Browsing Tag : nutrition

What Does a Week of Groceries Look Like In the USA? What About In Mexico?

What Does a Week of Groceries Look Like In the USA? What About In Mexico?

I saw this article a last week and had to share. It completely changed the way I think and look at food. People of every society have their own distinct lifestyles and eating habits. Its a well known facts that people from western world consume 2 to 3 times more food per capital than people from ...

Monisha’s Minute: Beating Cancer With Nutrition

Monisha’s Minute: Beating Cancer With Nutrition

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. Like many of you reading this post I’ve had someone near to me diagnosed with breast cancer. My mother has been in remission 18 years. Praise God! In addition, it was two years ago I discovered a benign tumor in my breast and underwent surgery to have it ...

Is Drinking Tea Really Healthy?

Is Drinking Tea Really Healthy?

Most of you know, I am a tea-a-holic. I have an entire cabinet area dedicated to teas. At work, I also have a few tea selections. This week I ran out of tea and decided to choose some from the office break room. The Lipton  Blueberry pomegranate and Peach Mango teas caught my eye. I picked up the ...

Are You Eating Real Food or “Food-Like” Products?

Are You Eating Real Food or “Food-Like” Products?

What is real food? Some people don’t know that what they are putting into their bodies isn’t actually food and the majority of stuff in the grocery store is crap. Seriously. Real food is minimally processed and maintains it’s natural integrity. So if it comes in a box, bag or jar, ...

10 Food That Are Disguised As Healthy

10 Food That Are Disguised As Healthy

Whitney and I know how confusing it can be to understand what foods are healthy and what foods are marketed as “healthy. “ I ran across this article from Roots Juices that offers a good look at false “healthy” and “all-natural” food choices.   10 Food That ...

10 Places to Find Healthy Produce and Meats On A Tight Budget

10 Places to Find Healthy Produce and Meats On A Tight Budget

With the cost of food increasing, everyone is looking to stretch their dollars more. Unfortunately, most people believe that eating healthy is too expensive, which isn’t necessarily true. Grocery shopping at mainstream stores such as Whole Foods and Central Market is great for healthier ...

3-Day Detox Cleanse by Dr. Oz – Overview and Day 1

3-Day Detox Cleanse by Dr. Oz – Overview and Day 1

In a blink of an eye, it’s the first day of July. Can you believe 2013 has less than 5 months left? With the change of the season, I decided to start Dr. Oz’s 3 day detox on July 1st. Follow me on  instagram for daily updates Many people have been raving about the detox and I figured ...

Healthy Protein Sources for Optimal Hair Growth for EVERY Dietary Need (From Paleo to Raw Vegans)

Healthy Protein Sources for Optimal Hair Growth for EVERY Dietary Need (From Paleo to Raw Vegans)

Whitney and I speak at a variety of events, workshops and conferences about fitness, nutrition and hair care. During our nutrition presentation, we are often asked two questions repeatedly: Are there certain foods or vitamins that will help grow my hair? How do you (vegetarians) eat enough ...