Matcha Tea - Is It Healthy or Just Another Fad?

Matcha Tea – Is It Healthy or Just Another Fad?

Are you wondering what Matcha Tea is all about? I certainly have been. It is something I have been seeing everywhere and hearing a lot about lately. Is it another health food fad or is there really something great about matcha tea? I decided to do some research and find out. What is matcha tea? …read more

Spring Detox - Super Simple, Natural and Easy!

Spring Detox – Super Simple, Natural and Easy!

At certain times of the year such as after Christmas, at the beginning of a New Year, and in the spring, many people are feeling the need to do a ‘detox’. There’s a desire to clean out the body and lighten up, so to speak – to remove garbage, gain energy and get ready for …read more

Is Sorghum Healthy and Beneficial For Blood Sugar?

Is Sorghum Healthy and Beneficial For Blood Sugar?

Sorghum is a gluten free grain, but is it low glycemic, healthy and beneficial for blood sugar?  This question came to mind because I have been noticing that many refined food products contain sorghum. So, I decided to do some research and find out what sorghum is all about, and whether it is actually healthy …read more

Chickpeas Have a New Claim to Fame!

Chickpeas Have a New Claim to Fame!

There are many reasons why I like chickpeas (garbanzo beans), and I have just learned that chickpeas have a new claim to fame!  There are loads of benefits for your body when you eat chickpeas.  They are a great vegetarian source of protein, and they contain a hefty amount of fiber.  But there’s far more …read more

Sugar Talk and More - An Exciting Online Radio Program!

Sugar Talk and More – An Exciting Online Radio Program!

Over the past six months, I  had the exciting opportunity to team up with Tenacious Living Online Radio to be one of their Radio Show Hosts! It has been an absolutely terrific experience to  host a weekly health and wellness program called Sugar Talk and More! I invite you, your friends, your relatives and your colleagues to listen, at your convenience, …read more

Cucumber - Very Cool Nutrition!

Cucumber – Very Cool Nutrition!

I have always liked cucumbers for their interesting flavor and cool, crunchiness. Recently I became curious about how much nutritional benefit we get from cucumbers, and when I did the research – I was really amazed! This is one veggie that you’ll want to add to your shopping list every time! Cucumbers are often taken …read more

12 Great Reasons to Eat Watermelon

12 Great Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Watermelon is well known for being aptly named – indeed it is a cooling and hydrating fruit in the heat of summer! Because it contains up to 92% water, it definitely has more moisture than other members of the same melon family such as squash, pumpkin and cantaloupe. But there has been some debate about …read more

Manage Stress to Enhance Your Health

Manage Stress to Enhance Your Health

  In our fast paced society, everyone seems to be dealing with major amounts stress, both healthy stress that can provide motivation, and unhealthy stress that can cause damage. The unhealthy or negative form of stress can affect us in various ways – it can impact us physically, mentally, and/or emotionally, which makes it an …read more

Keeping Your Body Healthy, Happy and Hydrated

Keeping Your Body Healthy, Happy and Hydrated

Written by Chrysta Lewis, Guest Blogger and Owner of Scarlet Edge Beauty When it comes to health, how often do you think of pedicures and manicures? If you’re among the majority, it’s not too often. One of my missions is to break the stereotype of esthetics being just for “pampering” and help you understand that it’s about …read more

Sweet Potato and Yam - Is There a Difference?

Sweet Potato and Yam – Is There a Difference?

Sweet potatoes and yams are becoming more popular, as evidenced in restaurant fare with the current trend of ‘sweet potato fries’. Most people know that both sweet potatoes and yams are root vegetables that are good for us. We tend to use the two names interchangeably – but are sweet potatoes actually different from yams? If …read more