrients and high in fiber, raw veggies contain building blocks of health and wellness that can’t be had in any other kind of food. However, many of us don’t eat enough raw veggies, preferring instead cooked veggies (which may lose nutrient quality,) or […]
Trying to live healthier this fall? Worried that all of the Halloween treats will derail you or your family’s goals? If so, then check out these Halloween trick-or-treat recipes that are a healthier alternative to traditional sweets. No-Bake Peanut Butter Halloween Treats The best part of these healthy Halloween treats? They’re simple, your kids can […]
If you struggle with high cholesterol or want to be more proactive about your health, it’s important to learn more about how to naturally maintain balanced cholesterol levels. Find out more here!
Ideally, your daily diet should include 5-7 servings of fruits and veggies. Here are a few tips to get more healthy foods into your diet.
When the words “western diet” are spoken, what does this phrase evoke? Like most people, images of greasy pizza, hamburgers, and chicken wings start dancing in your head. And while there’s nothing wrong with occasionally indulging in this sort of fare, there’s a reason that comfort foods like these are not associated with good health […]
Plant-based diets have existed for as long as human society. Vegetarian and vegan food traditions serve many purposes. Some exist to meet the purity requirements of a religion. Others serve to help poverty-stricken regions stay fed when there aren’t enough resources to produce cattle. Still, others exist to help people reduce calories (compared to meat-heavy […]
Thermogenesis is the production of heat in the body. This occurs naturally when the body converts calories found in the food of our digestive tract or the fat located beneath our skin into energy. This energy can then go towards regulating our internal temperature, or keeping the brain or body active. With your busy schedule […]