By Adonica Nichols, LPN
Just as we eat nourishing foods to keep our bodies healthy, we also have to nourish our brains. One of the easiest ways to do this is to pick up a book. Reading has been shown not only to increase intelligence, especially when children start reading at an…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
You might have asked yourself, “What’s up with this “green living” trend and why should I swap my house cleaners, body care products, and other chemicals with cleaner alternatives?” Well, it’s estimated that the average adult carries at least 700 toxins in their body and that…
By Mark Hyman MD
This bright green smoothie from my book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, gets its creaminess from nutrient-dense avocado, an excellent source of all nine essential amino acids that our bodies need to build muscle, as well as the omega-3 fats our brains and hearts need…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
It’s that time of year again. A time to reflect on that which we are grateful, a time for being with loved ones, and time for a whole lot of food! I bet at least one of your fondest Thanksgiving memories involves food, I know that’s true for…
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Oh, heavens! Where did the year go?! As we get into the seasonal groove, keep in mind that all those tasty-but-not-great-for-health cocktails can undermine your gut health and immunity just when you need them most! Side-stepping alcohol and all that extra sugar can be quite a challenge. How can you…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I cannot say enough wonderful things about wild mushrooms. Although you’ll often see them categorized as a vegetable, they technically belong to the fungi family. Their medicinal benefits have been recognized by Eastern medicine practitioners for thousands of years. Modern science is now catching up to ancient wisdom…