Nutrition

Juice – overrated?

Juice – overrated?

Highly. But wait! Let me explain. Here are the things that can make juice more of a gimmick and less of a nutrient powerhouse that’s going to give you superpowers and/or make you look like Giselle. Beyonce? David Beckham? The Hemsworth brothers? What were we […]

HOLISTIC NUTRITION EXPLAINED. WHAT IS IT ANYWAYS?

HOLISTIC NUTRITION EXPLAINED. WHAT IS IT ANYWAYS?

The term holistic nutrition has been slowly gaining more and more buzz on the internet and in social circles. But what exactly is holistic nutrition? What makes it different than “normal” nutrition? A widely accepted definition of holistic nutrition is: healing the body with whole […]

WHAT DO EGG LABELS MEAN

WHAT DO EGG LABELS MEAN

Egg labels. Who would have expected that a food staple as basic as an egg would require so much labeling? One can no longer assume that an egg is an egg. One egg can be a nutrient-dense superfood and one can be nutrientless and contaminated […]

WHAT IS EPIGENETICS AND WHY DOES IT MATTER

WHAT IS EPIGENETICS AND WHY DOES IT MATTER

Epigenetics has been getting a lot of buzz lately, and rightfully so. Coming from a science background, I remember learning about epigenetics in high school and more extensively in my college courses at Baylor University. I had never really given it too much attention until […]

3 DETOX TIPS TO CLEAN UP YOUR DIET WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

3 DETOX TIPS TO CLEAN UP YOUR DIET WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

Eating clean might conjure up images of upper-class families walking into Whole Foods Market to buy some $4 organic apples and $5 avocados. It may seem exclusive and out of reach for the average Trader Joe, but it does not need to be an expensive […]

THERE’S THIS THING CALLED NUTRIGENOMICS…

THERE’S THIS THING CALLED NUTRIGENOMICS…

It is a very promising science that involves prescribing a very specific diet to a person based on their genetic makeup. Sounds amazing, right? Some companies, nutritionists, and health practitioners are already practicing this, but the field still has a lot of maturing to do. […]

LET’S DIVE IN

LET’S DIVE IN

Welcome to our first official blog post. Obviously, it’s time to jump into the topic of food. I figured it made sense to describe some of my views on diet. For starters, I don’t like to strictly associate the term ‘diet’ with a temporary program for weight […]