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…

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…

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…

Buying Healthy Bread

How to Buy Healthy Bread Not all loaves are created equal. Here’s what you need to know BY Rachel Dowd PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mike Lorrig Kate Hahn loves bread so much that on occasion her boyfriend has kept quiet after buying a loaf just to be sure there would be enough for lunch the next day….

The Whole Truth About Whole Grains

Article Provided by Bob’s Red Mill The whole truth about whole grains It’s amazing to think that something as simple as a whole grain can pack so much energy and vitality. Sure, they may look innocent enough from the outside, but the real magic lies within. Which leads us to one of the most common…

Eating For Energy

Eating for Energy A balanced diet with carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals and trace elements will combat fatigue providing you with great energy. Coffee, alcohol, and nicotine rob the body of nutrients and hinder the ability of the body to absorb necessary substances naturally making you more tired.  Be sure to pick your foods intelligently to…

Eating for Energy

Eating for Energy A balanced diet with carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals and trace elements naturally combat chronic fatigue.  Keep in mind the importance to healthy choices and good eating habits. Avoiding coffee, alcohol and nicotine will help you have more energy as they rob the body of important nutrients needed to produce energy.  These substances…

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…

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…

Learn Where to find the best choices for you, your family & Budget

Healthy food stores are not on every corner, unfortunately, herding you into the less desirable choices for health and wellness.  Most all of the conventional store choices charge you the same or more and include heavy pesticides and synthetics on their fruit and produce, as well as many undesirable preservatives and chemicals. Your best bet…