Category Archives: Diet & Nutrition


Healthy Spinach Muffins



There is no better snack than a freshly baked, still warm muffin. These banana muffins have the amazing soft texture of a typical muffin, but with a twist- they’re green! The idea of green spinach muffins might seem weird at first, but these muffins are just as delicious as they are nutritious. Why these muffins […]
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Can Chocolate Be Healthy?



Chocolate has received a bad reputation. In the past, chocolate has been associated with obesity and acne because of it’s high sugar content. While this is true for a majority of classic chocolate bars, certain chocolates can actually be healthy for you! What qualifies a “healthy” chocolate? Cocoa, one of the main ingredients in chocolate, […]
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Probiotics & Your Gut Health



You have likely heard about the health promoting aspects of probiotics. But what are probiotics? Probiotics, found in both food and supplements, are live bacteria and yeasts that feed your gut microbiome. What is your microbiome? Your microbiome contains trillions of good and bad gut bacteria. It is unique to you, in fact it holds […]
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Caffeine – Alternatives To Coffee



What is caffeine? Caffeine, by definition, is a drug that stimulates your central nervous system. It is a psychoactive drug, meaning it affects brain function. Caffeine is found in coffee beans, cocoa beans, and tea leaves. In fact, coffee is the world’s most widely consumed drug! So is coffee healthy? Whether or not coffee is […]
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hemp, whey, and pea protien

Pick Your Protein – Brown Rice, Hemp, Pea, or Whey?



Protein is a nutrient that is vital to our overall health. It is the body’s primary building block for muscle, bone, skin, hair and other tissues and is also necessary for the structure of our hormones, enzymes and immune system. Put simply, we need it! Consuming adequate amounts of clean, high quality protein through whole […]
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