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The Scoop on Soup. Is it healthy?

If your typical salad, or smoothie does not sound appetizing right now, relax— our bodies are designed to crave watery, light and cooling food during the longer, sunnier, summer months and heavier, warmer foods, as the days get shorter and colder. 

Soup can be a delicious and healthy option! But… if you are picking up soup at the store, you might want to read these tips on how to select a healthy soup. Many store bought soups can leave you feeling puffy and just ICK.

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What’s really in your wine and spirits?

Hungover? We hate that for you. But the interesting thing is, it may not actually be related to the alcohol.

Truth Bomb: There are no labeling laws for wine, meaning that wine is far from just a bottle of grapes and yeast. 

According to a study published by Cornell, there can be up to 72 chemical additives! EEK. Read on to learn more about your wine and spirits.

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Tips for kicking butt in 2023.

This year my new year’s resolution for everyone is that we start with something small and watch it grow.

Skip the big resolutions that seem far fetched. Let’s be real here and by being real, you will get real results.

Read on to see how you can achieve your wellness goals this year. For real this time.

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Dairy is NO MOO.

Have you ever stopped to think that we are the only mammal in the animal kingdom to consume milk after infancy, not to mention, from **another** mammal, often cows.

Properties in dairy, casein and lactose, particularly, cause issues for humans– included weight and digestive disorders and skin issues.

Read more below on why we do not suggest consuming cow dairy and what REAL FOOD alternatives to enjoy instead.

Properties in dairy, casein and lactose cause issues for humans– included weight and digestive disorders and skin issues.

Read more below on what we do not suggest consuming cow dairy and what REAL FOOD alternatives to enjoy instead.

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Healthy Habits? Or holding you back.

Society makes nutrition 🍎 complicated. While “health” is not a “one-size-fits-all” package, @FGD we like to simplify it into bite sized knowledge drops of what we like to call– “common sense” nutrition.

Here are some common “healthy habits” that could be holding you back from achieving superior health.

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Is all protein created equally?

Protein, or amino acids, are a critical component to life, so we often associate eating protein with health, regardless of the format we consume it in. 

Unfortunately, many protein and snack bars available are loaded with highly processed protein “isolates,” sweeteners and inflammatory ingredients, additives and oils. While these protein bars and powders may be tasty and temporarily satisfying, they can wreak havoc on the digestive system, create inflammation in the body and are not an ideal source of nourishment for the brain, or active muscle recovery.

Get the full scoop…