Food & Nutrition

One Step to a Healthier You: Purge the Pantry

Many people are trying to eat healthier, and I have what may be the best tip to make healthy eating a new lifelong habit, not an unsustainable frenzy. Purge the Pantry If your fridge and cupboards are...

Boost Your Meal AND Your Health with These 7 Herbs & Spices

If you’re a big fan of well-seasoned food, I have great news for you. If you don’t use herbs and spices in your cooking, listen up! Many of us season our food without realizing all of the awesome nutrit...

Avoid These 10 Foods If You Want Healthy Blood Pressure

Maintaining healthy blood pressure is an essential part of achieving total wellness. As with any area of health, there’s a lot you can do to keep your blood pressure numbers in a healthy range....

12 (Actually Tasty!) Heart-Healthy Foods

Fill your plate with these heart-healthy foods for a nutritional boost! Cardio disease like heart attacks and strokes are some of the leading causes of death. Load up on foods that can actually help you...

Can the Vegetarian Diet Get Complete Proteins?

As a recent convert to the vegetarian lifestyle, I knew I had some research to do.  I made the decision to go vegetarian on February 25, 2015, and it’s so far been the easiest decision I’ve ever made. Al...

10 Magnesium-Rich Foods to Add to Your Diet

Is your morning coffee just not strong enough to keep you energized throughout the day? Do you find yourself reaching for those high-sugar, high-caffeine energy drinks by early afternoon? You’re not...

7 Delicious Stress-Busting Foods… Just in Time for the Holidays

Clean the house, buy the presents, wrap the presents, plan the meals, prep the guestrooms, decorate, decorate, decorate. Oh, and don’t forget to send out your Christmas letter, lest any of your in-laws...

The Top High Fiber Foods - How Many Do You Eat?

Backed Up? Add These High-Fiber Foods to Your Diet When people talk about fiber, it’s usually a slightly tongue-in-cheek reference to staying regular. Well, like any joke, there’s an element of truth in...

Coconut Oil Storage: Single Use Frozen Coconut Oil Cubes

My coworkers at SwansonVitamins.com and I love coconut oil, along with millions of others in the world. Previously, we’ve compiled 50 ways to use coconut oil, shared coconut oil skincare recipes,...

10 Peanut Butter Alternatives Worth Trying

Peanut butter is a staple in many households, but it’s not for everyone. Some people have a peanut allergy, while others avoid it for lifestyle purposes. Despite it being called a nut, peanuts...

9 Foods You Already Eat That Are Awesome for Your Health

With all the talk in the media about the latest “superfoods,” it’s easy to lose sight of all of the healthy foods you already eat in your day-to-day life. That’s right: you don’t need to add an obscure,...

The (Not-So) Hidden Dangers of Canola Oil

Canola oil is not the healthy cooking and salad oil it’s made out to be, despite all the wonderful marketing touting it as the healthiest option out there. But before we get to why, let’s first get to...