The Importance of Vitamin D

Although we call it a vitamin, Vitamin D isn’t really a vitamin at all. Vitamins are substances the body requires in small amounts it cannot make and must be supplied by food you eat. However, humans can make Vitamin D with exposure to sunlight. Vitamin D interacts with more than 30 different tissues in the body and affects more than 1,000 genes! In other words, it’s important for your whole body!

Make Nut Milks Yourself

We recently talked about health issues associated with the consumption of cow’s milk, and many of you have asked me about alternatives. Organic, unsweetened coconut milk and almond milk in the stores seem like great products at first, but are they really as “healthy” as people believe?

Weight Loss: Flax Seed

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that Flax Seeds can fight obesity and support weight loss. Since flax is full of healthy fats and fiber, it will help you feel satisfied longer helping you eat fewer calories. Dietary fiber is so important for weight-loss and even just 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed (2 grams of fiber) is enough for you to notice the difference.

Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss

Hello my friends! After doing my post “Intermittent fasting vs Calorie restriction” I received so many questions. Silly me, I forgot to ask you guys if you even know what it is.  So, what is Intermittent Fasting, really?

Health Comes From The Gut

How many of you guys had a feeling that something felt wrong about your health or the way you feel? When you go to the doctor they just do regular blood draw or check your thyroid maximum and send you home telling you that you are fine? You know you are eating healthy and your lifestyle is pretty good but some stubborn symptoms like acne, fatigue or mood swings dont go away. Lots of times the root of the problem is in your gut junctions so even the healthiest food can still cause the inflammation.