When it comes to dieting, promising new fads seem to spring up almost daily, and there’s no shortage of supplements or methodical formulas to help you achieve your health goal. But with such a saturated market, it’s more difficult to determine which approach is worth your time and effort when it comes to adopting a diet that fits your lifestyle. It’s no surprise, then, that of the more popular wellness trends to rise to popularity is micro fasting, better known as “intermittent fasting” (IF for short). Read More
It’s hard to open a menu in any major metropolitan city without seeing the letters GF stamped beside entrées, baked goods, and more. “Gluten-free” seems to the buzz term of the decade. So what is a gluten-free diet and should you join the masses? If you feel you’re in the dark about the ins and outs of the GF lifestyle, read on to learn more. Read More
One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. The health-minded speak often about the benefits of consuming fish, which are an excellent source of proteins, minerals, and, especially, Omega-3 fatty acids
, essential fats which support heart health, improve immune function, reduce inflammation, and can even reverse anxiety. But, as it turns out, all fish are not created equal. Some fish may pose serious health risks due to toxins and metals, and others may have more nutritional value. Read on for six fish you should avoid, and the best choices for your health.
If you’re interested in health and wellness, you’ve likely heard the word “probiotics” mentioned here and there—and you may even have some friends who swear by them. So why are they so popular and what should you know about them before you join the bandwagon? Read on for our Probiotics 101. Read More