Category «Foods»

6 Simple Recipes for Celebrating National Macadamia Nut Day

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September 4th is National Macadamia Nut Day—a holiday most definitely worth celebrating. The nutritional powerhouse is a rich source of iron, potassium, magnesium and contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, making it a great, whole-food addition to any diet. Sadly, it seems almonds have taken up too much of the limelight and macadamias have taken a back seat. …

Research Shows High Fat Diet as Harmful as Diabetes

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One of my clients told me about a high fat diet her medical doctor prescribed for the treatment of heart disease. As a long-time nutritionist and doctor of natural medicine I am well-versed in the benefits of healthy fats, but would never recommend the fatty bacon, sausages and other foods this patient ate as part …

Fend Off Depression With This Breakfast

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Whether you eat your breakfast at 6am or 1pm, everyone should eat breakfast. But, what you end up eating for breakfast matters more than you probably thought. The content of the first meal you eat each day can have a serious impact on your health, most specifically your mental health. In fact, a properly balanced breakfast can actually …

The 5 Most Hydrating Foods You Can Eat this Summer

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“Water is so boring.” That’s what Lindsay Lohan told the beauty blog Into the Gloss in a 2014 interview, musing on why she often finds herself—and her skin—dehydrated. She has a point. Most people don’t crave water, and even if they do, it’s probably not often enough to reach the recommended minimum of at least 64 ounces a …

3 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Cherries

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Depending on where you live, they’ll start to show up at grocery stores and farmer’s markets in June. But they’re gone as quick as they came, disappearing by the end of August. In the United States, people eat a whopping 1.6 pounds of them per year. I’m talking about big, beautiful cherries and they are in season …