One of the newer trends that made its way to the forefront of the health and wellness world is Alkaline water. But what exactly is Alkaline water and is it better for you than plain water? Believe it or not, your body weight is about 60% water. Water is extremely important to every cell, tissue, […]
This trendy superfood is becoming more mainstream and winning over coffee drinkers and the like. Matcha literally means “powdered tea”. With traditional green tea, the tea leaves are infused with hot water, then the leaves are discarded. With Matcha, you’re actually drinking the leaves, which are in powdered form. Although traditionally mixed with hot water, […]
TOTAL TIME: 48 hours SERVES: Varies Ingredients: 4 pounds chicken necks/feet/wings 3 carrots, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 2 medium onions, peel on, sliced in half lengthwise and quartered 4 garlic cloves, peel on and smashed 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 bay leaves 3 sprigs fresh […]
Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal. The Skinny on Fats Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to […]
Beans are packed with tons of fiber, as well as plenty of iron and protein. They are rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients. They are low in calories. Plus, studies have found them to lower risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.