Tips, tricks, recipes, and hacks to make your diet a successful one.
A Beginner's Guide to Understanding GMOs
Decades ago, scientists began to realize that there were major problems with a lot of the crops that were being grown. They were being eaten by bugs, often produced way too little to be profitable, and often wouldn't mature quickly enough to meet demand. To solve these problems, they decided to genetically modify them.
Going Organic: What Making the Switch Really Entails
Going organic used to be something that was onc relegated to the circles of "extreme hippies" and natural health nuts. However, as years passed and awareness of the potential pitfalls of pesticides, more and more people began to get in on the trend.
Meet the Amazing Baru Nut
Have you heard of the amazing baru nut yet? This incredible nut is actually a legume that grows on a large tree in the Cerrado savannah region of Midwestern Brazil, and parts of eastern Bolivia. A baru nut tree can reach up to 80 feet tall and produce fruit for 60 years, but only in September and October. Each fruit weighs just under an ounce, and only 5% of the fruit is made up of the delicious almond-like seed, called the castanha de baru.
Health Hacks for a Healthier You
There are so many ways to improve our health that it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Exercise, diet, lifestyle, and emotional health are all important. Getting healthier in every way is a great goal, but changing your habits and your lifestyle is something that takes time, and something you need to do in stages to be sure you're successful. Luckily, there are many small habits and changes you can add to your day that can boost your health without overwhelming you. Use some of these health hacks for a healthier and happier you.
Benefits of Coconut Water
As the healthy natural eating movement took hold some 10-15 years ago, numerous foods, beverages, and supplements came in and out of vogue. Everything from using turkey to replace pork or beef (burgers, bacon) to avocado infused tofu (really that’s a thing). Between the every day and the ridiculous the only limitation to healthy alternatives was the imagination of their purveyors and the ability for these products to find a market.
Fluoride: America Has Been Conned
To understand the dangers lurking in our drinking water and toothpaste, we must first start in the very center of our brains: the pineal gland.
How I Lost Weight Without Intense Exercise
It All Started With Lack Of Exercise I started to gain weight in my late teens. As a kid, I had a horse and I was horseback riding every day and was showjumping basically every weekend. I was really fit back then, I assure you that. My main interests shifted in my late teens, and you can possibly guess the direction? Boys! And I went to school in another town so it became too time-consuming for me to have a horse, so I sold it. Poor eating habits and less training made me start to gain weight.
Nine Vitamins, Minerals and Other Nutrients Important for Better Exercise Performance
It’s no secret that solid nutrition is vital to good overall health. If you’re an avid exerciser, though, your nutrition needs go up, with key nutrients playing an important role in recovery and making your workout program more effective.
Teen Entrepreneur Makes Eating Healthy Easy With Innovative Nutrition App
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA—At just 16-years-old, Marcus Vlahovic of Baton Rouge, LA was already attending college and focusing on his career, when he got an unwelcome diagnosis just a few years later. After experiencing neurological and intestinal damage, a blood test confirmed he had celiac disease.
15 Essential Health Based TED Talks
TED Talks are academic level lectures that bring the complicated and lofty studies on business, science, and health down to earth. Each video packs tons of incredible, life-altering information into bite-sized packages that the average person can watch and enjoy. For those of us who are more health conscious, these important lessons can really have a huge impact on our lifestyles going forward. Because of that, I feel like it is my responsibility to share with you what I have found most inspiring on a personal level. These fifteen videos are essential TED Talks for anyone hoping to jumpstart their healthy living by turning around the ways they approach diet, exercise, and, in some cases, living.
What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome?
This article is about an extremely common, yet fairly unknown disorder. We will give you seven signs of leaky gut syndrome (LGS) as well as causes, prevalence and some ways to treat it. First, let's summarize what LGS is before going into the signs and symptoms of the disorder.
Foods to Promote Brain Health
Brain health is often overlooked when people think about maintaining a healthy diet. Recently, the world has been on a hunt to discover superfoods that improve physical well-being; goji berries, avocados, and kale are some of the most well-known superfoods. The most popular diets often focus only on these superfoods and their effects on muscle generation and fat loss. However, very few people outside of the medical community realize that a healthy diet supplements brain health equally.