Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Protein. It’s vital for our health. But did you know that too much protein can actually increase the rate of chronic disease and weight gain? The other day I was at a popular “healthy” chain where they offered a gluten-free, hemp-seed brownie, advertised to have tons of protein. First of all, not only was this … Continue reading

Blog, Food Politics, Health & Wellness

4 Reasons to Celebrate Non-GMO Month

Originally posted October 2015 by Integrative Nutrition Did you know that October is the official Non-GMO Month? This month, retail stores nationwide will celebrate the consumer's right to be informed of foods and products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). What exactly are GMOs again? GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms, are products of biotechnology (also called … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness

How to Avoid Chemicals When You Can’t Buy Organic

Buy organic. Don't buy organic. Buy organic. Regardless of your decision, the bottom line is that eating fruits and veggies is better than not eating them at all. I try to eat organic every chance I get in order to protect myself from the harmful pesticide residue. Luckily, I currently live in a country (Taiwan) … Continue reading