Daily Archives: August 25, 2015

Benefits of Pineapple 1

Benefits of Pineapple Pineapple is a tropical, perennial, drought-tolerant fruit. It belongs to the family of Bromeliaceae and can grow up to 5-8 ft. in height. Scientifically known as “Ananas comosus”, each pineapple fruit measures up to about 12 inches and about 1 – 8 pounds in weight. However, not everyone knows just how healthy pineapples really are. This tasty little fruit helps improve one’s quality of life and offers up numerous health benefits. Pineapples are available year round and can be found in most super markets. Below we have 5 benefits of pineapple and why you should be stocking up on […]

Natural Face Washes for Every Skin Type

Natural Face Washes for Every Skin Type Finding the perfect facial cleanser can often be a bit overwhelming. If you just can’t seem to find the right skin care products for your face, consider using natural skin care, made in your own home. Some are specific to certain skin types, but can be used by anyone and it’s affordable. Don’t shy away from DIY skin care, this ensures that you know exactly what you are putting on your skin. It is safe, affordable, and each mixture takes only a few minutes. Remember, our skin is the largest organ we have, […]

The Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet with the Flexibility of Eating Meat

The Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet with the Flexibility of Eating Meat Recent studies have found that the vegetarian diet is better for weight loss when compared to a non-vegetarian diet. The studies have also shown that the vegetarian diet promotes numerous health benefits and may even reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, hypertension, and diabetes. Although, for many people completely committing to a vegetarian diet is a little more difficult. They want to enjoy as many fruits and vegetables as possible while also enjoying meat every now and again. If this sounds like you, you may want to consider the […]

Foods that Turn-off the Fat Gene

Foods that Turn-off the Fat Gene Researchers from the MIT and Harvard have found out how a certain part of your DNA, known as the FTO gene effects how our bodies metabolize and store fat. Those who may have inherited the faulty gene usually weigh an average of 7 pounds more than those who don’t have the gene (however, people often weigh much more). Thankfully, we have the power of foods. By chowing down on some of these superfoods, you may be able to reverse your genetics and start dropping pounds. Quino Many studies have found that quinoa helps our […]