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‘Cool As A Cucumber’ – Health Benefits Of This Refreshing Veggie

Glasses filled with cucumber infused water

The common cucumber… turns out to not be so common when it comes to health benefits. From soothing the skin, to providing cardiovascular and antioxidant boosts, even reducing risk for certain cancers – this versatile vegetable has quite the résumé! ...

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Kombucha – The Health Benefits Behind This Unusual Name

A selection of colorful kombuchas in clear glasses

The name Kombucha means ‘tea of life.’ In this case, the moniker is well-earned, even if its reputation in the U.S. is not quite as infamous as of yet. This slightly effervescent, tart tea is renowned as a powerful detoxifier, ...

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Cook Meals At Home To Reduce Stress & Anxiety

Loving couple happy cooking together at home

Feeling stressed or anxious after a long day? Research has found that coming home and preparing a meal can significantly lower that stress and anxiety! How you ask? Your mind becomes occupied with the task at hand – finding a ...

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Research Finds Coffee Fights High Blood Sugar

Happy senior couple drinking coffee together

Are you a coffee lover? If not, you may want to give that cup o’ Joe a second look, especially if you’re a type II diabetic. New research has revealed one way in which the caffeine in coffee helps to ...

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Increase Energy Safely And Naturally With These Tips

Active older couple exercising in the park

Are you in a seemingly constant state of exhaustion? With our hectic, non-stop lifestyles it can be difficult to keep energy levels up. Instead of turning to harmful energy drinks just to make it through the day, use food, exercise ...

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How Your Brain May Be Controlling Your Diet

Illustration of two brains-one filled with healthy foods, the other with junk foods

Did you know your brain plays a large role in controlling your diet? It’s true! Everyone has a certain weight and level of body fat that the brain deems “comfortable” in order to keep the body safe and protected from ...

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The Mushroom – This Humble Fungus Is The Next Big Superfood

Bowl of mushrooms with herbs

Are you a fungi fan? If not, it’s time to give mushrooms another chance. Not only are they a great addition to recipes from a flavor standpoint, they also go a long way in upping the nutrition factor. Mushrooms as ...

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Basil Baby! Fresh Ways To Use The Healthy, Delicious Herb This Summer

Basil pesto hummus

Summer is here and that means it is time to prepare our palettes for the herby deliciousness that is fresh basil! From pesto dip to cocktails, basil is not only versatile, it is fantastic for your health – even helping ...

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Give These Diabetes-Fighting Foods A Place On Your Plate!

Glass of Greek Yogurt with Blueberries

What if you could be confident that the foods you eat would lower your blood sugar instead of raising it? You can be… as long as you choose the right foods. Next to the fresh vegetables, lean protein, and healthy ...

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The Mediterranean Diet Improves Gut Health

Roasted Mediterranean vegetables

You’ve probably heard of the Mediterranean Diet, and the incredible impact it can have on health. It started when scientists wanted to find out why death from cardiovascular diseases (the number one cause of death in the U.S.) is significantly ...

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