FOODS THAT ARE A “NO BRAINER”

If you’re like most of us, you have spent more times than you can count looking for a pair of glasses already sitting on your head or entering a room with a purpose only to forget what that purpose was once you are there. If this describes you, then you might be interested to know…

The Low Down on Inflammation

  In our last blog we spoke about how a “toxic load” can harm our bodies through “oxidative stress.”  In this blog, we are going to talk about the other way toxins affect our health at a cellular level – and that is through “inflammation”. The common thread linked to a variety of health problems –…

Deconstructing “Toxins” and “Oxidative Stress”

In our business, we constantly strive to create foods that help rid our bodies of “toxins”, and help combat “oxidative stress” and “inflammation.” But, what do all these terms really mean? In this blog post and the one that follows, we will take apart these buzzwords and explain what they mean and what they do…

Sage Advice: “Eat When You Are Hungry!”

This week’s Spoon Feed post is contributed by a member of the Soupure community, Dr. Mary Wansley, PhD.  Dr Mary Wansley is an eating and weight loss specialist and developed a program for overcoming emotional eating, binge eating and a permanent approach to weight loss.  She is in private practice in Los Angeles, CA and…

A Goal Without a Plan is Just a Wish

If you are reading this, we can guess that, like each of us, you have already made it your goal to improve your health and longevity.  And, a healthy diet and regular exercise are probably key components of your plan to achieve those goals.  But, as we head into that time of year when things…

Tomato Basil: 4 Ways

Sneak Eats noun | [sneek eets] cleverly disguising healthy foods inside other foods not commonly known to be health foods What could be better than a superfood infused Bloody Mary? Or a low carb pasta meal packed with veggies that will have you feeling vibrant inside and out? Our Roasted Tomato Basil is a big crowd…

Protein Packed Edamame Hummus

Our Edamame Hummus is a protein packed superfood that only takes 15 minutes to make. A great way to get your veggies in with an appetizer that is perfect for the beach, picnic, watching a movie, or cocktail party. However you choose to consume, we hope you enjoy! Recipe: Makes 3 cups Prep Time: 15 minutes. Cook…

Protein Packed Edamame Hummus

Our Edamame Hummus is a protein packed superfood that only takes 15 minutes to make. A great way to get your veggies in with an appetizer that is perfect for the beach, picnic, watching a movie, or cocktail party. However you choose to consume, we hope you enjoy! Recipe: Makes 3 cups Prep Time: 15 minutes. Cook…

Lessons from the Blue Zones

Here at Soupure we like living in the blue! Why? Because Blue Zones are the places on earth with the largest concentration of octogenarians (people ages 80-89 years old)! Researchers identified the commonalities amongst the diets and lifestyles of these communities, locations including Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula; Ikaria, Greece; and one…

Longevity: It’s Not All About the Kale

They say that 100 is the new 60.  But, they don’t tell you how to get there. Of course, the genes we inherit play an important part in longevity. But studies suggest that genes constitute about one-third of the factors leading to long life.  The other two-thirds have to do with lifestyle and chance (The…

Healthy Gut & Bone Broth Top 10

For the last two weeks, we have been singing from the rooftops about the benefits of bone broth.  We aren’t done yet!  Our final topic of our 3 part Bone Broth Digest series discusses the crucial role gut health plays in our overall health. Here’s the skinny: collagen, the main component of bone broth, not only protects…

Beauty & The Broth

Bone broths have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries to nourish the kidneys, fortify the blood, and support our vital essence (or chi). Our own grandmothers also somehow intrinsically knew the healing powers of this powerful blend. Today, as modern science has begun to catch up on what our ancestors knew all along,…