Stock Up on These 6 Summer Veggies

summer veggies in a basket

The summer is in full swing, it’s time to start stockpiling these abundant summer veggies for the cooler days ahead. If you live in a part of the world where fresh local veggies are a summer luxury, you want to take advantage of Mother Earth’s bounty at this time of year. Even if you live […]

Heart Disease Kills More Women Than Cancer

Heart Disease Kills More Women Than Cancer

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the U.S., averaging annually around 1 out of every 5 female deaths.  That statistic applies to women of color as well as whites, American Indians, or Alaskan Natives. Statistically, only Hispanic and Asian or Pacific Islander women die […]

Menu Planning or Meal Planning?

When it comes to meal planning or better, healthy menu planning, most people get lost in a sea of websites, recipes, cookbooks, and a general sense of being completely overwhelmed trying to figure out how to put it all together. It can be especially daunting when you’re trying to turn over a new leaf and […]

What symbol of fall may help you beat the blues?

Pumpkins are all over the place right now. Readily available across most of North America, pumpkins have become a symbol of autumn and have a starring role in desserts, soups and loaves this time of year. But these gorgeous orange orbs are much more than just a pretty face. Pumpkins, like carrots and sweet potatoes, […]

The Truth About Protein

The science is very clear: protein (specifically collagen) is one of the most important nutrients for metabolic function and we need it to build every cell in our bodies. As a matter of fact, we understand even more how important protein is–especially for women who want to build lean muscle, maintain or lose weight and […]

10 Signs Your Digestion Needs Love

Burp much? Or maybe you just feel like you had a brick for dinner? These are signs that your digestion is in need of a little attention! Digestion is a massively important function–it has to be addressed or you won’t get the nutrition you need from the food you’re eating. Not only that, but the […]

How To Hack Cooking at Home

how to hack cooking from home

One of the top health tips you can do right now and hack your own biology to obtain optimal health is…are you ready? Eating at home. Now stop—don’t leave. Don’t roll your eyes or say I can’t cook, I don’t want to cook or you can get the same quality food at a restaurant. Know […]

Food Shaming?

I learned something new this weekend. Apparently calling out crappy food is now called “food shaming.” Seriously? Is everything a “shaming issue” now? At what point do we turn a blind eye and pretend that it’s okay to consume 76 grams of sugar in one stupid, “unicorn” drink? At what point do we slide our […]

5 Day Bone Broth Cleanse

Nutritional Benefits of Bone Broth Your bowl of bone broth contains a healing helping of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, which work together to reduce inflammation, joint pain, and other symptoms of arthritis. Bone broth is excellent for digestion (it will do wonders for your gut), but it’ll also aid your nervous and immune systems and […]