Have you struggled with your digestion for a long time? You are not alone. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. According to the International Foundation of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, IBS affects between 25 and 45 million people in the United States, about 2/3 of which people are female. So what is IBS?
Now that the weather is warming up, it’s the perfect time to enjoy big leafy green salads for lunch or dinner. The raw veggies are cooling and hydrating on hot days, especially when you’ve been in the sun or working out a lot. Salads can help cleanse, alkalize and reduce inflammationin the body. Creating the perfect salad is all about the variety and balance of ingredients that you choose.
When you first glance at moringa powder you may mistake it for matcha, thanks to its rich green color. While these are two different supplements, moringa is proving to have as many noteworthy benefits for the body. Even healthy choices like exercise can cause inflammation, which may be part of the reason you feel fatigued and sore after a particularly tough workout. That’s why we created this post-workout smoothie.
This flavorful, protein-filled meatball soup is the perfect make-ahead immunity-boosting meal. It’s loaded with chicken meat, vegetables, and quinoa, so you’ll get balanced nutrition in one bowl. This is the type of nourishing, comforting meal that will keep you feeling healthy through the colder months.
For many home-chefs, there may be certain cuts of meat that seem too intimidating to try outside of a restaurant. If lamb is one of those foods you never cook yourself, we have the perfect, fool-proof recipe for you to try at home. The result is a perfectly seasoned, juicy piece of rosemary lamb that the whole family will love.
Banana bread is a beloved baked good, thanks to its sweet flavor and moist texture. We’ve made our own version here at Clean Program. Introducing your new fave: pear bread. We remove bananas during our 21-day Cleanse since they can have a dramatic impact on blood sugar levels. Pears are an excellent replacement and result in an equally tasty bread that serves as the perfect breakfast or dessert.
Mac and cheese is one of those comfort foods we all grew up on. Whether it came from a box or your parents whipped it up from scratch, there’s no denying the pleasure that comes from a forkful of cheesy, fatty, salty goodness. But it turns out vegan mac and cheese packs tons of flavor too (and tons of veggies)!
Even if you love your job, there’s no argument that it can make it more challenging to stay healthy. Finding time to workout, access to snacking, and all-day sitting are just a few of the health challenges you may face at work. We’ve come up with a few tips for keeping up your health during work hours.
Some diets go just as quickly as they come, but the Mediterranean Diet seems like it is here to stay. Let’s be real though, it’s more like a lifestyle than a diet (probably why it continues to be loved by many). Overall, the Mediterranean Diet emphasizes the consumption of foodshigh in omega-3s and healthy fats, like fish and olive oil, and lots of plant-based whole foods like nuts, grains, legumes, fruits, and veggies.