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!
Just hearing the word “macadamia” makes my mouth water. Now that I have tasted macadamia oil, I don’t know that my refrigerator will ever be without some on it’s shelf. Beside the buttery flavor and silky texture, macadamia oil boasts anti-inflammatory properties that are appealing to both the taste buds and the tissue. While I [ continue reading → ]
Tiny as they may be, flax seeds pack a punch of function. First: Flax offers a great source of fiber. Every tablespoon holds 8 g of fiber making it easy to bump up your fiber consumption of the day by doing nothing more than whirling it into a smoothie or sprinkling it onto a salad. [ continue reading → ]
With the release of Dr. Steven Gundry’s latest book, The Plant Paradox, a new nutrition villain has emerged on the scene. Enter the LECTIN. Lectins are nothing new. They are a type of protein found in the foods we eat. It is thought that lectins evolved as part of a plant’s natural defense system, helping [ continue reading → ]
Energy… It’s hard to come by these days isn’t it? It’s so much easier to resort to sugar or caffeine for that “quick fix.” Don’t succumb to those “2pm blues” without a fight. Nature’s on your side this time of year- the earth is bursting at the seams with foods to boost your energy with [ continue reading → ]