The holidays are around the corner. This means that you will be tempted with all kinds of unhealthy treats and comfort foods that may lead to gut inflammation. The good news is that it is possible to eat delicious food while following a nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory, and gut-protecting diet rich in gut-nourishing foods. Your gut health matters. A healthy microbiome and well-functioning gut […]
Like everything else in life, eggplant comes with the good and the bad. It is a member of the nightshade family of vegetables along with tomatoes, potatoes, and all types of peppers and even some fruit.
While some body-mind effects are due to naturally occurring nutrient content in food, much is due to hidden additives.
The health benefits of figs are far ranging. They are a great source of dietary fiber, vitamin B6, copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, and the antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E.
A culinary superfood, avocados provide up to 20 nutrients including vitamins K, C and E, as well as folate, magnesium, zinc, and potassium. In fact, they actually have more potassium than bananas.
Here are three nutrients unique to flaxseed, all of which play a role in supporting good health. As an added bonus, check out my recipe for healthy and tasty flaxseed apple muffins!
You might not want dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) grow across your lawn, but you definitely want to make them a part your healthy diet.