Amazing Healing Foods from Vegetarian Times.com

This Veggie is an Incredible Healing Food Brussels Sprouts Cabbage’s cousin, the brussel sprout is filled with healthy fiber. There are too many reasons to eat baby cabbage as it is rich in a great deal nutritionally.  Just to begin it is high in carotenoids, potassium, folate and Vit B6.  These vitamins have been thought…

Canning Made Simple

Great Cold Weather Techniques All About Canning Enjoy summer favorite flavors all year long canning.  It’s easy to do and keeps you set through the cold months when these may be out of season or less abundant and available.  Most likely you have experienced a deliciously fresh meal before.  When canning a fruit or vegetable…

Healing Properties of ALOE

Aloe is known for its topical healing abilities, however, it does much more then treat skin topically.  Most people have used fresh aloe gel on a burn and experienced great relief. Aloe is a common plant that not only has healing abilities topically but also has an amazing ability to heal internally as well.  Aloe…

Making Nut Milks

How to Make Plant-Based “Milks” By Tess Masters You can make a variety of plant-based “milks” by blending raw nuts, seeds, and grains with water. Almonds, cashews, macadamias, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios, coconuts, soybeans, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, sacha inchi seeds, flaxseeds, quinoa, millet, rice, and oats can all be liquefied…

Superfoods

Comments: Add | Read Credit: Istockphoto/Health What is a superfood? Though there is no legal or medical definition, superfoods are nutrient powerhouses that pack large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals. Eating them may reduce the risk of chronic disease, and prolong life, and people who eat more of them are healthier and thinner…

Natural Cold Remedy – Exploring Echinacea

Credit: Getty Images Echinacea The herb Echinacea purpurea is one of the best known and widely available herbal cold treatments. Recent study results have been negative, but its effectiveness may vary depending on the preparation. Two studies funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine found no benefit from echinacea in a juice…

Benefits Of Tea

The Truth About the Health Benefits of Tea Does it really fight cancer? Lower cholesterol? Blue Jean Images/Corbis The way scientific studies and health gurus alike have touted the perks of tea over the past few years, you’d think the stuff was some kind of all-powerful magical elixir. Improving heart health, reducing cancer risk, warding…

Superfood Flaxseed – A Powerful Antioxidant that Fights Disease

Credit: Getty Images Flaxseed Why it’s super: Not only does flaxseed lower blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack, but it is also a rich source of lignan, a powerful antioxidant that may be a powerful ally against disease and certain cancers, especially breast cancer. Just 2 tablespoons of ground seeds (which are…

Superfood Cranberries – Healing Foods For Health & Wellness

Credit: Getty Images Cranberries Why they’re super: Cranberries are renowned for protecting against urinary tract infections, but did you also know they may improve blood cholesterol and aid in recovery from strokes? Cranberry juice has also been shown to make cancer drugs more potent. How to enjoy them: Although available frozen year-round, enjoy these tart…

Superfoods Beets – Super Healthy Antioxidant Rich Food

Credit: Getty Images Beets Why they’re super: Beets are loaded with antioxidants and have been found to protect against cancer, heart disease, and inflammation. Naturally sweet and full of fiber and vitamin C, beets make a delicious and nutrient-packed addition to any meal. How to enjoy them: Try finely grated raw beets in your salads…