If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, but why is breakfast so important? Well, according to https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/breakfast it is because “it breaks the overnight fasting period, replenishes your supply of glucose and provides other essential nutrients to... Continue Reading →
Seafood, but make it sustainable
Writing this series on Fair Trade brands has been enlightening for me in a lot of ways. Hopefully, you readers share the same growing interest and excitement for social consciousness that I have been experiencing while reading up on the ways that Fair Trade Certified™ is making an effort to transform the global marketplace... Continue Reading →
Run Run Run… and, Refuel.
Think about the brief interactions you have with people on a daily basis. Passing someone on your way into work. Looking up from your desk as a colleague walks by. Greeting a customer. "Hi, how are you?" almost rolls off the tongue, doesn't it? As an undergraduate student in the final stretch of my university... Continue Reading →
Two Mouth Watering Clean Eating Recipes
While reading about clean eating, I came across countless recipes. Here are two that made my tummy start to growl from https://www.cleaneatingmag.com This first one is one of my favorite things to make. It is a fun snack to make for yourself or bring to a small party. It has the added benefit of being... Continue Reading →
So, What Does Organic Actually Mean?
Let me say up front, this is a tricky one. In order to get to the heart of this organic question, let’s take a look at the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) rules and regulations and their definitions around organic foods. First off, the USDA uses the term organic to indicate that a food... Continue Reading →
What is Clean Eating Anyway?
I have often heard this term of clean eating and wonder if I am eating that way, and if not, does that mean I am eating dirty? After all, who wants to say that they eat dirty?! What does this clean eating really mean and is it something that I should be concerned about? Well,... Continue Reading →
Vitamin D is What’s for Dinner
In the throws of gloomy winter days, it is hard to get enough natural sunlight so that we can soak up vitamin D. Fortunately there are other ways to get this rich nutrient our body craves and that is through the foods we eat. Foods such as salmon, shrimp, egg yolks, and mushrooms are a... Continue Reading →
Being a caregiver is a demanding job that can easily overtake your life. When loved ones become chronically ill, disabled, and or elderly, many of us step up to the task of providing needed care. If you are in this position, just as the name suggests, you are constantly in a state of giving your... Continue Reading →
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
Around this time of year when the weather is cold and icky, one should think about their immune health as well as their mental health. Taking steps to keep your immune system healthy and your mental stress at bay can help reduce the chances of you falling ill. No one... Continue Reading →