Ruby Red Beet Smoothie

Ruby Red Beet Smoothie

You’d expect to find strawberries, raspberries, maybe even cranberries in a ruby red smoothie. But beets? Yes! This root veggie is an excellent source of folate, fiber, iron and vitamin C (the vitamin that helps your body absorb iron). Still no ...
4 Ways to Get More Greens in Winter

4 Ways to Get More Greens in Winter

With winter here, hearty foods with belly-warming qualities – potatoes, squash, cooked vegetables and heavier protein dishes like chicken and turkey – are what we crave. There’s just something about a filling or spicy meal, like curry or soup, that’s ...
8 Ways to Naturally Support Eye Health

8 Ways to Naturally Support Eye Health

You’ve probably heard that your eyes are sensitive to oxidative stress, or free radical damage. Because of this, including antioxidants like beta-carotene – known for protecting against free radical damage – in your diet is important for eye health. ...
The ABCs of Antioxidants

The ABCs of Antioxidants

Did you know that antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can help protect you from “rusting”? In essence, that’s what antioxidants do inside your body. They protect healthy cells from free radicals—substances that can dama ...
All the White Moves

All the White Moves

These days, I don’t play games when it comes to sun exposure. I won’t leave home without my big, floppy hat and absurdly oversized sunglasses, not to mention practically bathing in broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen.  Living in South Florida, I worry a ...