Is Juicing Right for You?

It is best to receive nutrients from a whole food source, processed using traditional methods. However, there are times that juicing can be beneficial if done properly, for a limited time and if one does not have any contraindication. Juicing… [Read More]

Pure Breath

As wildfires continue to rage in California, toxic smoke is filling homes, apartments and businesses with airborne carcinogens that may cause cancer, heart disease and respiratory problems like asthma. The fine particles of burned materials in smoke embed themselves into… [Read More]

Is Hemp Oil Beneficial for You?

This controversial crop has been demonized and defended for at least 80 years in the US due to political factions, special interests, and downright suspicion.Hemp has been called a plant of “major economic importance” as it grows like a weed,… [Read More]

Healthy Shopping Tips

Does your week seem to get ahead of you? Let me help you! Follow these simple steps and your path to wellness and healthy eating are set in motion. Practicing healthfully doesn’t come easy for most of us living in… [Read More]

“Dirty” Foods in Clean 15 ™ List

What if you know the value of consuming organic but it isn’t practical to buy organic all the time? Check this post to find out why you should care about avoiding pesticides, what difference avoiding pesticides make in your life… [Read More]

Unicorn Frappuccino is Mind Blowing

The description and marketing is attracting attention. That is for sure. “The flavor-changing, color-changing, totally not-made-up Unicorn Frappuccino. Magical flavors start off sweet and fruity transforming to pleasantly sour. Swirl it to reveal a color-changing spectacle of purple and pink.… [Read More]

Is News of Tapeworm in Salmon Sensationalized?

Reading the latest headlines referencing a scientific study about tapeworm species in wild alaskan salmon may leave you feeling disgusted and concerned about health factors. The original news story misinterpreted the study turning it into a cautionary food safety issue.… [Read More]

Benefits of Properly Pickled Ginger

Pickled ginger is most famously presented beside your rolls of sushi. Ginger, a rhizome (not a root), which is part of the stem that grows horizontally underground,  has been a staple in Asian cooking for over 4,000 years. In China,… [Read More]

What Do Chicken Feed Labels Mean?

In Unscrambling the Egg (Carton) post, we covered why eggs are nutritious, how with big ranching production follow questionable and inhumane practices. We went over the difference between conventional/battery cage,  cage free, free range and pasture raised eggs. We covered… [Read More]