The Truth is on Your Plate

One of the things that derailed my weight loss efforts early on was what I chose to eat when I was not drinking my NutriBlasts. Someone recommended that I keep a food journal to document what I ate, but I was too stubborn to do it. I was starting to eat healthier, but I was still in denial about some of food on my plate. Although I love drinking my NutriBlasts, my body had to deal with constant flux. I was [...]

Food 101

This I Know For SureSome interesting things happened when I became a NutriBullet head: I learned the ins and outs of the fruits and veggies I started collecting. For instance, I had no clue that ginger molds if you leave it in a baggie sitting on the counter top. (Deduct one point from Tish’s score!) I’ve learned that I have to freeze my strawberries and blueberries, otherwise I’ll be throwing away beautiful berries that went bad. It’s not all about [...]

Are you paying to make yourself sick?

Turns out that people buying dietary supplements may actually be paying to make themselves sick. It should come as no surprise that the folates and vitamins found in fruits and veggies are much healthier than those found in concentrated supplement forms. Take a look at what Michael Greger, M.D, of NutritionFacts.org has to say about it. Are you spending money on supplements instead of eating the right foods?

What Does ‘Organic’ Really Mean?

Breaking news of e-Coli contamination, salmonella, pesticide and herbicide warnings, and even “Mad Cow” continue to put fear in our minds. How can we ever feel safe eating again? Food manufacturers stick labels on foods to make us think what we’re about to eat is “safe,” but what do those labels actually mean and should we trust them? Why Choose Organic? Generally, Certified Organic is the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) label verifying food is produced without the use [...]

Adding Herbs, Adding Antioxidants

So many herbs, so little time! Here’s another lovely herb post from Dr. Michael Greger of NutritionFacts.org with some interesting information on the antioxidant power of some of the most healthy herbs out there. Add a pinch for a ton of antioxidants! And while you’re at it, take a look at our herb infographic to find the best herb for your current state of health.