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…

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 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…

Reducing Inflammation with Alkaline Foods

How Alkaline is Your Diet? 11 Foods to Try! Brought to us by the lovely kathypatalsky  Alkaline food Alkaline foods and their role in reducing inflammation in the body has been a hot topic in recent years. A diet rich in alkaline foods helps reduces inflammation in the body. Everyone from Dr.Oz to Oprah has…

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…

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…

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…