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Watermelon is a functional food that has the capacity to hydrate the body and serve as a form of holistic nutrition. Ellie Freeman offers advice on how much to consume and what properties the watermelon offers besides just water.

WATERMELON + THIRST

Heat. It can be both a oppressive and luxurious as we buzz around on hot summer days or engage in any act of physical exertion. Our body’s way of compensating is to sweat which not only cools us down but also induces a deep cleansing effect by releasing toxins through the skin. As a former […]

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Picture of turmeric- a potent spice and whole food remedy

TURMERIC + INFLAMMATION

Pain is hard to ignore. It affects the way we act, sleep and live. As a an athlete, I  learned at a young age to push through pain or simply ignore it. While this may have allowed me to reach my short-term athletic goals it led to some pretty serious long-term health complications. Why? Any […]

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Ellie Freeman talking about whole foods and their relation to cholesterol levels

CLEARING UP THE CHOLESTEROL CONUNDRUM

As with many other nutrition topics, there are  MISCONCEPTIONS about the consumption of cholesterol. What ROLE does it play in the body? Should I avoid foods with CHOLESTEROL? How do I MANAGE my cholesterol levels? Watch this video to find out all this and more!

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