Nutrition

What are the Health Benefits of Pumpkin?

Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin season is finally here! During the month of October and November, you see pumpkins everywhere. There’s the return of pumpkin spice everything, pumpkin pie, and of course, Jack-O-Lantern’s everywhere for Halloween. One of the best fall activities that you can do, solo or with friends and family, is going pumpkin picking. However, this year,…

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The Many Health Benefits of Bananas

Health Benefits of Bananas

A highly convenient and healthy snack food, bananas are chock full of vitamin B6, vitamin C, manganese, magnesium, potassium, fiber, and more. Considered to be one of the healthiest fruits available at the supermarket, and one of the most popular, many consider bananas to be the perfect fruit due to its high number of nutrients.…

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An Iron-Rich Recipe: Garlic Pasta with Shrimp and Vegetables

Iron-Rich Recipe

When you have a deficiency in iron, it can lead to lowered immunity, feelings of fatigue, shortness of breath, headaches, dizziness, dry skin, and fuzzy thinking. Luckily, there are many healthy food sources of iron, and many delightful recipes, making it easy to boost your intake of iron. This delicious iron-rich recipe of garlic pasta…

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Eat to Live: Natural Ways to Increase Glutathione

Natural Ways to Increase Glutathione

Found in virtually every cell of the human body, glutathione is critical in the body’s detoxification process. Glutathione is comprised of three amino acids – glutamate, cysteine, and glycine – and is naturally produced in the body. Great for detoxification, the highest concentration of glutathione can be found in the liver, and plays several roles…

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Go Green! The Uses and Health Benefits of Chlorella

Health Benefits of Chlorella

Sourced from single-celled freshwater algae, chlorella (chlorella vulgaris and chlorella pyrenoidosa are the most common types) has been around for billions of years. Known as a nutritional powerhouse, chlorella is the perfect superfood for today’s modern world. This superfood has an extraordinarily high chlorophyll content and is quite miraculous as it helps rejuvenate, strengthen, and…

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The Spicy Tuna Roll is Not Your Friend

Sushi, introduced to the United States in the early 1900’s by Asian cultures has become a popular meal in the American Diet. Many choose sushi as the “healthier” fast food. Contrary to the burger and fries, sushi boasts vegetables, seaweed and fish. Consumers get high doses of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, flavonoids, and omega-3s. In addition…

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Benefits of Manuka Honey: What Sets it Apart from Traditional Honey?

Benefits of Manuka Honey

You may be aware of the health benefits of honey, but did you know that there is another variety that contains more nutrients and is higher in antimicrobial properties? Manuka honey, while expensive, has many reasons to be celebrated. Manuka honey is native to New Zealand and is produced by bees that pollinate the flowers…

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The Biggest Killer of Collagen: How to Avoid Collagen Depletion

Avoid Collagen Depletion

A natural protein that our bodies produce, collagen is something that we depend on to keep our hair strong, bones healthy, our skin plump, our joints lubricated, and our digestive system in check. When we are young, our bodies produce ample amounts of it when we are young, but unfortunately, collagen production decreases as we…

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