Goitrogens and Thyroid Conditions: Risk or Rubbish?

If you have an underactive thyroid or take thyroid medication, chances are you have a lot of unanswered questions about the best diet to follow*. With 20 million Americans suffering from some form of thyroid disease, and as many as 60% unaware of their condition, you’re certainly not alone. The internet can be a minefield […]

Killer Kale? We Don’t Think So

Kale has been under the microscope of public opinion in recent weeks, with questions about its consumption in large quantities. Thanks to a recent story that broke in Mother Jones, consuming kale has been blamed for causing heavy metal toxicity, specifically thallium. Thallium poisoning is serious. Undiagnosed and untreated it can lead to long-term neurological […]

Green Kiwi Passionfruit Smoothie

Green Kiwi Passionfruit Smoothie

Passionfruit is such a gorgeous delicious fruit that can be used in smoothies, muffins, mixed with yogurt, fruits, nuts, and seeds and found in many amazing desserts! Each passionfruit contains 2g of fiber, with smaller amounts of other nutrients such as B vitamins, magnesium, iron and vitamin C. Here are 2 other great passionfruit smoothie recipes: […]

Say “Hola” to The Blender Girl’s Green Mojito Smoothie


This is a cold-and-flu buster and potent detoxifier, all in one zesty cocktail! The bromelain in pineapple suppresses coughs and loosens mucus, while mint clears respiratory congestion, soothes sore throats, and alleviates nausea. The vitamin C in limes has antibiotic power, anti-inflammatories in kale and pineapple combat arthritis, and ginger boosts immunity, aids digestion, and adds a powerful zing.