Dodging Endocrine Disruptors
Endocrine-disruptive chemicals can end up in our food and drinks since they are used in food processing packaging and equipment. Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can interfere with thyroid hormone, estrogen, testosterone, insulin, or other hormones. Even at very low levels these disruptors can turn on, off, or alter the signals that the hormones send…
Lectins in Beans and Whole Grains Making us Sick?
A new fad has surfaced based on a cardiologist who wrote on his website “I believe lectins are the #1 Biggest Danger in the American Diet”. “They incite a kind of chemical warfare in our bodies,”
3 Tips for Choosing the Best Meat Alternatives
Eliminating meat doesn’t automatically make your diet healthier. It’s still important to eat the right balance of healthy foods and to limit your intake of unhealthy foods. Ideally,
How to make SMART goals
A goal without a plan is just a wish – Antoine de Saint Exupery
Reject The Diet Mentality
An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. But what does “being on a diet” mean exactly?
Healthy Pantry Essentials
Stock your pantry and refrigerator with some basic staples and you’re on your way to creating healthful, tasty and economical meals.
The Best Fruits and Vegetables to Eat this Fall
Fall season is here and that means Pumpkin everything! But don’t miss out on other tasty and healthy fruit and vegetables available this season: