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Health – Healthy Apple

Vitamin D3 vs. Vitamin D2 & How to Obtain Both

Vitamin D3 is one of the most buzzed-about supplements in the health industry. That’s because it’s estimated that over 40 percent of the population is deficient in vitamin D, which plays a role in everything from regulating mood to modulating immune cells. Not only that, but it’s one of the few nutrients that’s difficult to get from food sources alone, considering our bodies get most D […]

Matcha Green Tea Latte

By now, you’ve probably heard about the power of matcha tea. Matcha is not your typical green tea — it’s a concentrated Japanese tea that works as an effective detoxifier, fat burner and health promoter. That’s exactly why I drink this green tea latte made with antioxidant-rich matcha. And what makes this latte even more beneficial is the scoop of collagen […]

Papaya Benefits Digestion, Heart Health & More

Christopher Columbus was known to call papaya the “fruit of the angels.” This orange-colored, melon-like fruit is part of the Caricaceae family of plants and grows on the Carica papaya tree. It’s native to southern Mexico and Central America but can be grown in most tropical areas. When ripe, it is commonly used around the world to make juice or as a […]

Cobb Salad Recipe with Avocado Dressing

I think one of the biggest misconceptions about eating a healthy (and gluten-free) diet is that it’s full of boring, unfulfilling and tasteless meals. But it’s always been a passion of mine to get creative with recipes and make healthful eating fun. That’s how you keep healthy living going for the long haul. One of my favorite dishes to experiment […]

15 Fermented Foods for a Healthy Gut and Overall Health

Whether you realize it or not, fermentation is a process that’s used to produce some of the world’s favorite foods and beverages. What are some foods that are fermented? Popular fermented foods include things like wine, beer, yogurt, certain aged cheeses, and even chocolate and coffee. One of the most popular fermented foods globally is yogurt, which has been consumed […]

Tryptophan Benefits for Better Sleep & Moods

One of the things often overlooked when people are trying to improve their overall health, have more energy and sleep better is the importance of obtaining enough amino acids from different protein foods. Amino acids, including tryptophan, are the “building blocks of proteins,” and without a wide enough array of them in our diets, we actually can’t even survive, let alone […]

Top Natural Remedies for Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is currently the leading cause of death among adults in the U.S. — and according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it has maintained this ranking as the No. 1 killer since 1921. Coronary heart disease is a condition caused by the buildup of waxy plaque in the arteries that flow to and […]

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Tied to Increased Brain Volume

It’s no secret that inflammation is the root of many diseases, but did you know it may actually play a part in brain size as well? It’s true, but that also means consuming an anti-inflammatory diet can help combat chronic disease and potentially even help increase brain size. In fact, a first-of-its-kind study published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association found evidence that an […]

40 Eggplant Recipes: Easy to Make and Delicious

The humble eggplant often gets pushed aside in favor of trendy produce like avocados or kale, but this versatile fruit (yes, it’s a fruit!) deserves a place at your table, too. Thankfully there is no shortage of eggplant recipes to try. Eggplant has a unique combination of textures that makes it a versatile ingredient in many dishes, and it’s loaded with antioxidants, […]

How to Lower Grilling Carcinogens by Up to 99%!

The topic of grilling carcinogens is probably the last thing you want to focus on while heading up for a summer cookout. The truth is when we’re playing softball, enjoying a family picnic or watching fireworks, there’s a good chance you’re in front of a grill firing up some hot dogs, burgers, shrimp, ribs or even veggie kabobs. Normally, we […]