Food

The many health benefits of eating Brussels sprouts

The many health benefits of eating Brussels sprouts

The health benefits of eating Brussels Sprouts are numerous.   Brussels sprouts are part of the cruciferous vegetable family, and like their relatives, they are packed with vitamins and minerals for our overall health. They have a taste similar to cabbage and go great with ginger, garlic and butter.   […]

by September 30, 2019
10 reasons to eat dark chocolate

10 reasons to eat dark chocolate

Dark chocolate is quickly becoming a superfood. Organic extra dark chocolate (at least 70% cacao) is packed with nutrition. There are so many reasons to eat dark chocolate. It is important to eat the right kind of chocolate, as some are loaded with sugar or artificial ingredients. Dutched chocolate should […]

by September 29, 2019
10 reasons to eat quinoa

10 reasons to eat quinoa

Quinoa is an ancient grain that was first discovered by Incas thousands of years ago. This whole grain is often called “the gold of the Incas” because they gave it to their warriors to increase stamina. It is quickly growing in popularity because of its high nutrition and benefits. Quinoa […]

by September 28, 2019
Himalayan Pink Salt

Himalayan Pink salt is good for you

The Buzz is out and salt is a necessary part of our diet. The “good salt” is the Himalayan Pink Salt. Dr Joseph Mercola emphasizes how important the right kind of salt is to our health. “Salt is essential for life, we cannot live without it, there is a huge difference between […]

by September 16, 2019
Why it is important to soak nuts and seeds before you eat them

Why it is important to soak nuts and seeds before you eat them

Why it is important to soak nuts and seeds before you eat them. Nuts and seeds are highly regarded for their benefits and you should buy them organic. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet recommends about 1/3 cup of nuts 3-5 times a week to lower blood pressure. […]

by September 15, 2019
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The many health benefits of eating green peas

There are so many health benefits of eating green peas. Green peas are a favorite amongst kids and adults alike, because of their sweet taste. Please try to buy organic ones. They are a healthy source of protein as they are part of the legumes family. Let’s take a look at the […]

by September 14, 2019
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Horseradish: Nature’s next big antibiotic?

Horseradish: Nature’s next big antibiotic? Lately, we have talked a lot about the subject of antibiotics. While these substances can be great for you in natural forms, they are being way over-prescribed. The overuse of antibiotics is now an epidemic in the United States and it is creating antibiotic resistance. […]

by September 13, 2019
Fish with low mercury

Fish with low mercury

Fish and shellfish are a very important part of our diets, because of their high protein content and healthy fats including omega-3 fatty acids, which have antioxidant effects.  A balanced diet should contain fish as they contribute to heart health. Women and young children in particular should include fish or […]

by September 12, 2019