Smoothies are one of the simplest and healthiest breakfasts you can eat. But if you want to take it one step further, learning how to make a green smoothie is even better. Green smoothies help you
This sweet potato red lentil dal recipe is one of my favorite dishes. You can make it in one pot, and it requires very minimal preparation. It's easy enough to make on a work night, and filling enough
Not all fats are created equal. There are good fats and there are bad fats.For years we were told to avoid fats. Low fat foods and non-fat versions started lining the grocery store shelves.
Your intestinal health is incredibly important for digestion and nutrient absorption. Symptoms of stomach pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea can all be signs that something is wrong. You may
You've likely heard of antioxidants before. But what exactly are antioxidants, and why do you need them?Antioxidants are compounds found naturally in the foods that we eat. Our bodies even make
I recently attended a national conference in Las Vegas called PAINWeek. It's where practitioners in the medical field come together to discuss the topic of pain. Chronic pain is a complicated issue,
Turmeric (Curcuma longa), sometimes referred to as curcumin, is a spice we should all eat more of. Research shows that turmeric reduces inflammation and may help fight indigestion, infections, and
The standard American diet typically contains a large volume of refined grains, sugars and processed foods. So it's no surprise that most of us could benefit from adding more vegetables to our diet.
You might know that eating too much sugar is bad for your health, but did you know that you can be addicted to sugar?Eating sugar triggers the reward centre of your brain in the same way that
The average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar each year[note]http://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2012/08/30/how-much-sugar-are-americans-eating-infographic/#123894f1f718[/note]. It's