Ditching highly-processed, extra-sweetened, overly-refined and hydrogenated foods is great for your health. And did you know that there is a way to eat long-term that is delicious and doesn’t feel restrictive? A diet (and lifestyle) that people can (and do) easily stick with? Find out how to eat (and live) for health in this latest post.... Read More
Helpful Blood-Pressure Lowering Foods
High blood pressure is a silent disease. Often, there are no symptoms, so that’s why it’s tested regularly by your healthcare professional. It’s better to catch it before it gets out of hand. Beyond the standard advice to reduce salt and caffeine, there are some foods and drinks that can help, too. I’ve rounded up a few for you. You may be surprised by them.... Read More
The Healthiest Tea — Green, Black or Blue?
Tea is not only soothing and delicious but it has some great health benefits, too. Its antioxidant abilities make it heart-healthy and reduce the risk of developing cancer and diabetes. But, does the type of tea matter? Is green tea that much better than black tea? Have you heard about or tasted blue tea yet? Today's post discusses green tea vs. black tea, and you'll also get the scoop on blue tea. And, of course, I let you know the healthiest way to drink your tea.... Read More
Going Overboard With Salt?
If you (or someone you know) has ever been told to “eat less salt,” or go on a “low sodium” diet, what does that mean? And how much sodium is actually in salt. I can tell you right now that cutting down on the salt you sprinkle from your salt shaker probably isn't going to have the effect you think. The problem is rarely the salt on your table. I was surprised to read the statistics about where people's salt intake was coming from. You may be surprised, too.... Read More