[GUEST BLOGGER] Which foods can help people sleep better?

Mary Lee is a researcher for the sleep science hub Tuck.com. She specializes in sleep’s role in mental and physical health and wellness. Mary lives in Olympia, Washington and shares her full-sized bed with a very noisy cat. Food can influence all aspects of health, including how well you sleep. Generally speaking, when you eat […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] Sweet, Sweet Summer

3 strawberries and a bunch of blueberries on a light wooden cutting board.

Spring has sprung which means those sunny, warm summer days are right around the corner. Throughout the country farmers markets are starting to pop up in the same areas where not too long ago white powdered snow once laid. Excitement fills the air along with the sweet, earthy smells of blossoming flowers and budding greenery. […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] What is Vitamin B17 and is it safe?

Apricots and a cutting board

What is vitamin B17? First things first, vitamin B17 isn’t actually a vitamin according to the Committee on Nomenclature of the American Institute of Nutrition, and there is no evidence to support that this substance is needed by the body. Second, you will also see vitamin B17, amygdalin, and Laetrile used interchangeably, but these are not […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] How to create YOUR Perfect Grocery List

Vegetables in a stand outside a store.

A grocery list is the most essential tool to create a guideline for clean eating and saving time and money at the store.   Determine Your Budget Calculate how much money you can allocate for grocery shopping. Remember to factor in non-food items such as toiletries, dish soaps etc. Check Your Inventory at Home Keep […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] How Sleep Helps You Maintain a Healthy Weight by Selina Hall

A healthy body needs more than a balanced diet and regular exercise. It also requires one of the most basic of biological functions—sleep. Sleep allows the body to heal, cleanse, and rejuvenate itself so that you can function at your best. Getting a full seven to eight hours of sleep is essential for the body […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] Activated Charcoal: Benefits and Harms

Three photos of activated charcoal in food.

Thanks to guest blogger and fellow dietitian, Sarah Gatien, for the informative blog post! You can follow her on Instagram: @sa.rah.rah “Fad: An intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that is short-lived and without basis in the object’s qualities; a craze1″ – Oxford Dictionaries You’ll know it when you see it: Black […]