One of the best ways to keep your microbiome healthy, in addition to eating a healthy, fibre-rich diet, is by regularly consuming foods that contain probiotic bacteria. These good or friendly bacteria can powerfully affect health, including boosting immunity, improving
Over the last few decades, there’s been a significant decline in tooth decay world-wide, but a remarkable increase in tooth erosion. It’s been called an “unrecognized epidemic.” The cause of this erosion, in large part, is due to the type
Wondering what you should be eating in 2016? In November of last year, twenty of the world’s most highly respected nutrition researchers met in Boston. They came from some of the most prestigious universities, including Harvard, Yale, Cornell, and Stanford.
Regular family meals result in significantly healthier and happier children, teens and parents. Sharing meals as a family, however, is not always easy due to time constraints and conflicting schedules. In addition, the atmosphere created at mealtime greatly impacts the
One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the shared family meal. The research is incredibly strong and consistent. Benefits include kids who are healthier and definitely happier. Each and every meal shared makes a difference. Here
The benefits of good sleep for health, happiness, longevity, and overall well-being cannot be overstated. Most people greatly underestimate its value. Eating well and being active is not enough. Sleep is critical for brain health, managing your moods, reducing stress,
With as much as one-third or more of your daily calories coming from snacks, choosing the right snack really matters. Today, I’ll share with you a checklist for evaluating the healthfulness or harmfulness of your snack choices. I’ll also give
If you want to eat healthier in 2015, I’ve definitely got the salad for you! It’s similar to a Greek salad, but with a twist. It also contains quinoa and black beans, which gives it more protein, fibre, and nutrition,