Everything that you read, hear, or see about packaged food has a heavy dose of marketing spin behind it. We are all exposed to carefully crafted brand stories that tout so-called benefits, but omit truthful information
Healthy Eating Tips
Before I started Lady Moxy, I spent three months researching various health apps, and interviewing people who had previously tried Weight Watchers (now WW) and Noom. I received lots of insightful feedback. Here’s what I learned before selecting the best app for healthy eating.
The pervasiveness of coconut-based products begs the question, “Are these coconut products healthy?” Is there any science behind the coconut craze that touts its health benefits?
The widespread growth of highly popular alternatives to dairy milk is evident in the grocery store, both in the refrigerated section and on the shelf. Given the myriad of choices, what is the best plant-based milk? Read on to discover the pros and cons of soy, almond, rice, and oat milk.
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Several of you have asked about heart-healthy and gluten free recipes. As I was destressing this past weekend, I decided to make a homemade, heart-healthy pie crust that’s gluten free, too.
Here’s the short answer to whether a gluten free diet is healthy. It depends.
Do you have celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity? Then a gluten free diet without wheat, barley and rye is necessary to prevent damage to the small intestine.
But what if you don’t need to be gluten free? Should you jump on the gluten free diet bandwagon?
Feeling bold this holiday season?
Ready to embrace the best gluten free stuffing recipe that doesn’t pump you full of butter and white bread?
If so, here’s a delightful alternative that you and your guests will crave. The best part is that you can enjoy a second serving guilt-free.
Covid-19 has alarmed me, and not only for the obvious reason of potentially contracting the virus.
On October 13, 2020, NPR reported a startling fact about America’s status as a super sick nation. The “Journal of the American Medical Association finds that in the past five months, per capita deaths in the United States, both from COVID-19 and other causes, have been far greater than in 18 other high-income countries.”
Many of the reasons for our frighteningly high death rate are playing out at the federal and state level, but I won’t go there. Instead, I’ve been mulling over one hypothesis that may be a hidden underpinning to our poor showing as a country.
Here’s my assessment: The United States has been unwell for many decades. The pandemic merely acted as the tipping point that blew the cover off our faux sense of well-being.
Below are nine underlying reasons why America is so sick today.