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About nine percent of the world’s adult population, including 30 million Americans, have diabetes, while another 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes or high blood glucose (sugar) levels. About 15 percent of diabetics and pre-diabetics actually have a normal body weight and many are unaware of... Read More
Who said vegans don't care about flavor? Everyone needs to know how to make a few go-to comfort food dishes. If you're following a vegan diet, get your fill of nutritious, delicious comfort food that’s both vegan and gluten-free with these three recipes. Pittas will jump for the parsnip and leek... Read More
Eating healthy on a budget sounds difficult, but the truth is eating homemade meals can be far less expensive than dining out. Plus, you know exactly what you’re putting into your body. No hidden chemicals, artificial flavoring or coloring, sodium, fats, or sugars. And, more often that not,... Read More
Warmer weather makes you want to turn off your stovetop and prepare produce-packed meals, instead. Not only are salads a healthy lunch or dinner option, they’re also fast and easy to make.  Step out of your salad routine and try one of these three creative recipes, featuring colorful veggies,... Read More
You might be most familiar with chia seeds from their early incarnation as novelty “Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia” Pets in the 1970s and 80s, where sprouted chia seeds became the green “fur” on clay animals. Although the Chia Pet fad faded away, chia seeds have found the limelight again as a new superfood. So what... Read More
If you want an inexpensive and delicious way to improve your heart health, add more beans to your diet. Beans are a low-fat, high-fiber protein source, and they provide multiple phytochemicals that help reduce your risk of many health conditions, including heart disease. Beans belong to a family of... Read More
Thanksgiving is a great time to celebrate family, traditions … and food. But feasting with your family doesn’t mean you have to throw your health out the window. There are plenty of ways to swap in nutrients without compromising flavor. Using fresh ingredients, grains high in fiber, and healthy... Read More
Nutrition and diet are great tools to help you keep your doshas in balance. Since the Kapha dosha is heavy, oily, and cold, it’s important to favor foods that are light, dry, and warm. Foods with pungent, bitter, and astringent tastes are most beneficial for pacifying Kapha. This delicious recipe... Read More