Topic: Nutrition

Metabolism Changes as We Age

As we age, many people blame weight gain on a slowing metabolism. While it is true that metabolism does decrease slightly with age, there are many other factors influencing aging adults’ ability to accurately regulate energy intake. 

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Table Salt vs. Sea Salt: Which is Healthier?

The popularity of sea salt has increased greatly over the years. Celtic sea salt, Pink Himalayan sea salt, and Black Hawaiian sea salt are just a few of the common varieties. They are widely used in restaurants for their coarse, crunchy texture and strong flavor, and are found in abundance on supermarket shelves. Some manufacturers […]

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The Game Changers Documentary Review

For those of you out there who subscribe to Netflix, there is a new documentary released regarding plant-based nutrition called The Game Changers. Personally, I love the chance to watch films about nutrition as they bring this important piece of wellness into the forefront of people’s minds. What I enjoy even more are the conversations […]

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‘Scary’ Facts About Sugar

Halloween is on the horizon and with it comes loads of candy. With the consumption of sugar increasing faster than the world’s population and a 23% increase in sugar consumption in the last decade, refined sugar has become a part of daily life for Americans. With this realization comes many questions. Is it safe? How […]

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Mandarin Salad How-To Video and Recipe

Looking for new healthy recipes? Watch our video for how to make this tasty and healthy Mandarin Salad! The sweetness of the mandarin oranges combines nicely with the crunch of the lettuce and almonds. Plus, there’s a special dressing that pairs perfectly with the rest of the salad!

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Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium

While dairy is the typical source of calcium for most people, what about those who cannot, or choose not to, consume dairy? Are they doomed or can they boost their calcium levels without dairy? Read on to find out which foods pack a healthy dose of calcium without any of the dairy.

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Advice for People with Lactose Intolerance

Many people will have difficulties with their consumption of milk and milk products due to a variety of different reasons. Stress can be a problem, as well as temporary stomach upset such as the flu, or bacterial infections. Others, will have a continuing problem consuming dairy foods for most of their lives. If you are having frequent stomach […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods Good for Your Joints

Inflammation is a normal response within the body, and it is actually a good thing. Small injuries, such as a scrape, causes your body to release white blood cells to heal the damage. This leads to inflammation. While inflammation is an important function of the human immune system, it can also be the cause of […]

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