We said it once, but we’ll say it again — inflammation gets a bad rap. Unfortunately, we’ve been conditioned to believe that all inflammation is harmful, but that’s not the case. As with most wellness-y things, there’s a delicate balance between too much and not enough. When it comes to inflammation, we want just the … More Are These Pro-Inflammatory Foods Making You Sick?
From energizing acai bowls and smooth dark chocolate to creamy kale salads and perfectly roasted sweet potatoes, colorful plant foods have one particular thing in common: Antioxidants. Abundant in many of our daily staples, antioxidants reign supreme. They’re essential for the survival of all living things. They’re foundational to our wellbeing, much like vitamin B12 … More Eat These 13 Foods to Help Lower Cholesterol, Improve Heart Health, and So Much More!
Technically no and yes — When consumed, lectins in their active state can cause negative side effects. The most publicized accounts report severe reactions in people eating even small amounts of raw or undercooked kidney beans. They contain phytohaemagglutinin, a type of lectin that can cause red blood cells to clump together. It can also … More Are Lectins the Source of Inflammation?
Everyone’s hope in life is to find homeostasis — to feel good, perform well, and maintain optimal health. Those entities may look different for everyone and in a world filled with processed foods and harmful temptations, it’s hard to stay on track. It’s hard to discover what works for you. Here’s what we love about … More What’s The Pegan Diet?
Inflammation gets a bad rap. Across social media, news, outlets, and the pharmaceutical industry, we’ve been conditioned to believe that inflammation in and of itself is harmful. But that’s actually not the case. As with most things wellness-related, there’s a gray area. When it comes to inflammation, we want not too little, not too much … More Not All Inflammation Is Bad – What It Is, Why It’s Important & How to Find the Balance