5 Easy Ways to Make Gorgeous and Delicious Complete-Meal Salads

Complete-Meal Salads

Do you think making a salad…or eating it…is a chore? What if it could be the most delicious thing you eat all day? I wonder if you’ve ever had this attitude: “If there’s a bit of salad on the side of my plate, I’m covered.” I’m going to challenge that, too! One of the most…

Food Combining Theory: Fact, or Fiction?

Food Combining Theory: Fact, Or Fiction?

One topic in the field of nutrition that has many people confused is the topic of food combining. That is, the idea that some foods should not be eaten with other foods. The schools of thought tend to be either (a) Ayurvedic theory, or (b) newer theories that starches shouldn’t be eaten with proteins, etc.…

I Went Without Food for 40 Days. Here’s What I Learned.

I’m completely fascinated by the process and benefits of fasting. I’m talking about eating absolutely nothing for a long period of time. (With water, it’s called “water fasting”–or without water, it’s called “dry fasting.”) And I’ve always felt that when Christians, Muslims, and Jews quit fasting routinely, we lost something important. After all, some sects…

“The Biggest Loser” Bob Harper Changes His Position on Low-Carb Diets

“The Biggest Loser” Bob Harper Changes His Position on Low-Carb Diets

Bob Harper is The Biggest Loser’s enthusiastic personal trainer. He rose to fame, helping hundreds of contestants lose thousands of pounds, with his positivity and encouragement, on one of the most successful reality TV shows that had us all glued to our seats. Both he and Jillian Michaels have built multi-million-dollar personality brands, drafting off…

What Does ORGANIC Mean? (Should I Pay More For It–Or Not?)

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: This is a topic I have wondered about for years. I don’t think buying organic foods is worth it, because there’s no way to know if it is actually organic. My uncle is a farmer and does not grow organic crops. However, he has friends who are “certified organic” farmers and they use…