How to Avoid GMOs

So what is all the fuss about GMOs? Should I avoid GMOs? GMOs are foods that take genes from one organism and transplant it into another organism. For example, strawberries easily freeze so a gene from a bacteria that tolerates freezing was transplanted into strawberries so they will survive in cold weather. The result is

What Kind of Calcium Do I Need?

What Kind of Calcium Do I Need?

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body. In addition to building bones and keeping them healthy, calcium enables our blood to clot, our muscles to contract, and our heart to beat. Unhealthy eating habits contribute to Americans failing to get their daily requirement of many essential vitamins and minerals. Even with a

What is an Antioxidant Anyway?

What is an Antioxidant Anyway?

Anti-what? Antioxidant. It’s on food labels and supplement bottles galore – from chocolates to Vitamin E – yet we seldom discuss what an antioxidant does. Most people have no idea what superpowers they hold and why antioxidants are essential to our daily health. ‘Anti’ means to oppose, and ‘oxidant’, or oxidizing agent, create the oxidation

Popsicles!

Popsicles!

It’s already August, and the hottest weather of the year is upon us. Here’s a delicious recipe for Raspberry Chocolate Protein Popsicles. You can serve them to all your friends and family as they are free of gluten, soy, dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nuts. Raspberry Chocolate Protein Popsicles 1 ripe banana 12 oz frozen

Eat More Fruits & Veggies for a Healthy Heart

A recent study on cardiovascular health has shown that inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption may account for millions of deaths from heart disease and strokes each year around the world. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and published June 10 by the American Society for Nutrition, estimated that roughly

Six Steps for Clearing Brain Fog

Do you find yourself constantly feeling fatigued, distracted, suffering from headaches, unmotivated, anxious, moody or just plain out of sorts? You might be suffering from “brain fog.” Brain fog can be caused by nutrient deficiencies, sugar overload, a lack of sleep and too much stress, all of which deplete energy levels. The brain relies on