Category: "Nutrition" Articles

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...
12 Tips to Understanding a Nutrition Label
October 1, 2021
Learning how to read a food label is one of the best ways to ensure the food you are consuming meets the needs and goals of your body. You may have had nutrition experts...
Local Meal Delivery Services
October 1, 2021
As the summer months come to a close, calendars tend to fill up fast. An everyday task like cooking can quickly become quite the chore. Breakfast, lunch and dinner should be an enjoyable way...
Diabetes and Gum Disease: How To Protect Your Oral Health
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....
Healthy Tailgate Recipes for Fall
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...
The ABCs of Foraging Food in Wild Texas
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...
How to Picnic Like a Pro
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...
5 Healthy Diet Tips That Will Change Your Life and Help You Live Longer
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....
How Gut Health Impacts Your Sports Performance
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...
The Benefits of Adding Omega-3s to Your Diet for Psoriasis Management
August 12, 2021
It’s no secret that diet plays a huge role in your health. It directly affects how much energy you have during the day, your brain’s ability to conjure up a thought and even how...
3 Nutrition Tips for Boosting Cognitive Function
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...
7 Foods to Incorporate into Your Diet for a Longer Lifespan
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...
Healing the Body from the Inside
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...
Recipe of the Month: Blenders & Bowls – Austin’s Favorite Açaí Cafe
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...
What You Need to Know About Supplements
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...
Cook to Thrive: Q&A with Natalie Coughlin
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...
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