Not too little, not too much, juuuuust right. Our bodies need a steady stream of fuel for our various body systems to use. One form of fuel is blood glucose, commonly known as blood sugar.
Water performs SO many important functions in the body. Here are four key functions you need to know about to keep every cell in your body functioning optimally.
Despite being unfairly demonized in the 80s and 90s (and mostly being replaced by refined sugars), fats are your friend. Here are 5 reasons why, including one that affects every cell in your body!
Minerals play almost magical roles in the body. Learn which foods they’re in and what they do for you. Here are five important functions and why you wouldn't perform well without them.
The "right" ratio of the three macro-nutrients - proteins, fats, and carbohydrates - is a hotly contested topic in the nutrition world. The "right" ratios are probably unique for each individual, however, these core principles can help you find the right balance for you.
I'm not saying we should revert back to a hunter and gatherer lifestyle, but attending to what we evolved to eat has benefits. Take a look at this quick timeline of humans and food to see just how abnormal our current eating patterns are in the scope of human history.
Veg has nutrients AND anti-nutrients. The plant world is like a landmine field that's dangerous to navigate. Explore the veg terrain, learn which veggies are the worst offenders, and decide whether you should rethink your green smoothies.
People often think of meat and seafood as a good source of protein. And then, in contrast, we tend to associate high vitamin content with fruits and veggies. Get ready to test your assumptions in this jam-packed feature.
If you tolerate nuts, seeds, beans, legumes, and grains and want to keep them in your diet, you might still benefit from properly processing them. These protocols will make your foods more digestible, the nutrients more bioavailable, and reduce the anti-nutrient load.