One major reason to do a detox water diet is to help the liver and kidneys flush out toxins. However, many people are unaware of just how many potential toxins they encounter every day.
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?
Have you ever depended on a cup of coffee after a long and sleepless night to through the next day? Are you a smoker or at least know someone who smokes habitually?
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.
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.
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…
You’ll hear a lot of conflicting reports on cleanses and detoxes from users who have attempted it before. Sure there are many debunked detox practices, but much of the confusion stems from mismatched expectations, or simply from people who don’t know the difference between a detox and cleanse.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the average person should limit sugar intake to 25 grams of sugar per day, or about 6 teaspoons. (1) Many of us are unable to maintain this recommendation due to the sneaky ways that sugar, particularly in the form of high fructose corn syrup, makes its way into…
In the United States alone, there are approximately 4.8 million people taking the prescription medication Adderall. (1) There are numerous people abusing this prescription medication, buying it on the sly or angling to get the medicine from a doctor even though they don’t medically need it. (2)
From a young age, we are taught to eat our fruits and vegetables for our health and wellbeing. This is true since the body depends on the nutrients found in whole foods in order to function properly. However, even with a healthy, balanced diet, it’s important that you maximize nutrient absorption to ensure that you’re…