Thinking of trying a liver detox? Learn how to do it the scientific way and discover how to support your body's innate detox machinery without supplements.

Liver Detox: Do You Need It? (+ How to Do It Safely & Effectively)

When you come across the liver detox programs, diets, and prescriptions, do you automatically have a skeptical look on your face? (Just like I usually do?) If you’re nodding your head while you read, pat yourself on the back – most liver detox programs out there are often useless! But more importantly, many of these […]

8 Creative Ways to Eat More Spinach

Getting your two to three servings of vegetables in every single day is tough. Especially when you aren’t a huge fan of vegetables, whether raw or cooked. One way to train yourself to eat more vegetables every day — during all meals and snacks — is to incorporate veggies into other foods to mask their […]

MIND diet

The MIND Diet Is Super Easy to Follow — and It Could Prevent Alzheimer’s

Though it’s best known to affect the elderly, Alzheimer’s disease preys on the minds of thousands — not all of them of old age. An estimated 500,000 Americans younger than 65 have some form of dementia. Science is doing all it can to develop medical treatments and recommend preventative actions — but as far as […]

Can’t Stay Awake? Eat These Foods for an Afternoon Energy Boost

It’s  that time of day again. Suddenly, your eyes get droopy. You start yawning almost as often as you inhale. Focusing on what you’re actually supposed to be doing seems more like a fantasy than a realistic probability. Though you could go for yet another cup of coffee, you know that’s only going to lead […]

The Powers Of Miso (Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes That Aren’t All Soup!)

Ever wonder about the nutritional value attached to the miso soup you are served before your sushi course at Japanese restaurants? Or what the actual miso part of the soup is? Here’s your ultimate guide to what miso is, it’s nutritional value, health benefits and some creative recipes!   What Is Miso? Most people would […]

DASH diet

The DASH Diet: Why It Works and How to Get Started

Have you tried diet after diet, only to end up back right where you started every time? So many diets promise you’ll lose weight fast, or burn more fat, or flush toxins from your body. If you’re looking for a diet that might actually help you achieve your health and nutrition goals, you might want […]

Get excited about eating salmon with these 31 super easy recipes approved by a non-conventional, real food dietitian.

31 Outrageously Yummy Salmon Recipes You’ll Fall in Love With

Want to impress your pals with an elegant yet simple and nutrient-packed meal? Look no further than these 31 mouth-watering salmon recipes. And don’t worry: none of these salmon recipes will leave your kitchen smelling like a sea harbor afterwards. I’ll also ‘equip’ you with evidence-based facts regarding the remarkable health benefits of salmon. This […]

unhealthy side dishes

Unhealthy Side Dishes That Are Worse for Your Diet Than Junk Food

Do you love side dishes more than the entree? People love sides because they get to experience many different tastes and textures on one plate. The problem is that many unhealthy side dishes aren’t much better than reaching into your pantry for a bag full of processed junk food. Many of them are high in […]

Foods To Eat & Foods To Avoid When You’re Pregnant

It’s always better to err on the side of caution when it comes to your diet when pregnant. There are some foods you need to take completely off your menu for the whole nine months. Some other foods are best to avoid, especially when eating out, just in case you get a bad batch of […]

sugary drinks

12 Sugary Drinks That Are Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

What’s the first thing you reach for when you’re thirsty? A glass of water? Chocolate milk? A cool glass of lemonade? You probably don’t realize how much sugar and how many calories are actually in some of your favorite drinks. But it’s time to face the facts. Sugary drinks are everywhere — and they could […]