The Low Down on Cholesterol

Cholesterol has received a bad reputation over the last few decades.  The truth is that cholesterol is needed for many of our bodily functions.  These functions are essential for your health. Cholesterol is needed to: Produce certain hormones Build the structure of every cell wall Assist in the process of digestion and absorption As a…

Favorite Functional Food Products

1.) Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth: Bonafide Provisions is a slowly simmered, organic bone broth with high-quality ingredients. Given that it is purchased frozen, it retains more of its nutrients than its shelf-stable counterparts. Specifically, it is good source collagen which you can tell from how nicely the product gels. It is great to use for soups…

Functional Food Recipe

  Now that you know what some of the more popular functional foods are we want to show you how to implement them into your diet!  In this blog we have designed some recipes that can help you increase your intake of functional foods and eat delicious foods. Turmeric Chicken Stir Fry Prep Time: 15…

Top 10 Functional foods

1.) Turmeric: This is a bold spice found in the majority of Indian cuisine.  Turmeric is unique because it has over 100 different holistic compounds in it. Why do you need it? Turmeric contains a polyphenol called curcumin  which is a strong anti-inflammatory agent.  This spice also promotes your immune system. How can you use it? …

What are functional foods?

In a nutshell, functional foods are those foods that when consumed, can have health benefits which help to reduce the risk of disease.  You can also think of functional foods as the kinds of food that can give you a positive effect after eating them, as opposed to a neutral or negative effect.  These types…

Mediterranean Holiday Dinner

This holiday season we are challenging you to switch up your usual meals!  This blog post has the recipes for a delicious Mediterranean holiday themed meal that packed with healthy fats, citrus and herbs. Bon Appetit.   Appetizer: Mediterranean Baked Brie Ingredients: 3 tbsp fig jam or honey, divided 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup dried…