With the summer months coming up, people love to spend time outdoors soaking up the sun. Whether it’s lying by the pool or working up a good sweat exercising outside, exposure to high temperatures (mix in some humidity) can lead to electrolyte imbalance, including dehydration. According to research, about 60-75% of Americans don’t drink enough… Continue reading Are You Dehydrated, but Just Don’t Know It?
Being a big fan of Mexican food & vegetarian options, I decided one morning to try and recreate Chipotle’s newest vegetarian option, sofritas. It didn’t seem like it would be that hard to prepare, and like I thought, it was very simple & quick to make! Requiring only a few ingredients, this inexpensive dish makes… Continue reading Homemade Chipotle Sofritas Bowl
“What in the world is an armpit Detox?” you might be asking. While deodorant is great to rid off body odor and keep you from sweating, is there a price to pay for this luxury? Research has suggested that aluminum-based deodorants and antiperspirants may contribute to the development of hormonal imbalance, breast cancer, Alzheimer’s, allergies,… Continue reading Do Your Armpits Need a Detox?
Papaya- a fruit many have heard of, but have never really tried. After learning about all of its health benefits, its no surprise Christopher Columbus called papaya the “fruit of the angles.” What makes this deliciously sweet orange-colored flesh fruit so incredible is that it contains powerful digestive enzymes and is high in vitamins, minerals,… Continue reading The Exotic Wonder Fruit: Papaya
You’re walking down the aisle looking for a new bread to try and see the words “Sprouted Grains” on certain brands. “What does that mean?” many people think as they move to a more familiar bread. Honestly, before doing any research, I didn’t really know much about sprouted grains either. Sprouted grain bread is a… Continue reading Sprouted What?
After recent traveling I know first hand how hard it can be to stick to your healthy eating habits and routine while on the go. Some places don’t offer certain foods you like, sometimes you indulge in food & drink more often than normal, and/or there may not be access or time to exercise. While… Continue reading My Favorite Tips for Healthy Eating on the Go
After reading Lisa’s article, you’ve learned that certain factors can have a positive or a negative affect on the digestive system and that our skin will send a message through breakouts or skin conditions if digestion is not functioning properly. While we want to optimize our digestive tract by eating a balanced diet and minimizing… Continue reading Fun Tips for a Better Complexion