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

Let’s Talk About the Keto Diet

keto diet

In case you're not familiar with keto, it's a diet that focuses on consuming high fats and very low carbs. Keto works great, but it's not for everyone. For example, if your cortisol levels are low, the keto diet can boost your energy and mood. It has been shown to help...

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...