Have you ever eaten a meal and still felt like you weren't completely satisfied? Feeling full has as much to do with brain chemistry as it does the stomach, and if the brain isn't getting the right signals then it can send you back to the refrigerator to find something to satisfy your craving. Find out which foods can help you cut the cravings and keep you healthy.
Looking to feed a crowd for the big game this weekend? Try this fan-pleasing chili! It can even be made in a crockpot the night before to eliminate the stress of cooking from your game day.
A colorful guide to some top winter fruits and vegetables.
Winter can take a toll on immunity, but there are natural and effective ways to help support against occasional colds and flus. Check out our guide to utilizing some of nature’s botanical immune ingredients this season.
Photo and recipe from The Foody Wife. Read more here. Ingredients 2 14.5 oz cans vegetable broth 2 1/2 cups water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup minced onion 3 cloves…Read more
Spices do more than just boost flavor in food. They can also have a multitude of added health benefits. From cellular wellness to detoxification and heavy metal removal, find out which spices can assist wellbeing and how to maximize the results of these common botanicals.
From Leah Rodrigues at Foodista Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup rinsed quinoa 3 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk, divided (or other non-dairy milk such as cashew or coconut milk) 1 cup…Read more
Winter is prime time for colds, flu and other illnesses. If you want to keep your health from falling along with the temperature, there are basic natural measures you can take that can protect your wellness. Here’s what you need to know about what’s lurking in the cold.
From the A Feast for the Eyes. Read more here. Serves: 6 Ingredients 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced 3 smalls shallots, sliced thin 1 teaspoon dried thyme (or fresh) 1…Read more
How much do you sit? Six hours a day? Longer? If you work in an office, chances are the first thing you do when you arrive is sit down and…Read more
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Photo and recipe courtesy of Foodista. Find out more here. Ingredients Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice ½ large head cauliflower (you need 4 cups finely chopped) 1 tbsp fresh lime juice 2…Read more
Hail to the Kale, from Katrine Van Wyk, combines kale with sweet pear and creamy avocado for a detoxing, antioxidant health boost.
There’s a reason you spend so many hours sleeping each night: Your body needs sound, restful sleep to heal properly, detoxify, regenerate and repair. Here are tips for better sleep at night so you can perform at your peak during the day.
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Arsenic is everywhere, from its natural occurrence in soil and plants to pesticides, lumber and glass. It can infiltrate water supplies, particularly in rural areas. We can’t avoid it, but there are steps we can take to actively detoxify our bodies.
Are you ready for some fresh foods after the treat-filled holiday? This gorgeous winter salad from Yummy Mummy Kitchen is packed with a medley of nutritious and detox-boosting superfoods.
This soup, packed with cruciferous veggies, yummy avocado and a touch of lemon will warm, detoxify, and satisfy.
The New Year is a perfect time to clear the clutter and detox your home for improved health and vitality. In doing so, we can reach a greater level of spaciousness, organization, clarity and overall wellness.
From Living Feng Shui
One of the best ways to care for ourselves, increase our healing capacity, and enhance our connections to others is through mind-body practices. Today, scientific research is exploring these fascinating relationships, and confirming what ancient spiritual disciplines have been teaching for thousands of years.
From Food.com. More info and full recipe here. Ingredients 4 cups water 3 slices fresh ginger, cut 1/4-inch thick 1 inch piece licorice root 1 1/2 inches piece cinnamon sticks 1…Read more
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Winter is an important season to care for heart health. Cold weather, lack of sunshine, holiday excess, stress, and sedentary habits all take a toll on the cardiovascular system. Fortunately, we can do a lot to support this critical area of health during the winter, and all year long.
From Whole Foods Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: 3 Anjou, Bosc or Comice pears 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon German mustard 1 teaspoon…Read more
Recipe and image from Whole Living Ingredients 24 walnut halves (about 3/4 cup) 4 teaspoons olive oil 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon Coarse salt and ground pepper 24 thin slices whole-wheat…Read more
These easy to grow indoor herbs will brighten any room with their beautiful aroma.
Mistletoe has a rich folkloric history. Most of us associate the plant with the celebration of Christmas and the winter holidays. And of course, kissing beneath the hanging sprigs…But the use of mistletoe goes back to ancient cultures including the Greeks, Norse and Druids, who revered the plant for its powerful health benefits and ritual symbolism.
Music and sound are some of the world’s first medicines, used by traditional healers to cure illness and regain one’s spirit. Learn how music can improve numerous areas of health, in an uplifting article by ecoNugenics founder and formulator, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc.
Information on the benefits of Music Therapy.
If you’re going to be making sweets for the holidays, try this healthy alternative, superfood-packed recipe from the Healthful Pursuit.
With cold and flu season ramping up, a healthy diet matters more than ever. Here’s a list of 10 foods and common kitchen ingredients to help supercharge immunity and boost overall wellness in the process.
This spin on our favorite immune food includes dill for additional immune support and overall wellness.
The amazing health benefits of garlic.
Some great tips for protecting your skin this winter.
This beautiful winter salad is the perfect meal for those short days when you need to reward yourself with a quick, delicious meal that verges on comfort food.
Health discussions during winter’s cold and flu season are usually reserved for the topics of immunity, weight gain and vital energy. While these areas of healthcare are of extra concern during cold months, there’s another area of the body that also needs extra care and protection in the winter: your skin.
The 7 Shakras - Your Energy Centers
Most of us in today’s fast paced world are dependent to some degree or another on caffeine and artificial energy stimulants, including sugar. In the cold winter months, these habits seem to intensify as we push through our to-do lists when all we want to do is stay home by the fire.
This is a delicious spin on lasagna the whole family will love.
Healthy internal flora — our "microbiota" — perform numerous tasks that affect digestion, immunity, metabolism, even mental health. Life would be quite difficult, perhaps impossible, without them. Read more.
Mix it up with this grapefruit and satay chicken salad from Eating Well.
7 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System
Most sore throats are caused by viruses, yet reports show that many people are mistakenly prescribed antibiotics for the pain and discomfort. Luckily, there are a number of natural remedies that can be used alone or with other treatments, to help fight both bacteria and viruses, while supporting the body's natural healing abilities.
This tea recipe is not only perfect for cold days, it's also extremely healthy for you!