When cold weather hits, it can be hard to feel motivated to make juices and smoothies, brrrrr! Here are some alternative drinks which are healthy, yummy, and just right to sip by the fire when the temperature drops outside. Turmeric golden milk Turmeric is known for its benefits to digestion, immune function and liver health. […]
Have you ever asked yourself why don’t you eat well 100% of the time? Is it because it costs you more? Or because it requires more time preparing? Or do you just not know how? Maybe you think that changing how you eat might be stressful because certain family members may not approve? How […]No Comments. Continue Reading...
A long-standing tradition of Japanese culture, Matcha Green Tea is a high quality powdered green tea. Made from the nutrient-rich young leaves picked from the tips of shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants, Matcha Green Tea is steamed, stemmed, and de-vined before being stone-ground into very fine powder. Matcha Green Tea powder is then stored away from […]
If you’re new to a diet of raw food or if you are looking to incorporate more living food into your diet, these five staples are a great place to start! -Coconut Oil Coconut oil in particular is one of the single most nutritious superfoods you can put in (and on!) your body. Eating coconut […]
The benefits of chia seeds. Chia seeds originate from the central Americas and have been a staple in Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries. Chia seeds are the highest known plant source of Omega 3, with 8 times more than salmon! Omega 3’s enhance cognitive performance and reduce high cholesterol, they also reduce inflammation and […]
Why should I cleanse? Say goodbye to stored toxins- A cleanse is designed to help rid the body of accumulated waste and toxins that have built up in our system. This accumulation of waste is a result of a diet high in cooked and processed foods, preservatives, sugar, trans fat, meat, dairy and […]
Sugar has quickly become the single worst ingredient in the modern Western diet. Science has now shown that sugar is taking a devastating toll on the health of the population and is leading to wide spread obesity, heart disease, diabetes, liver disease and a host of other closely related illnesses. The single largest source of […]No Comments. Continue Reading...
Gluten is a protein composite found in foods made from wheat and some other grains including barley, oats and rye. In recent years, gluten has come under the spotlight, with many people claiming they frequently suffer ill side effects after eating foods that contain gluten. Gluten consists of two proteins- gliadin and glutenin. It is […]
Imagine this for a moment- you arrive home after a long day at work, you’re exhausted and still have a to-do list the length of your arms tinkering around inside your head. You open the fridge door, feeling overwhelmed and uninspired, you reach for the easiest option, knowing far well that it isn’t the best […]
From as early as the 1930’s, scientists were beginning to understand that the health of our digestive system could influence our mood. At a very early stage in the development of the fetus, the brain and digestive system develop from the same lump of tissue. This lump of tissue divides and forms our central nervous […]