We’ve been taught since we were little to brush our teeth in the morning and in the evening to maintain adequate oral hygiene. Research has even shown that good oral hygiene has a strong connection to your overall health by helping to ward off serious medical problems. While we floss and brush to prevent plaque… Continue reading Can Your Toothpaste Be Doing More Harm than Good?
Ever since I was little, I’ve never been a big fan of mayonnaise – there was just something about the taste. It wasn’t until one day over winter break, when I home visiting from college, that I discovered Vegenaise in the fridge. “What in the world is this?” I thought. “Enjoy real mayonnaise taste with… Continue reading Vegan Broccoli Slaw
As many of you know, I’m not big consumer of animal meat, as I’ve encountered some unfavorable experiences while eating out. After a couple occurrences of food poisoning, I decided to give animal protein a little break. However, after a year or so, I seldomly would get a craving for a bison burger or spaghetti… Continue reading Easy Marinated Baked Chicken
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