Nutrition Archive

5 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Love is in the air and candy is on the shelves! That’s right – it’s Valentine’s season. And we’ve found a few reasons why you should treat yourself to a box of dark chocolates just for the occasion! And, you know, maybe stock up on ‘em too the day after when all the candy goes […]
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Honey Love: Nature’s Golden Nectar

One of the easiest changes to make when adopting a healthier lifestyle is exchanging sugar for honey. That’s why we’ve brought Shiva Rose of The Local Rose by to tell us a little more about incorporating it into your daily life. Reaching out to us from her homestead in the Santa Monica mountains, where she […]
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5 Important Minerals You’re Not Getting Enough Of

Did you know that we can trace almost every health condition to a mineral deficiency? Not enough iron and the risk of anemia increases. Too little magnesium and we may feel tired, dizzy, nauseated, and anxious. But when we consume the right amount, we’re able to build strong bones and teeth, maintain muscle function, keep […]
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Gluten Sensitivity: The 4 Signs You’re Ignoring

There has been more awareness of celiac disease as each year passes, improving the quality of life for those with a gluten sensitivity. Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disorder that results in inflammation of the small intestine when gluten is ingested. Some foods that contain gluten, which is a mixture of proteins, are pasta, […]
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10 Reasons to Drink More Tea, Feat. Kath Younger

Let’s welcome back Kath Younger of Kath Eats Real Food! She’s a registered dietitian and full-time blogger based out of Charlottesville, Virginia. When she’s not spending time with her husband, Matt, and her son, Mazen, she’s writing information-packed posts that focus on nutrition, recipes, and a healthy lifestyle. The last time she was with us, […]
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Diet Soda: Is It Worse Than the Regular Stuff?

On my journey to become more healthy, I decided that I just couldn’t give up my all-time favorite food, pasta, because I’m Italian and that would mean I’m not being true to my culture, right? Then I thought about my other all-time favorite: diet soda. To me, soda in diet form should really mean that […]
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The Juice Cleanse Survival Guide

  In your quest to be a more healthy version of yourself, have you considered putting down the snacks that pair perfectly with Netflix binging to try one of those juice cleanses? There are skeptics out there who wonder if juicing does anything good for us, but powering through a cleanse actually helps shed some […]
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