Healing Benefits of Dark Chocolate

One of the healthiest and most potent antioxidant rich food is dark chocolate.  Chocolate has been known to improve heart health.  A 2007 report in The Journal of the American Medical Association study showed that procyanidins and epicatechins, which are the flavanols in cocoa, can improve heart health by reducing cholesterol and blood pressure.  It…

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…

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…

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…

Amazing Health Benefits of Avocados – Eat an Avocado Today!

There are So Many Reasons to Love the Avocado & Eat them all the Time There are so many benefits to avocados as they bring so much nutrition to your plate.  They are great so many ways and can be eaten chopped up with olive oil, lemon, pepper and sea salt, in salads, on a…

Yerba Mate

About Yerba Mate: Yerba Mate is an incredibly healthy tea beverage.  It has the strength of coffee with powerful antioxidants making it an amazing beverage for your health.  Yerba mate (yer-bah mah-tay) is made from the naturally caffeinated and nourishing leaves of the holly tree indigenous to South American rainforest. Health Benefits: Yerba mate naturally…

Green Tea – Why drink it?

Green tea is a wonderfully uplifting and powerful drink with an array of powerful health benefits.  Green tea can be enjoyed both hot or iced.  Green tea leaves are hand picked and gently steamed to retain their delicate flavor, aroma and color and mostly served by loose tea or by tea bags.  Green tea does…

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…

Pomegranate spritzer with Lemon & Orange Blossom

A super simple and delicious drink packed with antioxidant rich polyphenols, vitamin C and more. You can make this spritzer anytime it makes a super drink for company or just prepared as a healthy and nutritious drink. Simply mix the juice of one pomegranate or 1/2 cup of juice (POM brand is great), with a…

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…