Use this guide to find out what they are, why they're super and how you can easily incorporate them into your everyday routine.
Buying organic can get pricey, but this guide, created by the Environmental Working Group, singles out which produce have the highest pesticide residues - the Dirty Dozen, (and therefore should be eaten organically) and which produce have the lowest pesticide residues - the Clean Fifteen (and can more safely be consumed when they've been "conventionally" grown). Use this guide to help you make the best choices when buying organic.
One of the questions I get asked the most is "what do you snack on??" Healthy snacks can definitely be challenging (and annoying) to find. To help you make the best choices, I've compiled a list of healthy go-to snack options for quick reference.
How the gut functions has both a direct and indirect effect on every single cell in the human body. It is the gateway to the health of your brain and your immune system and
researchers are finding out more and more about the important role of gut flora in
achieving overall health. It is argued that the root of almost all chronic diseases starts in the gut and that many minor ailments such as tiredness, aches and pains, allergies, mood swings, eczema and constipation, can all be directly related to gut dysfunction. While repairing a seriously damaged gut takes work, here are a few tips you can use to help limit the damage to your gut.
Many food labels can be confusing, so knowing what a food label truly means is a great way to educate yourself about where your food comes from and how it’s been produced. Use this guide to help you navigate through the vast array of food claims that we see today ( if only we could just trust the food companies to be 100% truthful with us...sigh).