Could these commonly consumed foods be behind your digestive or IBS symptoms?

Low-FODMAP Diet: Everything You Need to Know

The first time I mentioned FODMAPs to a patient; he stared at me blankly and then said ‘Uh, nope I’m not really into fancy navigation systems.’ That was funny in a sad way. After all, FODMAPs are very trendy in the health and wellness world, but people who would benefit the most from understanding the […]

There are several reasons people cut back on, or completely eliminate, butter from their diet. See the top butter substitutes and how you can use them!

7 Butter Substitutes For Baking (+ Swaps For Spreads)

If you opened up your refrigerator right now, how many sticks of butter would you find? Chances are, at least a few. Whether you use the popular dairy product as a spread, pop a teaspoon or so in a frying pan when cooking, or add it to your homemade cookies, cupcakes, and pies, it seems the […]

Bugged by histamine intolerance? Find out how to naturally get rid of your symptoms.

Histamine Intolerance: How to Address the Root Cause

Do you start itching when you eat cured meat? What about random headaches you can’t figure out? Or perhaps your tongue gets all swollen when you eat bananas? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, let me assure you that it’s not ‘all in your head’: you could have a histamine intolerance. Or […]

Discover the impressive & scientifically proven health benefits of the pineapple as well as easy (but fancy) recipes.

9 Unbelievable Health Benefits of the Pineapple + Recipes

Wouldn’t you agree that the pineapple has an intimidating je ne sais quoi about it? I mean, you’d never guess that the fruit’s flesh is luxuriously sweet-sour by just looking at its weird rough, tough and scaly skin! And cutting the spiky bugger properly (without wasting a lot of the flesh) is a work of […]

The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Pumpkin (+ Recipes That Aren’t Just For Halloween!)

Pumpkin has a rich history of varying uses and traditions, from the jack-o-lantern to pumpkin pie to pumpkin spice lattes. But beyond the sugary desserts and Halloween decorations, these vibrant orange autumn fruits (that’s right – fruit, not vegetable!) come with a range of incredible health benefits. Pumpkin has been labeled a ‘superfood’, and that […]

Want To Ditch Dairy? Here’s Your Vegan Milk Guide…

Most of us will remember the adverts on television, the major campaigns in school, and our parents at breakfast and sometimes even dinner telling us to drink our milk if we wanted strong bones and healthy teeth. The reality, however, is a little different, and with so many allergies to dairy in the world today, […]

Why You Might Want To Switch Your Protein Powder To Casein

Protein powders have been all the rage over the past few years, and they provide an easy way to increase quality protein intake. But not all protein powders are good for you, and some can be detrimental to your health or weight loss goals if you are using the wrong types. There are cheap, less […]

21 Foods To Eat After A Workout

A couple of days ago, we looked at the 21 Best Foods To Eat Before A Workout, so we think it’s only right to follow that up with an article on what to eat afterwards! Our bodies are complex machines that work extremely hard, and the foods we eat fuel their recoveries. Pre and post-workout […]

21 Best Foods To Eat Before A Workout (+ Bonus ‘Build-Your-Own’ Ideas!)

Everyone’s nutritional requirements are different, depending on their makeup, goals, activities and lifestyle. That’s why pre-workout nutrition is not a ‘one size fits all’ type of solution. That said, there are some fantastic snacks and meals that offer substantial and lasting energy, prevent sugar crashes, and provide the right balance of fats, carbs and protein, […]

If you an autoimmune disease, you'll be amazed by how effective the autoimmune paleo diet is.

Pills or Autoimmune Paleo Diet – Which One Is More Effective?

‘Well, whatever you do, your kidneys’ health will deteriorate. In a few years, you’ll need to start dialysis.’ Two years later, the rheumatologist’s words still resonate painfully in my ears. And the extremely brief, yet intense, look of despair in my father’s eyes will forever break my heart and make me furious at the same […]