How to Keep Nutrients in Your Food

You can buy all the healthy food you want, but if you prepare it wrong, you lose all the nutrients. Air, light, water, acid, alkali, heat, time, and enzymes can all make fruit and vegetables lose nutrients. But all of these things can either be minimized or accelerated depending on how long the food took […]

Feel the Burn …In 10 Minutes

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I really am loving infographics right now. I came across this one, which nicely puts calories into perspective. I think the most important takeaway is how despite being very nutrient dense, fruits and vegetables are incredibly low in calories. It isn’t difficult to burn off calories from fruits and […]

Caffeinated Nation: Our Energy Drink Issue

Lately, I’ve been a little obsessed with “infographics”. Wikipedia defines infographics as “graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly”. I completely agree. I mean, isn’t it far more enjoyable to read the statistics and information in a flowing, colorful chart with pictures and fun fonts than to read […]