This chocolate cake recipe is gluten-free and delicious. It is quick, easy and has great ingredients that support health. Chocolate Cake Recipe Ingredients Garbanzo Beans A rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, aiding weight management and reducing the risk of several diseases. […]
Want to Beat the Holiday Belly Bloat? There are plenty of ways to support your gut a so that you can enjoy the season without belly problems. Here are 7 ways to beat the holiday digestive traffic jam: 1. Take a Digestive Enzyme with Every meal Take one at the beginning of every meal to […]
Fermented foods have a lot of health benefits. They are rich in enzymes, which help speed up digestion and absorption in our system. They are also rich in good bacteria, specifically lactobacillus acidophilus, which is an extremely beneficial flora found in the gut.
Many people ask me what I look for in a recipe. Here are the 6 things I look for: 1. Are the ingredients all whole foods and recognizable? I don’t want to wonder what an ingredient is or where it is made… remember I like foods grown on a plant, not made in a plant. […]
Do you steer clear of cereals? I recommend you do! It’s not just kids’ cereals that are too sweet. Adult cereals like Kashi GoLean Crunch have 3 teaspoons of added sugars per (3/4 cup) serving. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) analysis of more than 1,500 cereals, including more than 180 children’s cereals, shows that a […]
Got Constipation? – Constipation is defined medically as fewer than three stools per week and severe constipation as less than one stool per week. Some of the symptoms of constipation include lower abdominal discomfort, infrequent bowel movements, straining to have a bowel movement, hard or small stools, rectal bleeding and/or anal fissures caused by hard stools, […]
Fiber is an important part of digestive health and the average daily fiber intake in the United States is way below the recommended 35 grams daily. Constipation plagues many American adults at some time or another, and eating dietary fiber is one way to get and stay regular. A low fiber intake results in a […]