Is Everything We Know About Eating Plant-Based Diets Actually Harming You?

Today more than ever, everyone seems to be focused on which diet is best for you. Is it plant-based, paleo or keto? What's interesting is that the main stream consensus seems to be set on plant-foods being absolutely essential and good for you. On the other side of the spectrum is a majority consensus that [...]

5 Things To Do Right Now To Cleanse Your Mind & Spirit

Health and fitness is not only about what you do in the gym, and what kind of foods you consume. It's also about being fit mentally and emotionally. In today's society, there are a lot of things that demand your energy and attention. We are constantly on the go, constantly working towards a promotion, a [...]

Don’t Drink Coffee Without Adding This First!

If you haven't heard yet, the new craze in the coffee world has been what is called "Bulletproof" coffee. What in the world is "Bulletproof" Coffee?. Basically, you take some high quality coffee, some grass-fed butter or ghee, and some MCT oil and blend it all up into a delicious frothy cup of magic. There [...]

Physical Activity or Exercise: Which is best?

To exercise or not, that is the question. I read a post from Dominique Gummelt, PHD on which was very telling of the importance of movement. I deal with this dilemma a lot when coaching my older clients. They sometimes wonder if exercise is going to get them injured, and what they can do [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Eat A Big Fat Salad Every Day

You know "they" say, a salad a day keeps the doctors away, right? Seriously though, if you want to make sure that you get your 6-8 servings of veggies a day, you might want to consider having a big "fat" salad. I honestly don't like the word salad, because it carries a non-appealing connotation with [...]

Sweet Potato Hash Browns: Easy, Quick & Delicious

One key to maintaining a healthful eating habit and lifestyle is to add variety and flavor! Get creative in your kitchen when you have the time, and try new recipes. Below is simple, but delicious sweet potato hash brown recipe that you can have for breakfast, lunch or dinner. ENJOY! Here's a real picture of [...]

What You Need To Know About Food & Product Labels

There are many different forms of foods and products on the shelves at grocery stores, convenient stores and bodegas, with labels ranging from organic all the way to natural. How food is processed, packaged, shipped, stored and preserved all affect the quality. So what are these labels, and what do they mean anyway? Can you [...]

12 Foods You Must Buy Organic: EWG Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

Every year the Environmental Working Group releases a report titled "Shopper's Guide To Pesticide In Produce" which let's consumer know which fruits and vegetables have the highest and lowest contamination of pesticides residue. The test are done by the USDA, and include over 40,000 produce items across the country and major grocers. Samples are tested [...]

5 Foods To Eat Right Now To Boost & Protect Your Brain

Your brain is a demanding little organ requiring more than 20 percent of your body's daily energy needs or calories. For you to stay focused throughout the day or learn and remember things, your brain requires certain nutrients like Omega-3's and antioxidants. Omega-3's help to build and repair brain cells, and antioxidants protect cell's against [...]