How do some people totally change their habits while many of us are stuck in the same rut day in and day out? It appears that the key is…
We often think of bacteria as harmful, however there are organisms that live in our digestive tracts that are necessary for our health…
Think—what foods do you eat day in, and day out on a regular basis? Foods eaten daily can often cause chronic health problems. Would you believe that the majority of people have some hidden food sensitivities?
On a recent trip to the grocery store, I noticed several magazines devoted entirely to diabetes. An entire magazine devoted to a disease? Why? The number of Americans with diabetes is expected to DOUBLE in the next 25 years — from the current 25.8 million to 48.3 million in 2050. That is 1 in 3 [...]
I made this chili this weekend for a group mountain bike outing.I like to add some unexpected ingredients into my chili recipe, not only for a taste sensation, but to increase the nutrient and antioxidant punch. This chili seems to be a proven crowd pleaser. Adjust the seasonings as you wish for a milder or spicier version.
Is Agave the New “Healthy” Sweetener? Agave syrup has been advertised as a new “healthy” sweetener that is low glycemic, good for weight loss, and better for you than either regular sugar (sucrose) or high fructose corn syrup. And sales of agave syrup have skyrocketed in the last few years. But is it really that [...]
This is a super healthy meal full of color, fiber, antioxidants and absolutely bursting with vitamins and minerals!
This is a great meal for company, and perfect for summer when these ingredients are easy to find locally…
Injuries, both minor and major, are one of the hardest and most frustrating thing an athlete has to deal with. Injuries usually seem like they occur just as you are beginning to ramp up your training for big events. And now that the weather is warming up, amateur and professional athletes are starting to pick [...]
Cranberries are not just for the Holidays anymore. This little berry, it turns out, has some truly amazing properties! These bright red, very tart little berries belong to the same family as the blueberry, so its no surprise that they too, are packed with antioxidants, fat burning power, and tons of nutrition! The Native American [...]
Is Gluten Fattening? Have you noticed all the “Gluten Free” items at the grocery store lately? Some stores have whole aisles dedicated to “gluten-free”. There’s even “gluten-free” beer! A few years ago, few people knew what “gluten-free” was; now it seems like the whole world is going gluten-free. What is gluten? Well, gluten is the [...]