Folate vs Folic Acid

Folate…folic acid…these words are used interchangeably so often that people believe they are the same.  However, in the body they are recognized and processed as very different forms of vitamin B9. Folic acid is a synthetic version of B9, only found in...

Is Salt Really Unhealthy?

Salt has always been essential to humans, dating back to the prehistoric times.  It has been used a natural flavoring for thousands of years. Moorish merchants in the 6th century would regularly trade prized salt in equal amounts for gold!  There were salt trade...

So What’s the Deal with Juicing?

I began juicing about a year ago after learning about the amazing benefits during a chiropractic nutrition seminar.  I was intrigued and had to know more – so I started doing research! Juicing floods your body with micronutrients, and is insanely delicious!  ...

Cast Iron: The Skillet of All Skillets

Not only is the cast iron skillet incredibly versatile, but it boasts a great value for all it can handle. After getting one last year, I have downsized on much of my cookware. Cast iron is a versatile workhorse and no other pan even comes close. They can be used in...

What Does Organic Really Mean?

In this day and age it seems that organic foods are in every aisle at the grocery store.  Organic can be a confusing term however, and leaves most people perplexed at why it could possibly be that much more expensive or beneficial for you.  Understanding what...