Health Benefits of Foods

Health benefits of kale

Health benefits of kale

Kale is a member of the cabbage family. It is a leafy green vegetable also known as Borecole.  There are several different varieties of kale: Popular varieties include “Curly”, “Dino” (also known as Lacinato), “Red Russian”, “Premier” to name a few. Kale is gaining a lot of attention these days: […]

by July 11, 2013
Health benefits of arugula

Health benefits of arugula

Arugula is one of the top choices for health. It is an herb with long leaves and packed with flavor. It looks very similar to lettuce and is part of the cruciferous vegetables, which are well known as nature’s potent multi-vitamins. Arugula makes a great choice for salad greens, because […]

by July 10, 2013
Health benefits of swiss chard

Health benefits of swiss chard

Swiss chard, part of the beet family, is very popular in the Mediterranean diet. It is also known as spinach-chard or silverbeet and is one of the most popular green leafy vegetables. Unlike most beets, chard is actually harvested for the leaves rather than the roots. Chard is a very nutritional vegetable […]

by July 9, 2013
Health benefits of avocados

Health benefits of avocados

Avocados are known most commonly as the main ingredient in guacamole. They are classified as a fruit and are rich in monounsaturated fat. They are also very high in potassium and can help balance your vitally-important potassium-to-sodium ratio. Avocados are fast becoming a superfood. Let’s have a look at some of the […]

by July 8, 2013
Health benefits of bananas

Health benefits of bananas

Everybody loves the sweet taste of bananas. They are one of the most portable, convenient, and healthy snacks one can think of.  Bananas are a close relative to the plantain, which is larger and darker. They make great additions to smoothies, yogurt, and are equally delicious frozen or fresh by themselves. Let’s […]

by July 7, 2013
Health benefits of broccoli

Health benefits of broccoli

We have seen how cruciferous vegetables are nature’s potent multi-vitamins. Broccoli may be one of the healthiest of them all. Broccoli is packed with vitamins and minerals, and has tons of researched backing its many health benefits. Let’s have a look at the health benefits of broccoli. Stabilizes blood pressure: […]

by July 5, 2013
Coconut oil pulling

Coconut oil pulling

We have seen how coconut oil can provide many key medicinal benefits. It can aid with weight loss, fights fungal and microbial infections, and protects against many types of cancers, and so much more. But did you know that using coconut oil through an ancient technique called “oil pulling” can […]

by June 23, 2013
Coconut milk is making a big come back for its health benefits

Coconut milk is making a big come back for its health benefits

Organic coconut milk is making a come back and its health benefits  are being valued once again. The milk is the liquid that comes from the grated meat of a coconut. Coconut milk is very popular in Southeast Asia, especially in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and the Philippines. It is packed […]

by June 21, 2013