FODMAP's 101 What are FODMAPs? FODMAPs are a group of small chain carbohydrates (sugars and fibers) that are commonly malabsorbed in the small intestine. FODMAPs are abundant in the diet and can be found in everyday foods such as: wheat, barley, rye, apples, pears, mango, onion, garlic, honey, kidney beans, cashew nuts, agave syrup, sugar free gum, mints and some medicines, to name a few. Up to 75% of those who sufRead More
Which Coconut Oil is The Best?
With all the different coconut oils on the market the differences in them all can be really confusing. Do you want the extra virgin? Does processing matter? Do you want the organic or the conventional? Have no fear, here is a great article by Evolving Wellness that breaks down and explains all there is to know about the Coconut Oil Industry,-
How to Choose the Best Coconut Oil
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“I don’t know what to believe.” If you’ve ever read a fitness magazine or searched for any health-related information on the Internet, this is probably how you feel. Or maybe it’s more like, “WTF! Why does every piece of information contradict the other?” First carbs are bad, and then they’re considered kinda rad (for athletes, at least). We say fats aren't part of the plan, but what about Paleo, where bacon is the jam? I hear that intermittent fasting can eliminate fat… or is that only true if you’re a lab ratRead More
10 Youth-Boosting Foods Better Than Botox
Forget dumping your paycheck on anti-aging creams and injectables. The Fountain of Youth can be found in your kitchen.In his new book, “The Age Fix: A Leading Plastic Surgeon Reveals How to Really Look 10 Years Younger” (Grand Central Life & Style, out now), Dr. Anthony Youn devotes an entire chapter to diet. “The foods you choose can affect the development of wrinkles, skin-tightness and elasticity, and even how likely you are to get a sunburn,” Read More