What Makes Eggs Eggscellent?

• Protein. Protein is absolutely a necessary nutrient – it builds and maintains muscle, which helps reduce fat. It supports brain function and boosts our metabolism. And as part of a healthy meal, it helps us feel satisfied, longer. A study cited by Healthline showed...

Why do eggs have a bad rap

In the late 70s, eggs got a bad reputation because health practitioners discovered that high amounts of cholesterol in the blood could increase our risk of heart disease. Physicians of that era thought (incorrectly, it turns out) that eating high-cholesterol foods...

What’s All the Fuss About Detoxing?

Detoxing has become a popular way for people to restore their health, jumpstart their metabolism and kick off a weight-loss or clean-eating program. And done right, detoxing does a great job of helping you achieve those goals. However, there are many different ways to...

Get to know your fall veggies!

Have you ever wondered why certain vegetables are more abundant in certain seasons? I find it amazing how nature’s produce cycle supports our body’s needs, and gently leads us from season to season. For example, our bodies require more water in the summer months, and...

Sugar and health: the latest research

You’re likely aware of the connection between sugar and weight gain. You may have even seen the studies showing the connection between obesity and diabetes. But are you aware of the most recent studies highlighting the effects of sugar on other areas of our health?...

How You Can Reduce the Effects of Stress

We all experience stress at different times in our lives. And while you may not be able to explain why certain situations stress you out, you know the symptoms when you feel them: Heart racing. Dry mouth. Sweaty palms. Tense muscles. It’s not a coincidence – your...