Top 5 Foods for a Healthy Gut

Top 5 Foods for a Healthy Gut

You probably know your intestines house trillions of bacteria. This, however, might be news: what you eat can directly affect which of these bacteria will flourish. It should come as no surprise that a diet high in sugar favors the growth of yeast an ...
No-Bake Pistachio-Carob Chip Oatmeal Bars

No-Bake Pistachio-Carob Chip Oatmeal Bars

Like little green divas, pistachios are hard to coax from their shells. They’re flashier in color, higher in price and can rock a recipe like no other nut. So get crackin’! These better-for-you oatmeal bars are packed with pistachio power and free of ...
Give Your Kids’ Diet a Mediterranean Makeover

Give Your Kids’ Diet a Mediterranean Makeover

Children who follow a Mediterranean-style diet—think nuts, grains, legumes, fish, fresh produce—are 15 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than kids who don’t eat typically these foods, according to a recent study conducted by researchers a ...
6 Effortless, Energizing Travel Snacks

6 Effortless, Energizing Travel Snacks

Beach vacations aren’t over until the cold air stings! Even with school starting back up, the weather has yet to cool down. So whether you’re traveling this Labor Day or just trying to enjoy weekend hikes and ocean day-trips for as long a ...
Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Here are two words that will make you re-think buying that popular, red-rimmed-lid brand of hummus: potassium sorbate. Check the label! This synthetic ingredient is a factory food maker’s friend, keeping bacteria out of dips, dried fruit, cheeses and ...