Health Benefits of Foods

The many health benefits of red currants

The many health benefits of red currants

Fresh organic foods are packed with antioxidants and unique nutrients that can keep your immune system in top shape. The nutrients in these organic foods can also help prevent and treat disease.   Red currants are part of the berry family. They are available frozen year-round and are available fresh […]

by October 25, 2019
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The many health benefits of sugar snap peas

Are you looking for the perfect healthy snack that’s delicious too? Look no further. Let’s talk about the many health benefits of sugar snap peas. Snap peas are a popular snack in vegetable plates. They are convenient, because they don’t need to be taken out of the pod before consumed. […]

by October 24, 2019
Health benefits of chlorella

Health benefits of chlorella

Chlorella is an algae that is grown in fresh water. The plant is used to make nutritional supplements and medications. What makes chlorella so spectacular is that it is such a simple life form, but packs so much nutrition. It is well known for its ability to fight diseases including […]

by October 21, 2019
Health benefits of leeks

Health benefits of leeks

Leeks are part of the Allium family of vegetables, which is the same family as garlic and onions. Since they are closely related to garlic and onions, they provide similar health benefits. Let’s look at the health benefits of leeks. Anti-inflammatory properties: The kaempferol and polyphenols in leeks have potent […]

by October 20, 2019
Health benefits of lemon grass

Health benefits of lemon grass

Lemon grass, or scientifically known as Cymbopogon citratus, grows in tropical areas and is known for its medicinal benefits in Asian and Latin American cultures. Lemon grass is often used as a tea because of its pleasant aroma and potent health benefits. Let’s look at the health benefits of lemon […]

by October 19, 2019
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