Choosing to toast bread is typically a matter of taste and texture, but did you know that toasting (and dehydrating) your bread might actually be associated with a couple of potential health benefits? It’s true, although the answer is not as simple as that. To understand what … [Read more...] about What’s healthier? Toasted or untoasted bread?
When it comes to diet, we tend to focus solely on the types of foods we eat, but if you ask functional nutritionist Deanna Minich, Ph.D., she will tell you the size of your food is also very important. In a recent podcast for mindbodygreen, Minich explained that smaller … [Read more...] about Why you should enjoy more “tiny” plant-based foods
Many of our eating habits are formed as young children and these become increasingly more difficult to change as we get older. It turns out that cultivating school gardens can increase the daily vegetable intake of elementary school children by offering an opportunity to educate … [Read more...] about Cultivating school gardens encourages children to eat more vegetables
Metabolic health is crucial for building immunity and staving off chronic diseases, but unfortunately, 88 percent of Americans are what is called metabolically unhealthy. You can be fit and lean, and still, be metabolically unhealthy. That’s because metabolic dysfunction has to … [Read more...] about Immunity: These 10 tips will help you boost your metabolic health
With the days becoming shorter and the weather colder, it’s not uncommon for people to start feeling emotionally drained. In fact, some 10 million Americans experience a subtype of depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) each year during the winter months, with … [Read more...] about These 5 foods will help lift your mood all winter long