Are your EYES healthy?

Are your EYES healthy?

It’s common knowledge now that a healthy diet helps pave the way to a healthier heart, slimmer waistline, sharper brain, and stronger bones. But how often do you think about your diet as it relates to your EYES? A recent visit to my ophthalmologist was the...
Eating strategies for bone health

Eating strategies for bone health

As middle age women, we are always on the hunt for how to preserve our bones as we age. Osteoporosis, which strikes about 1 in every 4 women, is called a “silent disease” because it progresses without symptoms until a fracture occurs. And though its true that it...
Is the Impossible Burger all it’s cracked up to be?

Is the Impossible Burger all it’s cracked up to be?

The Impossible Burger has taken the world by storm as a nutrition-packed alternative to red meat. But is it actually good for you? Though we are proponents of reducing meat consumption in favor of eating more plant based foods, the reality is that many of the...
Our 3 Favorite Coffee Substitutes

Our 3 Favorite Coffee Substitutes

While coffee definitely has some health benefits, there are some who do better without.  We hear that sigh… It may be the caffeine that bothers you or the acidic nature of the coffee beans. As a result, drinking it may aggravate several conditions.  These...
Boost your productivity with these brainy foods

Boost your productivity with these brainy foods

When you hear us talk about feeding your body with good healthy foods, what might NOT come to mind is feeding your brain.  But in fact, your brain cells require two times the amount of energy than other cells in your body! Feed Your Brain In order to work efficiently...
How to stop a sugar craving in its tracks

How to stop a sugar craving in its tracks

If you battle with sugar cravings, you’re not alone. The truth is, sugar has powerful addictive qualities, which is one of the main reasons it can be hard to stop eating it once you start. Not only that, it has a host of nasty side effects that can greatly...