About Anthony Selvaggi

Anthony is an investor, writer, lifestyle entrepreneur and a high performance coach. He developed a passion for health and nutrition in his corporate career after years of managing an extensive travel schedule and his own food sensitivities. When he isn’t writing for Karma Juice or his own lifestyle blog, you can find him climbing around the Rocky Mountains with his camera or enjoying an afternoon with his EC signature strat. Learn more at AnthonySelvaggi.com.

5 Facts That Will Keep You Free Of Colds and Flu

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Health and Renewal|

Fever, body aches, and respiratory distress. Colds and flu’s are the leading causes of doctor visits, missed days from work and school, and so far, this season is no exception.  Americans suffer from approximately 1 billion colds per year, or about two to four colds per year for the average adult. Many people believe that [...]

Pan- Seared Salmon with Cucumber-Lime Salsa

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Healthy Recipes|

Salmon has earned its reputation as a health-supportive food based largely on its unusual omega-3 fatty acid content. It's very common for 4 ounces of baked or broiled salmon to contain at least 2 grams of omega-3 fats—more than the average U.S. adult gets from all food over the course of several days. About half [...]

Health Tip: Calcium Supplements and Lead

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Health Tips|

Lead is a naturally occurring metal that can make its way through soil and water and into the foods we eat.  For this reason, in the process of extracting calcium carbonate to make calcium supplements from oyster shells, some lead is present.  In order to be compliant with federal standards, however, natural health products must [...]

Recipe: Mahi-Mahi Ceviche with Mango Sauce

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 March 19th, 2016|Healthy Recipes|

As a tropical fish, Mahi-Mahi has steadily earned a fan club for it's mild, slightly sweet taste and firm texture, which allows it to be used in many different preparations. It means "strong strong" in the Hawaiian language. But there's something slightly intimidating about cooking fish at home.  Cooking too long and it's gets dried [...]

Protein: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right?

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Health and Renewal|

Protein is an essential part of our diets.  It is found throughout the body.  It is the key to holding down your food cravings, building lean muscle, and helping you manage your weight. But proteins serve a variety of purposes, not the least of which is providing crucial life sustaining support for bodily functions. They [...]

The Karma Behind National Nutrition Month

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 March 12th, 2016|Health and Renewal|

Every 5 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) get together.  Their mission is to publish dietary guidelines for all people beyond the age of 2.  These guidelines are based on the current evidence-based research to promote optimal health and nutrition. The dietary recommendations for 2015 [...]

7 Superfoods for Younger-Looking Skin

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Health and Renewal|

It has been said… you are what you eat.  And this is absolutely true when it comes to healthy and glowing skin. Your skin takes a little over a month to shed the old cells and replace them with newer ones. This new skin comes from the foods you eat. Here’s a quick glance at 7 [...]

Oxidative Stress, A Dietary Problem

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Health and Renewal|

If you're interested in nutrition and taking better care of yourself, you've probably read a lot about why the Standard American Diet (SAD) is slowly killing us. But a lot of what passes as sound nutritional information comes down to generalities or simply turns out to be bad science, outdated theory, or unfounded opinions. If [...]

12 Ways Ginger Can Improve Your Health

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Health and Renewal|

Aromatic, pungent and spicy, there’s a big reason why so many of our juices contain ginger. Ginger is an ancient wonder spice and is given the status of a natural medicine chest in ancient Ayurvedic medicine.  That’s because this wonder spice has time-tested, digestion-friendly properties, in addition to its numerous other health benefits. Ginger (the [...]

Holy Guacamole! The Wonders of the Avocado

By | 2016-11-09T23:48:28+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Healthy Recipes|

  Avocados are one of my all-time favorite foods. The avocado is a rather unique type of fruit.  Most fruit consists primarily of carbohydrate, while avocado is high in healthy fats. There are endless ways to prepare this wonderful fruit, it’s quick, it’s shockingly delicious, and it is likely to provide you with health benefits [...]