USDA Recommended Diagram I’m sure many of you remember using the Food Pyramid in school back in the day. Well, in 2005, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) changed from the Pyramid as a whole and moved to a more modern approach, a Plate. It is called MyPlate, and it depicts a plate with… Read More What is MyPlate?
Everyday Food Alternatives for a Healthier YOU Before eating a certain food, do you ever glance over the Nutrition Facts? It’s a great habit to get into, especially to know exactly what is going into your body. Most people in America eat very similar meals and dishes. I don’t mean eating the same thing multiple… Read More Everyday Food Alternatives for a Healthier YOU
Why Do You Feel The Way You Do? Neuroscientists Explain Exactly Why You Feel The Way You Do Day in and day out, neuroscientists are studying the brain. More specifically, many are studying what creates emotions, and what controls such things. Most people today tend to think that a happiness quote online or an article… Read More Why Do You Feel The Way You Do?
Time for A Sugar Detox While doing a sugar detox, the cravings are real. We all know that sugar has a toxic effect on your health, so it’s time to scale back, that way you can start feeling better immediately! One of the biggest problem with eating sugar is that when consumed, sugar actually triggers… Read More Time For A Sugar Detox
Apple Cider Vinegar aka ACV Oh, the wonders of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). There are lists out there that say what most people use this stuff for, and then there is my list. I use it for all kinds of things, ranging from home remedies to cooking to cleaning. The uses are limitless, it doesn’t… Read More Apple Cider Vinegar
Health Benefits Of Flaxseeds Flaxseeds come from the Flax plant, lesser known as Linum Usitatissimum, which belongs to the Linaceae plant family. Phew. Try and say that 3 times fast. 😊. Flaxseeds have tons of nutiritional value that we should all know about. 1 ounce of these seeds contain over 6,000 mg of Omega 3’s,… Read More Health Benefits Of Flaxseeds
Green Smoothies // Nutritional Or Just Tasty? By now most of us have heard all about this green smoothie trend. Many people are consuming green smoothies daily or at the least several times a week. The common misconception is that they are good meal replacements and can “alkalize” your body. Since they are full of… Read More Green Smoothies // Nutritional Or Just Tasty?
An App for Drinking Water? It’s Not What You Think. Over the last ten years, apps went from an idea that was probably ridiculed to one of the biggest, fastest growing markets in history. There are apps for everything – business, printing, games, entertainment, movies, music, and water. Wait a second. Water? That’s right. Well,… Read More An App for Drinking Water? It’s Not What You Think.
The Purple Craze As I was scrolling through Instagram the other day, I noticed 3 out of the 4 food pictures I came across had purple foods implemented into the meal. I have always known that if it’s purple, it’s probably healthy because it’s either a fruit or a vegetable, but digging deeper lead to… Read More The Purple Craze
Coconut Oil // Best Friend Or Worst Enemy? Not long ago, some news was shared from the American Heart Association (AHA) that sent shock waves throughout the health & wellness community. Coconut Oil might not be the miracle worker everyone has been claiming it to be for the past year. All over the internet… Read More Coconut Oil // Best Friend Or Worst Enemy?