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…

HEMP SEED – An amazing healing food with Anti-Inflammatory Omegas.

Hemp Seed Healing abilities of Hemp seed: This incredible Cannabis sativa plant is filled with a wealth of healthy nutrients.  While you won’t get any type of high from this plant it is power packed with nutrition.  Hemp seeds have a perfect omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid ratio, which is ideal for anti-inflammatory properties.  These…

Healing Properties of ALOE

Aloe is known for its topical healing abilities, however, it does much more then treat skin topically.  Most people have used fresh aloe gel on a burn and experienced great relief. Aloe is a common plant that not only has healing abilities topically but also has an amazing ability to heal internally as well.  Aloe…

Healing Properties of Aloe

Healing Foods Aloe The beneficial properties of this medicinal plant go more than skin deep If you’ve ever squeezed the gel from an aloe vera leaf onto a burn, you’ve experienced the topical benefits of this common plant. Aloe’s healing properties extend to internal ailments as well. Aloe juice, derived from the fleshy pulp inside…

Kick Starting Your Metabolism into High Gear

Kick Start Your Metabolism Shared with Us By Green Health Spot  After eating way too much I thought I would write down a few tips to kick start your metabolism so that you can stay slim this Summer and weather the assault of sweets, snacks and parties.  Many of us use the excuse of hot…

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…

Omega-3s & Alzheimer’s

May 3, 2012 Omega-3s May Purge Alzheimer’s Plaque Diets rich in fish fats linked to lower blood levels of the brain-plaque proteins associated with Alzheimer’s by Craig Weatherby The idea that omega-3s from fish support brain health in middle-aged and older adults … even in younger people … keeps on accumulating evidence.   For example,…

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…

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.