Bloat-Fighting Green Smoothie
What’s a better way than starting your day with this healthy, bloat-fighting green smoothie! Ingredients; 1 cup papaya (chopped) 1 cup Pineapple (chopped) 1 Cucumber (chopped) 5 Ice Cubes 1/2 cup Mint Leaves 1 cup Baby Spinach 2 tbsps Chia Seeds 1 cup Water 2 scoops of Bee Fit Vanilla Protein Powder Add all…Read More
Sulfites: What Are They And Do They Harm Us?
Sulfites refer to a group of chemical ingredients that are added to processed foods and drinks mainly to serve as a preservative. Sulfite-containing ingredients can go by several names, including: · Sulphur dioxide · Sodium sulphite · Sodium metabisulfite · Calcium sulphite · Potassium hydrogen sulphite Sulfites are used to prevent browning/preserve color of foods,…Read More
Autoimmune Diseases – What are they? Who gets them
The immune system is your body’s protector against germs and viruses that can make you sick. Immune system action involves lots of complicated pathways, but in general, it works through the production of antibodies. Antibodies are produced to “fight” and rid the body of foreign invaders. But what happens when the immune system isn’t in…Read More
Apple Cider Vinegar – Healthy or Hyped?
Apple cider vinegar (ACV for short) is basically made from apples, sugar & yeast and is put through a double fermentation process, and it has also become very popular among natural health enthusiasts. Many supporters claim that consuming just a small amount of ACV can result in all sorts of health-optimizing wonders: Reducing the appearance…Read More
Bone Broth – All It’s Cracked Up to Be?
Remember when Grandma would always have a big pot of broth or stock simmering, filling the kitchen with the enchanting aroma of chicken soup? Well, move over dehydrating, overstimulating afternoon coffee – because there’s a new “addiction” in town! Not only does a cup of hot broth provide good “warmth factor”, but when prepared through…Read More
Is Corn Safe To Eat For Those With Gluten Sensitivity?
Like gluten, corn – and its many derivatives are in everything. No joke – EVERYTHING. From packaged foods to dairy products and chewing gum. It’s even in so many of your favorite household, health and beauty products — nooo, not my toothpaste, aspirin, perfume, shampoo and makeup?! Ever get a hint of popcorn when you…Read More
Hair, Skin, & Nails – Why are they considered our beacons of health?
Your physical appearance can tell you a lot about your internal health. Most natural health practitioners include a physical examination since the condition of your hair, skin, and nails can be indicators of underlying health issues, like nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, and the health of your digestive system. The growth and maintenance of healthy hair,…Read More
Magnesium 101: What You Really Need to Know
Magnesium is one of those nutrients we don’t hear about too much, despite the fact that it’s one of the most abundant minerals in our bodies. Moreover, it’s the fourth most abundant mineral that we have! So what role does magnesium play? Do we really need to be consuming magnesium or taking supplements? Let’s find…Read More
Do Broccoli and Kale Deserve the Desired Superfood Status?
Broccoli and kale are often touted to be “superfoods.” And, yes, they really are amazingly healthy for you. If you’re wondering what exactly is in these green powerhouses that makes them so “super,” I’ve dived into the research to give you some nerdy reasons to make these a staple in your diet. To start, they’re…Read More
What to Eat if You Get Constipated
Constipation is the opposite of diarrhea – it’s when stool tends to stick around longer than necessary. Often it’s drier, lumpier, and harder than normal, and may be difficult to pass. Constipation often comes along with abdominal pain and bloating. And can be common in people with certain gut issues, like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).…Read More