Steps You Can Take Today for a Healthier Summer

Steps You Can Take Today for a Healthier Summer

Summer offers unique opportunities to relax and rejuvenate—from stolen moments reading in the shade to the juicy joy of pick-your-own berries. Family reunions are common during this time of year, and so are breaking out the grill, taking a long-await ...
6 Easy Ways to Green Your Life

6 Easy Ways to Green Your Life

Years ago, it seemed like going green was just a trend. But the movement has now grown into a lifestyle that many eco-conscious consumers are choosing. The idea of going green goes beyond tree-hugging—this way of life encompasses all things healthy a ...
A Tiny Grain with Tons of Nutrients

A Tiny Grain with Tons of Nutrients

Q: What is teff? A: The healthy whole grain known as teff is the smallest grain in the world, no larger than a poppy seed. But don’t let its small size fool you. This tiny grain is a superfood powerhouse. Teff is native to Ethiopia and Eritrea and is ...
All Calories Are Not Created Equal

All Calories Are Not Created Equal

For years, dieters were handed calorie counters and told that they could eat what they wanted as long as they stayed within a certain limit. Now, as diets such as the Paleo plan and low-carb diets become more popular, we’re learning that the qu ...
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 ...
Safflower Power

Safflower Power

Coconut oil and I have a special understanding. I will loyally add it to my baked goods, homemade skincare solutions, even take a little by the spoon on days when I can’t fit it into my cuisine—and it, in turn, will continue to be awesome. But, our r ...