stay hydrated for summer

Stay Well-hydrated For Summer

With summer just around the corner and temperatures rising it’s important to stay well-hydrated during the summer months. Most of us don’t drink enough water in the first place, add in the higher temperatures and more outdoor activity, it all adds up to sweating more, leading to more fluid loss and potential dehydration. Dehydration can cause a large […]

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The Health Benefits Of Blueberries

Nutrient Dense and DeliciousWhen it comes to clean eating and nutrient dense food choices, blueberries are at the top of the list. They’re a really good source of fiber, manganese, vitamins C, K, and a great source of antioxidants. Berries have been shown to be beneficial for cardiovascular health, supporting beneficial blood pressure levels, and […]

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Blueberry Mojito Mocktail Recipe

There’s something really refreshing about a cool crisp summer drink. Especially one that highlights the fabulous flavor of blueberries. At this point in my life, I choose to no longer drink alcohol (not that I ever drank that much to begin with). It turns out lots of people feel the same way I do and […]

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July Is National Blueberry Month

Blueberry season is here! And there is nothing more fabulous than having fresh blueberries to eat.  They’re so wonderful that they even have an entire month devoted to them; July is National Blueberry Month. Just by themselves, blueberries are a wonderful snack.  In a fruit salad, they are amazingly tasty.  Baked into a myriad of […]

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Refreshing Recipes To Celebrate National Avocado Day

Avocados are more than simply a delicious and creamy fruit. They’re actually a wonderfully healthy addition to any clean eating nutritional plan. Avocado nutrition profile   Avocados are an excellent source of fiber, pantothenic acid, vitamin K, copper, and folate. They are also a good choice for getting your potassium. Believe it or not, one […]

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Healthy At Home Journaling Prompts

Journaling for better health If you’re looking to improve your health and wellbeing there may be a strategy to help that you’re overlooking. Journaling. It turns out that there are a lot of ways that using a journal can be good for you. It can be a supportive strategy for stress relief, help you work […]

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Understanding Lipoprotein (a)

Understanding Lipoprotein (a)

[Note: This post is to help you better understand Lipoprotein (a). It is in response to this letter written April 3, 2020, by Sotirios Tsimkias, M.D., who is the Director of Vascular Medicine, Division of Cardiology and the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine] You’re probably familiar with cholesterol testing. You know, that […]

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What Is Hummus?

by Mira Dessy, The Ingredient GuruOne of the easiest and healthiest snacks you can make is hummus. High in protein, fiber, vitamin 6, and manganese, it tends to be served either with pita bread, crackers, or with vegetables. Not only is hummus delicious and high in protein, it has a huge fan following. There are […]

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How To Pick Healthy Non-Perishable Snacks

by Mira Dessy, The Ingredient GuruAmericans have a snack habit. We’ve become accustomed to eating multiple times throughout the day. Sometimes we snack because we’re hungry. But more often than not it’s because we are bored, thirsty, or possibly responding to emotional stimuli. Occasionally we snack because we are on-the-go and are looking for something […]

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