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...
Why eating the rainbow is critical for your health

Why eating the rainbow is critical for your health

You’ve heard it since you were a kid – eat your veggies! But did you really understand WHY mom (and/or dad) were encouraging you to gobble them up? Perhaps they didn’t even understand the full benefits of what an abundance of vegetables brings to the...
What is your “health balance”?

What is your “health balance”?

As we cruise along into the gorgeous days of fall, we wanted to share with you a special concept which can help you think about your health in a new light. It has to do with an analogy between your health and a bank account. Think of it this way. Your financial bank...
Acai Showdown: How super is this super food?

Acai Showdown: How super is this super food?

The past few years there has been a huge obsession with the acai berry. Claims of weight loss magic, lowering cholesterol, slowing aging, increasing libido, and boosting the immune system are common. But does this South American berry really live up to the hype? Let’s...
Celery . . . the most underrated veggie

Celery . . . the most underrated veggie

If you asked a random person on the street if celery had any REAL nutritional value, the answer would probably be no. Most people assume that celery, which is made of about 95% water, is a good crunchy filler for weight loss diets and a simple low-cal vehicle for...
Carrot has a Secret Weapon – Beyond Vitamin A

Carrot has a Secret Weapon – Beyond Vitamin A

Practically not a day goes by where we don’t learn something new about the amazing healing and nutritional power of food. And though we cherish our hemp, flax and chia seeds, go gaga over coconut oil and ghee, and are always chatting about all the wonderful...