Everything You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

This gland has gotten a lot of attention in recent years, as more people are understanding the key role it plays in helping the body function properly and how it can affect so many other areas of our health. The unfortunate part is that when it’s not working like a fine-oiled machine, it can impact [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Spring Allergies

For some, the transition between winter and spring signals that colder days have come and gone and bluer, warmer skies are on their way. But for the approximately 36 million people in the United States who suffer from seasonal allergies, the switch of seasons is a bit more daunting. Sneezing, running nose, trouble breathing and [...]

7 Foods That Energize You More Than Coffee

Coffee gets a bad rep—but the jury isn’t totally clear on whether your morning cup of joe does more harm than good. While some studies have stated that it’s OK to have one cup a day, or even two, and that doing so may even reduce your risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, others [...]

Foods for Glowing Summer Skin

To me, summer is a time for slowing down, catching up with family and friends, taking family vacations, and enjoying time by the pool! It is also a time for social gatherings outside and happy hours. There is a sense of “wanting to let loose” in the summer, which I totally understand, but we still [...]

What’s the Deal with Matcha?

Matcha, Matcha, Matcha! If you haven’t noticed, Matcha is popping up everywhere! It is a powdered tea. Actually the whole leaf is ground up, which gives it one leg up on green tea that is made by infusing the leaves. Both are high in antioxidants, but Matcha is the ultimate powerhouse when it comes to [...]

Alkaline Foods

We could all stand to eat more alkaline foods. Alkaline foods may help to protect against certain types of cancer and arthritis. Many people who follow an alkaline diet tend to also shed weight because they take out the heavier, more acidic, foods like refined sugar, processed foods, wheat, dairy, eggs, and meat (ironically and [...]

Which Fish and Why? Your Quick Fish Guide!

If fish is not a part of your weekly meal plan, it’s time to add it to the rotation! Fish has so many health benefits, and it is also an amazing source of lean protein. Fish can be a superfood if you choose the right types. Unfortunately, not all types are created equal. Fatty fish [...]

Allergy Prevention: Kale Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie

Spring is officially here and with it comes the gorgeous blooms and greenery! But, it’s also time for that car-coating pollen and the typical itchy eyes and runny noses. You may get sick of hearing this from me, but it doesn’t have to be this way! […]