Tart cherries and tart cherry juice have been the darlings of the fitness world for a while now, thanks to their ability to help alleviate joint pain and soreness, accelerate muscle recovery, and make athletes sleep more deeply. Due to recent studies and increased interest, tart cherries and tart cherry juice are making their way to the mainstream. We couldn’t be more excited.
Lemon: the queen of all citrus fruits. A common fruit with an infamously tart flavor, lemons are loaded with nutritional value. Not to mention they’re as versatile as they are nutritional. Known for their bright color and fresh scent, this superstar fruit is often prized for its juice which is used in everything from home cleaners to sore throat remedies to easy facials.
Creamy and dreamy, avocados are nature’s butter. Whether mashed into guacamole or spread onto seeded toast, there are countless ways to indulge in all the delicious, nutritious benefits avocados have to offer.
We’ve Got the Blues It’s blueberry season, and we’ve definitely got the blues! From blueberry kefir to blueberry pancakes, muffins to tarts, bars to smoothies, we can’t get enough fresh, juicy blueberries. Blueberry Benefits! According to the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, blueberries are high in many essential vitamins and minerals, including: Vitamin C Vitamin K Manganese Fiber […]
Long, hot summer days always get us in the mood for all things bright, vibrant, and spicy – especially if they help give us that healthy glow! Meet your new favorite superfood: turmeric. Lauded for its close relative to ginger, this vibrant root is the quintessential ingredient in many Middle Eastern dishes like curry, soup, and rice. Many different […]
People are going crazy over maca. The hot new superfood on the block, maca has been touted as hormone balancing, energizing, and stress relieving. But what actually is Maca and why should you eat it? What is Maca? Maca is a cruciferous vegetable in the mustard family, related to radishes and turnips. It’s native to […]
Today is World Vegetarian Day – the official kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month, celebrated every October. According to the North American Vegetarian Society, “World Vegetarian Day was established…to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.” In short, it is a day created to celebrate all the wonderful things that can come with a vegetarian diet! There’s […]
If you’ve seen an increase in news about walnuts lately, you’re not alone. The aptly named “Wonder Nut” has been the focus of many research studies lately, specifically in regard to their potential anti-aging properties. “Anti-aging” is a bit misleading, if you ask us. After all, you can neither slow down, stop or reverse […]
If you take a trip to any grocery store, farmers market or supercenter in throughout the United States this week, you’ll likely come across rows of long, rose and green colored stalks of fresh rhubarb. Coming into season near the beginning of spring in colder climates, rhubarb is the perennial harbinger of spring. It sticks around just […]
Knee deep as we are in the world of probiotics, we would be remiss not to mention the crucial role prebiotics play in supporting a healthy microbiome (also known as your gut). We’ve written about the relationship between probiotics and prebiotics in the past, but to recap: Prebiotics are non- living, non-digestible carbohydrates found in […]