Top 7 Keto-Friendly Vegetables for a Keto Meal Plan

Top 7 Keto-Friendly Vegetables for a Keto Meal Plan

The ketogenic diet, and other forms of low carb/high fat diets (LCHF) have been controversial for decades when dietary fat was demonized as the weight loss villain. However, it turns out that fat is a cleaner, less stressful source of fuel for the body than glucose and following a ketogenic or LCHF dietary regimen is a much better option in treating obesity and many other chronic diseases. Here are 7 keto-friendly vegetables to add to your ketogenic meal plan. Click Arrow Above to Read More

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5 Facts Everyone Should Know About Probiotics

5 Facts Everyone Should Know About Probiotics

Less than a decade ago, the idea that the human body is made up of more microorganisms than human cells was not widely known. Today however, our microbiome is one of the most popular topics in medical and genetic research. Probiotics are the helpful living microorganisms in your gut, They’re essential not only to digestive health, but to your overall wellbeing, including your mental health. Here are 5 facts you should know about probiotics. Click the Arrow Above to Read More

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Why You May Need Digestive Enzymes

Why You May Need Digestive Enzymes

Your food and hydration choices affect your digestive process. When you consume sufficient high fiber foods and water, you help food move through the digestive tract (peristalsis) with ease, reducing your risk for constipation and other forms of GI distress. When the enzymes naturally present in our food are damaged, the body has a harder time breaking down what you've eaten. Read on to learn how supplementing with a high quality digestive enzyme can support your gut and overall health. Click the Arrow Above to Read More...

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It’s Time to Stop Eating the Standard American Diet (SAD)

It’s Time to Stop Eating the Standard American Diet (SAD)

The vilification of dietary fat originated as long ago as the late 50’s, spearheaded by American scientist,  Ancel Keys’s Seven Country study.  The result of his work, followed by the publication of the first American Dietary Goals to reverse heart disease in 1977,  has resulted in what is now known as the SAD (standard American diet). The good news is, there is a healthier alternative - a low carb/high fat/high fiber approach to eating. Click the Arrow Above to Read More...

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Does Supplemental Vitamin D Help Mitigate SAD?

Does Supplemental Vitamin D Help Mitigate SAD?

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is sometimes called wintertime blues. The days are short, and some people respond to the lack of sunlight with symptoms of depression like sadness, lethargy, and sleep disturbances. Studies exist linking SAD (and depression in general) with low levels of vitamin D. The good news is, you don’t have to have abundant sunshine to increase vitamin D levels, because it can also be obtained through foods or through supplements

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Discover the Benefits of a Ketogenic Lifestyle

Discover the Benefits of a Ketogenic Lifestyle

Maybe you have considered adopting a low carb/high fat meal plan, but are worried about it being bland and limited in your favorite foods. In fact, the ketogenic lifestyle encompasses so many different foods that you have tremendous scope for creating a variety of tasty, nutritious meals that satisfy hunger.

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Fall for these 5 Nutritious Carbs this Fall

Fall for these 5 Nutritious Carbs this Fall

Incorporating seasonal produce into your diet helps ensure you eat a variety of foods throughout the year and as the temperature drops, we tend to desire heartier, starchier, comfort foods. As we say goodbye to lighter, summertime fare, we can now look forward to these nutrient-rich, low carb autumn vegetables.  Click the arrow above to read more

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