Make Eating Colorful Easy

Eat By Color By Melissa Roberts Health Magazine Colorful Produce For a More Nutritious You Eat bright colored foods If you’re looking for an easy way to optimize your diet, go for color. Fruits and veggies of all shades contain phytonutrients—plant compounds that work together to protect your health. “These phytonutrients include antioxidants like carotenoids…

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…

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…

Healing Properties of Aloe

Healing Foods Aloe The beneficial properties of this medicinal plant go more than skin deep If you’ve ever squeezed the gel from an aloe vera leaf onto a burn, you’ve experienced the topical benefits of this common plant. Aloe’s healing properties extend to internal ailments as well. Aloe juice, derived from the fleshy pulp inside…

A Healthy New You for 2013! Reach For the STARS!

2013 New Food Resolutions Top nutrition experts offer a healthy resolution a day to keep the doctor (and unwanted pounds) away This new year, how would you like to inspire someone—maybe a friend, a family member, or even a stranger—to eat more healthfully? You have the power to do just that, and it can start…

Antioxidant Dark Chocolate Can Protect & Improve Brain Function

Dark Chocolate Affirmed as Brain-Booster Official French evidence review concludes that dark, antioxidant-rich chocolate or cocoa can protect or improve brain function and mood by Craig Weatherby Headlines touting the health benefits of raw cocoa – and extra-dark chocolate bars made from it – aren’t just hype.   While limited, the clinical evidence for dark…

Black Rice

I just came across a wonderful product that was just DELICIOUS and wanted to share. It is BLACK RICE by Hinode and it happens to be a natural SUPER FOOD. If you haven’t already tried it I encourage you to try it at your first chance. It cooked very quick at 35-40 minutes. It has…

Papaya A Healing Food

Papaya A wonderful tropical fruit with amazing health and healing properties.  Enhancing digestion, calming inflammation, and aids in prevention of  heart disease and arthritis. Papaya is the only food source rich in the healing papain enzyme.  Papain is an an anti-inflammatory enzyme that breaks down proteins. Papain is wonderful for aiding digestion, easing burns and…