Food

What you should eat instead of white rice

What you should eat instead of white rice

Rice is one of the most popular and most commonly grown crops on the planet, and is a staple in many cuisines worldwide. There are many types of rice – 40,000 according to The Rice Association. The nutrition and health benefits of rice vary based the type, the growing practices, […]

by October 26, 2015
Cholesterol-lowering black bean soup

Cholesterol-lowering black bean soup

Soup, like smoothies and juices are a great way of combining multiple healthy ingredients into one. This makes soups a very convenient food, and keeps the health benefits alive and potent. This cholesterol-lowering black bean soup is packed with the powerful benefits of legumes, herbs, and vegetables. Let’s take a […]

by October 14, 2015
Homemade parsnip chips

Homemade parsnip chips

Homemade recipes are the best, because you control ingredients and know what you are eating. Store-bought potato chips are very unhealthy, as they are highly processed foods, which are known to be highly addictive. Processed foods can cause binge eating and do not contain nutritional value. This homemade parsnip chips […]

by October 7, 2015
10 reasons to eat bell peppers

10 reasons to eat bell peppers

Bell peppers are packed with flavor and crunch, and they are one of the most beautiful vegetables in the world. They come in a wide variety of colors, including green, yellow, red, orange, brown, purple and black. Despite their varying tastes, they are all the same plant. Bell peppers are […]

by September 12, 2015
Why you should eat kale and cilantro to detox

Why you should eat kale and cilantro to detox

The human body is exposed to toxins every day, through environmental factors, food, water, and more. These toxins can enter the body and the bloodstream, where they slow digestion, cause weight gain, and promote chronic diseases. This is why it is crucial to detoxify and get rid of toxins in […]

by September 7, 2015
Are broccoli leaves the new kale?

Are broccoli leaves the new kale?

There are so many reasons to eat broccoli. It is part of the cruciferous vegetable family, which means it is packed with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals for overall health. Did you know that broccoli also has leaves that are very nutritious? Research shows that the health benefits of broccoli leaves […]

by August 31, 2015
10 reasons to eat flaxseeds

10 reasons to eat flaxseeds

Flaxseeds are well known for their nutrition value. They are a great source of vitamins, antioxidants, and so much more. These seeds make a great addition to smoothies and breakfast, adding texture and powerful health benefits. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to eat flaxseeds. 1. Digestive health: Flaxseeds […]

by August 29, 2015
Summer detox kale salad

Summer detox kale salad

Salads are a great meal, especially because they are vegetable based, which means a great variety of nutrition for optimal health. However, salads can be expensive in restaurants, and are often made with lettuce, which does not contain as much nutrition as other vegetables. This summer detox kale salad is […]

by August 28, 2015