Nutrition Wisdom

Whole Foods vs. Processed Foods

Do You Know The Difference? Plant-based, processed, whole foods … What’s the difference? How do they impact your health? Here’s what you need to know. Whole Foods, aka What You Should Eat Whole foods are unprocessed. Typically, they have little or no packaging, are in the produce section of the grocery store, and generally have […]

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Nutrition

Is Pumpkin Spice Good For You?

5 Things to Know About Pumpkin, Chai and Fall Spices Craving pumpkin chai latte? You’re not alone. For millions of Americans, autumn is synonymous with pumpkin drinks, spices and food. But are pumpkin spice drinks healthy?  Fact 1: Pumpkin has an American history.  Technically a fruit but nutritionally similar to a vegetable, pumpkin has provided […]

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Nutrition

What’s The Deal With Dairy?

Whether you’re eating a plant based diet, doing Whole30, going paleo or following another popular nutrition program, many recommendations vastly differ or even contradict each other, but there are a few things that hold true for most: Eating whole foods (no processed foods) Lots of vegetables No dairy Whether you ask your doctor, dietitian or […]

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Nutrition

Meaty Mushroom Dishes To Satisfy Any Omnivore

How to make meat-free feel like a reward. Eating a plant based diet may sound intimidating to some, maybe impossible to others. How can I live without meat? Where will I get my protein? Will I ever feel full and satisfied? These are common concerns, and fair ones at that. Many of us have been […]

Features

Portobello Mushroom Steaks

Alternative to steak

Portobello Fajitas

Alternative to tacos

King Oyster Mushroom Scallops

Alternative to scallops

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Cleanse

No Caffeine on a Cleanse – What’s Up With That?

Caffeine, especially coffee, can be one of the most unpleasantly challenging things we remove during a cleanse. Many people consider this to be some type of strange torture, needlessly recommended by health advocates to make the process of cleansing even more potentially difficult – like, come on, how bad could it be?  Well, the answer […]

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Nutrition

Chronic inflammation, the silent assassin

What it is, what it does, and how to prevent, reduce and reverse the damage. Do you know what heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, arthritis, alzheimer’s, crohn’s disease, and high blood pressed all have in common? Recent findings suggest that they are all linked to chronic inflammation, a largely preventable condition caused by in […]

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Nutrition

Ginger | Benefits Beyond Metabolism

Ginger is one of the most well documented medicinal plants on the planet. Greek and Chinese records reach back over 5000 years harping on the magic and application of this little root. Ginger was so revered by the Roman Empire that during the middle ages, a pound of ginger cost about the same amount as […]

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