Top 10 Superfoods!  Superfood is a word that gets thrown around a lot, but what exactly are superfoods? Ranging from some of the most exotic things you’ve never heard of, to something so common you can find it in any grocery store, Superfoods are hidden everywhere! The Wellki staff has compiled a Top Ten list of our favorites...

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When attempting to transition to a healthier lifestyle, one thing many people struggle with is giving up soda. If you want to improve your diet but can't live without sweet beverages, one viable solution is kicking the can (of pop) and substituting fruit juices.  Although juice can carry a lot of sugar, it's substantially healthier...

Six years ago I made what was, for a Midwest-born college student, a drastic dietary change: I gave up eating meat. At the time, I was concerned primarily with the environmental impact of industrial animal agriculture. I still am.I studied environmental policy in college and hoped to graduate and focus my career on reducing climate...

The trickiest aspect of dieting is finding meals that are both healthy and delicious. As we all know, those two qualities do not always intersect. Eating bland, boring food for the sake of cutting calories can turn your weight-loss initiatives into a real drag. Today, we will provide three recipes that are truly tasty and  will...

The paleo diet (or "cave man diet") is rooted in the notion that humans are genetically programmed to eat the way that our paleolithic ancestors did, and that our diets have become incongruous with our nutritional needs over many centuries of advancements in agriculture and industrialization. Not everyone necessarily agrees...

So you've heard a lot about this paleo diet and you're thinking about giving it a shot. Only one problem: You have no idea how to follow its parameters and put together a suitable meal plan! The crux of this diet is that you're only allowed to eat foods that were available to hunter-gatherers during the paleolithic era. That...

It's so easy, a caveman could do it! So say proponents of the paleo, or paleolithic, diet. As the name suggests, this regimen involves replicating the eating habits of humans from prehistoric days.  Here's the idea behind the paleo diet: Our ancestors were hunter-gatherers, subsisting on a diet of meats, fish, fruits, veggies...

Dieting can be tough, and we're not just talking about the sacrifices that must be made in terms of our favorite foods and drinks. Many people who want to start eating healthier struggle with planning and preparation. We all have busy lives and it can be tough to find the time to figure out daily meals and snacks that are tasty,...