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…

Steel Cut Oats

Steel-cut oats are delicious whole grains using the inner portion of the oat kernel.  What sets steel cut oats apart from standard oats is that they have been cut into two two to three pieces by steel, much different that rolled oats.  Their appearance is slightly different then standard rolled oats as they are golden…

Black Currants

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLACK CURRANTS These amazing little black berries are power packed with high levels of vitamins, essential nutrients, as well as other healthy phytochemicals (polyphenols/anthocyanins).  The high level of phytochemicals have been linked to lowering inflammation, aiding the prevention of heart disease, cancer, microbial infections, as well as neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s…

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…

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which is a pigment that gives tomatoes their red color providing potent antioxidants. Their are  only three known sources of lycopene which exists in tomatoes, pink grapefruit, and watermelon. Of these the tomato has the highest concentration of lycopene which is known to be an incredible cancer-fighting food.  Lycopene has…

Flax Seed

Flax seed is amazingly nutritious especially for being such a tiny seed.  Fiber, Lignans & Omega 3‘s are what make these seeds so special.  Flax are filled with vitamins and minerals while also providing antioxidants. Flax seed is very low in carbohydrates, which makes it ideal for people who limit their intake of starches and…

Acai

Acai is a Brazilian purple berry fruit found in the native palm trees of the  Amazonian rain forest. These amazing palms grow up to 60 feet tall.  This incredible Brazilian berry, is known to be one of the most potent super fruits of its kind. It contains a high level of protein, very low in…

Pomegranate – Delicious Jeweled Gems!

Pomegranates are so unique and much different then your standard fruits. Eating a pomegranate takes much finesse, in that you can’t just peel it or bite into it like an apple or other fruits.  The exterior skin of a pomegranate is leathery and red purple in color, while the inside is a spongy non-edible tart…

Asparagus

Asparagus is a wonderful source of folate and potassium and happens to be very low in calories.  The stalks are rich in antioxidants providing many essential nutrients.  Foods rich in folate have been linked to reduce the risk of heart and cardiovascular disease.  Most recent research shows folate to be key in protecting against neural…

Fish: Omega 3s and Human Health

The benefits of omega 3s in fish are amazing to health.  You must be an educated consumer and be sure you know your fish sources before buying.  With heavy metals and pollution at a high there are different grades of fish and knowing your source is very important.  Be sure you are getting the best,…