The Truth About Chocolate

Dark and in moderation, chocolate is good for you. For years it was your favorite food. Then everyone said that chocolate was bad for you. For decades, it occupied the “least recommended” tip at the...

10 Supplements for a Healthy Heart

This is what I say when people ask me, “Do I need nutritional supplements?”: “No. Nor do you need indoor plumbing and electricity.But why in the world would you choose to live without them?” Nowhere...

10 Trend Predictions for 2017

As we enter 2017, a variety of health and environmental trends are gaining in popularity, promising social-media chatter—and further research. Check out this rundown of Taste for Life’s hottest trend...

Nature's Fat Fighters

It sounds counterintuitive, but research supports the notion that what you eat can make you not only fat but also lean. Here are five foods known to fight fat. Almonds. These fiber-rich nuts contain...

20 Ways to Regain Balance

Here are 20 tips for well-being. Bee pollen contains B-complex vitamins, vitamin C, essential fatty acids, minerals, and plant sterols. It has an antimicrobial effect, exhibits strong antioxidant...

Keep Your New Year's Resolution

What makes a New Year's resolution stick? Those Nike commercials made it sound so simple: Just do it. But when it comes to acting on our healthy resolutions, lots of us just . . . don’t. Some of the...

Taking Advantage of the Medicinal Benefits of Mushrooms

New research into the medicinal benefits of certain mushrooms might get you thinking about munching on them more, or even sipping mushroom tea. Wild chaga, for example—harvested mostly in Siberia—is...

Energize!

Let’s face it: No matter how good (or bad) your energy levels are, you always wish you had a bit more pep. You probably already rely on at least a few herbs to keep you going. Herbal caffeine in the...

Food Allergy-Friendly Holiday Cooking and Entertaining Tips

Special holiday recipes often come with secret ingredients that are passed down from generation to generation. But, sometimes these tasty dishes contain allergic triggers and may be harmful for...

7 Tips Towards Happiness

Tip #1: Grow in Gratitude The holidays are the perfect time for parents and children alike to take inventory of all the things they are thankful for. Rather than wishing for a new golf club or...

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