Category Archives: NUTRITION

Whole30 Diet

Whole30 Diet

Whole30 Diet The Whole30 Diet may help remove toxins from the body. The Whole30 diet is a 30-day nutritional program developed by sports nutritionists Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig in 2009. It is similar to yet more restrictive than the paleo diet in that it emphasizes consumption of whole foods while eliminating sugar, alcohol, grains, legumes, soy, and dairy. The premise behind the […]

Benefits of Fermented Foods

Benefits of Fermented Foods

Benefits of Fermented Foods Fermenting has been humanity’s way of preserving food for thousands of years. Only in recent years have fermented foods become trendy—and with good reason! Fermented foods have been shown to be good for the gut, improving digestion and absorption of minerals due to the high concentration of probiotics they contain. Foods such as […]

Vegan Diet

Vegan Diet

Vegan Diet A vegan diet includes foods from plants such as vegetables, fruits and grains. Vegans avoid eating foods from animal products like meat, eggs and dairy products. Some individuals will avoid foods that have used animal products during their processing, such as honey. Vegans need to ensure they are eating a balanced diet in order […]

DASH Diet

DASH Diet

DASH Diet The DASH diet may help ward off disease. DASH is an acronym that stands for “Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.” It encourages people to reduce their sodium intake while increasing their intake of nutrients like calcium, potassium, and magnesium that help reduce blood pressure. A person following the DASH diet may see their systolic blood pressure, which […]

Benefits of Baobab Powder

Benefits of Baobab Powder

Benefits of Baobab Powder The baobab (pronounced BAY-oh-Bab) tree is a seemingly mythical plant, towering high above the African savanna up to nearly 100 feet tall. They are commonly called “upside down” trees or monkey bread trees. The world is finally catching wind of the incredibly nutritious fruit of this tree. These megalithic trees sustain […]