Monthly Archives: June 2015

Go with your Gut: Probiotics and Optimal Gut Health

It is a common misconception that all bacteria = bad “germs.” In fact, having a healthy microflora (a fancy word for the collection of diverse microorganisms present in our gastrointestinal tract) is actually beneficial for our health. Imagine – your gut is “host” to a complex and diverse array of bacteria and microorganisms. How can we […]

5 Ways to Use More Herbs 2

Herbs are powerhouses in the kitchen. They can be used to add a punch of flavor to any food without adding a lot of calories or having to going heavy on the salt shaker. Herbs do more than wake up our taste buds and reduce added salt and calories in our diet – they are good for […]