Two Types of Calcium Deficiency

When considering the crucial role that calcium plays within the body, it is no wonder that a deficiency of this mineral can lead to a whole series of problems – many of which can not only heavily impact your way of life but actually threaten your life under the most significant circumstances. As you may be … Continue reading Two Types of Calcium Deficiency

The Top 10 Vegan Athletes

1. Brendan Brazier Professional Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier, is one of the top athletes in the world. He has gained notoriety as a best-selling author specializing in performance nutrition and further distinguished himself by winning the Canadian 50KM Ultra Marathon Championships on two separate occasions. He has also placed third at the National Long-Course Triathlon … Continue reading The Top 10 Vegan Athletes

The Top 4 Vegan Websites

Whether you’re simply trying out a few vegan recipes but haven’t made a complete switch, or you’ve been a vegan for years, keeping company with other vegans is a great way to learn new ideas, recipes, outlooks, and perspectives. Just as iron sharpens iron, when you surround yourself with knowledge and doers- you two will … Continue reading The Top 4 Vegan Websites

Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits!

Dairy is NOT the only source of calcium! We created this infographic to raise awareness that plant sources of calcium are available. If you missed the original article, 10 Fruits Rich in Calcium, be sure to check that out too. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or just looking for an alternative to dairy calcium, hopefully this info … Continue reading Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits!

Health Benefits of Maqui Berries

According to the Center for Human Nutrition at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, evidence overwhelmingly supports the health benefits of adding berries to your diet. [1] Frequently cited as fabulous sources of antioxidants and vitamins, nearly anyone can benefit by including more berries in their diet. [2]Raspberries, strawberries, and mulberries are great, but if you’re looking for … Continue reading Health Benefits of Maqui Berries

Video: The Myths of the Paleo Diet

If you’re not familiar with the TED Talks video series, I highly recommend checking them out. TED Talks are informational lectures (on a HUGE variety of topics described as “ideas worth spreading”) given by experts in the field. It’s nearly impossible to watch them and not be smarter afterward. I recently saw a TED Talk … Continue reading Video: The Myths of the Paleo Diet

Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions

The United States is a sleep-deprived nation. It shows in our health as well as the way in which we age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep deprivation is a serious public health issue, and one in three adults don’t get enough sleep.[1] Our ancestors did not have this issue, so why … Continue reading Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions

8 Foods That Boost Your Immune System

If you’re looking for an immune system boost, the right vitamins and minerals can help. Although diet gets little attention in conventional media when it comes to supporting the immune system, it is one of the most powerful methods for keeping colds and other illnesses at bay. Nutrition isn’t the only means of immune system support … Continue reading 8 Foods That Boost Your Immune System

What Is Shmeat?

Shmeat is meat created in a petri dish. It could also be called in vitro meat or test tube meat. This meat is lab created and does not come from a complete, living animal. There are a number of thoughts on the origin of the word ‘shmeat’. A generally accepted source states it comes from … Continue reading What Is Shmeat?

The Weight Loss Benefits of Fennel Seed Essential Oil

Fennel seed is commonly used in cooking and as an alternative medicine remedy. It has a distinct flavor and, nutritionally, is a good source of potassium, magnesium, calcium and vitamins B and C. Therapeutically, one of its most common applications is to relieve gastrointestinal distress. Fennel seed has powerful antioxidant properties and fights free radicals … Continue reading The Weight Loss Benefits of Fennel Seed Essential Oil