What Are Anti-Nutrients, And Should You Worry About Them In Your Food?

What are Anti-Nutrients, and should you worry about them in your food?

One of the most confusing controversies in the world of health and nutrition is the debate about ANTI-NUTRIENTS. For example, hot issues about Anti-Nutrients include but are not limited to these compounds… Grains have PHYTATES. Spinach has OXALATES. Apple seeds have CYANIDE. Legumes have PURINES and LECTINS. Broccoli and cabbage have GOITROGENS. Recent scare tactics…

The Virtues of Coconut Water

Coconut Water

What is coconut water? You probably already know a lot about the uses and benefits of coconut oil–but what about coconut water?  Coconut “water” is the sweet, translucent liquid inside young green coconuts. It takes 9 months to draw the water up from the earth through the trunk, into the nut and develop. Interestingly, it…

Six Reasons I Hate Calorie Counting and Don’t Do It

Calorie Counting

Goodbye to Calorie Counting When I changed my diet to eating whole, plant-based foods, I said goodbye to calorie counting forever. By eating 60-80% raw, 95% whole, plant-based foods, I don’t need to count calories. I don’t think it’s a complete waste, my years of obsession with calories when I was young. Because it’s helpful…

{VIDEO} My Most-Famous Recipe…Do Not Miss This!

I want to share this incredible recipe with you…plus a BUNCH more that we’ve become known for since 2007. All of them are my favorite, whole-foods breakfast recipes. It’s on me, today. Enjoy! You’d think that a green smoothie recipe would be the one that the MOST people have copied, and adopted into their permanent…

Food fads: What’s good and what’s bad about Weight Watchers?

I’ve been sharing with you my thoughts on food and diet fads and cults—and today I’m tackling Weight Watchers. “What!!” you say? “Weight Watchers is an American institution!” Sure. Millions have lost weight with Weight Watchers. And I acknowledge the good things about it. But it’s a bit of a revolving door. Let me explain.…

9 Warning Signs that you have Leaky Gut

Get your copy of Eat Dirt and heal Leaky Gut!

Hippocrates is famous for saying “All disease begins in the gut.” In fact, if you have any of these issues, then chances are you have leaky gut: 1. Food allergies or food sensitivities 2. Autoimmune disorders, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or lupus 3. Poor digestion, bloating, gas, constipation, loose stools, heartburn, and nutrient malabsorption 4.…