What is a Whole Foods Plant-Based Diet?

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” -Hippocrates

What is a whole foods plant based diet? If you aren’t familiar with the term, it is a way of eating that focuses on a variety of whole, unrefined plant foods including vegetables, fruit, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes. It eliminates all animal products, processed foods, sugar, animal fats, and oils.

Why would you want to consider eating this way? It has the potential to prevent or reverse chronic diseases, lead to weight loss, improve mental clarity, lower cholesterol, and reduce or eliminate inflammation. An added bonus is reducing your carbon footprint.


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The Safety of Plastic Water Bottles

Staying hydrated is always important but even more so in the summer months when the weather is warmer, and temperatures higher, causing you to perspire.

How much water do you drink a day? It’s recommended that you drink half your body weight in ounces of water every day. Just for fun, track your water intake for a week to see how much you actually drink.

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Healthy Snack Suggestions and Recipes

When you’re looking for a snack do you grab the first thing in sight? Or crave the most unhealthy food you have in the house? Instead of doing that, take the time to plan ahead and shop for healthy snacks.

Here are a bunch of ideas for you. In addition to being good for you, they’re pretty tasty too!

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Tips For An Organic Gardening Experience

Are you a gardener? Do you aspire to be a gardener? Whichever you happen to be, there are some basics that apply to everyone during the various stages of their gardening journey.

Many garden products and sprays are loaded with harsh chemicals. There are safer alternatives for you and your plants.

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Why Massage Is Good For You

Massage can be a great addition to your wellness routine.

According to the American Massage Therapy Association, massage therapy is becoming more widely accepted in major hospitals and in daily medical practices as a form of pain management, relief, and integrative health care.

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