Category: "Nutrition" Articles

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...
Behind the Vegan Diet
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...
Getting to Know the Body’s Filter: The Liver
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”...
How to Eat to Support the Chakras
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...
Recipe of the Month: Sweet Beet Power Salad
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...
How Beets Can Enhance Your Athletic Performance
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...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Keto
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...
America’s Epidemic
June 1, 2021
The late Anthony Bourdain once said, “I think food, culture, people and landscape are all absolutely inseparable.” From the ingredients in signature dishes to the preparation, down to the details of presentation, food tells...
How to Make Healthy Choices While Traveling
June 1, 2021
Long flights, longer road trips, fast food, eating out — the epitome of travel. Sitting in an airplane or car for extended periods of time, we often reach for something quick and satisfying to...
Probiotics and Your Pet
May 7, 2021
You already know the importance of digestive health and its integral role in optimal nutrition. You’ve also probably seen ads proudly proclaiming the benefits of probiotics. It seems like every day there is a...
Are these foods safe for your pet?
May 7, 2021
As cat and dog parents we’re always looking for new, delicious ways to motivate our pets. Each day there’s something new to learn about the different foods that can benefit our pets but not...
Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: Understanding the Differences
May 4, 2021
Remember all those commercials that were on for a while with the yogurt in the green packaging that talked all about how it was packed with billions of active and live probiotics? If you’re...
Drinking Chlorophyll: Fad or Fact?
May 2, 2021
Let’s talk about one of the latest trends sweeping the internet: drinking chlorophyll. The quick answer is YES it actually has numerous benefits for human health (those TikTokers are on to something!). At the...
How to Alleviate Bloating
May 1, 2021
A bit of bloating is a normal and healthy part of digestion, but when the bloat becomes uncomfortable, it may raise cause for concern. This is especially so when accompanied by other undesirable symptoms...
Dew You: Nutrition for Optimal Skin Health
May 1, 2021
Many often forget that the skin is the body’s largest organ, with the average person having roughly 300 million skin cells. Just like the gut, the skin has a microbiome that hosts five trillion...
The Dangers of Ordering the Salad
May 1, 2021
Spring has sprung — and summer is upon us! The beautiful weather and long, sunny days have us craving light, bright and refreshing foods. Done right, the combination of sweet summer fruits and crisp...
Life as a Vegan
April 25, 2021
I hear it several times a week: “Your diet must be crazy strict!” I don’t think there is enough room on a table to hold all of the healthy, delicious goodness I eat in...
10 Reasons Why Athletes Are Going Vegan
April 23, 2021
The vegan lifestyle has been gaining more popularity with high-profile athletes switching to this type of diet such as Venus Williams, Derrick Morgan and Hannah Teter. The main concern with a vegan diet is...
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