Should I Go Vegan?

A vegan diet, which was once considered fringe, is rapidly increasing in popularity across the United States. A Nielsen survey found that 39% of Americans want to eat more plant-based foods, and 14% believe there’s no reason to eat meat at all. Going vegan means completely giving up animal products, such as meat, fish, eggs, cheese, yogurt, and milk. Since Americans have one of the … Continue reading Should I Go Vegan?

Is Caffeine Healthy?

For many people, caffeine is what wakes them up in the morning and keeps them going on long, hard days. Whether it’s a luxurious cappuccino or a quick shot of Red Bull, caffeine is an integral part of many people’s lives. But is it healthy? What is Caffeine? Caffeine is the primary psychoactive ingredient in coffee. It’s found in over 60 different plant sources, including: … Continue reading Is Caffeine Healthy?

Surprisingly Healthy Foods & Drinks

What you put into your mouth is important for your health, especially as you age. You wouldn’t want to spend all your time eating junk food and sodas, putting yourself at risk for high blood pressure or high cholesterol. Instead, you should be thinking about your food choices to ensure a healthier lifestyle. Less salty and fatty foods and more fruits and veggies, right? Fun … Continue reading Surprisingly Healthy Foods & Drinks

Raw Avocado Cucumber Sushi Rolls

Ingredients1 English cucumber1 large avocado, peeled and pitted1 cup curly kale leaves, ribs removed, chiffonaded1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice1/4 teaspoon Celtic sea salt1/4 teaspoon ground cuminPinch of cayenne pepper1/8 teaspoon sweet paprika, to garnish InstructionsTo prepare the cucumber, use a mandoline (at the 1/16-inch setting) or a wide vegetable peeler and slice the cucumber lengthways into long slices on one side of the cucumber (until … Continue reading Raw Avocado Cucumber Sushi Rolls