What Does Non-GMO Stand for?

September 20, 2013


GMOs or “genetically modified organisms” are plants or animals that are developed through the process of genetic engineering. Through this process, the DNA of multiple species of plants, animals and bacteria are merged into a single “super species”. Typically the … Continue reading

The Wonders of Apple Cider Vinegar

September 12, 2013


Apple cider vinegar has many applications, both pertaining to beauty and health. Since the 1950’s it has been used to treat several health conditions including diabetes, weight gain, acne, constipation and high cholesterol. It is a completely natural product, being … Continue reading

FDA’s Gluten-free Guidelines

September 5, 2013


Gluten-free versions of just about everything have been showing up on store shelves these days and are even getting sections of the stores dedicated to gluten-free products and living. As it has become a more popular lifestyle and diet choice, … Continue reading

Back to School: How to Stay Healthy and Fit in College

August 29, 2013


Heading to college can be intimidating enough without having to worry about navigating a new gym, new equipment and new food sources. Oftentimes life in the dorms can limit your diet choices while living on campus can expand your fitness … Continue reading

To Paleo, or Not to Paleo

August 22, 2013


The Paleo Diet was first introduced in the 1970’s and very similar diets, such as the Atkins Diet and Meat Lovers Diet, have come and gone since. As the latest trend in modern day dieting, the Paleo Diet has re-emerged … Continue reading

Delicious, Nutritious Fiber: How It Can Help You Lose Weight

August 15, 2013


Dietary fiber is the portion of plant-based foods that our body can’t digest. There are two types of fiber, soluble and insoluble. Soluble fibers are found in nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, oat bran, barley and some fruits and vegetables. … Continue reading