Rare is the day I don’t pop into my local health food store at one point or another so when it comes to healthy snacks…I’ve seen countless. If there’s one thing I’ve gathered from checking out celebrity nutritionist Heather Bauer’s new monthly subscription service, Bestowed, however it’s that there’s always something new and great to try.
I try not to eat too much dairy because I have a hard time digesting it, but one thing I’m trying to keep in my diet is Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt’s protein content is usually double that of regular yogurt and it’s rich in probiotics, friendly bacteria that lives in our intestines.
Soooo….apparently last week was Hemp History Week. Who knew? Thanks to Whole Foods for the alert! Whole Foods in fact carries a ton of hemp products – like literally, a ton – hemp milk, cereals, granola, waffles, protein powders, nutrition bars, breads, snacks, chips, pastas, flour, vegetarian burgers, and a large variety of personal care […]
New diet books are a dime a dozen, but one that has been making major waves as of late is The FastDiet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting ($14.39). A big hit in the UK, the book recently came to the US and has already been lauded […]
I love ice cream, but if I can it’s the one thing I avoid. It’s pretty much the worst thing you can eat. Full of fat, cholesterol, and sugar it has no redeeming qualities. I had some Haagen Dazs on my trip to Hong Kong a few weeks ago and I love sugar, but I […]
Here comes yet another clever marketing play on the popular BB Creams – Juice Generation has just launched DD Shots, which are TSA-friendly 1oz health boosters. So next time you’re getting ready to board a long flight or just need a quick pick-me-up stop by any of their locations and pick-up Sea Buckthorn for a beauty […]
Brewed chocolate!? That’s right, Choffy is made of roasted and ground cocoa beans and you brew it just like coffee. Unlike coffee however it’s full of antioxidants (more than in a serving of blueberries), and doesn’t give you the caffeine crash that you sometimes get with coffee (it does naturally contain a gentle stimulant called […]
Ideally we would all get the essential nutrients we need from food, but that isn’t always feasible. While the evidence is murky when it comes to the efficacy of supplements, if you’re at risk for falling short on some key nutrients it’s worth considering consulting a physician or registered dietitian about starting a supplement plan. […]