Whole Leaf Wheatgrass Powder vs. Wheatgrass Juice Powder

Whole Leaf Wheatgrass Powder vs. Wheatgrass Juice Powder

March 27, 2017

Wheatgrass is sold in many forms; from mini trays of the live seedlings to fresh juices and various wheatgrass powders. The internet is a daunting maze of conflicting information, making it discouraging to work out the differences between the biggest sellers of powdered wheatgrass.

The main argument that separates powdered whole leaf and powdered juice is mainly whether or not humans can digest cellulose. Some wheatgrass powders, such as Nurtured by Nature’s Organic Wheatgrass Powder, are specifically whole-leaf, retaining vegetable fiber as well as the many nutrients of evaporated juice.

Let’s break this down to better understand the anti-cellulose fad...

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5 Signs You May Be Dehydrated

5 Signs You May Be Dehydrated

February 08, 2017

With the surplus of caffeinated drinks and alcohol in our diets, it may surprise you to learn that 75% of Americans are suffering from some level of dehydration in their daily lives. These beverages are actually diuretics, meaning they pull moisture from your cells rather than contributing any. They actually make you pee more, while feeling thirstier. 

But with the growing popularity of infused (or “spa”) water, juicing, smoothies and lemonade upgrades like this it’s getting easier and more fun to keep yourself and your family happily hydrated. Here are a few quick tips to tell whether you’re getting enough water each day...

 

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Is Himalayan Salt Better Than Table Salt?

Is Himalayan Salt Better Than Table Salt?

January 20, 2017

Table salt is perhaps one of the most common household items and ingredients in cooking, and yet it is so refined as to be bad for us in the same way that refined sugar is bad for us. It is changed so much that our bodies do not recognize or process it well. So what is the alternative? Do the "fancy" new salts on the market really offer us that much better?

In this article: 

  • We discuss the science behind why table salt can be harmful to our bodies.
  • Understand the difference between table salt and Himalayan salt and why they behave differently in our bodies.
  • Learn some of the many benefits connected with consuming the right kinds of salt. 
  • We talk about water retention some of the other negative effects of too much bad salt in...

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The Skinny on Sweeteners: Simple Swaps for A Healthier Home

The Skinny on Sweeteners: Simple Swaps for A Healthier Home

November 01, 2016

Nowadays it seems that sugar is all around us in many forms, from the sugar in the yogurt that we pack in our kids lunch boxes to the high-fructose corn syrup in our sandwich bread to the sugar, brown sugar syrup and maple syrup in our “healthy” granola bars! 

In this article: 

  • We discuss the different types of sugars and how they affect your body.
  • Learn the basics on the Glycemic Index, what it has to do with sugars and why it is not the only thing you should consider.
  • Find out about the recent shocking recommendation that health professionals got wrong and how it could negatively affect...

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