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What Lemon Water Really Does for You

If you live by the code of ethics prescribed in Wellness 101, you know that lemon water is very much the real deal. While it’s often uttered in the same breath as edible trends like kale, chia seeds and superfruits, lemon water is held to an even higher standard when it comes to efficacy. Once just a simple concoction with ... Read More »

Should You Go Raw?

“From a nutritional perspective, not only does it matter what food you eat — it also matters how you cook your food — if you cook it at all, that is,” says Dave Asprey, author of The Bulletproof Diet and the man behind the butter coffee trend. “This is because of the biochemistry of food. Think of your high school ... Read More »

7 Healthy Bites for the Holidays and Beyond

Eggnog, fried potato pancakes and creamy pies aren’t exactly good for anyone’s waistline and while we all deserve to indulge from time to time, holiday bites don’t need to be unhealthy to taste delicious. Here’s a look at some mouthwatering good-for-you nibbles for the holidays and beyond. Read More »

Try these healthy, winter delights

It’s that time of the year when the fruit and vegetable markets are awash with the best seasonal produce. Says city-based dietitian PriyaKarkera, “Not only dark red carrots, but orange squash, spinach, leafy greens, turnips, fresh peas and more are all available and taste excellent at this at this time.” She tells you why you ought to tuck into three ... Read More »

Find the cure for PCOS in your kitchen

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is quite common these days. So, it’s not surprising to find many women taking medications, making lifestyle changes and embarking on a fitness regime just to keep the condition under control. But, did you know there are home remedies for it, too? All you need to do is step inside your kitchen and identify these everyday ... Read More »

Health Benefits of Honey

These days, honey is proving to be more than just a sweet treat to drizzle over yogurt, pancakes, or toast. It’s also good medicine. Of course, sometimes this nectar of the bees benefits are a bit overhyped. So here’s a quick recap on how honey can and can’t improve health. Wound Healer: Yes. A huge body of research confirms honey ... Read More »

Bee Pollen, Maca, Cacao and 7 Other Ingredients Every Healthy Kitchen Needs

Trendsetting Los Angeles juice and raw food bar Moon Juice is leading the way in educating consumers on healthy, under-the-radar ingredients and specialty foods with the recent launch of its online apothecary and pantry. We spoke with founder Amanda Chantal Bacon, who has traveled the world carefully sourcing the site’s selection, to find out which items she thinks every healthy ... Read More »

4 Amazing Dessert Recipes — Made with Avocados

Widely touted as a go-to snack by wellness experts, avocados are high in folic acid, fiber, potassium, vitamin E, B-vitamins and healthy fats, while being low in calories and naturally sodium- and cholesterol-free. While there has been endless hype over avocado toast, why not go for something more unique and try your hand at incorporating the nutrient-dense fruit via one of ... Read More »

Don’t be such a pill

Do you see antibiotics as a cure-all? A handy cut-and-keep guide to which conditions merit it and don’t. It’s the start of the cold and flu season and this means local GPs will soon face patients lining up outside their clinics. In more than 80 percent of viral cases in the country, patients are prescribed strong medicines that inhibit the ... Read More »

Why Men May Want to Think Twice About Being Vegetarian

There are all kinds of reasons one may want to be a vegetarian — not least of which is the fact that eating meat has a hugely detrimental impact on the environment. With the wide variety of vegetarian options available, it’s also easier than ever to adopt the diet, even for athletes and triathletes. However, it seems that the everything ... Read More »