Category: "Nutrition" Articles

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Health During the Holidays
December 1, 2021
The holiday season is quickly approaching with travel and gift shopping in full swing, holiday parties every weekend and delicious food everywhere. It can also be a daunting time for anyone who is trying...
Happy Holidays from Around the World
November 30, 2021
The holidays bring about long-standing cultural and family traditions. While these treasured family events are wonderful, it can be neat to get out of your comfort zone to experience something new. So to get...
We Are What We Eat: How Diet Can Help in Long-Term Recovery
November 29, 2021
We see examples of the “food-mood connection” all the time. Whether it’s going crazy and then crashing hard after eating too much sugar; bouts of lethargy or depression after consuming too many artificial sweeteners;...
Clean Eating Made Easy. Introducing Gardencup.
November 25, 2021
Say hello to Gardencup, a prep-free, go-anywhere salad experience that makes it easier than ever to eat (and live) better.  Nowadays, we’re surrounded by the synthetic—heavily processed foods made with overly refined ingredients, produced...
The Relationship of Nutrition & Body Chemistry
November 24, 2021
Everyone today is hypervigilant about staying clean and healthy. As we already know, there are so many outside factors that contribute to our health. But have you ever considered that health could manifest from...
5 Foods to Support the Gut-Brain Axis
November 17, 2021
Gut health affects more than your digestion. The health of your gut, and specifically the microbiome held within it, has a great influence on your brain and how it functions. As more research is...
Why Your Body Craves Sugar and Why You Shouldn’t Indulge It
November 11, 2021
You’ve just finished a satisfying lunch, but something is missing – something sweet and delicious.  Now, dessert can be a great treat, but it shouldn’t be a habit. Some people tend to crave sugar...
Austin’s Culinary Classics
November 10, 2021
Barbecue Franklin’s Barbecue Located in East Austin, Franklin’s Barbecue, owned by dynamic duo Aaron and Stacy Franklin, serves a large number of customers daily with meat options of brisket, ribs, pulled pork, turkey and...
Eating Well for the Cold Season
November 3, 2021
November is a beautiful time where we are in the depths of fall and awaiting winter. The qi has already begun moving downwards as we prepare for the inward transition of winter. To nourish...
Meet the Protein-Packed Pastry from Elite Sweets
November 1, 2021
Whether it be glazed, jelly-filled or cakey, donuts are an iconic breakfast item. Naturally, donut shops are of no shortage here in Texas, with a local shop almost always around the corner. It’s a...
Three Healthy Thanksgiving Sides
November 1, 2021
Air Fryer Smashed Potatoes Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and full of flavor. Ingredients: 1.5lbs baby potato medley Fresh rosemary Fresh sage Salt Pepper Avocado oil spray Directions: Wash and dry...
Mood-Boosting Nutrition
November 1, 2021
We need to eat to survive, right? However, most of us use food for many reasons beyond sustenance. Food may be a source of distraction for us or an anxiety-reducer.  Food may be a...
Blue Algae & The Folly of Food Trends
November 1, 2021
Algae has been consumed by humans for centuries both as food and medicine. However, popularity for this nutritious ingredient has increased in the past few years, trending alongside a growing use of herbal supplements...
Chilled Avocado Soup with Chipotle Seared Corn and Shrimp
November 1, 2021
Chilled Avocado Soup with Chipotle Seared Corn and Shrimp Yield: 8 servings INGREDIENTS Soup: 3 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 cups diced peeled avocado (about 2) 1 medium tomatillo – boiled to...
Some of Austin’s Favorite Gluten-free Menus
November 1, 2021
Although in recent years the gluten-free diet has become a sort of fad for weight loss and healthy eating, for many people, gluten can be extremely dangerous for the body. Celiac disease is the...
Why the Quality of the Food You Eat Should Be Priority
October 15, 2021
The following is adapted from Healthy Dad Sick Dad. As an experienced medical doctor and trained practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu (the use of light touch over specific areas of the body to create...
Kava Root: An Ancient Way to Wind Down
October 1, 2021
With all the stressors that come with living in this busy world, it can be hard to find time just to relax. Whether it be a glass of wine, a CBD product or a...
Recipe of the Month: Jalapeño Orange Salad
October 1, 2021
Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small red onion, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 jalapeño, seeds removed, minced 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes Juice of one orange 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined...
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