Understanding Nutrition: Food is Medicine


What is nutrition? We will give you a hint: it's about much more than reaching a certain weight. While weight loss  is what is typically thought of when the word “nutrition” is heard, it goes far beyond achieving the weight that is right for you! We think it is important to understand exactly what [...]

Understanding Nutrition: Food is Medicine2020-10-29T16:41:39-05:00

Cashew Cream Recipe and Uses


Cashew cream - a versatile cream that can be used as a base for many condiments and serve as a replacement for dairy-based cream in a recipe! Better yet, it is so easy to make! The recipe below is the "unflavored" version, allowing it to serve as a replacement for cream in just about [...]

Cashew Cream Recipe and Uses2020-10-22T11:58:43-05:00

Understanding Insulin Resistance


Insulin resistance is a term that is frequently referred to, especially when discussing type 2 diabetes. But, what actually is insulin resistance? How does it affect our health?  If a person develops insulin resistance, this means their body has become less sensitive to the actions of the insulin produced by the pancreas. A primary [...]

Understanding Insulin Resistance2020-10-15T12:59:04-05:00

Positivity and The Immune System: How are They Connected?


The whole body is connected, we know that! This is a topic that we frequently discuss, especially in our most recent newsletter. We like to specifically focus on how the health of our gut (i.e. gastrointestinal tract) affects the rest of our health. If our gut is in poor health, this will cause many [...]

Positivity and The Immune System: How are They Connected?2020-10-08T13:16:52-05:00

Phytonutrient-Rich Vegetarian Chili


This chili is full of colorful vegetables and that is part of what makes this dish so powerful! A good saying to keep in mind is, “a variety of color equals a variety of nutrients.” These nutrients are called phytonutrients and they have many roles within the body;  just as all nutrients do, they [...]

Phytonutrient-Rich Vegetarian Chili2020-10-01T13:19:29-05:00
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