Mint Basil Market Blog

Beat the Back-to-school Blues with These Simple Tips

Beat the Back-to-school Blues with These Simple Tips
We’ve all been there: we finally got our peaceful summer routine in order and it seemed like it was going to last forever! Come September, we are so “funned out” and exhausted from those long days running after the kids in the sun that we haven’t the energy for those early school mornings, lunchbox preps and everyday prompt family lunches. Here are some tips to ease you into those first days of school!

What Are Sulfates and Should We Avoid Them?

What Are Sulfates and Should We Avoid Them?
Despite only being put in the limelight recently, sulfates have been commonly used in personal care and cleaning products for years. Sulfates are chemicals that are added to products in order to serve as a preservative and...

Healthy Travel Tips

Healthy Travel Tips

Stay Energized and Healthy While Traveling!

I’ve done my fair share of travel and I know first hand that unhealthy habits can leave you feeling sick, bloated and exhausted during an otherwise relaxing vacation. Here are some quick easy ways to stay healthy and energized even when you’re traveling and on the go!

How To Remain True To Your Health During Ramadan

How To Remain True To Your Health During Ramadan

Fasting is harsh on the body and what you eat and drink when you break your fast is crucial to keeping your body well-nourished and healthy. Here are my top 5 tips for remaining healthy during the Holy month of fasting.

6 Tips to Lead a Healthier Life

6 Tips to Lead a Healthier Life

Sometimes big changes start with small shifts. Whether you're trying to eat better, get more active or simply feel happier, a healthier you doesn’t have to mean a total lifestyle makeover! Here are 6 tips to help you lead a healthier life.

Easy Guide to Eating Gluten Free

Easy Guide to Eating Gluten Free
Eating “gluten-free” is a trend these days. Most see it as a way of losing weight or avoiding carbs. But many people suffer severe health issues as a result of consuming gluten. For example, when people with Celiac disease eat gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye and barley), their immune system responds by attacking the small intestine making it difficult for nutrients to be properly absorbed properly into the body.

Top 5 Healthiest Packaged Snacks

Top 5 Healthiest Packaged Snacks
Snacking is one of the most controversial nutrition topics with so many people arguing with and against. Reality is, we all crave a snack from time to time and children, especially, sometimes survive on them (think picky-eaters and sickness). If you have been going back and forth on the idea of snacking, you are not alone!