What is Nutritional Yeast?

nutritional yeast in bowl

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 Winter Skin Care Tips

Winter is a perfect recipe for lackluster skin that feels raw and tender. The cold, wet, windy weather strips the skin of its moisture, causing it to become dry and flaky. Follow these 5 winter skin care tips to spruce up your cold weather regimen.

A Vegetarian Diet in Winter

Being vegetarian or vegan in winter might seem like a sad prospect for anyone unfamiliar with the plethora of delicious and versatile foods that can be harvested December through March. These months of the year offer much more than soggy, overboiled cabbage; it’s easier than you may think to keep your intake of fruits and more…

Christie B Reveals Three Bs of Beautiful Skin

1. Berries Something that tastes great AND is good for you? You bet. Fantastic fruits! Especially the ones in deep, rich hues like blueberries and blackberries. These darker-toned fruits are potent sources of free radical-fighting antioxidants and boast an ORAC antioxidant rating of well over 2,000 (an apple is 218). “Free radical damage is one more…

Whole Food Supplements

What is a Whole Food? A food is considered whole when it has not been processed, changed, or refined in any way. Whole foods include fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and animal products such as meat and eggs. In whole foods, there exists a natural balance of the three macromolecules: protein, carbohydrates, and fats. Although more…

9 Healthy Habits

9 Healthy Habits Healthy people share at least one common trait – habits that get them through the day in the healthiest way possible. Habits are actions that are practically second nature, which makes them easy to stick to.  You might be surprised to realize then, that this suggests healthy people don’t put a lot more…

5 Ways to Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

5 Ways to Eat More Fruit and Vegetables High in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but low in calories – fruits and vegetables are an ideal food group. Your intake affects your ability to manage your weight and support overall good health. The United States Department of Agriculture Food Guide recommends that adults eat 2 more…