Nutrition – 2/3 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


I love herbs! And no, not the kind you may be thinking of. Herbs are one of the easiest AND tastiest ways to add flavor to food while also promoting good health. Different herbs provide different health benefits, so here’s a quick run-down of what does what. Turmeric has long been known for its anti-inflammatory, […]

“What’s better: Juicing or smoothies?” I’ve been hearing this question a lot lately. There are a lot of ways to answer this, so let me just say this: Neither. Both juicing and smoothies have incredible health benefits. It’s not an either/or situation. It’s a both. To help decide what to drink and when, let’s take […]

Let’s have a little talk about my favorite food on the entire planet. I could eat this morning, noon, and night and never ever get tired of it…at least I don’t think I could. Native to Mexico, it boasts over 80 different types with the largest American grove residing in California. This particular gem in […]

The human brain is 95% water. Blood is 82% water. And the average human body is at least 60% water. Water is the single most important substance for sustaining life and promoting optimal health. Yet the average person drinks a mere 20 ounces of water per day. When we starve our bodies of water, they […]

When you think bacteria, your next meal probably isn’t the first image that comes to mind. If you’re not yet familiar with the power of probiotics and the importance of healthy bacteria, it’s time to read up and eat up! Probiotics are healthy bacteria that help maintain a natural balance in the intestine and promote […]

3 Foods that Fortify the Face and Body Let’s face it: slimming down is just as much about vanity as it is about health. In fact, the desire to look good naked and feel sexy is a powerful motivator. Everyone wants to feel comfortable and confident in their own skin, and the following foods are […]

There’s really nothing better than fresh vegetables. Except for when you grow them yourself. That extra little touch of TLC and knowing exactly where your food came from makes gardening such a rewarding hobby. I can say that, because as of, well, two days ago, I am a self-proclaimed organic gardener; I’m going to go […]

Good morning! Summer is almost upon us {North Dakota didn’t get the memo, apparently} and this means dresses! shorts! bathing suits! and you don’t want to find yourself wishing that you worked harder to lose those extra pounds. Today is the day! A brand new weight loss challenge is starting here at the Sisterhood, which […]

As the medical world merges with technology and science, the information and studies produced tell us much more about our bodies today than in the past. More people understand why their bodies react a certain way and are able to recognize a symptom versus a common bodily function. This has led to the education and […]

Despite what mainstream marketing would have you believe, fat does not make you fat. Quite the opposite actually; our bodies actually need fat to function properly. Fat helps the absorption of vitamins, keeps you satiated, and even helps you shed pounds.  That’s right; you need to eat fat to lose fat! As with any food, […]

It is known as royalty among its counterparts, often referred to ask the ‘queen’ or ‘king’ of greens. You can put it in a smoothie, juice it, make chips of it, use it as a wrap, put it in a salad, or just eat it as is. I am, of course, talking about KALE. Kale, […]

Eat Clean. It’s a catchy phrase, but what exactly does it mean? To be succinct, eating clean means fresh, whole foods. It means consuming foods found in nature instead of manufactured in a science lab. It means eating food that is free of additives, preservatives, hormones, GMO ingredients, and pesticides. It means eating foods that […]

I plead guilty (but so do you). We’ve all done it. Consciously or not. We’ve gone a day without eating our superfood veggies. *Gasp!* And, while we may be juuuuuuuuust fine, going many days or not eating an adequate amount of them can be detrimental to your health. Too busy to make a salad? Don’t […]

Without the proper fuel, it’s difficult to reap the results you want from your workouts.  Get the most from your sweat sessions by using food to boost energy and fast-track fitness goals. These are the top 4 food performers: Bananas: Quite possibly nature’s perfect food, bananas are loaded with potassium, keeping body cells hydrated, making […]

We talk a lot about health and wellness here at The Sisterhood. Healthy minds. Healthy bodies. Healthy choices. Living a healthy lifestyle. Today, as the world observes Earth Day, we want to take a little time to talk about ways YOU can contribute to a healthy planet. I love this list of  10 Honestly Easy […]