Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

Vitamin D Deficient

Despite the positive discoveries related to the benefits of vitamin D, a number of questions remain. Many experts are still unsure as to the extent vitamin D deficiency plays in disease development. Many experts also disagree on whether or not supplementation or sun exposure is best. And, there are differing opinions on how much vitamin D […]

Why You Should Drink Kombucha

Kombucha Tea

Kombucha Tea If you’re into health food, you may have heard of kombucha tea. Kombucha is a lightly fermented tea which has achieved considerable popularity among the healthy eating crowd. Advocates claim it enhances cognition, stimulates immune function, supports weight loss, can be applied as a therapy for almost any ailment, and even promotes longevity. But, […]

5 Tips to Help You Restore and Maintain Your Gut Health

Gut Health

Bacteria in your gut might sound like a bad thing, but your gut actually uses bacteria to process food into energy. We call these helpful bacteria probiotics and they are essential for gut health. Most people have heard the term probiotics in yogurt ads, but that’s about it. What are probiotics and what do they mean to […]

Why Every Woman Should Be Strength Training

strength training for women

Ask 100 women this year what their New Year’s resolution will be and a third will likely answer “weight loss.” Many of these women will join a gym (or start using their current membership more). They’ll spend hours on the treadmill, elliptical, or other cardio machine. They may even lose a bit of weight. But they still may […]

Clean Eating 101

Eating Clean

Eating clean is a lot simpler than you think. The idea is about being mindful of our food’s pathway between its origin and your plate. At its simplest, eating clean is about eating whole foods, or “real” foods – those that are minimally processed, refined, and handled, making them as close to their natural state […]