Category: nutrition

The 10 Best Supplements to Support Your Intermittent Fasting Goals*

Taking supplements during fasts can be tricky: some supplements can upset your stomach, and some might even end your fast. On the other hand, certain supplements can support your fasting goals. Let’s take a closer look: Which supplements break your fast? Unfortunately, there’s no black-and-white answer here. Technically, everything that...

Spice Up Your Metabolism

There is no magic pill or food that can make up for a poor diet or a lack of exercise. However, some spices and herbs can help you to lose weight. Here’re my top three: #1 Cinnamon “Cinnamon is a super-food that lowers cholesterol and is anti-cancerous”. Hannah Bronfman Cinnamon is...

10 Foods and Herbs That Can Improve Your Liver Health

“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.”Hippocrates The liver is one of the most important organs in our body. It is responsible for approximately 500 functions, including the metabolism of nutrients, the production, and regulations of hormones, the filtering of toxins — to name a few. If...

The Health Benefits of Green Tea

“I like tea and yoga, but I don’t do yoga”.Moby Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages and most commonly consumed beverages. What are the components of this “wonder drink” and how can they support a healthy lifestyle? Green tea has its origins in China. Like Oolong or black tea, it...

7 Foods That Can Help You to Fight Inflammation

What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s immune system’s response to an infection or an injury and is part of the natural healing process. The immune cells release hormones such as bradykinin or histamine, which help to increase blood flow by widening the blood vessels and cause swelling. They also...

The Health Benefits of Calcium

This week I planned to write a post on magnesium and its importance for athletes, but after talking to one of my clients about osteoporosis, I decided to dedicate this post to calcium: What is Calcium? Calcium is an essential nutrient that can’t be produced by the body and thus has to be...

Intermittent Fasting For Newbies

A Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting “Fasting empties the stomach and the mind; freeing up space to refuel our bodies with the Bread of Life.”Allene van Oirschot Fasting has been used for centuries to treat or prevent health conditions. The word fast stems from the Old English expression fæsten, which refers to the...

Are You a Sugar Addict? It Can Be Deadly…

Eating sugar can make us physically and mentally addicted. Understand why and what it takes to get “clean.” “In 2012 about 56 million people died throughout the world; 620,000 of them died due to human violence (war killed 120,000 people, and crime killed another 500,000). In contrast, 800,000 committed suicide,...

From Weight Loss to Relaxation

The Health Benefits of Herbal Tea Proper hydration is key to staying healthy. While drinking plain water is a great way to meet your hydration goals, herbal teas can be a delicious, calorie-free alternative. Here 5 teas to try: Hibiscus Tea* This fruity tea has a sour note and a...