Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

fresh vegetable broccoli. Fresh green broccoli on a black stone table.

And the healthiest way to cook broccoli is...

We’ve previously reported on why broccoli is so great. Full of nutrients and antioxidants, it can help invigorate so many parts of our bodies. In recent years, one incredible compound found in broccoli, called sulforaphane, has gained a reputation as a super nutrient. Studies even show it is Read More...

chlorella in powder form

6 reasons to eat more chlorella, a nutrient-packed sea veggie

It’s common knowledge that incorporating vegetables into your diet is essential to maintaining your overall health. However, this doesn’t mean we should stick to the basic vegetables that are found in your local produce aisle.  If you’re looking to shake things up a bit, then perhaps give Read More...

Group of red, orange and purple multivitamin gummies with the bottle isolated on white background.

Gummy vitamins may not be as healthy as you think

Turns out gummy vitamins aren’t just for kids anymore, with adults dominating around 80 percent of the market. More and more people are turning to these kinds of supplements over pills due to a phenomenon called “pill fatigue,” where taking multiple tablets every day leads to annoyance and Read More...

Young child with green apples between his biceps.

Children's growth and nutrition aren't compromised by a veggie diet

It has long been thought that vegetarianism in children can hurt their growth and nutrition as they are missing out on key nutrients that only meat can offer, such as protein and iron. A new St. Michael's Hospital of Unity Health Toronto and TARGet Kids! study has disproven this assumption, Read More...

Young garlic and red onions in a vegetable box.

How healthy are garlic and onions?

Onion and garlic are the savory staples of many dishes. For pasta, curries, or stews, these delicious veggies add depth and flavor to our food. Do we ever stop to wonder, though, what nutritional benefit these are bringing to our meals? What are the nutritional benefits of onions and Read More...

Matcha green tea latte in a cup.

The scoop on matcha tea

If you’re not familiar with matcha, it’s a finely ground powder from dried green tea leaves. Because the matcha leaves grow in shaded bushes, they have increased levels of chlorophyll so they can absorb as much sunlight as possible. This gives the leaves and the drink their eye-catching color. Read More...

Sweet potatoes piled for market.

Experts tell us how healthy sweet potatoes really are

Sweet potatoes are a delicious, bright, and nutritious vegetable with the ability to liven up any plate of food in color and taste. “In general, the more color you can add to your diet coming from fruits and vegetables, the better,” says sports dietitian Yasi Ansari. What are the health Read More...

six gluten free grains in tear drop bowls

6 super healthy gluten-free grains

Gluten sensitivity is much more common these days, however, those who have sworn off gluten could be missing out on many health benefits and important nutrients. “Even if you’re gluten sensitive, you don’t have to give up all whole grains,” says the author of The South Beach Diet Gluten Read More...

Healthy soil and vegetables

Healthier soil means healthier food

We’ve written in the past about regenerative agriculture and how it benefits the planet. It’s a simple system of farming that involves plowing less, using cover crops, and diversifying to create healthier soil. The practice has made products that are 100 percent carbon negative, and it has Read More...

blue berry smoothie

Try "reverse juicing" to get the most out of your berries

Berries are more than just juicy, flavorful snacks. They are also jam-packed with nutrients and offer us a range of health benefits. Berries are especially known as a great source of polyphenols, a subgroup of antioxidants that have been linked to improved heart health, glowing skin, and Read More...