All posts in "Nutrition"
3 Shares

The Best Foods to Clear Acne

By Andy / August 14, 2014

Acne: the curse of just about every man and woman around the world! There are few things worse than waking up on the morning of your wedding, high school graduation, prom, or big job interview and finding a massive zit in the middle of your face. Your heart sinks as you reach for the cover-up, […]

7 Shares

The Hidden Dangers Of Soy – The Secret To Why It Is So Unhealthy!

By Akil Wingate / August 13, 2014

Soy is like the building block to a hardcore vegan’s food pyramid. It sits squarely at the top of a hierarchy of fruits and vegetables in a parallel universe of foodies who exist without the notion of consuming meat ever entering the brain. And for years now it’s held this prime real estate without ever […]

13 Shares

How to Optimize your Overall Health: Good Eating Habits

By Jesica Salyer / August 9, 2014

In the first of this new series “How To Optimize Your Overall Health” is a compilation of good eating habits to help you maximize the health you gain from what goes into your mouth. Proper nutrition helps form the foundation that supports your overall livelihood. In other words, when you eat the best, your body […]

8 Shares

7 Amazingly Good Smoothie Recipes

By Nicole Keyes-Taylor / August 7, 2014

What started out as a cool treat for beach goers has now turned into a daily must-have for any health conscious individual. Smoothies were once known as a simple drink made with orange juice, strawberries and bananas, but have now become a blank canvas for delicious artistry. Good smoothie recipes can be created from partnering […]

6 Shares

5 Deliciously Tasty Frozen Fruit Smoothie Recipes

By Andy / August 6, 2014

Who has time in the morning to cook a whole big breakfast? I know that I only have a few minutes between waking up and sitting down at my desk, and many other people have to DRIVE to work! There’s nothing like a quick breakfast to start the day out right. What could be better […]

4 Shares

5 Delicious High Protein Smoothie Recipes

By Andy / August 5, 2014

When it comes to getting fit, there are few nutrients as important as protein. Carbohydrates and fat give you the energy you need to work out, but it’s protein that actually builds up the fibers of your muscles. Eating more protein is one way to go, and you could always add more chicken, beef, eggs, […]

13 Shares

7 Nutritious and Delicious Vegetable Smoothie Recipes

By Andy / August 4, 2014

Is it just me, or is it kind of tough to get your daily dose of veggies? I’m not a real big breakfast guy, and dinner is kind of small. The only meal when I really eat vegetables is lunch time, and that’s not enough for a healthy diet.Here’s what I do to get more […]

10 Shares

The Perfect Healthy Grocery List: 6 Nutritional Powerhouse Foods

By Jesica Salyer / August 2, 2014

Coming up with a complete, healthy grocery list can be a seemingly daunting task. If you have children to feed, you have their nutrition and preferences to take into account, too. Approaching your weekly shopping trip prepared with a list of healthy foods will help keep you focused and on task as you’re pacing the […]

4 Shares

7 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Kids

By Nicole Keyes-Taylor / August 1, 2014

Cookies and Candy and Juice Boxes “oh My!” It seems that kids always migrate towards the pretty things that aren’t very healthy. The neat commercials, colorful packaging and enticing labels of pre-packaged food items can sometimes make it hard to convince kids that there are alternative snack options that taste amazingly delicious. And because most […]

19 Shares

5 Habits That May Be Sabotaging Weight Loss

By Jesica Salyer / July 30, 2014

Weight loss is perhaps the biggest topic in the health world. It’s a multifaceted process within your body that, when healthfully done, should mean that your body is detoxifying and decreasing its fat mass. Knowledge of your own body is key in successfully losing weight. That said, a lack of body awareness, knowledge about food […]

12 Shares

6 Healthy Smoothie Ingredients for your Daily Smoothie

By Jesica Salyer / July 25, 2014

Smoothies are one of the most nutritious ways to consume a large dose of nutrients quickly and conveniently. You can control the ingredients for a smoothie, unlike store bought drinks. Each day can bring a new profile of flavors when you experiment with different foods and smoothie ingredients. In doing this, you won’t grow bored of […]

20 Shares

7 Delicious Green Juice Recipes

By Nicole Keyes-Taylor / July 23, 2014

Green drinks are quickly proving themselves to be more than just another neat health fad. The addition of leafy green vegetables to fresh pressed juices not only gives the health beverage a cool color, but it adds a powerful punch to its nutritional quality. It’s an easy way to make sure you are giving your […]

2 Shares

A Simple Green Tea Smoothie for Better Health

By Jim Dillan / July 22, 2014

Matcha is a super powered version of green tea with a soft and refreshing flavor and some incredible health benefits. Made from the finely ground shoots of green tea leaves that are specially grown in the shade to enhance their nutritional content, Matcha green tea is one of the healthiest beverages available. Aside from brewing […]

24 Shares

7 Healthy Superfoods You Never Knew Existed

By Jesica Salyer / July 16, 2014

When trying to navigate the world of food, it’s helpful to note that not all foods are created equal. Just like foods vary in carbohydrate/protein/fat content, they also differ in how much they improve your overall health. They also affect your health in different ways. Furthermore, any given food can either heal or hinder your […]

4 Shares

What is Juicing and Why is it Good for Me?

By Akil Wingate / July 15, 2014

You’ve no doubt heard about the juicing phenomenon somewhere in your comings and goings. If it’s not the queen of all media Oprah Winfrey discussing it with Dr. Oz or a late night infomercial giving you a grocery list of health benefits from their high tech juicer, there are always the latest trends in juicing […]

12 Shares

7 Delicious Juicing Recipes for Kids

By Nicole Keyes-Taylor / July 12, 2014

Kids are constantly growing at a fast rate. From their bodies to their brains, their developmental cycle is always in a delicate state of overdrive. Their clothes barely fit from one week to the next and they’re always showing us how much knowledge they’ve gained in such a short period of time on earth. Making […]