Juices, Smoothies and Teas

Is Bottled Coconut Water Healthy?

Wednesday Jul 13 2016 | by Kevin Gianni

I’ve always loved young, green coconuts. Drinking fresh coconuts is something I do daily when I’m in the tropics. Coconut water is Nature’s ... more »

The Truth About Juice Fasts: The Sweet Spot and the Danger Zone

Thursday Mar 19 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

A juice fast may help jolt you into healthier eating, but it can also be dangerous. They’re trendy. They’re supposed to be healthy. But do they do ... more »

Spiced Vanilla Green Smoothie

Wednesday Nov 19 2014 | by Swayze Foster

Enjoy the rich taste of this smoothie for less than $3.00! The following is a green smoothie recipe from my book, Fit on Raw Smoothies: Delicious Low ... more »

Add This to Your Smoothie to Detox, Improve Digestion, and Help Prevent Cancer

Monday Nov 17 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Dandelion greens should be in your green smoothie! A recent survey reported that nearly a third of Americans are leery of green juices, with 28 ... more »

Chlorophyll Juice: Separating Myth from Fact

Monday Oct 6 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Chlorophyll juice is popular in the juicing world, but is it really the source of all those health benefits? You may remember talking about ... more »

12 Reasons Why Sodas are Horrible for You, & Healthy Soda Recipes!

Wednesday Aug 27 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Regular sodas are horrible for your health, but you can make your own healthy alternatives! You know sodas aren’t good for you. So you take one of ... more »

9 Healthy Hot Drinks to Warm You Up!

Monday Feb 10 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A number of hot beverages—including plain hot water—can provide health benefits in cold weather. When the weather gets cold outside, we naturally ... more »

Hate Post Workout Soreness? Try Watermelon Juice!

Wednesday Jan 22 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

A recent study suggests that drinking watermelon juice before working out can help reduce muscle soreness. If you’re into regular exercise ... more »

Blue Green Algae: Five Ways Pond Scum Makes for an Anti-Aging Super Food

Friday Dec 6 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Blue green algae can make a great addition to smoothies, but it’s important to buy from reputable sources. Some plants grow in the earth ... more »

Dragon Fruit—A New Super Food

Friday Sep 20 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

I grow this unusual fruit for my own use—it has a number of health benefits. The first time I ate dragon fruit was in Hong Kong, and then in ... more »

Smoothies, from the 60s to Today: Tips to Make Them Super Healthy

Friday May 31 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

We’ve come a long way in how we make smoothies, but many are still too full of sugar. Here are some tips for making yours healthier. Being from ... more »

Should You Try a Juice Fast?

Friday May 3 2013 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

The celebrities are doing it—should you jump on the juice-fasting bandwagon? How do you swim against the current of a $5 billion dollar industry? ... more »