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Avoid These 5 Foods if You Have Kidney Disease and Diabetes

Kidney disease and diabetes are complex health conditions that require meticulous management, especially when it comes to food. The kidneys serve multiple roles for the body, maintaining overall health, taking care of blood filtration, waste elimination, and blood pressure regulation. During all of this, diabetes significantly heightens the your kidney’s vulnerabilities, making it an easy […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

Is Alcohol Actually The Scariest Gateway Drug to Watch Out For?

While it’s been embedded in many brains, and is often taught in our school system that marijuanna is a gateway drug, the next step toward using substances such as cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin or prescription opioids. While many may see marijuana this way,  is it the only substance guiding users down a dark and dangerous road?  […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 7 min read

14 Fish You Should Consider Never Eating

Fish can be an excellent part of a healthy diet, providing important nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids which can lower your risk for diseases like cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and dementia, age-related macular degeneration, and rheumatoid arthritis, among others [1]. However, there are some fish you shouldn’t eat. Unfortunately, due to human industrial activity like […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

8 Etiquette Mistakes To Avoid Making at a Steakhouse

Steakhouse dinners are one of the most popular, if not expensive, places to have a meal in celebration of a milestone like a birthday, promotion at work, or rehearsal dinner. As such, it’s not surprising to learn that the etiquette there may differ from that of an average or fast-food restaurant. Here are 8 examples […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

Cuban Oregano: Potential Uses, Benefits, Recipes, And More

If you love to cook but are tired of using the same old herbs for every recipe, you’ll be happy to learn that oregano (your old favorite) has a cousin called Cuban oregano that is taking taste buds by storm. Not only will the taste cause your jaw to drop, but you’ll be wowed by […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 5 min read

10 Fruit and Vegetable Peels You Should Never Throw Away

When you eat fruits and vegetables, do you eat them skin-on or do you take it off? I’m not just talking about the obvious ones, like bananas or oranges. How about items such as cucumbers, carrots, apples, or potatoes? Do you peel them before eating them or just wash and go? We often find ourselves […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

Honey 101: Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, Types, and More

Honey is a beloved food around the world. Whether you stir it into a hot mug of tea, add it to some baked goods, or incorporate it into a marinade or salad dressing, honey can add a touch of sweetness to whatever you’re making. Honey, however, is more than just a simple sweetener. In recent […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

5 Anti-Inflammatory Iced Tea Recipes

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful disease for all of those who experience it. They suffer from inflamed, stiff, and swollen joints and low energy levels. Although there are medications available to ease the discomfort of this disease, it’s important for patients to adapt a healthier lifestyle to help alleviate the symptoms. This includes a healthy […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 20 min read

40 Food Charts That Might Change The Way You See Your Food

In today’s society, it can be difficult to have a healthy relationship with food. We live in a world of extremes. On one hand, you have extreme diet restrictions, on another, there are hot dog eating contests and “freak shakes”. We’re bombarded with messages from brands, ads, “influencers”, and other forms of media telling us […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team