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Valentine’s Day Easy Superfood Chocolate Truffles

Are you irritated by the lack of dates this Valentine’s Day? :( It can be annoying, especially when you see advertisements of seemingly happily-ever-after couples devouring their heart-shaped chocolate truffles. “Darn, where’s my lover?” Before you sulk eating your pints of Ben & Jerry in front of the TV by yourself (don’t worry, you have company), you may want to think ...

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Interview with Jack Norris, RD: Do We Need Supplements on Whole Foods, Plant Based Diet?

So, should you take vitamin supplements? Or is eating a whole foods diet sufficient? The debate rages among doctors, nutritionists, health experts, and anonymous people online. And we've already discussed Dr. Greger's viewpoint here. However, to get another perspective, I've invited Jack Norris, a Registered Dietitian, Co-founder of Vegan Outreach, and Co-Author of “Vegan For Life: ...

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Tangerines: The Most Overlooked Fruit Over Chinese New Year?

Yes the “New Year” is over. Bad News: The New Year isn’t starting off quite as well as you had hoped - getting sick, bad work days... And those big dreams of getting a six-pack, starting this year with renewed energy and health are starting to fade :( Good News: There's CHINESE NEW YEAR! Even if you aren’t Chinese, you’re most likely living in a city where there are plenty of Chinese ...

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Interview with Katie Mae: Is Gluten the Villain We Have Made It To Be?

Have you ever found yourself ordering gluten-free food, but also having no idea why you’re going gluten-free? I’ve seen it a lot. If you're going to a decent restaurant that have various gluten-free options available, you can get away with it. But in other cases, you really can’t get away with your waiter rolling his eyes at you wondering if you're just another "poser." So first things ...

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Probiotic and Vegan Supplements: An Insider’s Guide on What to Take – Dr. Michael Greger

  Compared to the ways many fitness guru and celebrities workout, taking supplements is relatively simple: pop the pills, eat them … and then keep doing that for whatever results you want to achieve. Of course, the idea is very different from the execution – and taking the right supplements is never a straightforward path. To find out exactly how that works, today we’re speaking with ...

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Fix Your Morning Routine for a 24-Hour Energy Boost

Yes…. most New Year’s “resolutions” end in failure, at least from what I’ve seen so far. They are either too general (“I want to be fitter!”) or they require too much hard work that takes sheer willpower and effort versus pleasure (i.e. six-pack ab in one-month while working 70-hour weeks and eating below 1,000 calories a day… ) *gasp* Since many of you are trying to start your year off ...

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Interview with Katie Mae: The SOS-Free Diet (Salt, Sugar and Oil-Free): Best Way To Lose Weight In the New Year?

Sweat. Persistence. DOMs! You were certain your six-pack would come back to play by New Year. After all, you followed a strict workout and diet regime in the last 6 months. The Judgement Day comes… You even wore your best set of clothes (or lack thereof). As you eagerly lifted your shirt up and looked at the mirror... you had no idea why you look so bloated (uh… no the perfect ...

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8 Remarkably Simple Tips to Stay Healthy and Have Fun Over the Holidays

This happens to the best of us. I'm talking about ... the dreaded holiday weight gain. When you’re traveling and dining with your friends and family, do you have to deal with crappy airplane food, as well as crazy people who shove plates and plates of processed junk on your plate? The answer seems to be “probably.” And if your family and friends loves to feast, the answer seems to be ...

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