The 8 Key Benefits of Milk Thistle

Milk thistle, a flowering Mediterranean herb that’s a member of the daisy family, has been revered since ancient times for its effects on liver health and function as well as its effect on gallbladder and kidney disorders. In the modern day, … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

8 Most Important Benefits of Psyllium Husk

Psyllium Seed Husks

... It's More Than Just Fiber Psyllium husk is most well known for its beneficial role as a powerful constipation buster, but it provides a number of other exceptional health benefits as well... This natural fiber comes from a shrub-like herb known as Plantago ovate, and while it’s used in other parts of the world, it’s … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How to Stop Sugar Cravings: Top 10 Ways

While the American Heart Association recommends Americans consume no more than 9.5 teaspoons of sugar a day, the average adult eats 22. The average child? 32.[i] We probably don’t have to tell you that all of this sugar is not only adding to our waistlines, it’s also been linked to numerous chronic diseases ranging from ca … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Surprising Health Benefits of BITTER Foods

Bitter foods like grapefruit, unsweetened cocoa, endive and kale may not excite your taste buds like sweet or spicy flavors do, but there’s a reason to make a concerted effort to get more bitter foods into your diet: … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Top 12 Foods to Buy Organic

… And 15 Organic Foods You Can Skip Fruits and vegetables represent the cornerstone of a healthy diet, but they are also among the foods most likely to be tainted with toxic pesticides. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzed 45 popular fruits and vegetables for pesticide residues, using data from more than 60,700 sa … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How to Eat Healthy When Dining Out

How to Avoid Hidden Temptations and 11 Other Tips! Ninety-two percent of Americans say they enjoy going to restaurants, according to the National Restaurant Association.[i] And for 41 percent, eating out is an "essential part of their lifestyle.” We enjoy eating out for many reasons — it’s a break from cooking (and doing th … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Is Spicy Food Good for You?

spicy hot peppers

... 5 Top Benefits and 4 Must-See Risks Do you douse every meal in hot sauce? Does the thought of chili pepper, cayenne pepper, habanero pepper or any hot pepper make your mouth water (in a good way)? If you love all things hot and spicy, you may be wondering if all of that spicy food is good for you. As it turns out, … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,