Diet


8 Healthy Gluten Free Grains

8 Healthy Gluten Free Grains Just because you have removed gluten from your diet, doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy grains. There is a variety of healthy, whole grains that happen to be gluten-free and super beneficial for our health. Whether you’re celiac’s, gluten-free, or just looking to add more nutrition into your diet, you will love these grains. Below are 8 healthy gluten free grains to add to your diet. 1. Amaranth This whole grain has an impressive nutritional profile and loads of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus. It also contains a good amount of vitamin C and a […]


5 Superfoods You Should Add to Your Diet

5 Superfoods You Should Add to Your Diet Below ar 5 superfoods you should add to your diet and how you can use them. 5 superfoods you need to know about: Turmeric Turmeric is a curry spice that has gained a lot of popularity over the years. It has powerful antioxidant properties as well as anti-inflammatory qualities. It soothes the stomach and may protect against certain ailments and more serious disease like cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s. How to use: Add turmeric to curries, smoothies, and baked goods.  Fermented Foods Fermented foods are some of the best foods you can add into your […]


Easy and Eco-Friendly Food Swaps You Can Make Today

Easy and Eco-Friendly Food Swaps You Can Make Today On a daily basis, we could all be a little more environmentally friendly. For starters, it’s always better to choose a reusable mug instead of a paper cup, opt for reusable bags instead of plastic and recycle whenever possible. What most don’t know, however, is that the food we choose to eat can also have an impact on the environment, negative and positive. Below are some healthy, easy and eco-friendly food swaps you can make today to better your health and the environment. Look Beyond Rice Instead of serving a bowl of […]


Ordinary Superfoods You Can Grow From Home

Ordinary Superfoods You Can Grow From Home Superfoods are health-boosting foods with an especially high nutritional profile. They are believed to lower the risk for disease, improve immune function, digestion health, and may add years to our lives. However, getting superfoods into your diet doesn’t have expensive, especially when you’re willing to grow them from home. You can easily grow them in your garden or even in a pot near a bright window. Below are our favorite ordinary superfoods you can grow from home. CARROTS WHAT MAKES IT SUPER: Carrots are rich in the chemical compound, polyacetylenes, which is thought to […]


13 Superfoods You Should Be Eating

13 Superfoods You Should Be Eating From black tea to peanuts, here are 13 superfoods you should be eating and why. 1. Eggplant: The eggplant is starting to gain a lot more popularity and becoming a star ingredient in many recipes. It’s a popular part of the Meditarrianian diet and is thought to benefit heart health. It’s also filled with health-boosting antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and a low-fat content. 2. Watermelon: Watermelon is an extremely hydrating fruit with an impressive amount of nutrition. But don’t throw away the seeds, they are also filled with vitamin B, magnesium, and protein. 3. Seaweed: Seaweed is said […]


Toddler Friendly Superfoods

Toddler Friendly Superfoods Our children need plenty of nutrition as they grow, however, it’s not also easy getting a toddler to eat a balanced diet. When looking for nutritious foods for your family, focus on healthy foods they like rather than trying the latest trend. Then slowly begin adding in more nutritious whole foods over time. There are also plenty of sneaky ways to incorporate certain fruits and vegetables into their diets without anyone knowing. Below are 6 toddler friendly superfoods and how to prepare them so that your child may enjoy them! Blueberries  Thankfully kids typically love berries of all […]


Why Fermented Foods are Good for Your Gut

Why Fermented Foods are Good for Your Gut A little bacteria found in your food isn’t always a bad thing. Probiotics, the healthy bacteria found in certain types of food have been associated with many health benefits.  Some of those benefits include healthy weight loss, improved digestion, and immune health. Probiotics in the diet have also shown to help lower inflammation, ease diarrhea, and improve symptoms of IBS to name a few. Continue reading below to learn more about probiotics and why fermented foods are good for your health. Sauerkraut Slice your cabbage to your liking and combine it with kosher salt, […]


Take Out Tips for Healthier Eating

Take Out Tips for Healthier Eating While eating healthy from home is the obvious healthier option, going out every once in awhile can be managed as long as you’re making healthy choices. With busy schedules and the convenience, it’s also often hard to avoid. Thankfully restaurants are now making the convenience of healthy eating a lot easier. Making these choices, however, can often get a little tricky and overwhelming so, stick to these easy take out tips for healthier eating next time you’re dining out. Hydrate: Most Americans aren’t drinking enough water throughout the day, which in turn, may be mistaken for […]


6 Supplements to Try if You Follow a Plant Based Diet

6 Supplements to Try if You Follow a Plant Based Diet It’s seemingly easy to follow a vegan or plant-based diet without realizing that you may be missing out on vital nutrients. Many foods labeled vegan or plant-based are lacking valuable nutrition. If you are currently following a plant-based diet, be sure you are getting plenty of nutrition from your food and supplements. Below are 6 supplements to try if you follow a plant-based diet. Vitamin B12 – This is a common nutrient lacking in both vegans and vegetarians diet. Crucial for keeping the nerves, brain, and blood healthy, vitamin […]


Spring Clean Your Diet

Spring Clean Your Diet There is no better time than now to clean up your diet, especially after a long, harsh winter. Spring is a great time to introduce new foods and eating habits into your life. When cleaning up your diet it’s a lot about cutting out certain foods and ingredients, while also adding to your meals as well. These simple tips will up your nutritional intake so that you can feel and look great. Below are four easy waysd to spring clean your diet. 1. Avoid foods with long ingredient lists Cutting out processed foods and eating only whole foods […]