Food

The power of Quinoa

The power of Quinoa

The Incas began to cultivate Quinoa, since then, quinoa’s popularity has grown worldwide. Quinoa is a seed, and is related to spinach, chard and beets. Quinoa stalks are 3 to 6 feet tall, and each plant can produce up to a cup of seeds. You can buy Quinoa in the […]

by April 25, 2018
Why you should drink matcha green tea

Why you should drink matcha green tea

The reasons why you should drink Matcha green tea are many. Matcha Green tea is a staple of Japanese culture is considered by many to be the healthiest green tea possible. Matcha green tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plants, and is ground into a fine […]

by April 23, 2018
10 reasons to eat chia seeds

10 reasons to eat chia seeds

For hundreds of years, chia seeds were a major part of Mayan and Aztec diets. They are being rediscovered for their impressive health benefits and great variety of nutrition. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to eat chia seeds. 1. Anti-inflammatory properties: The omega-3 fatty acids in chia seeds […]

by April 22, 2018
Spring detox beet and garlic soup

Spring detox beet and garlic soup

Soup is one of the healthiest meals you can get when done right. It keeps all the nutrients and medicinal properties alive and potent in the bowl. This spring detox beet and garlic soup is a great meal for the new season. Beets: They contain pigments called betalin, which support […]

by April 21, 2018
10 reasons to eat tomatoes

10 reasons to eat tomatoes

There are plenty of reasons to eat tomatoes. Tomatoes are sometimes mistaken as vegetables, but they are actually fruits from the nightshade family. They are sweet, juicy, and perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  While they taste delicious raw, they are important reasons to eat tomatoes cooked, as their nutrition gets […]

by April 18, 2018
10 reasons to eat beets

10 reasons to eat beets

Beets come in a variety of colors, from red, white to gold. They are a root vegetable, much like carrots, and have a sweet flavor. They are champions when it comes to their potent health benefits hence there are many reasons to eat beets. Beets are considered a multi-purpose vegetable, […]

by April 17, 2018
10 reasons to eat blueberries

10 reasons to eat blueberries

Don’t let the size fool you; blueberries are powerful. These little gems are packed with health benefits and nutrients and there are many reasons to eat blueberries. Popular from Asian to Mediterranean cuisines, blueberries provide great flavor, satisfying those sweet cravings.  Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to eat […]

by April 16, 2018
6 reasons to eat more magnesium-rich foods

6 reasons to eat more magnesium-rich foods

6 reasons to eat more magnesium-rich foods: Magnesium is a mineral that is used in almost every part of the body. According to Medline Plus, “Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune […]

by April 15, 2018