The Truth about Good Fat

I’m always surprised, and disappointed, to see egg white omelettes featured in the “Healthy Options” section of restaurant menus. We all know that egg yolks are being left out because of their fat content, but why is this still happening? Clearing up the Confusion around Good Fat The notion that fat makes us fat, or that more…

Surprise! These 5 Foods Are Not Gluten-Free

Whether you have celiac disease or suffer from non-celiac gluten sensitivities, unknowingly eating even a small amount of gluten can lead to serious adverse reactions and digestive issues. Although wheat is the most common grain that contains gluten, it is also present in rye, barley, oats, triticale, and less familiar varieties of wheat, such as more…

3 Simple Healthy Eating Tips

When we get strapped for time and find ourselves eating on the run too often, getting back to healthy eating can seem like a real challenge. But small additions and changes can go a long way to packing more nutrients into each meal. Here are 3 simple healthy eating tips: 1. Include Something Fresh and more…

What is Nutritional Yeast?

Nutritional yeast – nooch to some – is an absolute powerhouse of nutrition, but remains largely unknown in some circles or is associated only with the hippiest of vegans and vegetarians. These yellow flakes are growing in popularity, however, as word of its health benefits and nutty, slightly cheesy taste – not to mention its more…

5 Healthy Eating Tips for a Busy Lifestyle

Once upon a time, I looked on at people who “had it together” in envy. How, I wondered, could they possibly have time to work, exercise, go out, and maintain healthy eating habits? Did they have some kind of superhuman secret?  While I still haven’t stumbled across any superhuman secret, I have figured out a few more…

Cabbage: What Is It Good For?

Cabbage is one sophisticated vegetable. It’s used in many traditional recipes throughout the world and is a powerful source of nutrients. As part of the Brassica family, cabbage provides some of the same benefits as broccoli and cauliflower — but at a much more affordable price. If you’ve yet to get yourself acquainted with this more…