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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

When you think of going on a diet, you probably start to worry about how hungry and bored you’re going to be while following a plan. Yet all the experts are saying this diet or that program will help you lose weight, burn fat, and keep your heart in excellent shape. What’s so great about […]

The Mayo Clinic Diet: What It Is and How to Succeed

You’re about a diet away from giving up. Nothing ever works. Every time you try to eat healthy and start exercising, the whole thing falls apart. One doughnut, and it’s all over. Again. Losing weight, eating right, exercising — it’s all too much. But it doesn’t have to be. If you’re feeling burned out and […]

How to Lose Weight Fast Without Feeling Hungry

Everyone wants to know how to lose weight fast. How quickly you’re actually able to lose weight really depends on your own personal definition of “fast.” However, you can start to shed pounds in no time not just by cutting back on processed foods and working out regularly, but also by choosing the right foods and […]

Have you ever tried coconut butter? Discover the top 6 reasons why you should + lots of delicious recipes.

Coconut Butter: Everything You Need to Know

If you have a craze for all things coconut as much as I do, you’re probably familiar with coconut butter. Or, maybe you’ve seen jars of the creamy, whitish coconut product at the grocery store. But do you know what sets coconut oil and coconut butter apart? How about the health benefits of coconut butter? […]

23 Fun & Creative Snacks For Under 100 Calories

We’re not all about calorie counting at Bembu.com, but when you’re looking for a snack, it’s a great idea to keep the calories to a minimum. And more importantly, make them healthy low calorie snacks. Here are some of our favorite snack and dessert recipes that come in under 100 calories…   Should You Be […]

Top 11 Health Benefits of Sleep

According to doctors, we can and should sleep our way to better health and overall life success! Chances are you’ve heard that before. I mean, how many times has someone told you to get a solid eight hours of sleep so you can have more energy and boosted productivity the following day? Still, many people […]