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Health benefits of pistachios

Health benefits of pistachios

Nuts make a great snack food and a nutritional alternative to unhealthy snacks such as potato chips and crackers. Pistachios are very popular in desserts because of their unique and rich taste.  Let’s looks at the health benefits of pistachios. Antioxidant rich: Pistachios are full of antioxidants, which fight the […]

by December 25, 2013
Health benefits of lentils

Health benefits of lentils

Lentils have a nutty, earthy flavor and are a staple in many Asian cuisines. They make a great addition to healthy meals such as salads and soups. These little legumes pack a healthy punch. Let’s look at the health benefits of lentils. Blood sugar regulation: Lentils are great for regulating […]

by December 23, 2013
8 dairy-free calcium sources

8 dairy-free calcium sources

Calcium is one of the most common minerals in the human body, and is necessary for many functions. “Calcium is required for vascular contraction and vasodilation, muscle function, nerve transmission, intracellular signaling and hormonal secretion, though less than 1% of total body calcium is needed to support these critical metabolic […]

by December 22, 2013
Homemade tomato and vegetable juice

Homemade tomato and vegetable juice

There is nothing like a fresh glass of tomato or vegetable juice to quench your thirst the healthy way. Store-bought vegetable juices may contain preservatives and sweeteners that can trigger health risks. The best option is to make your own. This healthy alternative to the commonly known V8 juice, is […]

by November 9, 2013
Apple and cinnamon weight loss water recipe

Apple and cinnamon weight loss water recipe

We are always looking for ways to make our weight loss efforts more efficient. This weight loss recipe will not only help you get hydrated, but it will help you flush out toxins, feel full and lose weight fast. Commercial diets for weight loss do not always work and are sometimes […]

by October 29, 2013
The dangers of high fructose corn syrup

The dangers of high fructose corn syrup

There have been many ads and debates in the media about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). While the food industry claims that corn syrup does not cause harm, the statistics tell another story. The average American has increased their HFCS consumption from zero to about 60 pounds per person per […]

by October 23, 2013
Top 10 foods you must eat organic

Top 10 foods you must eat organic

Here is the list of the top 10 foods you must eat organic. Discerning which foods to eat organic or not eat organic is becoming more of a task these days. Most us remain confused. Cost is also a concern. For nine years now, The Environmental Working Group has been […]

by September 22, 2013
Top 10 eczema foods

Top 10 eczema foods

Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is an inflammation of the skin that causes itching. It is a long-lasting (chronic) condition that is sometimes followed by hay fever or asthma. According to Mayo Clinic, “Eczema may affect any area of your skin, but it typically appears on your arms and behind your […]

by September 21, 2013