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fiber

7 Common Misconceptions About Juicing

Juicing has been around since countertop appliances became popular in the 1950s and '60s. Today, raw juice bars are everywhere, and lots of people own...

Michael T. Murray, N.D.
November 22 2013

How To Make A Perfect Smoothie Every Time

Lately it seems as though everyone is drinking green juice on the regular, and can’t get enough. But let’s not forget about the smoothies!

Danielle Prestejohn
October 30 2013

4 Juices & Smoothies To Help You Detox

Juicing can give you a daily dose of nutrients in an easily digestible form by removing the pulp (fiber) from fruits and vegetables. Drinking juices...

Jenni Hulburt
September 19 2013

How Labeling Your Diet Can Make You Unhealthy

When I became a vegan, I experienced all the health benefits I'd read about: my body reached a healthy weight, my skin glowed, my energy levels...

Gabby Lester-Coll
August 15 2013

The Case Against Juicing

It seems like green juice has become synonymous with health. And if there were ever a sign of an exploding industry, it would have to be the fact that...

Robin Berzin, M.D.
July 9 2013

Gluten-Free Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies

A sucker for anything peanut butter, these cookies do not disappoint. The first time I made tried this recipe we had a handyman at the house and...

Heather Esposito
June 22 2013

A Simple Health Guide To The Most Common Grains

Amaranth, barley, buckwheat, bulgur, corn, couscous, farro, kamut, kaniwa, millet, oats, quinoa, brown rice, white rice, forbidden rice, wild rice,...

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
June 12 2013

Natural Ways To Reduce Reflux

Gastro-esophageal reflux — informally known as reflux, heart burn or acid indigestion — occurs when gastric acid, duodenal bile and enzymes reflux...

Jessica Sepel
June 11 2013

3 Nutrient-Packed Power Breakfast Recipes

Did you know that eating breakfast can give you more energy, help control your weight, improve your concentration and mental performance, and even up...

Maria Marlowe
June 4 2013

11 Fun Facts About Avocados

Here are 11 interesting things to know and inspire you to add more avocado to your day and to aid you in your journey to a healthier and natural life.

Nicole Baker
May 31 2013

Your Definitive Guide To Fiber

Sometimes when folks add more veggies and fiber-filled foods to their plate, their digestive system doesn’t cooperate very well and uncomfortable...

Kris Carr
May 29 2013

6 Natural Ways To Reduce Cholesterol

Elevated cholesterol increases the risk of death due to cardiovascular disease. It's currently recommended that total blood cholesterol (your "bad"...

16 Ways To Detox Every Day

We’re all human. We partake in the occasional (or more frequent) indulgences life has to offer. Even as a practicing health-fanatic-vegetarian-yogi, I...

Michele Conigliaro
May 14 2013

Vegan Recipe: Banana-Strawberry Chia Pudding

My love for chia seeds has been around for quite some time, but I never pulled the trigger on making chia pudding due to the fact that it didn't look...

Abby Bliss White
May 10 2013

Constipation: The Ayurvedic Perspective

Ah, constipation, a lovely topic, I know. Too much information for some, but constipation is no joke. Healthy elimination is extremely important to...

Trudy Collings
May 9 2013

10 Tips To Get Rid Of Toxins & Get Your Body Ready For Summer

Spring is traditionally the time of new beginnings. People like to use this time to clean their homes and personal spaces in order to make space for...

Jovanka Ciares
May 3 2013

Gluten-Free Recipe: Apple Pecan Pie Balls

The medjool dates give these apple nut bites a caramel taste reminiscent of a pecan pie. Try this real food recipe to satisfy your sweet craving...

Sara Ladd
May 2 2013

Is Your Green Smoothie ACTUALLY Healthy And Balanced?

Green smoothies are all the hype these days, but there's much confusion about how to get the most out of that daily dose of feel-good medicine.

Rhea Mehta, Ph.D.
April 12 2013

7 Ways To Free Yourself From Food Cravings

Despite what you may have heard, overcoming food cravings has nothing to do with willpower. The body has powerful mechanisms that move us to eat. The...

Michael T. Murray, N.D.
March 28 2013

Can't Crap? 3 Techniques To Get Things Moving

Do you feel like your digestive process has slowed to a complete halt, but don't know what's thrown you off? Whatever the cause, you're left feeling...

Hannah Ziemba
March 19 2013