Would you honestly say that you chew your food carefully and thoroughly? If you don't, you're impeding your body's ability to properly digest and absorb nutrients. Stellar digestion → superior health. Become a careful chewer by 1) putting your fork, knife, and/or spoon down between each bite and 2) savoring the taste and texture of your … Continue reading To Improve Your Health And Digestion, Chew Your Food
Saturated fats--like butter--are getting a lot more love these days than they did twenty years ago, but is butter healthy? The answer: Butter is probably not as bad as we once thought, but we should still limit our intake. Trans fats, butter substitutes, and Omega-6 seed oils can definitely have detrimental effects on your health, … Continue reading Is Butter Healthy? You May Be Surprised By The Answer…
You can make a green smoothie using an immersion or classic blender. Don't worry about following a recipe; follow my simple formula instead! Drink a green smoothie each day for more energy, brighter skin, and better digestion. "Green" smoothies and juices are all the rage these days. Since so many people are buying into their … Continue reading The Absolute Simplest Green Smoothie (…And The Cheapest!)
Yes, you read that right! Avocados are not just a trendy, Instagram-worthy spread for toast. An apple avocado a day may actually keep the doctor away! What makes an avocado so healthy? Results from a 2017 study suggest that avocado consumption may play a pivotal role in gut health. Another study from 2013 suggests the following: … Continue reading An Avocado a Day May Keep the Doctor Away
If your answer is "I don't know" or "no," then read on to figure out why you must. First of all, what exactly are omega-3s and omega-6s? Generally, we just hear the nicknames "omega-3s" and "omega-6s," but their true names are omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids. Both are types of polyunsaturated fats, and … Continue reading Are You Eating the Proper Ratio of Omega-3s to Omega-6s? (Hint: Your Health Depends on It!)
When we cook at home, we control the ingredients we use, the spices we add, and the oils we drizzle. In restaurants, we relinquish a lot of control, and we often stray from our "perfect" diet. Still, it's important to recognize the benefits of restaurant dining--like relaxation and socialization! Home-cooked meals are the absolute best, … Continue reading 4 Secrets to Eating Smarter While Dining Out
Over the past two years, I've become a huge proponent of organic produce, pastured meat, and wild fish. However, it was only recently that I discovered natural, organic, and biodynamic wines! Initially, I was drawn to these wines because they're made from cleaner, more sustainable crops. After all, if I'm supporting organic produce to take … Continue reading Hello Natural + Organic + Biodynamic Wines, Goodbye Headaches!
Yes, that's right. I'm taking you down a rabbit hole here. We're all familiar with the adage "You Are What You Eat," which relates to Hippocrates' belief that "Food is Medicine." Every single bite we take (or sip we drink!) causes a positive or negative hormonal reaction within the body; cumulatively, those bites and sips … Continue reading You Are What You Eat…Ate