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.

5 Things Millennials Need to Hear

5 Things Millennials Need to Hear

Millennials are constantly being bombarded with expectations and standards that we aren't meeting, and we care about that negative perception of us, so we place pressure on ourselves to be absolutely everything. But by doing this, we're making ourselves sick and miserable.  It's time to cut the shit. I'm talking to myself and I'm talking to you. Everyone needs a tough love pep-talk every-so-often. So, here it is. The following five things are what I need to hear every single day of my life in order to calm down and just fucking live.

5 Things Every Twenty-Something (but really everyone) Should Read/Watch/Listen To

5 Things Every Twenty-Something (but really everyone) Should Read/Watch/Listen To

The Internet is amazing. Anything we want to know is a few seconds away, but it is difficult to know what is good information and what is not. As a twenty-something, I have a lot of questions and I have a lot of stress. Within the last year, I have been turning to a few [...]

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 [...]