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You’ve probably been told countless times to eat your leafy greens, but do you know why they’re so important? Here’s a breakdown of some of the top nutrients available in leafy greens and how they benefit your health.Read More
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Raw milk is gaining in popularity—but are the health benefits worth the risk for a potential bacterial illness? Learn about the pros and cons of raw milk and the safety precautions you can take if you decide to purchase it.Read More
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You’ve probably heard vitamin D is important for your health, but are you getting enough? Here’s an overview on how much you should get and where you can get it.Read More
With warm summer nights—the primetime season for soirées—quickly approaching, it’s exciting to think about all the upcoming barbecues, rendezvous, and outdoor gatherings for summer fun. Not to mention the endless array of simple summer foods. There’s one particular sauce that offers many culinary...Read More
Summer offers limitless opportunities to move and frolic in the sunshine. As joyous as all those backyard BBQs, trips to the beach, and swimming in the lake may be, sometimes all that fun in the sun can overheat your body. Fortunately, there’s a great way to cool off, both from the inside out and...Read More
In your body, the role of protein spans well beyond building strong muscles. You may be surprised to learn that protein is involved in almost every body function, including protecting the body from foreign particles (such as bacteria), orchestrating chemical reactions in cells, coordinating...Read More
In Ayurveda, there are six tastes or Rasas : sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent, and astringent. Ayurveda recommends including each of the tastes in every meal. The belief is that incorporating all six tastes in your meals and adjusting the amounts to your personal constitution will help you...Read More
Want to give your meals a gluten-free nutritional boost? Try edible seeds. As little nutritional powerhouses, seeds contain micronutrients, healthy fats, plant-based protein, and easy-to-digest fiber—and you can easily add them to a variety of foods. Keep reading to explore the nutritional...Read More