Ingredients for Healthy Recipes

What are some of the key ingredients for healthy recipes? They should be natural items-- found in nature-- and not processed. Therefore, you’d be better off using fresh off the vine tomatoes for your pasta salad, rather than ones from a can. Whenever you can use unadulterated, non-frozen ingredients to make your meals, do so!

What is Stevia?

Stevia is actually a plant and an FDA-approved sweetener. If you were to go to Brazil or Paraguay, you’d discover that the people there have been using stevia for centuries, for many purposes. As a plant-based sweetener, it has only recently made a name for itself in the U.S.A. Starting around the year 2008, food

Cleansing The Gallbladder

A gallbladder cleanse is also known as a liver flush. It’s often used in order to help the body get rid of gallstones. What are gallstones? They’re something you don’t want! Seriously, they’re hardened deposits of digestive fluid. They’ve caused countless people terrible pain. Anyway, a gallbladder cleanse has typically involved eating or drinking a

6 Superfoods You Should Be Eating

Most people want to lose weight but they love their chocolate cake, potato chips, and fried foods. However, this might be the year when YOU choose to make some positive changes to your diet with the intention to lose weight in the process. There are certain “superfoods” that are really, really good for you AND

What Fast Food Can I Eat That’s Fairly Healthy?

For a long time people went to fast food restaurants and literally had no idea how many calories they were taking in when they loaded up with a Big Mac, large fries, and supersized Coke. But today more and more restaurants are clearly marking the number of calories per item, which can help people make

You 2.0

When computer software companies release a new version of a previous program, they upgrade the number associated with it, so it becomes, for example, “Detox 2.0.” How about “You 2.0?” Are you ready to upgrade yourself to a newer version? In order to change our lives for the better we have to make some positive

Why I Want To Lose Weight

I’m overweight. Can you relate? I didn’t think I’d end up this way, but I did, and I don’t like it. Therefore, I have a mindset to lose weight this year, and you can, too. Besides wanting to look better, my main weight loss goal is to be able to fit back into the clothes

How’s Your Thyroid?

Your thyroid might be malfunctioning and you don’t even realize it! Most people have no idea that they might have a thyroid condition. Did you know about 20 million Americans have thyroid disease? It’s all too common, especially among women and seniors. If the thyroid isn’t working well, a person’s metabolism is negatively affected. Their

How Gluten Can Slow You Down

If you eat or drink stuff with “gluten” in it, you’re probably consuming grains, or, more specifically, wheat. For some people, a diet of gluten can mess their bodies up. You don’t have to have full-blown “Celiac Disease” to have a problem with gluten. Indeed, many people are just “gluten insensitive,” meaning their bodies don’t

Do I Need Pills To Feel Better?

Depression hurts. When you’re depressed, you don’t want to get out of bed. Face the day? No thanks! A depressed person feels tired all the time and always seems to be on the verge of crying. Meanwhile, a severely depressed person may consider killing themselves. Depression is no joke. Now many people have gone to