The Surprising Uses & Benefits of Xylitol

The Surprising Uses & Benefits of Xylitol

You’ve probably heard about xylitol. After all, it seems the low-cal sugar substitute is popping up everywhere these days. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol, or polyalcohol, that’s made from the bark of birch trees or from a plant fiber called xylan. It’s s ...
Cinnamon Roll Sweet Potato Fries

Cinnamon Roll Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries are a healthy foodie’s favorite side dish. A powerhouse of nutrition, sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins, calcium and potassium. But when you order this savory finger food at most restaurants, they’re likely deep-fried in a se ...
Spicy Foods: Why They’re So Hot

Spicy Foods: Why They’re So Hot

Want to heat things up? You’re not alone. Bold and fiery flavors are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. What’s causing the heatwave? Countries such as Mexico, Thailand and India have incorporated spices in their cuisine for centuries. But here ...
Is Celiac Disease Silently Stalking You?

Is Celiac Disease Silently Stalking You?

In recent years, more Americans have become aware of celiac disease, an auto-immune disorder that can lead to a host of serious health problems. Yet despite the widespread attention paid to celiac, 83 percent of people who have the disease remain und ...
Cherry Superfood Smoothie Bowl

Cherry Superfood Smoothie Bowl

Aimlessly shuffling through your cabinets for a half-decent breakfast is not how you should start your day. If you expect to be even a little bit productive for the next eight hours, you’re going to need nutrients – the kind you find in whole foods. ...