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The One Health Myth That Will Not Die

Eggs give you high cholesterol. Eating nuts makes you fat. Thanks to science, a lot of what we once assumed to be true is in fact, not. Problem is, some food myths are so deeply ingrained tha…


Are Vitamin Drinks Overdoing It?

Most of us don’t get all of the nutrients we need from food alone. So we take supplements, buy fortified foods and drinks, and stock up on as many vitamins as we can. Why not? Vitamins are a good thin…


The Benefits of Sober Dating

I’m thirty-five and I get nervous when I date. I believe myself to be a confident and self-actualized being, but I use alcohol to feel comfortable in social situations. Whether a post-work pint, or c…


7 Coffee Substitutes That Will Help You Kick the Caffeine Habit

I remember my first caffeine withdrawal. After a week straight of binging on Pepsi during spring break, I came home and went straight into cold turkey mode. My teenage body wasn't ready to handle the …


A Soda A Day Increases Cancer Risk

It's no secret that soda consumption is directly linked to obesity, but could a can a day also be linked to cancer? According to a Swedish study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition…


5 Healthy Drinks to Squash Holiday Stress

The holidays are the most stressful time of the year for many of us, but don’t let stress get you down! This should be a time for us to take a step back, inhale a deep lungful of oxygen, decompress, a…


10 Tips to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

December has finally thrusted itself upon us. Prepare for a month of festivities, holiday lights, friends, mirth, and, let’s not forget, delicious foods. Enjoying holiday treats is a great thing -- go…


Basil Seeds Have Health Benefits. Who Knew?

Recently I was wandering through an Asian market and came across Dried Basil Seeds. In my haste, I thought it just said basil seeds. Hmmm, maybe they were for sprouting, or at the very least I could p…


Does Green Coffee Bean Extract Work?

Losing weight can be incredibly difficult. For this reason, people have turned to all sorts of supplements in order to make things easier. Green Coffee Bean Extract is one of them…. it is curren…


Cucumber Watermelon Lemonade

Recipe: Lemonade From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! I picked some lemons off of my tree and spent $1.50 on a pre-cut 1/4 watermelon and cucumber.  I…


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