Check out this article before you buy coconut flour.

Coconut Flour Health Benefits and How to Use It

Have you ever felt frustrated or disheartened after checking out gluten-free cookbooks? I know I have – way too many recipes call for an odd mix of starches, various flours, thickeners, and gums. And a staggering number of gluten-free recipes contain hefty amounts of nut flours that can be pro-inflammatory. That’s why I almost always […]

The Top 7 Proven Benefits Of Manuka Honey

Touted as a natural medicine to cure just about all ailments, Manuka honey certainly has a powerful reputation. But does it live up to the hype? We take a look at the nutritional profile of Manuka honey, and delve into its proven health benefits…   What Is Manuka Honey? This dark, thick honey is produced […]

The Top 6 Surprising Health Benefits Of Watermelon (+ Quenching Smoothie Recipes)

Considering it just tastes like sugary water, it’s a pleasant surprise to learn that there are actually a number of health benefits of watermelon. The pretty pink melon is full of vitamins, antioxidants and electrolytes while being low in calories and fat. It can help with digestion, and even benefit eye health and heart health… […]

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 […]

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 […]