Category: "Nutrition" Articles

September 3, 2021
It’s commonly known that those with diabetes have a greater risk of developing oral health problems. However, there are steps that can be taken to maintain good oral health to prevent major dental complications....
September 1, 2021
Tailgating is an American tradition. The events create an exciting atmosphere that paves the way for the upcoming sporting event. Of course, these pre-game events are not just about the sport — they also...
September 1, 2021
Some of y’all never took a Home Depot bucket, your mom’s good wooden spoon and your boredom outside to gather a bunch of leaves and twigs and berries from your neighbors’ yards to make...
September 1, 2021
Even though summer may be coming to a close, Austinites won’t be heading inside any time soon. With cooler temps on the way, we’re still going to be spending most of our available time...
August 20, 2021
Leading a healthy lifestyle is so much more than hitting the gym every once in a while, and even when you do, you should consider taking your workouts into the great outdoors more often....
August 18, 2021
The gut microbiota is one of the crucial factors that affect human health and, by extension, athletic performance. It is an essential part of a complex network of interactions between the gastrointestinal system, immune...
August 7, 2021
It’s well known that what food we consume directly impacts how we feel and how we look. Many of us have changed our diets to lose weight, increase energy, get glowing skin and improve...
August 1, 2021
Global life expectancy currently averages just over 72 years, which is much shorter than many people would prefer. However, most adults could easily alter their life expectancy by modifying their diet. By swapping processed...
August 1, 2021
Food is medicine.  The famous Greek physician Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” This statement has become the motto over the last decade for eating whole, nutrient-dense...
August 1, 2021
Blenders & Bowls was founded back in 2010 by two best friends, Erin and Kara. After moving from Hawaii to Austin, they had their hearts set on turning a food craving into what is...
July 15, 2021
In the past decade, an increasing number of Americans have made the switch from western medicine to more alternative methods of healing. In fact, according to a nationwide government survey, 36% of adults over...
July 12, 2021
My Border Terrier, SheRa, is equal parts feisty and athletic and…as cliche as this might sound, she’s really smart. She is now 14 human years old and just got a clean bill of health...
July 2, 2021
As of 2020, the number of vegans in the United States alone reached 9.6 million. This shouldn’t be too surprising as the vegan diet has been known to be one of the healthiest diets...
July 1, 2021
According to the CDC, heart disease was the number one killer of Americans in 2020 (and has been for close to 95 years). Additionally, one in three Americans is prediabetic. The culprit? Processed “food”...
July 1, 2021
For hundreds of years, many have recognized their Chakra system and utilized it to center their bodies. This seven-part system in the body can be traced back in Hindu texts to as early as...
July 1, 2021
Makes two servings Ingredients for Salad 1 cup beetroot, diced 4 cups arugula ½ cup quinoa, dry 1 cup water 1 oz Purple Haze goat cheese ¼ cup walnut pieces 1 medium peach, sliced...
July 1, 2021
We’ve all heard Dwight Schrute rave about the root vegetable known as beets, but now, athletes and wellness professionals everywhere are raving about the beet’s powers, too. So, maybe beets aren’t just a colorful...
June 9, 2021
Throughout any grocery store, there’s an abundance of foods with a “Keto Friendly” label on them, usually large and colorful like a banner of pride. So just what does that mean? For anyone not...
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