10 Teas to Fit Every Mood

No matter the mood, there is a tea out there for you. Some teas give you a natural energy boost, while others promote rest and relaxation.  Drinking tea for medicinal purposes dates back centuries to the ancient Shang dynasty in China. It was first introduced to Portuguese missionaries during the 16th Century, spreading quickly throughout … Continue reading 10 Teas to Fit Every Mood

8 Foods To Help You Sleep

Trouble falling asleep at night? You are not the only one. With the hustle and bustle of modern life, it can be hard to turn off your brain and get some rest. Here are 8 foods to help you fall asleep and wake up feeling refreshed. 1. Bananas Bananas contain magnesium and potassium, both which … Continue reading 8 Foods To Help You Sleep

Healthy-Eating Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Old habits die hard, and keeping  your healthy-eating resolutions can feel impossible. New Year's resolutions provide an opportunity for growth and self-improvement - but many of us find it tough to avoid that building temptation. I'm teaming up with Detox on the Rocks for New Year, Better You: The January Wellness Challenge. We are focusing … Continue reading Healthy-Eating Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

10 Healthy Tips for Losing Weight in the New Year

Feeling sluggish after the holidays? Here are a few of my favorite tips to rev up your metabolism and help you shed a few pounds. 1. Watch what you drink Liquid calories do not satisfy the body in the same way that solid calories do. Drinking a large cafe mocha won't fill you up like … Continue reading 10 Healthy Tips for Losing Weight in the New Year

10 Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

Holiday parties are upon us, and this means temptation is not far behind. But, don't fret! You can still say "yes" to holiday food and stay on track with these 10 tips for eating healthy during the  holidays. Tip #1: Choose Your Portions Wisely The saying rings true: your eyes are bigger than your stomach. … Continue reading 10 Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

10 Foods that Burn Fat

End of the year holidays are a time for celebrating with friends and family. And for most people, it means time to start thinking about New Year's resolutions. As we rang in 2016, the most popular resolutions involved getting in shape. If you're resolving to improve your health and lose some weight, here are 10 … Continue reading 10 Foods that Burn Fat

8 Reasons to Drink More Lemon Water

For such a simple drink, lemon water has amazing health benefits! Even if you aren't a big water drinker, you'll be reaching for a glass in no time. Here are 8 reasons why you should start your day with 1 cup of warm water and 1/2 a lemon. 1. Immune Booster Lemons are loaded with … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Drink More Lemon Water

What’s the Deal with Pitless Avocados?

Are avocado injuries a thing of the past?! I recently discovered pitless avocados and couldn't wait to do a little more digging. To save shoppers from slicing and dicing their hands during pit removal (a remarkably common problem that ER docs now refer to as "avocado hand"), a British retailer has begun selling pitless avocados. These … Continue reading What’s the Deal with Pitless Avocados?

Healthy Benefits of Bone Broth

When you hear the term "leaky gut," what comes to mind? Digestive issues...? Tummy troubles...? Food sensitivities...? In reality, a leaky gut creates far more trouble than an upset stomach. Your health greatly depends on the balance of good and bad microbes that live inside your gut. How do microbes help you? Food digestion, immune system management, … Continue reading Healthy Benefits of Bone Broth

The Best Fruits and Veggies for Winter

  If you're anything like me, you love the holidays. Ice skating, hot chocolate, Christmas movies under warm, cozy blankets...I love when December comes around. But for me, the cold climate can make it difficult to add fresh, colorful fruits and veggies to my diet. Eating locally is truly a challenge! To help us get … Continue reading The Best Fruits and Veggies for Winter