There’s a plant-based ingredient that can often get overlooked when it comes to healthy oils – perilla seed oil. Perilla frutescens is the beautiful, minty green (and sometimes purple) plant that the vital oil comes from. The perilla plant is in the same family as mint and basil – hence its delicious aroma and flavor. […]
As you may know by now, Dr. Gundry spent many years as Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Loma Linda University. The school is a Seventh Day Adventist institution. The staff was encouraged to follow a vegetarian regimen while working in order to honor the school’s beliefs. It was there he became well-versed in recipes that […]
Maybe you’re into learning about how to live your healthiest life. And maybe you know that in many ways your gut health is the key to better overall health and wellness. If this is the case, you probably already know all about prebiotics and probiotics and their effect on your health. But have you heard […]
If you pay attention to health and nutrition, there’s no doubt you’ve come across the food industry’s latest answer to a burger replacement. It’s the Impossible burger. It’s also known as the “beyond” burger. But should cows rejoice at the substitute for their meat? Not quite yet. You see, while they do “bleed” like beef […]
Potential Health Benefits Of Bitter Melon And Bitter Melon Extract – Should You Add It To Your Diet?
These are not the kind of melons you want to pick and eat straight from the vine, but this is exactly the kind of plant you want to incorporate into your diet. Although “bitter” doesn’t sound terribly appetizing, there is a myriad of health benefits. Health Benefits: Where Does Bitter Melon Come From? Bitter melon, […]
You put them in your salads. You sauté them and put them on burgers. Sometimes, as in the case of portobello mushrooms, they can even replace burgers. But many mushrooms aren’t just tasty — they’re also superfoods. You can already find them as ingredients in some of your favorite recipes. But these super mushrooms add […]