If You Are What You Eat

Food Allergies are a growing concern for children and adults. The food source has been corrupted and now the increased “non-food” in our food source is making us increasingly allergic.

African American Botanist Sowed Seeds of Good Health

There is a long list of “power foods,” and at the top of the heap you’ll find sweet potatoes and peanuts. Surprisingly the two have more in common than their popularity on the “hot” list. Both of the foodstuffs were studied by Dr. George Washington Carver who invented numerous uses for them. Carver was an African American botanist and inventor in Alabama during the early twentieth century. His life’s work focused on agriculture and these foods among others.

Food Additive Watch: Azodicarbonamide

If you are like me, the only reason you might recognize this lengthy word is because of Food Babe, the online food sleuth, who popularized it last year by calling it the “yoga mat” chemical. Subway was the main target, being called out for having this compound in their breads. While they took most of the heat, the truth is a number of other companies in the food industry have been using this chemical as well and likely they are breathing a deep sigh of relief that no one came after them first. Many of them, in fact, have quietly removed it.

The Benefits Of Rotten Food (And I Don’t Mean Sugar!)

Fermented foods can benefit the digestive system and our general health. This article discusses the effects of unbalanced gut bacteria, how fermented foods can help, and examples of fermented foods.

6 Simple and Healthy Italian Eating Habits

Italians live longer then almost the entire rest of the world. This factor may be attributed to their eating habits. I share with you 5 easy eating habits I have learned from the Italians.

Whole 30 Diet

After seeing some of my friends embrace the Whole 30 Diet, I’ve decided to give it a try and hope to drop some weight, as I organically change my overall eating routine. My hope is that this article will provide a bit of humanity, humor and information about this diet, instead of the rigid, inflexible types that most are used to seeing.

Carbohydrates and Your Body

What are carbohydrates? Is there a good and bad kind? Why do we need it in our diets and how much? I will do my best to answer these questions involving carbohydrates.

Top 3 Eating Rituals That Will Change Your Life

Today, I want to share with you three amazing eating rituals that you can incorporate into your daily life. When practiced with love, consciousness and intent, they will surely change your relationship to food and your overall outlook towards yourself and all that surrounds you. In order to apply these rituals, our understanding of food, nutrition, and eating must undergo a radical upgrade, as we are called to become alchemists in daily life in order to transcend the many layers of density that we have created through our social programming.

NutriActs’ MV Multivitamin: For an Enhanced Everyday Health and Well Being

Do we need a multivitamin supplement? It is very commonly believed that if one has a healthy and balanced diet, there is no need to go for any additional multivitamin supplements. Nevertheless, research has shown that most of the diets are lagging in terms of one nutrient or the other, and may not make up for complete nutrition. This feature becomes all the more prominent when we take into consideration growing children or seniors.

Don’t Buy Fast Food or Order Takeout

When you are truly committed to losing weight and getting into better shape, one of the best habits you need to develop is cooking food for yourself at home. In other words this translates to don’t buy fast food or take out. For those reading this who do want to lose weight in a healthy, natural manner, it’s time to ditch that type of food (at least for now) and focus on developing some healthier eating habits.

Why You Should AVOID 100% Juice

The majority of my fluid intake comes from either water, green tea, or my morning cup of Joe. Oh, and I can’t resist an occasional glass of organic whole milk with a cookie or cornbread muffin… So delicious.

Dietary Habits of the World and Its Impact

No other word has transformed the concept of food and eating habits as the word ‘diet’. It has become fashionable these days to talk about healthy lifestyles, good health and exercise but the single most commonly used word in all these is of course the word ‘diet’. In a broader design, the word ‘diet’ includes and indicates the food habits and the essential food items that are consumed by humans and other living organisms.

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