Organic Produce

Buying Organic: Ploy or Necessary?

Is buying organic worth it? Or is it all a big marketing ploy to get you to pay more money for your food? The answer: a little bit of both. Buying things like “Organic Mac and Cheese” or “Organic Cinnamon Rolls” can be completely disregarded. Simply adding a label with that designation does not mean that it is healthy. But

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5 Desserts Sweetened Only With Fruit

This post is a guest post by Faith Ralphs from Faithful Plateful Fruit is nature’s sweetener, and it is by far the most nutrition-packed way to satisfy a sweet tooth. Fruit is low-calorie, high-fiber, and prevents disease. Eat more fruit by swapping out less-nutritious treats with these fruity desserts.  Pineapple Dole Whip A light, tropical dessert that is so quick

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4 Common Health Myths | Spiro Health & Wellness

4 Common Health Myths

Today, there are so many conflicting voices and opinions on health and nutrition that it’s hard to know what is truth and what is myth. In this article, we’re going to tackle some of the prevalent myths surrounding health. Understanding these myths can help you reframe your perception about your own health. 1. Health Is Genetic One of the biggest

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The Choice Is Yours: Eat To Live Or Eat To Die

Each day we face a number of choices. What time to get up, what to wear, to make the bed or not, which route to take to work, who to text or not, and the list goes on and on.  But the choice we make most often each day is what food we eat. Multiple times a day we face

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The Protein Myth

“I keep my diet low in carbohydrates and high in protein” -Sullivan Stapleton This seems to be an extremely common sentiment among the ever growing health community. But is this healthy or optimal? I can unequivocally say– NO. And lucky for me, so does all of the data. Ideal Protein Amount The recommended amount of protein is between 8-10% of

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