Category Archives: Nutrition

Eating for Comfort

Food offers us many benefits. It provides our bodies with fuel to perform the most basic functions like moving and breathing. Food nourishes our bodies with nutrients it needs to heal after surgeries or to rebuild after intense physical activity. It can be joyful to…

Can Herbal Supplements Boost Immunity?

When viruses are spreading, many people look for products that can help prevent illness and improve their immune system. Your immune system is your body’s natural defense system against illness. Aisles of grocery stores and pharmacies contain pills, powders, lozenges and other forms of herbal…

Is Yogurt Good For You?

Traditionally, yogurt is a milk product made through a process called fermentation. Dairy yogurts may contain an abundance of live microorganisms called probiotics which are healthy bacteria for your gut! Probiotics are very beneficial to your health in many ways including maintaining a healthy digestive…

Green Tea and Your Health

Green tea is a very popular drink right now because of the supposed health benefits that come from drinking it. It is available as a cold bottled beverage, in tea bags, and in supplement (powder or pill) form. Even just googling “green tea benefits” makes…

Stocking Up on Food

In unforeseen circumstances, you might find yourself needing to stock up on food. Whether it is due to health, environmental issues, or other reasons, having a plan for food stock can reduce stress in cases of emergency. If you are quarantined or home bound without…

Collagen Supplements

Have you heard about collagen supplements recently from places like the internet or social media? If so, you may be wondering what they are and if you can benefit from them. Collagen is the main protein in the body. Different types of collagen are in…

Season’s Eatings

What is eating seasonally? Eating seasonally means only eating foods that are growing in the current season. Different geographic locations have different foods that are able to grow during the winter, with some places with colder climates not able to grow any food during the…

Every Body is a Beach Body

As we head into the warmer months, I overhear people talking about getting that “beach body” and notice both young and adult women in the gym locker room obsessively weighing themselves. While it’s important to make healthy lifestyle choices, the number on the scale shouldn’t…