The health food industry is abuzz with enthusiasm about a new superfood phenomenon that actually isn’t new at all. Phytoplankton, found in the ocean, is considered the world's original vegetable. Why is it making a splash in markets across the...
Many individuals are under the impression that plant-based protein powders are inferior to animal-based protein powders for athletic recovery and building lean muscle mass. This is due to the myth that vegan protein powders are not "complete." Or in other...
Achieving your protein quota on a plant based diet needn't be hard work. Strong muscles and a vibrant immune system are all within your grasp! So whether you're taking the first steps to switching over to plant-based protein, or are...
There are so many ways to stay informed these days. Normally, our first thought is to head to the Google search bar in need of an immediate answer to the pending question in our minds. Cell phones, internet access...
Holy basil is a plant native to Southern Asia. This plant is also sometimes known by its sanskrit name "Tulasi" or "Tulsi" which means "The Incomparable One." This plant is revered by several cultures and religions as being sacred,...
I found Young and Raw via Facebook last January and signed up for the February 30 Day Green Smoothie Challenge. I wanted to lose some weight that I had previously lost but put back on after a pregnancy. The...
Stress rips through your body like a buzz saw, tensing every nerve, pushing your adrenal glands into overdrive and robbing precious years from your life. Stress is no joke, and millions of Americans live their lives in such a...
Snacks are part of a balanced diet, as long as they offer nutritional benefits that complement our meals.   Finding snacks that are healthy and nutritious is not always easy.  If you are looking for nutritionally dense super food...
Living a healthy lifestyle begins on the inside by supplying our bodies with nutrient-rich, whole and live foods but it doesn't have to stop there. Once we begin thinking about what's really in most commercial shampoos, it raises the...