Have you discovered the benefits of herbal teas? In past blog posts, we’ve talked about the health benefits of green tea, white tea, and black tea. All of these teas come from the Camellia sinensis plant and differ primarily in how the leaves used to make them are processed. White tea […]
Author: Kristie Leong M.D.
Is There Such a Thing as a Healthy Energy Bar?
Hang out in the aisles of any grocery store and you’re bound to see a tempting array of energy bars and nutrition bars. You might be tempted to reach for some, thinking they’re a healthier substitute for a candy bar – but are they really? We’ll start by saying we DO have […]
Looking for a Milk Substitute? Plant-Based Milk Alternatives Compared
Whether you are allergic to lactose or eat a plant-based diet, you may choose to only consume plant-based, non-dairy products – but which one? If you haven’t noticed, there are a dizzying array of plant-based milk varieties on grocery store shelves these days. When you go in search of a non-dairy milk, […]
Indoor Air Pollution: How Dirty is the Air in Your Home?
Indoor air pollution – it’s a topic we’re increasingly concerned about. It all started after eating in a local restaurant where the food is good but the dining experience not so good. Upon visiting a local restaurant recently, we were greeted by a sickeningly fruity odor that filled our lungs as soon as […]
How to Choose a Healthy Stevia Sweetener
Are you trying to cut back on sugar – but can’t seem to drink a cup of coffee or tea without a touch of sweetness? We understand. Although we have both given up sweet things, a cup of coffee still tastes better with a little coconut milk and sweetener. Can’t blame you […]