With the new year, many of us are interested in health, fitness, and diet, and one of the largest concerns most people have is whether or not they are getting enough protein. For plant-based eaters, a better question, is “am I getting enough complete proteins?” The answer is most likely yes, but if […]
An inside look at the Ketogenic Diet It’s no secret that there’s been a shift towards healthier eating habits. This has brought about a myriad of organic stores that sell health-related food items, healthier prepackaged food, and a number of new diet fads. From the famous Mediterranean Diet, Dash Diet […]
Probiotics are the latest fad with weight watchers, health-conscious individuals, and those who are into the latest health trends, but why? This one’s easy: Probiotics are incredibly important to our health and they are a “trend” that won’t be going away anytime soon. So what are probiotics? They are basically […]
What are functional foods? Functional foods in the US are generally considered “Any food or food ingredient that may provide a health benefit beyond the traditional nutrients it contains.” Еаtіng funсtіоnаl fооds fоr hеаlth іs аll thе rаgе, so much so that even “normal foods” such as brеаd, snасk bаrs, […]
The last time you’ve probably heard about chlorophyll was in High School science class, but the research behind it is showing how extremely beneficial it is for our health! What is Chlorophyll? Chlorophyll is a green pigment that’s crucial in plant photosynthesis, where sunlight is converted into energy. Research shows […]
Fermented If you’re a kombucha drinker or a kimchi lover, you’ve probably heard this word a time or two. But what does it actually mean?? We’re glad you asked. Fermented foods are foods that have gone through lactofermentation, a process where naturally-occurring bacteria feed on the sugars and starches in […]
We’re sure you’ve probably laid eyes on this buzzword a few times before. Most health food stores are well-stocked with sprouted bread, sprouted flour, sprouted nuts. But what does that really mean??
It seems like you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing buzzwords like “superfood” or “probiotic” or “antioxidant”. Feeling like the last person on earth to know what they actually mean?? You’re not alone, my friend. That’s why we created the buzzword breakdown – a safe space where we lay […]