Food

Do You Ask Where Your Food Comes From?

By now you’ve heard me talk about my mission to change the world by using food as medicine. In the last email, I referenced The Ultimate Gut Health Shopping Guide by MindBodyGreen, and discussed how food can impact the health of your gut and your immune system. It can even change your genetic expressions and [...]

Do You Ask Where Your Food Comes From?2018-12-27T19:34:21+00:00

Food—Possibly Your Body’s Best Defense Against Flu this Season

According to the Center for Disease Controls (CDC), the peak season for contracting the flu virus occurs between November through February. During this time, the CDC also reports that each year, thousands are hospitalized and there is an increased number of influenza-related fatalities. I know it sounds bleak. But what if I told you that [...]

Food—Possibly Your Body’s Best Defense Against Flu this Season2018-12-26T17:26:45+00:00

Seasonal Foods (And How to Eat Them)

We've talked about eating seasonally before, but in case you missed it - eating food while its in season is good for a multitude of reasons. It is fresher, its less expensive, and eating food in-season means you're getting it at its most nutritious. Now that August has come around, it's time to take a [...]

Seasonal Foods (And How to Eat Them)2018-11-01T21:43:54+00:00

SAVE YOUR SPOILING FRUIT, SAVE THE PLANET

You might not believe it, but food waste is a big problem in the United States. The National Resources Defense Council report that 40 percent of food in the US goes uneaten - that's 20 pounds of food per person, per month. That has to stop! For one, it's wasteful. That amount of food is [...]

SAVE YOUR SPOILING FRUIT, SAVE THE PLANET2018-07-24T18:41:00+00:00

IN-SEASON SUPERFOODS!

IN-SEASON SUPERFOODS! Superfood is a term that gets used in various contexts, but what does it really mean? Aaron Moss was the first known reference, when he wrote “the benefits of some [food] options are so nutritious that they might be labeled as superfoods.” It is now regularly used to refer to foods with high [...]

IN-SEASON SUPERFOODS!2018-08-30T06:13:41+00:00

LIGHTER EGGNOG FOR A HEALTHIER HOLIDAY!

LIGHTER EGGNOG FOR A HEALTHIER HOLIDAY! Christmas is full of traditional food and drink that, while tasty, isn’t always the best for you. Besides the cookies, and the fruitcake, and the turkey, and the ham, there is the most deceptive item of all – eggnog. It doesn’t seem like much, but 1 cup of eggnog [...]

LIGHTER EGGNOG FOR A HEALTHIER HOLIDAY!2018-08-30T06:12:55+00:00

THE WEIRDEST LOOKING FRUITS YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

THE WEIRDEST LOOKING FRUITS YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF These fruits look like they should be props on a sci-fi movie set, not sitting on your kitchen counter. But despite their strange appearance, these fruits are jam-packed with flavor, fiber, and healthy nutrients. Don't let their looks scare you off, give these superfoods a shot! Turmeric [...]

THE WEIRDEST LOOKING FRUITS YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF2018-08-30T06:11:48+00:00