New Orleans Healthy Living

  • Clean Course Meals Is On A 'Clean' Rise

    Clean Course Meals Is On A 'Clean' Rise

    "...what sets us apart from the rest is that we have a mission to educate." ~ Kim Sawyers Kim Sawyers is the owner of the meal prep company Clean Course Meals. We...

  • 15 Plants to Add to Your Garden

    15 Plants to Add to Your Garden

    So, I did something weird last week. I was walking into Albertsons for my weekly grocery trip, and my feet abruptly stopped in front of a sign adjacent to the...

  • Paleo and Primal Diets: Are We Eating Like Our Caveman Ancestors?

    Paleo and Primal Diets: Are We Eating Like Our Caveman Ancestors?

    In a world in which the next meal is generally picked up at the convenient drive-through window, bought at your neighborhood grocery store, or possibly delivered to your doorstep,...

  • The Case Against Plastic

    The Case Against Plastic

    The very first thing that you need to accept is that you cannot throw plastic away. First of all, there is no “away” for plastic. Organic matter can compost and degrade...

  • Zoe's Kitchen Debuts New Items

    Zoes Kitchen Debuts New Items

    The beloved Mediterranean restuarant, Zoës Kitchen, has added four delicious new menu items to their already amazing menu. Chef Antonio Iocchi, hailing from Rome, Italy, has...

  • Ethnic Vegetarian Finds

    Ethnic Vegetarian Finds

    In a country where people discuss the preparation of burgers and barbecue with the same vim and vigor also used to discuss the presidential election, it's safe to...

  • Wheat Belly

    Wheat Belly

    The original grain-wheat-and carbohydrate-free diet was developed in the 1970s by Dr. Robert Atkins. The Atkins meal plan focused primarily on high intake of protein, fish, dairy...

  • Combatting Illness and Disorder with Diet

    Combatting Illness and Disorder with Diet

    How and what to eat to combat environmental and seasonal triggers, as well as mental disorders brought on by chemical imbalance, has been a long-studied topic. Sadly, no programs...

  • Conscious Palate - April 16 2013

    Conscious Palate: Fest Dining

    DEFENSIVE FESTIVAL DINING Trying to eat healthy during festival season? Yeah, good luck, say most of you. But I am going to let you know just how successful you can be...

  • The Juicy Truth about Fad Diets

    The Juicy Truth about Fad Diets

    Fads have been a part of the culinary world for about as long as the word itself has been a part of the English language. Health studies and food-based experiments have helped...

  • Powdered Creamers

    Is This In Your Coffee?

    Whiteners or powdered creamers have been a staple in homes and offices across America for over half of a century. There’s always been something a little Space Age about it to...

  • The Skinny on Low-Fat Foods

    The Skinny on Low-Fat Foods

    Weight watchers meticulously counting calories or monitoring cholesterol levels for their heart and waistline’s sake have been fooled by low-fat offerings for years. Recent...

  • Glucose and Brain Function

    Glucose and Brain Function

    The mammalian brain is composed of highly adaptable and influential neural circuitry that requires and demands twice as much energy as other organs. The self-regulating stability...

  • The Positive of Negative Ions

    The Positive of Negative Ions

    Living positively relates directly to how negative forces are imposed upon and henceforth received or processed by the subject. This simple molecular exercise of physics composes...

  • Heart Health

    Heart Health

    Mizado's Lobster Tacos  The annual Red Dress Run has been a global Hash House Harriers tradition since 1988. For those unaware of the story, it is common to hear...

  • Supplements

    Supplements

     Supplements are quite common nowadays; dietary, beauty and performance enhancing being the most common. The US Food and Drug...

  • Electronic Cigarettes

    Electronic Cigarettes

     Smoking is optional – breathing is not. The qualm with the non-smoking population is this: no one likes smoke in their immediate...

  • Skin Care

    Skin Care

    Tan Towel from Abeille Nola  In this corner, weighing in at 8 pounds and anywhere upwards of 20 square feet – human skin....

  • Wine Sulfites

    Wine Sulfites

     We've all had it – the wine headache. Many will relate with that statement, however I'm not talking hangovers. I'm simply...

  • The Postural Diet

    The Postural Diet

    Bryan Davis works at his standing desk - Bryan Davis Gravity, the natural phenomenon that gives weight to physical objects, described eloquently by Monsieur Einstein in...

  • Eating Like an Athlete

    Eating Like an Athlete

    Gus Escanelle With the 63rd NBA Allstar game coming to New Orleans followed almost immediately by March Madness, there won't be a...

  • Salt of the Earth

     We’ve all heard the idiom ‘he/she isn’t worth their salt.’ Understanding that most idioms have unpredictable meanings based on...

  • The Autoimmune Epidemic

    It's safe to say we live in an age where pretty much nothing is shocking. Technological improvements, scientifi c...

  • The Truth About Turkey

    The Truth About Turkey

     The average American Thanksgiving – a basted bird, some sweet potato what-have-you, and tons o' pie, but perhaps the most...

  • Fall Harvest Calendar

    Our local harvest calendar relies on natural produce and indigenous substances, be it seafood, edible tropical fruits, or the garden variety veg. With the lack of seasonality...

  • Coffee Vs. Tea

    Coffee VS Tea The caffeine headache—we've all had one. Whether it’s a reminder that you've not had your morning dose...

  • The Negative Effects of Dairy

    The Negative Effects of Dairy

    For years, we have witnessed the American food and nutrition pyramid plug its approval for drinking more milk, citing better bone health and the dietary benefi ts of...

  • The Sweet and Low on Sweetener Substitutes


    The market for sugar substitutions has nearly tripled in size since it's mass appeal began in the 1980's. We've come a long way since that birth of the supermodel...

  • Conscious Palate: Benefits of a Pescetarian Diet

    Conscious Palate: Benefits of a Pescetarian Diet

    A pescetarian diet is based on the consumption of egg, dairy, shellfish, fish and aquatic invertebrates, but excludes all other...

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