Is Gluten Making You Sick? (+ Signs That You Need a Gluten Detox)
Gluten-free, gluten-sensitive, gluten-allergies, celiac disease—these terms are everywhere nowadays and chances are, you’ve probably seen them in grocery stores or restaurants. But how much do you truly know about gluten? What exactly is it and how do you know if you should eliminate it from your diet?
Solid vs. Liquified Fruits and Vegetables: Which is More Beneficial?
It’s common knowledge that fruits and vegetables are important to consume for optimal health and getting your vitamins and minerals. However, there is some debate about whether it’s more beneficial to drink your fruits and vegetables versus eating the fruits and vegetables whole.
Can You Use Coconut Water as a Detox Water Base? (+ The Benefits)
Coconut water is a nutritious and hydrating drink on its own. Used as a base for your favorite detox water, it packs a nutrient-dense punch while adding a depth of flavor you would not get anywhere else. Coconut water helps ease cravings and has even been used in many rehydration techniqes as a way to…
7 Hydrating Benefits of Cucumbers and Cucumber Water
More than half of the human body is composed of water, and yet too many of us consume less than the recommended daily amount. (1) In general, eight glasses of water is the absolute minimum, with hydration requirements going up depending on the individual’s activity level.
6 Anti-Inflammatory Benefits of Cinnamon (+ 3 Detox Water Recipes)
Cinnamon, one of the most commonly used spices today, has been used for thousands of years for medicinal and culinary purposes. It is believed that the Egyptians were the first to use this spice over four thousand years ago. (1) Cinnamon has been used for a variety of purposes throughout history, but recent studies have…
7 Longevity Benefits of Raspberries (+ 3 Raspberry Detox Water Recipes)
Raspberry is a tasty and nutritious fruit that thrives all year round, making it a perennial plant. Once upon a time, though, it was just a summer fruit, but now has been altered by technology to bloom the entire year. Raspberries are cultivated primarily in temperate regions of the world whose climate they require, with…
10 Health Benefits of Fiber and Protein Packed Chia Seeds
One popular food in many detox water cleanses and a staple in regular health conscious diets is chia seeds. Chia seeds are a great snack food and don’t need to be prepared or cooked, which means they can be eaten on-the-go with minimal effort. However, their popularity in detox diets has been rising due to a…
Does Heat Kill Nutrients in Your Food? (+ Is Raw Food Better?)
Healthy, nutritious food provides us with lasting energy (calories) to get through the day, nutrients for growth and development, and essential vitamins and minerals to maintain good health. Without it, the body cannot function at optimal capacity.
What are IV Detox Therapies? (+ What They Really Do )
Nobody really likes being stuck by a needle. So why are more and more people rolling up their sleeves to get high doses of detox infusions pumped into their arm? Do intravenous detoxes actually work? Trending amongst celebrities such as Rihanna, Simon Cowell, Madonna, and Cindy Crawford, the somewhat controversial IV detox has become very…