Category Archives: Nutrition
Have you ever wondered what those grams of sugar on the labels of bottled beverages actually mean? Check out this experiment to find out! I also teach you how to do it at home so you can teach your kids…or your friends! And remember, a few small steps can lead to big changes. Video first appeared on unbottleyourtea.com/tara.
One of my favorite things to do is shop at my local farmers market. Watch my video to learn why farmers markets are a great place to get all your produce. And remember, a few small steps can lead to big changes. Video first appeared on unbottleyourtea.com/tara.
March is National Nutrition Month. It’s a little like the holidays all over again for us nutritionists! Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate. The truly ambitious can try one each day, but for the rest of us, I suggest picking a few favorites and making them a part of a diet routine. Visit a local farmers market. Check out Local Harvest’s website to find one close by. Replace one cup of coffee a day with a cup … Continue reading
January and February are the peak months for cold and flu season. However, there are a few simple steps you can take to make sure you and your family come out of the season as healthy as can be. Diet – A healthy diet is a key factor in fighting off the cold and flu. Vitamin C, which strengthens your immune system by increasing the production of antibodies, is especially important. Make sure you include plenty of citrus, carrots, kiwi, dark … Continue reading
Although juicing has been around for ages, it has gained in popularity over the past year as an “elixir of health.” As with everything, this is part truth and part trend. Here are the facts so you can determine if juicing is right for you: The concept behind juicing is that you can quickly and easily get the vitamins and minerals from a ton of fruits and vegetables in one nutrient-dense package! You also remove the fiber so, in theory, the … Continue reading
We’ve all heard of green, black and white teas, but it wasn’t until I had the opportunity to tour the Salada Tea factory last week that I really understood the difference. Did you know that all of these teas come from the same Camellia Sinensisplant? What makes them different is when and how the tea leaves are processed after they are harvested.Green tea is made of tea leaves which are steamed or baked immediately after harvesting. This keeps the leaves … Continue reading