You have probably seen the low FODMAP diet popping up on the cover of health magazines and in your social media feed. What exactly is a FODMAP, and should you be worried about it? Here's what you need to know before jumping on this new diet bandwagon.
7 Holiday Spice Mixes
November 7 2017
The good news is that homemade spice and herb blends are easy to make, and if the ingredients are ordered in bulk, they can be cost-effective. Here are a few ideas on how to prepare seven spice mixes for holidays and special occasions.
Heart Healthy Madre Labs CocoCardio Paleo Balls
November 2 2017
Madre Labs CocoCardio paleo balls make an easy, heart-healthy snack!
Hot tea is a popular beverage during cold weather on account of its warmth, flavor, and aroma. Hot tea can also help relieve the aches and pains of the flu and boost the immune system. Many teas that are tailored for consumption in cold weather contain ingredients that can ease breathing and soothe a sore throat.
Grain-Free Homemade Teething Biscuits Recipe
October 10 2017
As a baby starts to try solid food, it is important to offer food with high nutritional content. Since babies eat small portions including ingredients that are rich in vitamins and fiber goes a long way. In this teething biscuit recipe coconut oil provides healthy fats for brain development. The coconut flour is filled with fiber for healthy bowel movements. Cinnamon, ginger and clove are helpful for pain relief from teething.
Healthy Sweetener Alternatives
October 6 2017
For the health conscious, processed white sugar can be a difficult culprit to avoid. Luckily, stevia, raw honey, xylitol, monk fruit, and coconut sugar offer the same sweetening power without the guilt.
The Many Health Benefits of Chocolate + Truffle Recipe
October 3 2017
Chocolate! We know how much we love it, but do you know how good it is for you?
Coffee's History of Health Benefits
September 29 2017
Coffee is one of the most consumed beverage in the world, second only to water. In most countries around the world, coffee drinkers outnumber tea drinkers—exceptions include China, the United Kingdom, and Turkey while in Japan, both drinks are equally popular. It is well known in many cultures that tea, specifically green tree, has numerous health benefits, but does coffee also promote good health?
Alternative Eating Lifestyles
September 26 2017
Many different eating styles have become popular lately, so it can be tricky to tell them apart. Each eating lifestyle comes with its own unique health benefits, but they all have different sets of rules. Keep reading to learn more about how the raw food, vegan, vegetarian, paleo and gluten-free eating lifestyles work and discover a new favorite recipe.
Fungiology Reishi Hot Tea Recipe
September 12 2017
Fungiology Reishi tablets are rishi mushrooms in a convenient powder form. Reishi mushrooms have been historically shown to boost the immune system's response to different types of bacteria, fungi, virus and other bodily threats. Take them by mouth or brew up this delicious reishi hot tea recipe.
iHerb Customer Smoothie Recipes
September 5 2017
Recently, we asked iHerb customers to share their favorite smoothie recipes featuring iHerb grocery items. Out of multiple entries, we chose the following to share with you. Enjoy!
The Difference Between Brewer’s Yeast and Nutritional Yeast
August 29 2017
Learn the difference between brewer’s and nutritional yeast.
Deactivated yeast is a single-celled fungus that's full of nutritional value. Brewer's yeast and nutritional yeast are both a form of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and they are commonly sold in health food stores, but they're very different in terms of flavor and nutrients.
Acne, Sugar, Dairy and Bad Fats
August 23 2017
Acne is clearly associated with diet. Strongly linked to acne is a diet high in refined carbohydrates, dairy, and the wrong type of fats. In Westernized societies, acne is a nearly universal skin disease afflicting 79% to 95% of teenagers. In men and women older than 25 years, 40% to 54% still have some degree of facial acne. In contrast, acne is extremely rare in societies consuming healthful traditional diets.
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