Health Benefits of Foods

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 March 1, 2014
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 February 28, 2014
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 February 10, 2014
Health benefits of red onions

Health benefits of red onions

Onions are a staple food in every kitchen. They add a crispy texture to foods when eaten raw, and provide a mild, spicy, caramelized flavor when cooked. Red onions are some of the most potent types of onions. Let’s look at the health benefits of red onions. Anti-inflammatory benefits: Onions […]

by December 26, 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
The Absolut Almond Butter Bar

The Absolut Almond Butter Bar

After all the positive news about the benefits of almond butter, I am really thrilled to share a new addition from Living Tree Community Foods: the Absolut Almond Butter Bar. The bar is made of carefully selected raw and pure ingredients: Organic Cacao, Organic Honey, Organic Cacao Butter, Organic Almond Butter, Organic Coconut Sugar, Organic Vanilla, Royal […]

by March 4, 2013
Living Tree Community Foods is branching out

Living Tree Community Foods is branching out

We are delighted to report that our friends at Living Tree Community Foods have made the news once again. Jesse Schwartz, the CEO and Founder of Living Tree Community Foods (LTCF) is the real force behind its success. What started with one successful product, has evolved on to a manufacturing […]

by March 3, 2013
Can omega-3 fatty acids boost memory?

Can omega-3 fatty acids boost memory?

Do you eat fish and take fish oil supplements? There is mounting evidence that diets high in omega-3 fatty acids from fish may protect people from cognitive deficit and dementia. Only recently has the strength of this potential protective power been tested in controlled clinical trials. In observational studies researchers compare people’s […]

by January 8, 2013