6 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

6 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Maybe you love the process of scooping seeds out of a pumpkin and roasting them. But these days it’s easy…

The Puzzle of Weight Loss Plateaus

The Puzzle of Weight Loss Plateaus

You’ve started a new plan to get to a healthier weight but at some point you find you’ve hit a…

Spotlight on Supplements: St. John’s Wort

Spotlight on Supplements: St. John’s Wort

St. John’s wort is a widely known, non-prescription dietary supplement with use dating back to ancient Greece Overview St. John’s…

Is Dairy-Free Ice Cream Actually Better for You?

Is Dairy-Free Ice Cream Actually Better for You?

If you follow a dairy-free lifestyle, you no longer need to suffer from fear of missing out when it comes…

Anti-Inflammatory Eating

Anti-Inflammatory Eating

Plant-based foods may keep inflammation at bay Inflammation is a natural part of life. It’s your body’s rescue response for…

The Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Intermittent Fasting

The Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Intermittent Fasting

About two years ago, Michael Saraceno decided he wanted to lose weight. He was nearing 275 pounds and was planning…

Burning Fat

Burning Fat

Keto diet changes how food is turned into energy While it may seem like the newest weight-loss trend, the ketogenic…

The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Just the thought of biting into a square of chocolate might make you smile. And, chances are, it really will…

Shining a Light on Nightshade Vegetables

Shining a Light on Nightshade Vegetables

Just the name “nightshade,” gives this category of vegetables a shady mystique. And their reputation of possibly contributing to inflammatory…

Sugar Addiction

Sugar Addiction

Limiting sweeteners (especially fructose) can reduce chronic disease Sugar fuels your body and brain. But when overconsumed, it can wreak havoc on…