1. Magnesium-Rich Chocolate and Almonds

    The Signs and Causes of Magnesium Deficiency

    If you’re like most Americans, your diet may not be magnesium-rich, and your lifestyle, genetics, and other factors may leave you with a low amount of magnesium — a mineral that’s crucial to our health. Why is that so important? Well, magnesium serves a myriad of purposes throughout the body. It’s an electrolyte, which keeps cells operating on a minute scale. Your body requires electrolyte…Read More

  2. Bowl of Beans and Grains

    Ghrelin and Leptin: Your Hunger Hormones

    It’s 2 AM, and for some reason, you’re wide awake and hungry. Or perhaps, you find yourself aching to feast, even though you’ve just had a snack. What triggers these feelings of hunger? And how can we control or overcome these triggers to obtain and maintain a healthy weight? Well, the answer lies in our hormones. Our bodies naturally secrete two hormones which tell the brain: I’m hungry! …Read More

  3. Avoid These 5 Foods To Slow Down Aging

    Avoid these 5 foods from your diet to slow down Aging Hi, I am Mani Kukreja here. I am an Integrative Nutrition, wellness and anti-aging expert. My practice is primarily focused to help women transform their health, lose weight, regain energy, delay aging by implementing lifestyle and dietary choices that stop and reverse inflammation at the cellular level.   I have the pleasure of calling Roni …Read More

  4. About Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Microbiomes

    Nowadays, people are making the shift from reacting to sickness to being proactive about their health. One way to bolster your health is to incorporate prebiotics and probiotics into your diet to ensure that your microbiomes are balanced, and your gut remains healthy. So what exactly are probiotics, prebiotics, and microbiomes? What are some gut problems that exist, and how can we fix them? And wh…Read More

  5. Small Bowl of Healthy Beans

    Understanding Intermittent Fasting & Its Benefits

    Intermittent fasting is the best thing for your metabolism: Is it true or a myth? It's true! I will discuss the scientific rationale behind this new paradigm, which stands out against traditional concepts. There is overwhelming information about intermittent fasting (IF) online, on social media, and in health magazines. It can be confusing, and you may not know where to start, or whether it the ri…Read More

  6. A Very Common Question About Plant-Based Diets And Protein

    Will having a plant-based diet make me protein deficient?  That is a common myth, but the answer is a resounding no. If you consume whole foods of plant origin, like vegetables, legumes, 100-percent whole grains, and fruits, your diet is likely to have plenty of protein to support your health. The daily requirement for protein is about 42 grams, and, in fact, by eating a whole-food plant-based di…Read More

  7. Heal Your Gut With Probiotics

    You can eat good, healthy food, but if your digestive system is inflamed, or in an acidic state, then your body is not able to absorb the nutrients from the food. As a result of inflammation in the gut and poor nutrition, overall health will be compromised, causing suppressed immunity, brain fog, bloating, and skin issues like dermatitis, eczema, sagging, and wrinkled skin. How do probiotics help?…Read More