Kitchen Habits to Break

Break These Kitchen Habits

We often think those small bad habits in the kitchen are no big deal. But it’s the little things that can lead to food-borne illness. In honor of Food Safety Month (September!), here are five less-than-squeaky-clean practices worth quitting. The Habit: half-baked hand … [Read More...]

Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners Damage Your GI Tract

Artificial sweeteners lower microbiome function Diabetics have been using artificial sweeteners (also referred to as non-caloric artificial sweeteners or NAS) for years in the conquest to eliminate refined and natural sugars in their diet to support … [Read More...]

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Juicing 101

Juicing... It’s all the craze at the moment!  For those of you who have been blissfully unaware, the juice debate has been going on for as long as I can remember – we had huge debates on this subject in my first year nutrition course!  I won’t get … [Read More...]

Why Butter Is A Health Food

Butter Is A Health Food?

Great news, isn't it? Actually, I've believed this for years. Glad to know there's lots of folks like me out there.... Butter is a health food. There, I said it. I don’t just love butter because it tastes better than margarine. I don’t just love it because I think it’s a … [Read More...]

Fermented Foods

Fermented Foods – A Quick History

Fermented foods have a rich history of tradition, and fermentation methods have been passed down through generations. It’s safe to say that fermentation may have saved the human race during times of drastic climatic changes like droughts and floods. Every culture has its own … [Read More...]