Should I Drink Turmeric Tea?

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
Should I Drink Turmeric Tea? Blog Post

The same golden-hued spice added to curries and in mustard is now making waves as turmeric tea. Deservedly so: turmeric seems to boast a slew of benefits.

Mercury in Fish: What You Need to Know

Monday, September 12th, 2016
Mercury in Fish: What You Need to Know Blog Post

If you eat a lot of fish should you worry about mercury? High levels of mercury can cause tingling or numbness in fingers and toes and vision problems. It affects infant brain development. Even consistent, low-level mercury exposure can leave you fatigued or make concentrating difficult.

Is BPA-Free Plastic Safe?

Monday, June 20th, 2016
Is BPA-Free Plastic Safe? Blog Post

"BPA-free" is the buzzword of choice for water bottles and plastic packaging. Bisphenol A (BPA)—the chemical that hardens plastic food containers and is in the lining of metal cans to prevent corrosion—has gotten bad press for having a harmful estrogen-mimicking effect, which may cause early puberty and lower sperm counts, even raise your risk of obesity, diabetes and some cancers (breast, ovarian, testicular, prostate).

Can Some Foods Help Your Body Detox?

Monday, April 18th, 2016
Can Some Foods Help Your Body Detox? Blog Post

Based on the abundance of cleanses on the market, you'd think a regular detox regimen is a must-do. Not so. Our bodies are pretty adept at eliminating most harmful substances we encounter, thanks to our kidneys, liver, lungs and GI system. And, buyer beware: the cleanses and detox diets out there vary widely and often aren't based in science. There are, however, a few foods that research shows can amp up your body's natural detox process.

Can a Soup Cleanse Help You Lose Weight?

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Can a Soup Cleanse Help You Lose Weight? Blog Post

Juicing is so 2015. “Souping” is gaining traction as the way to cleanse. Basically you eat vegetable soup (chunky or pureed) and nothing else for a prescribed amount of time—a day, three days, five days—and poof, you’re healthier, slimmer and cleaner, inside and out.

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