February is Heart Awareness Month

This month is Heart Awareness Month and a great time to talk about keeping your heart healthy through diet and lifestyle.  With Cardiovascular disease, heart disease and stroke being the leading cause of death in the United States according to the U.S Department of Health & Human Services, we want to be sure you know…

Low-Calorie Antioxidant Kale

Kale is an amazing food and nutritionally it has a lot to offer.  You can eat a large bowl of kale as 1 packed cup is only 34 calories. Kale has a natural taste and is great in salads, soups, stews and more. Kale grows in its peak season from mid-winter through first weeks of…

Orange Foods For Health

Eating Orange Foods For the Health Benefits Credit: Andrew McCaul Power up with orange Orange and yellow foods like sweet potatoes, squash, carrots, squash, cantaloupe are loaded with healthy carotenoids like beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that boosts your immune system.

Healing foods – Kale

Brought to us by VT Healing Foods Kale Warding off cancer, vascular disease, and eye disorders, spinach’s curly edged cousin is a low-calorie antioxidant heavyweight Chock-full of essential nutrients, such as calcium, folate, potassium, fiber, iron, and vitamins A (in the form of beta-carotene), C, and K, kale provides more nutritional value from fewer calories…

Omega-3s & Alzheimer’s

May 3, 2012 Omega-3s May Purge Alzheimer’s Plaque Diets rich in fish fats linked to lower blood levels of the brain-plaque proteins associated with Alzheimer’s by Craig Weatherby The idea that omega-3s from fish support brain health in middle-aged and older adults … even in younger people … keeps on accumulating evidence.   For example,…

Do you know this Highly Nutritious & Naturally Low Calorie Fruit?

HIGHLY NUTRITIOUS & LOW CALORIE SNACK If you are looking for a highly nutritious, low calorie food then cantaloupe may be what you are looking for.  Naturally low in calories cantaloupe comes in at only 56 calories per serving, and is also a great source of vitamins A, B3, B6, C, folate, potassium, and dietary…

Components of Cider Vinegar

Components of Cider Vinegar Cider vinegar contains many nutrients, such as beta-carotene, potassium, magnesium, calcium, riboflavin and thiamin; vitamin B6, C, and E; and fruit acids and pectin.  Beta Carotene, potassium, and pectin are especially important for the heart, skin, and digestion.

Therapeutic Effect of Cider Vinegar

Therapeutic Effects of Cider Vinegar Cider Vinegar is a germicide and thus helps fight infection and inflammation when administered internally and externally.  It helps prevent blood clots and stimulates the excretory organs.  It is therefore an important blood purifier and elimination promoting agent. The Vitamin C and beta-carotene in cider vinegar destroy free radicals that…

Root Vegetable – Red Crimson Beets – Power Vegetable

Beets are incredible root vegetable most commonly seen in the purple color.  Beets have been found to have incredibly high cancer-fighting potential. The betacyanin in beets which gives them their beautiful crimson purple color, have been proven to be a wonderful cancer fighting agent, especially when it comes to cancer of the colon.  Diets rich…

Eating Organic Natural Foods

There are so many positive impacts to eating organic and natural foods. Benefits of Organic and Natural foods For the body: Eating organic and natural foods will be limiting your exposure and reducing the negative impact chemical pollutants have on your body. Eliminate the intake of synthetic and man-made insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides used in…