Delicious & Nutritious Dates!

Dates are an amazingly nutritious fruit enjoyed all over the world. They are also very healthy loaded with vitamins and minerals, including potassium, and fiber.  In fact one  date fruit has 25% more potassium than a banana.  Dates are also naturally fat free, sodium free, and cholesterol free and make an incredible way to naturally…

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…

Superfood Avocados – Nutrient-Packed foods for Health

Credit: Getty Images Avocados Why they’re super: Just one half of a medium-size avocado contains more than 4 grams of fiber and 15% of your recommended daily folate intake. Cholesterol-free and rich in monounsaturated fats and potassium, avocados are also a powerhouse for heart health. How to enjoy them: Use avocados as the base for…

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…

Avocados And Their Amazing Health Benefits

Healing Foods Avocados Avocados are healthy nutrient filled fruits, filled with heart healthy benefits and great nutrition. Avocados are known for their delicious smooth taste and texture.  They contain healthy monounsaturated fats.  These are the fats that are great for heart health.  Oleic acid, is the monounsaturated fat found to lower LDL cholesterol. Avocados are…

Amazing Health Properties of Zucchini

Health Benefits of Zucchini There are many health benefits that zucchini and its summer squash family bring.  Zucchini has a delicious rich taste with a crisp texture.  Zucchini is a wonderful veggie that can easily compliment an array of culinary dishes. With the abundant health properties zucchini brings we should all try to bring it…

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…

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…

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.