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Eating Green

You probably know that you should eat more veggies. Getting at least 2 1/2 – 3 cups of veggies per day is what’s recommended for optimal health, but most people don’t quite meet the mark. To help, we interviewed our friend Sharon Palmer, RDN, a registered dietitian and nutritionist who… Read More»

Aside from taste and tradition dating back almost 5,000 years, tea drinking has increased due to research findings that drinking a daily cup (or three or four) may impart health benefits. Here are the 5 top healthy reasons to start drinking more tea today!

There are serious considerations when deciding between organic and non-organic produce. The first consideration that might come to mind is whether or not chemicals were used to treat the plants as they grew. The second is price. Here’s what you need to know about buying organic produce…and keeping tabs on your budget.

We both love eating seasonal fruits and vegetables and try to do it as much as possible. Not only is it better for the environment, but it also helps keep our diets naturally varied both in taste and nutrition. Here are some of the nutrition perks of each spring food, followed by some of our favorite recipes that use them!

April is home to Earth Day. While we think every day should be Earth Day, April 22 is a great time to revisit what you’re currently doing to preserve our awesome earth and to start doing more. And the extra awesome news: All of the things on our list not only help save the environment, they also help you slim down and save money. Win-win-win.

Q: “I keep seeing kale everywhere and everyone is talking about it. Is it that much better for me than other greens?” A: All leafy greens are nutritional winners, but some definitely stand out as being especially packed with nutrients. We’ve pitted 5 common types against each other to see… Read More»

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