Health & Wellness

Daily Vegan Guidelines
  Daily Vegan Guidelines In general terms, here are some suggestions for the variety and amount of foods that represent a well-planned daily vegan diet: •  2 to 4 servings of green, red, orange, yellow or white vegetables •  2 to 3 servings of leafy greens and sea vegetables • ... More »
Choose Fresh, Whole Foods
Camilla Saulsbury, author of 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking, says to choose foods that are fresh and natural over refined, highly processed foods. Whenever possible, opt for local, seasonal, organic products. Whole foods are just what they sound like: foods that are unprocessed (or processed and... More »
Can Celiacs Eat Whole Grains?
 Gluten-intolerant people can eat whole grains. A large number of gluten-free (GF) whole-grain choices are available. The following, when eaten in a form that includes the bran, germ and endosperm, are examples of generally accepted GF whole-grain foods, say Donna Washburn and Heather Butt... More »
Strawberry Rehydration Water
This makes a refreshing drink after exercising, as it replenishes electrolytes. Drink within 10 hours of making. More »
Blueberry Smoothie
Blueberries are high in flavonoids, and soy milk offers hormone- and blood sugar–balancing effects. The addition of the nutritional agents improves the medicinal value of this delicious, nutritious drink, says author of The PCOS Health & Nutrition Guide, Dr. Jillian Stansbury. More »
Why You Should Eat Your Fruits & Vegetables
 Fruits and Vegetables   Study after study indicates that diets heavy in fruits and vegetables are healthier for our hearts, help prevent cancer, keep weight in check, keep us looking and feeling younger and help us live longer. Best of all, fruits and vegetables are delicious and are far... More »
Fruit of Life
Are you a health-nut? Treat yourself to a deliciously refreshing smoothie this summer. Your body and taste buds will love it! More »
Strawberry Sparkle
Looking to add a little more fruit into your life this summer? Try this...your body will thank you! More »
Easy Ways to Add More Fruits & Vegetables Into Your Diet
 Camilla Saulsbury,  fitness expert and author of 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking, offers easy ways to add more fruits and vegetables into your diet and busy schedule: Step 2: Eat Mostly Vegetable- and Fruit-Based Foods  • Keep ready-to-eat raw vegetables handy in a clear container... More »
Brazil Nut Goji Milk (raw, vegan, gluten-free)
"The idea of having an uncooked vegan diet is not a recent one. Humans are, in fact, the only creatures on Earth who cook their food," say David Cote and Mathieu Gallant, authors of RawEssence. This is the perfect beverage to keep you going this summer as it's gluten-free, raw, vegan, and packed... More »
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