Posts tagged jan 2017
Kick Chemicals to the Curb! How to "Eat Clean" in 2017

Products served at most fast food spots and lining the grocery aisles, what author Michael Pollan calls “food-like substances,” are filled with chemicals known to cause harmful effects in humans and lab animals alike, not to mention the added salts and sugars and the problems those bring.

Learn how common food additives can affect you, and hoe to avoid them.

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5 vegetables at their peak right now (and how to enjoy them!)

Veggies: A source of kids’ worst dinner nightmares everywhere, often labeled as “boring.” However, these nutrient-filled powerhouses are key to a healthy diet and packed with more vitamins than anything Centrum can put into a bottle. And if you prepare them right, vegetables are anything but boring.

These days, you can get almost any vegetable at any time of the year, thanks to freezers, cans, and refrigerated transportation. However, these five veggies are currently in their peak season and at their freshest. Read on to find out how each benefits you and some suggestions for enjoying more green veggies this winter.

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