Halloween is an exciting time of year, full of costumes, parties, and of course, candy. The ill effects of this junk food-filled holiday can last days—or even weeks—after our mini ghouls and goblins have returned from their trick-or-treating extravaganza.
Not that long ago, people were encouraged to eat three square meals a day, at specific times (with some wiggle room) for optimal health. In recent years, however, such a notion has been turned on its head, and one of the things that has contributed to this change in thinking is intermittent fasting.
Lectins are getting a lot of attention in the health and wellness community lately, but what are they exactly and what do they mean for our health? Read on to find out.
"You’re not getting any younger.” We've all heard that phrase, and probably even said it ourselves.
We're familiar with the Dirty Dozen list of fruits and vegetables we should always buy organic, but there's another Dirty Dozen that lists a group of toxic chemicals known as persistent organic pollutants (POPs).