More Than a Diet: How Intermittent Fasting Could Be the Key It’s easy to dismiss new diet trends that come and go. Intermittent fasting, though, is not your typical fad diet – it’s far from it. What Is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is simply the practice of alternating between periods of eating and fasting. What’sContinue reading “What is Intermittent Fasting”
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Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Bowl with Chicken
This recipe features a refreshing combination of flavors from the salad ingredients and the vinaigrette that will surprise you. Enjoy! Main Ingredients: 1 8-10 oz. chicken breast, seasoned with black pepper Salad Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa ¼ cup fresh, grilled, or frozen organic sweet corn ½ cup cooked low black beans (rinsed and drained)Continue reading “Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Bowl with Chicken”
Aspects of Aging Well!
Everybody ages. It’s inevitable and a fact of life. But aging doesn’t have to mean slowing down or settling for less-than-perfect health. It’s time to say goodbye to the ways people have aged in the past and introduce a new way to age. As with all aspects of health, no one product is the answer.Continue reading “Aspects of Aging Well!”
Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Stir-Fry over Couscous
This chicken stir-fry recipe brings the flavors of Morocco to intersect with hints of sweetness from the golden raisins and the tang of green olives. Enjoy! Ingredients: (2 servings) 1 8-oz chicken breast diced in bite size pieces 1 tablespoon coconut oil (can substitute with butter) 1 large carrot thinly sliced ½ sweet onion thinlyContinue reading “Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Stir-Fry over Couscous”
Don’t Let ‘Hanger’ Get the Best of You
What do you call hunger mixed with anger? “Hanger.” Being hangry can lead to unhealthy snacking. Hanger can happen to anyone. Feeling irritable and short-tempered is a natural result of hunger. In fact, it’s a part of our brain chemistry. The same mechanisms that manage our feelings of hunger also have an impact on ourContinue reading “Don’t Let ‘Hanger’ Get the Best of You”
Are You Getting Enough Nutrition From the Food You Eat?
When we make the effort to eat a balanced diet, it’s easy to assume we’ll get all the nutrition we need from our meals. But, once food is eaten, there’s potential for nutrient loss to occur during the different stages of digestion. Much of our nutrition depends on how well foods are broken down andContinue reading “Are You Getting Enough Nutrition From the Food You Eat?”
Is Poor Digestion Sabotaging Your Health and Weight Loss?
Not only does the nutritional makeup of the food you eat matter for your health, but also how well your body digests that food. What’s more, digestive problems are more common than you might think. Approximately 60 to 70 million people — or about one in five — in the United States suffers from someContinue reading “Is Poor Digestion Sabotaging Your Health and Weight Loss?”
Moroccan-Spiced Warm Lentil and Steak Salad
This recipe represents the great flavors of Morocco! Pair it with a side of broccoli to add flavor and color.We love the flavors so we like to up the spice quantities when cooking this favorite! Ingredients: (2 servings) Salad:1 cup lentils, picked through, rinsed, and drained1/4 teaspoon turmeric1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil1/2 medium red onion,Continue reading “Moroccan-Spiced Warm Lentil and Steak Salad”
Is Your Coffee Contaminated With Mold and Mycotoxins?
Ever wondered if your morning cup of coffee is contaminated with mold and mycotoxins? Read on to learn why you should care about drinking the highest quality coffee. Was your coffee made with moldy coffee beans? You may not have considered this question before, but research suggests you should think about it the next timeContinue reading “Is Your Coffee Contaminated With Mold and Mycotoxins?”