1. 10 Ways to Give Your Liver Some Extra Love

    Your liver is one hardworking hustler of an organ. It filters 1.4 liters of blood a minute, removing potentially toxic substances and pathogens It creates bile to break down fats, allowing the body to assimilate the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K It manages day-to-day blood sugar regulation It produces hormones and has the job of conjugating or deconjugating hormones…


  2. Why Most Salad Dressing Is Unhealthy + How to Make Your Own

    Salad Dressing: it’s probably the last thing you’d suspect to have all sorts of nasty ingredients in it. I mean after all, it’s just salad dressing. If this is what you’re thinking, then keep reading! While it doesn’t really seem like it at first, salad dressing is actually a processed food-like product. If you’re going to be eating a bowl…


  3. 6 Foods That Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage

    There’s a lot more to safe sun exposure than just sunblock and shade. Nutrition plays a crucial role in protecting skin from the damaging effects of the sun. UV radiation causes free-radical activity in the skin cells, which triggers inflammation as well cellular DNA damage (which can lead to cancer). Luckily, certain foods have powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects on the body, which help to…


  4. The Daily Detox: Mini Master Cleanse

    Have you ever heard of the “Master Cleanse”? It involves drinking warm lemon and cayenne pepper water for a few days to promote rapid detoxification and weight loss. I’m not going to lie: this doesn’t sound like much fun to me! At all. Not only that, but it’s actually quite a drastic cleanse for most people to undertake. Really only those individuals…


  5. Do You Need to Detox? 15 Signs Your Liver Needs Support

    Your liver does SO MUCH. It is responsible for over 500 functions, including fighting off infection, manufacturing hormones, controlling blood sugar, helping blood to clot, and neutralizing toxins. (No biggie.) Some other fun facts: The liver is the human body’s second largest organ after the skin The liver is the only organ that can regenerate itself (this is why it’s possible for…