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Health benefits of arugula

Health benefits of arugula

Arugula is one of the top choices for health. It is an herb with long leaves and packed with flavor. It looks very similar to lettuce and is part of the cruciferous vegetables, which are well known as nature’s potent multi-vitamins. Arugula makes a great choice for salad greens, because […]

by July 10, 2013
Health benefits of swiss chard

Health benefits of swiss chard

Swiss chard, part of the beet family, is very popular in the Mediterranean diet. It is also known as spinach-chard or silverbeet and is one of the most popular green leafy vegetables. Unlike most beets, chard is actually harvested for the leaves rather than the roots. Chard is a very nutritional vegetable […]

by July 9, 2013
Health benefits of avocados

Health benefits of avocados

Avocados are known most commonly as the main ingredient in guacamole. They are classified as a fruit and are rich in monounsaturated fat. They are also very high in potassium and can help balance your vitally-important potassium-to-sodium ratio. Avocados are fast becoming a superfood. Let’s have a look at some of the […]

by July 8, 2013
Health benefits of bananas

Health benefits of bananas

Everybody loves the sweet taste of bananas. They are one of the most portable, convenient, and healthy snacks one can think of.  Bananas are a close relative to the plantain, which is larger and darker. They make great additions to smoothies, yogurt, and are equally delicious frozen or fresh by themselves. Let’s […]

by July 7, 2013
Health benefits of broccoli

Health benefits of broccoli

We have seen how cruciferous vegetables are nature’s potent multi-vitamins. Broccoli may be one of the healthiest of them all. Broccoli is packed with vitamins and minerals, and has tons of researched backing its many health benefits. Let’s have a look at the health benefits of broccoli. Stabilizes blood pressure: […]

by July 5, 2013
Raw chocolate and coconut balls

Raw chocolate and coconut balls

This is a deliciously healthy chocolate recipe that will satisfy anybody’s sweet tooth. We know how beneficial to our health dark chocolate, raw almonds and raw honey are. So let’s make it a win-win and concoct a tasty dessert which includes this powerful trio. This recipe is a fast one and once […]

by July 3, 2013
Avocado and shrimp salad

Avocado and shrimp salad

  This is a simple, fast and healthy avocado recipe for you. But before we get into the details, let’s talk “Avocados”. They are an excellent source of healthy fats. Check the nutrition fact for (1) medium size avocado. Courtesy of: http://www.nutritiondata.com According to the California Avocado Commission, a medium […]

by July 3, 2013
Tips for a healthier and greener 4th of July

Tips for a healthier and greener 4th of July

We should lead the way in the healthy and green world. Here are some tips on how to have a greener and healthier 4th of July and celebrate being Americans. 1. Please recycle: Look, sort things before dumping all in a garbage bag. 75% of our trash can be recycled. By […]

by July 3, 2013