Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?

What Does Organic Mean? If you see the “USDA Organic” or “Certified Organic” seal on your food, the item must have an ingredients list that is 95-percent or more certified organic, meaning free of synthetic additives like pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and dyes. It must also not be processed using industrial solvents, irradiation, or genetic engineering, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The remaining 5 … Continue reading Is Organic Worth the Hype and Money?

So Sweet, but Ow! My Teeth!

Cavities cause pain when eating or drinking something cold, but how do they start? A commonly thought answer is sugar, but that’s not the real reason. According to Carifree, sugar is not what causes tooth decay; cavity-causing bacteria is, while sugar is just the fuel. The larger your consumption of sugar, the more enamel demineralizing acid that bacteria spews out. These bacteria are not much … Continue reading So Sweet, but Ow! My Teeth!

BULLETPROOF COFFEE ON THE RISE

It is rare to find someone who does not enjoy a cup of coffee in some form: iced, black, blended with flavored syrups, and even specialty coffee blends. A new coffee trend claims to boost mental power, suppress cravings, and increase your metabolism. Bulletproof coffee, also known as butter coffee, was created by Dave Aspey, an entrepreneur from Albuquerque, New Mexico. The coffee was an … Continue reading BULLETPROOF COFFEE ON THE RISE

The Benefits of Grilling

With summer coming to a close, you want to soak up all the vitamin C you can while lounging by the pool. But wait, something’s missing. The smell of the grill cooking. You don’t want another hamburger or hot dog, though, because the summer body you worked hard for is aching for something fresh and clean to recharge. That’s why it’s time to dust off … Continue reading The Benefits of Grilling

Be Adventurous With Your Diet

We all know picky eaters who thinks twice about their selection of food for their plate. While not necessarily a bad habit, it is a limiting one and can even be linked to more serious unhealthy eating habits, especially if it lasts into adulthood. Whether it’s someone who can’t tolerate any type of seafood, even if they have never tried it, or someone who simply … Continue reading Be Adventurous With Your Diet