Phytochemicals: What the heck are they and how do they keep you alive?

Phytochemicals: What the heck are they and how do they keep you alive?

Phytochemicals are basically chemicals from plants that "may" affect health. You've heard of them, guaranteed. Phytochemicals in non-scientific English are vitamins, minerals and other beneficial nutrients that you can obtain through eating fruits and vegetables. They are broken down into two categories; essential and non-essential.

Diet & Lifestyle for Arthritis & Joint Pain

Diet & Lifestyle for Arthritis & Joint Pain

I believe that there has been a shift  in consciousness recently about the quality of food that we are consuming. In the past few years, there has been a shift towards purchasing local and wholesome food and therefore, more people have been eating seasonally. As this movement has occurred, people have started to realize that [...]