health


How to Eat Probiotics like a Pro

How to Eat Probiotics like a Pro If probiotics aren’t already a part of your diet, it’s time to include them. They are highly beneficial and thankfully, you don’t need to switch up your entire diet to reap the benefits. Whether you choose to take a supplement or fill your diet with probiotic rich foods, you can’t go wrong. Probiotics are a form of beneficial bacteria, that when including into the diet can help stimulate natural enzymes and processes that stimulate digestion and overall gut health. And while many of us know the great benefits of probiotics, not all of us […]


Vitamin and Mineral Boosts Your Body Needs

Vitamin and Mineral Boosts Your Body Needs The average American diet is lacking a number of vital nutrients. While it is best to get our nutrition through food, many of us struggle to get the daily recommended amount. In the diet, vitamins and minerals aid a number of health ailments and concerns, including heart disease. Thankfully, supplements offer an easy route to fulfill our nutritional requirements. Below are some of the best supplements to give you the vitamin and mineral boosts your body needs. Vitamin D: Vitamin D can be absorbed naturally through sun exposure. Though it can be more difficult 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 […]


7 Essential Oils that Calm Anxiety

7 Essential Oils that Calm Anxiety Though essential oils have been around for centuries, they are now becoming more popular for their vast amount of healing benefits and medicinal purposes. From religious benefits to dietary and emotional purposes, essential oils should have a place in every home. Essential oils are extracted from plants, providing them with a number of macro and micro nutrients that help nourish the body and mind, lower inflammation, balance hormones, fight aging, lower stress, anxiety, and related symptoms. Continue reading below to learn more about the 7 essential oils that calm anxiety. Lavender: Lavender essential oil […]


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 […]


Indian Superfoods You Need to Try

Indian Superfoods You Need to Try In addition to all the fantastic superfoods available, consider giving these superfoods a try. This is a great to way pack in a little extra nutrition, while also improving energy levels and health. Below are 8 Indian superfoods you need to try. Ragi: This is a fibrous, gluten-free superfood, packed with protein. The high levels of protein and calcium make it great for vegetarians. It’s also rich in vitamins and minerals and is believed to help lower the risk of stroke and manage blood sugar levels. With a low glycemic index, ragi is also helpful for […]