Confused about the buzz around dairy and whether you should consume it or not? With concerns about lactose intolerance and claims that dairy can increase inflammation, it’s no wonder people are advocating against it. But it’s not always so black and white – in fact, cultured (or fermented) dairy is particularly beneficial. It can often […]
The low-fat food trend has received a lot of criticism in recent years. Because of this, foods high in healthy fats are finally getting the recognition they deserve. Of course, not all fats are created equal. Trans fat, for example, should be avoided at all costs, whereas unsaturated fats, like monounsaturated and polyunsaturated, are actually […]
Plogging, a new hobby/exercise originating from Sweden (plocka upp), is the combination of jogging while picking up litter. This new eco-conscious exercise began in 2016, benefitting not only the body, but the planet’s health. This craze grew into a cultural connector, with the UK, Finland, Australia, Italy, India, Canada, and the US joining in. Jogging has taken on a new purpose, shedding light on global waste, and giving us the chance to rewrite the future of our planet.
Sunchokes, otherwise known as Jerusalem artichokes, are root vegetables that resemble the look of ginger with the texture of potatoes. Sunchokes are native to North America, originally found in the central United States and Canada before being introduced to France in 1616. It was with that journey to Europe that this knobby veggie first began […]
One of our Holiday favorites is back on shelves! Check the below list to see if Cranberry Crème Brûlée Kefir can be found near you. If you’re still having a hard time finding it near you, you can always use our Product Request Form and request it at your local grocery or health food […]
Leftovers don’t have to be boring! Take a fresh look at leftovers with these hacks from @JoeyThurmanfit, @WhatRobinEats, and @DashaFitness. What are some of your favorite ways to enjoy leftovers? Let us know by tagging #LifewayLeftovers. Toast Toppers @WhatRobinEats: Bored with leftovers by day two? Have a little fun with your leftovers with these […]
Running has a way of making us feel alive. It’s natural and invigorating to feel our feet on the earth and the breeze roll off our skin. From a path in the woods, a busy city sidewalk, or a gym treadmill, we have a sense of freedom when we run. Freedom from our thoughts, to-do lists, and work. Whether we’ve run a marathon or around the neighborhood, we must remember to care for our bodies when we get home. After a run, our food choices, actions, and sleep schedules affect us more than we know!
In our latest blog, we put together some nutrition tips that anyone – whether you’re running in a marathon or just starting a couch to 5k program – can benefit from!
Life is busy. We never seem to have enough time: to cook, relax, or complete all the little errands that are constantly accumulating on our “to-do” lists. Eating a healthy breakfast is a small but effective way to set your day on the right track. Unfortunately, breakfast often ends up taking a backseat or is completely sacrificed because of our lack of time. While I may not be able to gift you extra hours in the day, I may be able to help you better organize your breakfast so you can spend less time in the kitchen and still have a filling and healthy meal.
Have you ever felt that wave of bliss after enjoying a good meal? You’re not alone: the foods you eat not only contribute to your overall health, but they can improve your mood, too. If you’re looking to put some pep in your step consider adding some of these good mood foods to your diet: Dark Chocolate […]
Everyone’s talking about probiotics these days – the enzymes and bacteria that help regulate digestion, support immunity and generally make you feel good. Prebiotics are another, equally important component of a healthy diet. But what exactly are they?