Yearly Archives: 2014

About Non-GMO Lecithin Powder

About Non-GMO Lecithin Powder Lecithin is a complex fatty substance found in all animal and plant tissues which is composed of phosphoric acid, sterols, carbohydrates, fatty acids, glycerol, glycolipids, sphingolipids, phospholipids (e.g., phosphatidyl choline, phosphatidyl ethanolamine, phosphatidyl inositol, and phosphatidyl serine), and various other compounds. Lecithin is naturally found in foods, especially fatty foods such as egg yolk, soybeans, nuts, wheat germ, fish, legumes, and peanuts. It is also present, to a lesser extent, in foods like yeast, grains, bee pollen, cauliflower, and cabbage. A key component of lecithin, phosphatidyl choline, is the main lipid component in both plant and […]

Kick off your New Year with Detoxifying Superfoods

Kick off your New Year with Detoxifying Superfoods Kick off your new near with detoxifying superfoods. Take the first step this new year and start consuming these excellent superfoods into your diet. These nutrient dense foods will help promote health and longevity as well build strong bones, promote healthy digestion, aid in weight loss, burn fat, promote healthy vision, skin, hair, and much more! Kick off your New Year with Detoxifying Superfoods Blueberries  Blueberries are one of nature’s most valued foods. Blueberries are packed with healthy antioxidants, vitamin C and K, fiber, and manganese. One serving of blueberries contains about […]

Superfoods for a Healthy Prostate

Superfoods for a Healthy Prostate The prostate is part of the male reproductive system. It is a gland that surrounds the bladder and urethra in men. As men get older it is important to keep the prostate healthy. There are three common health issues that occur in the prostate – prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and prostate cancer. Your prostate gland can become enlarged which may lead to prostate cancer, one of the most common cancers found in men. As stated in the World Health Organization, 8 in 10 men are diagnosed with an enlarged prostate and 1 in 10 men are […]

10 Natural Hangover Remedies That Really Work

10 Natural Hangover Remedies That Really Work!

The New Year is just around the corner, and everyone is getting ready for a great party to end this year, or start out the next. You may have even started a list of your New Years resolutions. Unfortunately, a lot of us will spend the first day of the new year in bed feeling sick, tired and hungover. You may be tempted to reach for pain killers and try to go about your day. But don’t, we have 10 natural hangover remedies that really work. Giving your body a natural alternative to detox the alcohol is a much better idea. […]

Organic Yerba Mate | Loose Leaf, Fair Trade

Organic Yerba Mate | Loose Leaf, Fair Trade Yerba Mate is a tea grown in South America, touted for it’s potency and ability to promote vitality, clarity and overall well-being to those who drink it. Yerba mate is prepared by steeping dry leaves and twigs in hot water. In Argentina and Southern Brazil, drinking loose leaf yerba mate with friends from a shared hollow gourd with a metal straw is a common social practice among people of all ages. Yerba Mate is a shrub in the holly family, Aquifoliaceae, native to South America, used as an herbal tea. The word yerba […]

10 Superfoods That Can Help Promote More Restful Sleep

7 Winter Superfoods for Depression

7 Winter Superfoods for Depression Sunshine is in short supply in the cold winter months. Depending on where you live, your days might be very dark and gray. High Holiday anxiety makes the winter season especially stressful and depressing for many people. Fortunately, you can still eat your way to a better mood and avoid depression this season. Filling your plate with nutrition-dense super foods will help lift your mood, and will also help with weight management. Foods that help boost mood and fight depression Dark Leafy Greens Dark leafy greens like spinach, kale, swiss chard, and collard greens are […]

Winter Foods That Boost Your Health

Winter Foods That Boost Your Health Although summer has past, there are still a lot of mouthwatering healthy foods that should be praised this time of year. Winter brings out some of the best healthy foods such as pears, grapefruits, pistachios, grapes, lentils and more. It is important to keep your immune system up and maintain overall body health which is just what these 5 foods will help you do! Here are 5 foods that boost your health.  Pears Delicious and juicy, pears are a winter food to be taken advantage of. Pears are high in fiber, vitamin C and K, […]

Skin Perfecting Superfoods

Skin Perfecting Superfoods Superfoods are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, but did you know they offer natural skin care properties as well? Superfoods contain special nutrients that boost skin health such as anti-aging, exfoliation, toning, brightening and more. Here are our favorite skin perfecting superfoods ACAI BERRY The Acai Berry is an incredible superfood that is known for it’s free-radical fighting properties. Acai contains anti-aging properties, promotes healthy skin Improves mental clarity and function. Acai berries are jam packed with nutrients including its high antioxidant profile, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, phosphorous, fiber, calcium and protein. It has also been […]

7 Healthy Holiday Sweeteners

7 Healthy Holiday Sweeteners Forget processed sugars and sweeteners this holiday season. It’s time to try natural sweeteners (if you haven’t already). They are an awesome and healthy alternative to refined sugars and sweeteners. Natural sweeteners actually contain vitamins and minerals essential for our bodies. Whereas refined sugars can cause obesity, diabetes and other concerning health issues. Natural sweeteners benefit our bodies and satisfy our taste buds. Often times it can be difficult to identify which sweeteners are in fact natural and which ones claim to be “natural”. Here is a list of 7 healthy holiday sweeteners that are truly natural. […]

Cook Whole Food Meals at Home to Stay Healthy!

Cook whole food meals at home to stay healthy! Creating healthy eating habits for your family can be difficult, but is it easier than you think? Many of us live very busy lives, making it tough to spend time at home preparing and cooking meals. Because of this, we often feel like we need to “grab” food when we are out and about, which often results in much quicker eating with less thought about what the food is, and where it came from. When we eat out at a fast food joint or restaurant we don’t actually know where our […]