Thanks to the keto diet, Whole 30 and other “fad diets,” the majority of our nutrition-related conversations tend to revolve around macronutrients — carbohydrates, fats and proteins — as well as added sugar and highly-processed foods. (All good things to pay attention to.) But what about dietary fiber? I’d venture to guess that you don’t … Continue reading Is fiber the secret to a healthier gut?
You’ve probably heard some buzz around the very popular Whole30 diet — an elimination diet with the goal of committing to a 30-day nutritional system reboot for your body. But what does this 30-day diet entail? And is it good for your health? In essence, the Whole30 diet aims to eliminate a large portion of … Continue reading The whole scoop on the Whole30 diet
Your risk for certain diseases may be determined by just 10 foods, according to a recent study. We’ve always known that what you eat can greatly affect your health, but now researchers have put together a handy list of exactly what to add to your plate — and what to take off of it — to … Continue reading These 10 foods may affect your risk for diseases
Why is stress so harmful? Many scientists believe that our increasingly stressed and fast-paced lifestyles have a direct link to higher than normal levels of cortisol (a compound linked to stress) in our bodies. It has been shown that elevated cortisol over the long-term results in increased blood sugar levels and weight gain from the … Continue reading Try these foods to lower your stress level