Summer weather is hot. Heat warms the body. The body needs to cool down somehow. So, we sweat! In fact, sweating is a very strictly regulated process that the body performs whenever its temperature deviates from its normal set point. When the body gets too warm, whether this is due to some internal change like … Continue reading Sweat it out!
A spicy and satisfying side dish! Continue reading Recipe: Spiced Sweet Potato Patties
Saucy, tangy and rich, in all the right ways! Continue reading Recipe: Coconut-Tamarind Chicken
Do vitamin supplements just produce “expensive urine”? Some variation of this question comes up every now and then. What people usually mean by this question is that taking vitamin supplements may not be effective, that the contents of the supplement may just be eliminated by the body, either in the urine or fecal excretions, without … Continue reading Vitamin Supplements and “Expensive Urine”
Don’t let all that fiber go to waste! Continue reading Recipe: Use up that juice pulp!
Fresh and tangy, with a kick! The juiciest juice you’ll ever have! Continue reading Recipe: Freshy-Fresh Zinger Juice
Sweet, green and earthy, this one packs a vitamin punch! Continue reading Recipe: Green Strawberry Juice
I often get asked about juicing, or drinking juices in general. Is it a good idea? I would generally caution people against drinking too much fruit juice because of the sugar content. Think of it this way, it takes about 4 oranges to make a cup of orange juice. Let’s say you have 2-3 cups … Continue reading Juicing: Squeezing in those nutrients!
Quick, easy, and delicious, these Energy Truffles are packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats! Bon appétit! Continue reading Recipe: Energy Truffles
So happy it’s summer! Along with summer come changes in our appetites, our diets and in the way we prepare our food. Here are a few tips on healthy summer eating: People’s appetites often shift from craving heavy, filling foods, to a preference for lighter fare in the warmer months. Don’t resist this shift! Take … Continue reading Summer Eating