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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 […]

The Top 7 Tear-Jerking Health Benefits Of Onions

Onions have a long history as a food staple and natural medicine, used for millenniums around the world. They are robust in taste and smell, and are often used daily as the first ingredient in meals, from stir fries and curries to soups and salads. There are countless ways to cook and eat onions, and […]

22 Creative & Healthy Trail Mix Recipes

Whether you call it gorp, scroggin or studenterhavre, trail mix is a quick, easy, non-perishable and portable snack that can be made to be very healthy, filling and energizing! Here are 22 creative takes on the classic hiking snack…   Is Trail Mix Healthy? This classic hiking snack tends to get a bad rap health-wise […]

The Top 5 Unexpected Health Benefits Of Beets (+ Creative Ways To Use Them)

These deep red-purple root vegetables have a particularly distinct sweet, earthy flavor. They stain everything they touch and are loved by some and hated by others. Despite the fact that beets contain the highest sugar content of any vegetable, they are absolutely brimming with powerful and essential nutrients…   A Brief History Of Beets Beets […]

Brown Rice vs White Rice: The Surprising Differences

Rice is a popular gluten-free grain that has been enjoyed in some parts of the world for thousands of years. It is versatile and comes in many different shapes and colors – brown and white being the two most common and recognized varieties. But with certain fad diets suggesting people eat little or no carbs, […]

23 Incredibly Easy (And Guilt-Free) Mason Jar Desserts

The handy trend of preparing food in mason jars really took off a few years with breakfast options (like overnight oats or chia pudding), and smoothies. Now the trend is shifting towards mason jar desserts – a fun and cute way to prepare and present sweet treats. They are usually quick and simple to prepare, […]

The Top 9 Proven Health Benefits Of Avocado (+ Nourishing Recipes)

Avocados are certainly not underrated these days – everyone knows they are a health freak’s favorite food. While most fruits are made up mainly of carbohydrates, avocados are low-carb and high in healthy fats, with study after study over the years showing the powerful health benefits of the green berry (yes, you read that correctly!). Rightly called […]

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 […]