Nutrition

Must-eat foods, my favorite recipes and supplements I swear by.

How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Homemade yogurt recipe - emily akradi

Store-bought yogurt may be convenient, but it doesn't compare to the creamy deliciousness of homemade yogurt, which is a staple around our place! Bahram's Iranian roots have led us to nearly always have a batch of fresh, homemade yogurt on hand. In Iran, yogurt is not just a breakfast or...

Do You Drink Enough Water? I Wasn’t!

Stay Hydrated - water lime and mint

Much to my surprise, I recently had two different doctors on separate occasions tell me that I am dehydrated... The first was at my recent vitamin IV therapy; the doctor had trouble inserting the needle because my body was dehydrated.  The second was the bodywork doctor I see for acupuncture...

Harvesting Honey

It's that time of year! Time to harvest honey from our bee hives. Our friend, Hossein Honey Bee (the bee whisperer) came over to help extract the honeycomb from the hives. Hossein uses smoke to calm the bees down. He also provides full protective bee suits, to prevent bee stings,...

Should You Try IV Vitamin Therapy?

IV Vitamin Therapy - Goop

I occasionally get IV vitamin therapy at the St. Louis Park Proactive Care Clinic. You may be wondering... what is IV therapy and why get it?! What is IV Vitamin Therapy? IV vitamin therapy is a way of administering vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream. Licensed physicians and health...