11 Surprising Health Benefits of Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Warning
In any region, hot chocolate is a cup of cheer especially as the weather starts cooling down. Real chocolate with real milk and unrefined sugar is an incredibly complex substance, containing 400-500 different health benefiting compounds. Hot cocoa is a… [Read More]

Why and how much iodine do you need?

Why and how much iodine do you need?
Iodine is a trace mineral that is essential for health. Iodine plays an important role in ensuring proper thyroid gland functioning. It plays a pivotal role in manufacturing the thyroid hormones, Thyroxine (T4) and Triiodothyronine (T3). (1) Iodine also helps… [Read More]

Healthy Halloween

Are you looking for ideas to make Halloween healthier? Want your kiddos to have fun but not get overdosed on junk food? Tired of all the junky sugar treats that you feel obligated to pass out? Would you like some… [Read More]

Unscrambling the Egg (Carton)

Eggs are one of nature’s perfect foods. Egg are one of the most nutritious dietary choices you can make. Eggs are loaded with a wide variety of nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, essential amino acids, vitamins D and E, as… [Read More]

Choose Your Shrimp Wisely

If you think that shrimp is being harvested off US shores and brought, fresh, into market – Forrest Gump style – you’re being misled. Today, the vast majority of shrimp (over 90 percent) come from industrial shrimp farms off the… [Read More]

Choosing The Best Soy To Eat

Are you confused as to whether soy products are good for you or not? Heard that it could raise your estrogen levels and increase cancer risk? Let’s delve into this issue. Find out which soy foods are beneficial and which… [Read More]

The Dirty Dozen And Clean 15

Having a hard time buying only organic? Here is a listing of the clean fruits and vegetables that have the best natural protection against pesticides. And the 12 fruits and vegetables that you should really only buy organic due to… [Read More]

How Can I Avoid Genetically Modified Food?

By now, most of us have heard about Genetically Modified Ingredients (GMOs) in food. When I discuss GMOs with friends or clients, most people ask how they know if their favorite product (either packaged or as a whole food) that… [Read More]