Is Raw Food Better Than Cooked Food?

The “Raw Food Diet” is one of the top trends among vegetarians and vegans who not only want to subsist off plant-based matter, but to get the most minerals and nutrients from those foods, as nature intended. However, research is not very in-depth on the topic of cooked vs. raw foods, and there are both… Read more »

Foods That Boost Immune System

Immune system boosting foods increase the number of white blood cells in our bodies. They also eliminate toxins that drag our system down and reinforce our defensive barriers. With flu season upon us, it’s important to consume foods that boost the immune system function. Here are a few good choices… Mushrooms: Selenium, Antioxidants, as well… Read more »

10 Healthy Tips For Eating On Thanksgiving

It’s that dangerous time of year again… Thanksgiving! There’s no telling how many calories you’ll pack on during this foodie feast, but Esquire Magazine estimates there are roughly: 11 grams of fat and 340 calories in gravy-slathered turkey 4 grams of fat and 165 calories for the stuffing 3 grams of fat and 185 calories… Read more »

Ways To Control Midnight Snacking

Midnight snacks are the scourge of many dieters’ existence. Even though they’ve eaten healthy all day long, they find it nearly impossible to lose weight because their evenings are tainted by late-night freezer raids for ice cream or 1 AM microwavable burritos and frozen pizzas. The good news is that it only takes 8 or… Read more »

Is Caffeine Friend Or Foe?

Caffeine is consumed by 90 percent of America, whether it comes in the form of coffee, soda pop, tea, energy drinks, over-the-counter capsules, cold medicines, or (to a lesser extent) chocolate. Yet, there is some controversy over whether caffeine is a good addition to a healthy diet or not. Argument #1: Caffeine is our Friend…. Read more »