A tale of two breakfasts is a story more about the way you eat rather than what you eat. In fact, the way you eat can have a big impact on your weight, energy levels, and overall health and well being.... Read More
Soy or No Soy in Your Diet?
You may be wondering is it healthy to have soy or no soy in your diet. It's not an uncommon question. There are many delicious recipes that incorporate soy and also many health concerns. Are there important considerations for the menopausal woman? We discuss it all here so please... Read More
The French Art of Savoring Life
Learn how the French art of savoring life (taking pleasure from something) is a great foundation for healthy (and happy) living. And despite this crazy year and all the sadness stemming from it, each of us can find something from which we can take pleasure and for which we can express gratitude... Read More
Are Foods Slowing Your Metabolism?
When your metabolism is healthy and running as it should, it burns off your calories and keeps you feeling excellent. Exercise and plenty of sleep also help your metabolism function optimally. But did you know that certain foods you eat could be sabotaging your efforts?... Read More
Can Superfoods Really Be Helpful?
Can superfoods really be helpful? What about kale and broccoli? Do they deserve the coveted superfood status? Yes, they do! And this post will give you some of the fun facts to prove why. You can also find a new soup recipe that (literally) “blends” biochemistry with deliciousness.... Read More
Do You Overeat and Don’t Know Why?
Some people turn to food as a way of responding to and coping with their feelings, with food often filling an emotional void for them. This can lead to binge eating and other eating disorders, weight gain, and other related health issues. And sometimes it can be difficult to distinguish the difference between emotional hunger and true physical hunger.... Read More
Vegetarian, Vegan or Plant-based Diet?
Vegetarian, vegan or plant-based diet labels can be so confusing. What are the differences between these diets or lifestyles as some people refer to them? There seem to be so many factors involved in deciding what people should eat. Some people base their decisions on health reasons, while some factor into their decisions: religion, ethics (such as animal rights) and even politics.... Read More
Bone Broth: Health Elixir or Not?
Are you wondering if this trendy drink, reported to be a “health elixir,” is really all it’s cracked up to be? What about claims of better sleep, enhanced immunity, improved gut health AND less wrinkles? Find out what other fabulous benefits are associated with this broth as well as some negatives you may want to consider before you taste a cup…. Read More
Do You Eat Foods With a Health Halo?
Think you’re not one who falls for all of the marketing schemes when it comes time to go grocery shopping? Consider how many times you’ve reached for a product because it was labeled low-fat, gluten-free, organic or natural. Yes – those nutrition and health claims found on food labels are a form of advertising.... Read More
Iron Pot Cooking for a Nontoxic Lifestyle
If you’re transitioning to a nontoxic lifestyle, you may already have made the switch to choosing whole and organic foods over processed foods to reduce the number of chemicals in your everyday environment. But have you considered the impact your cookware can have on your health and the food you prepare in it?... Read More