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…

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…

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…

Using Flax Seed Meal as an Egg Substitute

Substituting Flax Seed Meal for Eggs  Flax seeds come in 2 basic varieties, brown and golden both types are wonderful source of omega-3 fatty acids.  Try your best to get flax into your daily routine as the health benefits are quite remarkable.  Flax meal can be used to supplement your diet used as a topping…

Golden Flax Yogurt w/ Agave

Golden Flax Yogurt w/ Agave Time: 2 minutes (after soaking flax overnight) Yield: 1 Serving (3 Item Recipe) Ingredients: Organic Golden Roasted Flax, whole seed (I used the Trader Joe’s Brand in this recipe) Organic Plain Low Fat Yogurt Organic Agave Directions: The first step is to get your golden flax seed out. I would…

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…