We all know that healthy means well-hydrated. You can feel the difference when you've been drinking plenty of fresh liquids and sweating it out via exercise - the whole world feels bright, alive, and exciting. Dehydration, beyond being bad for your health, just doesn't feel good. Neither does being inactive and crunched over your keyboard. … Continue reading Why I Love Coconut Water
So I just learned this crazy thing: you can eat the banana peel! And not only can you, you should. The peel has tons of extra nutrients and vitamins in it that can be hard to come by, especially on a plant based diet, like vitamin B6 which is critical for elevated energy and mood. … Continue reading It’s Bananas: You Can Eat The Peel
You guys already know that I'm a huge fan of chickpeas. They have everything you need - protein, iron, calcium. You can read Healthy Eating Essential: Chickpeas to learn a little more, but if you're already sold on the magic of chickpeas here's a fun way to eat more of them. There are so many ways … Continue reading Chickpea Pasta!
An easy health tip to keep in mind is to always be conscious of eating the rainbow. Frequently, color variation is sign of what nutrients are hidden inside of each fruit and veggie. Bright purples, bold oranges, and enticing reds catch our attention in part because we are genetically designed to be drawn to the fruits … Continue reading Eat The Rainbow
Nothing beats a super ripe, juicy, amazingly delicious peach. Tart, sweet, and bursting with flavor, peaches satisfy all of the senses with just one bite - but did you know that they are also great for you? Mind, body, soul, and taste buds, peaches enhance your life. Here are some more reasons why you need … Continue reading 4 Reasons To Love Peaches
One of the best foods on the planet is the chickpea. It is extremely versatile and loaded with nutrients. A cornerstone to many ancient diets, the chickpea has been used to create amazing and nutritious meals for centuries. If you aren't already eating chickpeas, you should be. Protein If you are vegan, vegetarian, on a diet, or … Continue reading Healthy Eating Essential: Chickpeas
Like grown up sprinkles, most adults enjoy giving their food a fun kick by tossing a dash of hot and spicy right on top. Sometimes seen as a sign of machismo, being able to add a good amount of spiciness to your meal may actually be very beneficial to your overall health, making you truly strong … Continue reading Vitamin Spice: Why You Should Be Eating Hot Peppers
Cranberries are a holiday staple, but did you know they are actually a great health food for you all year round? These tiny, tart, and tangy berries are loaded with nutrients your body is craving. First off, cranberries are jam-packed with anti-oxidants, more so than blueberries. Anti-oxidants help fight oxidation throughout the body which helps … Continue reading Perfect Timing: Why You Should Be Eating More Cranberries
Apple cider vinegar has been used for a very long time to treat a wide-ranging number of problems. Properties found within the vinegar act to fight certain harmful bacteria that induce various issues, from bad smells, growths, acne, and fatigue - just to name a few. The most amazing thing about apple cider vinegar is that … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Apple Cider Vinegar is Magic
Pineapples are bomb AF, here's why.