The 5-2-1-Almost None Program Can Help Make Our Kids Healthier

The 5-2-1-Almost None Program Can Help Make our Kids Healthier

Our children live in an obesogenic world. That is the medical term for the things in our environment that make us fat and unhealthy. The causes behind the child obesity epidemic include a sedentary lifestyle plus a diet that is: High in sugar High in fat High in salt Low in fiber Here are some […]

Is an Apple a Day Really Good for Your Health?

Everyone has heard the old adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But is it really true? Is an apple a day actually good for your health? Let’s find out. A medium sized apple has only 95 calories and is loaded with restorative phytonutrients. A recent European study found that those eating more […]

Superbugs in Our Meat are Making Us Sick

Superbugs in our Meat are Making us Sick

“Listen, my friends and you will hear, A story more alarming than Paul Revere!” How many of you would eat food laced with feces? For those of you that say, “hell, no!” the Center for Disease Control and others have tested the bacterial prevalence (and likely fecal contamination) of meat from grocery stores. This is […]

Tips from a Vegan: How to Share the Table with Your Non-Vegan Relatives

I love my family. A LOT. My brothers and sisters are beautiful, creative, hilarious, and passionate people who still somehow manage to be very different from each other. They are really great! We still don’t see eye to eye on almost anything, though. Over the years we’ve developed a somewhat graceful way of dealing with […]

Top 10 Things to Know About Meatless Diets for Children and Teenagers

There are a lot of vegetarians among teenagers in the United States According to the data from the nonprofit Vegetarian Resource Group, between 2% and 3% of the American children ages 8 to 18 never eat meat, including poultry or seafood, including fish. Among girls ages 13 to 15, the percentage of vegetarians is much […]

Top 10 Thing You Can Do to Avoid Toxins in Foods


AVOID SODIUM BENZOATE This element is a preservative that is most commonly present in soft drinks. Its other name is benzoic acid. Benzene is a toxic substance and a carcinogen. AVOID FOODS WITH ARTIFICIAL FOOD COLORING When various additives and artificial colorings are tested, they are tested one at a time. This can be a […]

Top 10 Elements and Foods You Need to Consume to Detox Your Body

Essential Amino Acids Amino acids are the building blocks that your body uses to create proteins. It later used proteins to build new cells and repair existing cells. You can’t store all the amino acids that you need in your body. You also can’t make all of them on your own, which is why getting […]

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Vegetarian Cooking Tools and Techniques

The more you cook, the more money you will save While vegetarian dishes at restaurants are typically cheaper than dishes with meat, they are still more expensive compared to meals that you can cook at home. Cooking at home has another important benefit for vegans and vegetarians: when you cook at home, you are in […]

Important Facts About Supplementing Your Diet That You Should Know

Nutritional Insurance is Tricky, Supplements can help While your body may need certain supplements, nutritionists continue to have different opinions about what roles one-a-day supplements should play in a diet. What counts as a supplement? Anything you add to your diet is a supplement. When thinking about supplements, most people immediately imagine daily multivitamins and […]