24 Healthy Tahini Recipes (That Aren’t All Hummus!)

If you think tahini is just for homemade hummus recipes, think again! This nutty, caramel-flavored paste is incredibly versatile and easy to use. It can add a serious burst of delicious flavor to a number of sweet and savory dishes. And on top of that, it comes with a number of very impressive health benefits… […]

6 Unbeatable Homemade Almond Butter Recipes

A lot of people are going nuts for almond butter … and rightfully so! The tasty spread (which is commonly referred to as peanut butter’s more nutritious relative) is loaded with protein, healthy fats, key vitamins, and minerals that help the body thrive. While it’s simple to pick up a jar of almond butter at […]

The Battle Of the Nut Butters: Almond vs Peanut

It may be hard to beat peanut butter when it comes to popularity, but does almond butter have any claim to fame when it comes to nutrition? We take a comparative look at the two popular nut butter pantry staples…   First Thing’s First Peanut butter is a particularly popular kitchen cabinet staple, with 90 […]

9 Nourishing (And Surprising) Benefits of Argan Oil

This all-in-one skin moisturizer come hair conditioner come bath oil has the ability to de-clutter your beauty cupboard and replace most of your skin and haircare products all by itself! With its impressive levels of vitamin E, A and F, fatty acids, antioxidants and minerals, the miracle oil has a range of health benefits, from […]

The Truth About Calories and Weight Loss

Have you ever felt like you could eat a few extra cookies or a cheeseburger with extra fries one day because you did an intense workout? I’m talking about a sweat session where you burned a lot of calories …. more so than what’s in the junk food you wanted to eat. Or maybe you […]

A Step-By-Step Guide To Ayurvedic Cleansing

Whether you want to recharge during the changing of the seasons, boost your vitality, restore your energy levels, or refresh your system, an Ayurvedic cleanse is a powerful ancient method that has stood the test of time. Not only is it engrained in millennia-old Eastern science, but modern Western scientists are now starting to uncover […]

How To Grow Your Own Herbs (Even If You Live In A Top-Floor Apartment!)

Herbs have so many different flavors and uses, from cooking and eating or drinking in tea to aromatherapy and medicinal remedies. There are literally thousands of varieties around the world, and they are so easy to grow and maintain if you follow a few basic guidelines. Growing herbs is such a hassle-free hobby, in fact, that […]

5 Different Types of Salt and How They Affect Health

To salt or not to salt … that is the question! For years, doctors and government regulators alike have been telling us to reduce our salt intake for health reasons. They say a high-salt diet could lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and even death. But is this true? Is salt really the […]

Are GMOs Safe?

Are GMOs Really Toxic, Or Are They Safer Than We Think?

The debate surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMO) is an impassioned one. This high-tech food production method, which occurs when genes are modified by scientists, is the topic of heated discussion, and there is a significant amount of research already conducted, and currently being conducted, attempting to prove and disprove its safety. Those in favor of […]

Top 10 Ways Your Body Benefits From Coconut Water

Between coconut oil, coconut milk, and coconut water, it seems the world is going nuts for coconuts … and rightfully so! In general, coconut products are packed with powerful nutrients that benefit the body in many ways. As more and more research confirm their benefits, it seems more and more people are eager to stock […]