Monthly Archives: May 2015

5 Fabulous Superfoods You Should Be Eating

5 Fabulous Superfoods You Should Be Eating The word “superfoods” hasn’t quit made it to the dictionary yet, but they are becoming more popular each day and much easier to find in grocery stores. They are loaded with nutrients and health promoting properties and they are packed with antioxidants, healthy fats, fiber, phytochemicals, and polyphenols. Superfoods promote good heart health, cancer prevention properties, lower the risk of developing certain diseases such as obesity, high blood-pressure, and diabetest to name a few. Eating a well-balanced diet, rich in superfoods will improve immune system health and longevity. Here are 5 fabulous superfoods you should be eating more […]

Fight Allergies with food

Fight Allergies with food Allergies are a constant battle for many of us, luckily there are many natural remedies for allergies. You can actually add a drop of horseradish, chili powder, or spicy mustard to your food to clear airways. Spicy foods can act as natural temporary decongestants. Stinging Nettle Acts as a Natural Antihistamine  Stinging nettle is an excellent natural antihistamine. It acts the same way as many allergy medicines sold in drug stores but without the awful side effects such as drowsiness and dry mouth. Nettles naturally prevent the bodies ability to produce histamine. Studies have found that taking 300 […]

How to Relieve Inflammation with Apple Cider Vinegar

How to Relieve Inflammation with Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar or ACV is one of the most popular natural home remedies providing healing properties for the entire body. It’s also an excellent non-toxic natural cleansing agent and even a natural remedy for acne. Apple cider vinegar is made with fermented apples, which naturally creates healthy organisms known as prebiotics that feed the good bacteria in our bodies. APV can help relieve inflammation in the digestive system, joints, heart, blood, and more. Naturally Treating  Inflammation Inflammation usually begins in our gut area and quickly grows. It is caused by excess stress, […]

Spinach is a Nutritionally Dense Superfood

Spinach is a Nutritionally Dense Superfood Spinach is a leafy green and it is one of the most popular of superfoods and loved for it’s nutritional benefits. It is an excellent source of vitamins including A, B2, B6, C, E and K as well as calcium; copper; iron; folate; folic acid; magnesium; manganese; omega-3 fatty acids; niacin, selenium; and zinc. Spinach may help fight disease and illness Spinach is a rich protein source and packed with phytonutrients that are known to help fight cancer. It’s also an excellent source of the antioxidant lutein, which has been shown to help protect against macular degeneration and […]

7 Slimming Superfoods

7 Slimming Superfoods Everything you eat has an effect on your body, especially when you’e loosing weight. It is important to cut out all sugars and grains whenever possible and add plenty of healthy fats. Remember, healthy fats are good! Focus on eating eat real food, rather than cutting out certain foods and always fuel your body with plenty of nutrients. It’s time to add these healthy high-fat superfoods into your diet. 1. Green Tea Green tea is one of the best beverages you can drink. It is packed with nutrients and vitamins A, D, E, C, B, B5, H, and […]

Blueberries May Prevent Disease

Blueberries May Prevent Disease Blueberries are a much loved berry and praised for their amazing health benefits. Some even refer to blueberries as one of the healthiest foods on earth. They are rich in antioxidants and nutritional power. Recent studies have known found that blueberries may even help prevent certain diseases such as, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Blueberries may help manage metabolic syndrome  According to a study published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, people who eat a lot of blueberries have a lower risk of developing metabolic syndrome. A Professor of clinical nutrition, defines metabolic syndrome as “a group of risk […]

5 Food Additives You Should Avoid

5 Food Additives You Should Avoid Next time you’re at the super market, take a look at the ingredient list of the products you are purchasing. You may come to realize that you don’t recognize many of the ingredients and that some may even appear to be foreign to you. In fact, many of these ingredients are actually banned in other countries. An average American house hold spends at least 90 percent of their food budget on processed foods, which may be a leading cause to many dangerous health concerns. Here are 5 food additives you should avoid at all […]

Gut Cleansing Foods

Gut Cleansing Foods A healthy gut is essential for a healthy body, but unfortunately digestive issues are becoming more common with each passing year. Nearly 70% of the cells that make up our immune systems are in the walls of our gut. Poor digestion, diet, stress, and toxins can really damage your health, which is why gut health is so important. Your gut health is determined by what you’re putting into your body. Start including gut-healthy foods into your diet each day, these foods naturally help cleanse and promote a healthy gut as well as clear the colon of toxic build-up, aid in weight loss, […]

3 Superfoods that Will Make You Look Younger

3 Superfoods that Will Make You Look Younger Skin care is much more important than many of us realize. Consuming superfoods for skin not only promotes healthy, younger looking skin, but it may also add years to your life. A nutrient-rich diet mainly consisting on plant-based foods helps reduce aging, diabetes, heart disease, and other age-related diseases. Start today by including these 3 superfoods into your daily lifestyle. Blueberries Blueberries have so many benefits, for skin and overall health. They are rich in vitamin C, which boosts blood circulation and provides minerals and salts that naturally help the body fight […]

Superfoods from A – Z

Superfoods from A – Z After all the many discussions and recently discovered benefits of superfoods, I think we can all agree that food is important. What we eat determines our health and consuming plenty of plant-based and nutrient dense foods will promote health and longevity. This is not to say that any one food is guaranteed to prevent or cure disease and illness, but it can offer optimal benefits. Start experimenting with some of these plant-based foods and begin adding them your plate with every meal. Top superfoods from A – Z.  A for Avocado: Avocados contain more potassium than bananas. It is rich in the […]