Food Allergies: How to Cope

Food Allergies: How to Cope

A food allergy results when a food is consumed and mistaken by the body to be something harmful, which causes the immune system to respond and attack. This negative immune response causes unwanted signs and symptoms such as hives, GI issues, wheezing, difficulty...
The Mediterranean Diet and Heart Health

The Mediterranean Diet and Heart Health

Evolved from the 16 countries bordering the Mediterranean sea, the mediterranean diet has gained rising popularity. The diet is well-recognized by medical professionals, the American Heart Association and the World Health Organization. Mediterranean countries exhibit...
How to Boost Your Energy by Eating

How to Boost Your Energy by Eating

The human body functions by utilizing energy. The body gets this energy from the food we consume which contain carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. These macronutrients are converted to glucose and either stored or immediately used to create ATP. ATP is the body’s...
Food Waste: A Rising Problem

Food Waste: A Rising Problem

Food waste reduction would have a significant impact on the environment. Food waste generates a huge proportion of greenhouse gas emissions amounting to approximately 8% worldwide according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization.  How Can You Help Reduce Food...
How to be More Sustainable This New Year

How to be More Sustainable This New Year

The word sustainable has gained much attention in recent years and it has for good reason. But what does it mean to be sustainable? According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “sustainable agriculture enables us to produce healthful food without compromising...