Intermittent fasting has gained recent hype in the health and wellness industry. In fact, in 2019, intermittent fasting was one of the most searched diets according to Google Trends 1.  While intermittent fasting may not be for everyone, research suggests that intermittent fasting may provide significant health benefits, especially for improved gut health.  This article will explore what intermittent fasting is as well as the benefits of intermittent fasting with a […]

Collagen is the most abundant type of protein in the body. Although it’s most known for its role in the muscles and connective tissue, this important protein is actually found almost everywhere.  Although your body makes collagen, it’s possible to become deficient with a poor diet. Aging and some health conditions can also decrease the amount and quality of collagen your body produces.  There’s no way to test for collagen deficiency, […]

What is intermittent fasting?   Intermittent fasting has become a popular practice among the health and fitness industries. It is a practice of cycling between phases of fasting and eating.  This diet practice emphasizes when you can eat, rather than what you can eat – contrary to many other diet fads.  The goal of intermittent fasting is not simply to just restrict calories, but rather, to enable the body to focus […]

You may have heard the term ashwagandha when you have walked down the supplement aisle at a drugstore, shopped at a health food store, or learned about a trendy adaptogenic drink like moon milk.   While you may assume that ashwagandha is good for you, do you really know what it is, and what it does to your body?   What is ashwagandha?   Ashwagandha is an ancient herb that has been […]

Adding collagen to your diet is great for your connective tissue, skin, hair, and muscles. These collagen recipes will help you satisfy cravings while maintaining ketosis and adding protein in the form of collagen to your diet.     1. Chocolate Almond Butter Fat Bombs   This is the ultimate treat to curb your cravings. Keep this easy snack in the freezer or refrigerator so you can grab one every time […]

Healthier skin can be within reach with the right diet and lifestyle choices. Experts are now suggesting that the key to more youthful skin isn’t merely slathering an overpriced cream on your face. It’s about supporting skin from the inside out by practicing a healthy lifestyle, and including the right foods in your diet for great skin.   First, let us start with which foods you should limit in your diet if you […]

Following a low-carb diet can be an incredibly difficult feat, especially when there are so many delicious treats out there that are, unfortunately, quite high in carbohydrates. If you’re following a specific diet to lose weight, or simply to feel better within yourself, you might find it quite difficult to find foods that you genuinely enjoy as you may feel as if your diet has suddenly become very limited. You may […]

How many times have you picked up a supplement bottle and read something along the lines of “take 1 to 4 pills, 2 to 3 times per day”? When you first start taking a new supplement, sometimes it takes a bit of trial and error to determine the optimal dosage for your needs. Often, the packaging or label can be rather vague about how much you should actually take. Luckily, our […]

Whether you’ll be the first to admit it and take it in your stride, or you’d rather keep it on the down-low, many of us like to indulge in a milkshake every now and again. They’re refreshing, tasty, and can give you a momentary burst of sugar-fueled energy. The only problem? They’re not exactly healthy, which means that they can seriously put a damper on your diet if you’re trying to […]

It has been well-established that collagen is both safe and effective for a variety of uses ranging from arthritis pain relief to improving the appearance of your skin. If you count yourself among those of us who like to know exactly what a supplement is and how it works before adding it to your regimen – keep reading! We’ll dig into how collagen is formed. What is collagen made of? Just […]