Monthly Archives: September 2015

Remedies for a Healthy Heart

Remedies for a Healthy Heart Lifestyles choices greatly effect the health of our heart, good or bad. By making healthy lifestyle choices you are reducing the risk of developing high blood pressure and diabetes, which are common contributors to heart disease, stroke, and many other illnesses. Cayenne Cayenne contains an active component known as capsaicin, which improves the elasticity in the blood vessels and lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. It has also been found to help reduce the chance of blood clotting and improves proper functioning of the cardiovascular system. Add cayenne to soups, dressings, and in smoothies. You can also […]

Coffee May Protect Against Colon Cancer

Coffee May Protect Against Colon Cancer Historically, coffee had a pretty bad reputation. People often claimed that coffee stunted growth, caused heart disease, and cancer. But, don’t worry coffee lovers, you can still drink you coffee quilt free. Recent studies continue to find that there is no connection between coffee and the risks of disease, cancers, or any other serious illness. So, whats with all the confusion? Well the recent studies claiming that coffee was bad for you did not take into consideration the high risk participants who were smokers and performed little physical activity. With more technology and studies, research […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Add Moringa to Your Diet

5 Reasons Why You Should Add Moringa to Your Diet Moringa has been used medicinally for thousands of years, but it is only recently making it’s way as a superfood. The moringa tree is native to North India where it has often been referred to as “Nature’s Mulit-vitamin” because of it’s high nutritional profile. It is rich in antioxidants, bio-active plant compounds and the leaves are packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Almost all parts of the moringa tree can be eaten and what is not eaten is often used for ingredients in traditional herbal medicine. Here are 5 reasons why you should […]

2016 Superfoods You Need to Try

2016 Superfoods You Need to Try Nutritional powerhouses like kale, avocado, and coconut are now a staple in most super markets. So what does the health food world have in store for us next? Take a look at 5 of the new superfoods of 2016.  Health journalist and co-founder of Brighton Bone Broth Co Sarah Maber is helping us uncover the latest superfood trends. Banana Flour  Gluten free and made from green bananas, banana flour is about to steal the spotlight. It has a nutty flavor that can be added to smoothies, dressings, as well as a replacement to traditional flour. Thanks […]

Health Benefits of Coriander

Health Benefits of Coriander Coriander is the dried seed from the cilantro plant. They are tiny round balls, commonly ground into a powder and used to season food. It is a common spice used in India, but it’s also used in many other types of recipes. Coriander has a wide variety of health benefits such as preventing skin disorders, reducing diarrhea, lowering cholesterol levels, anti-inflammatory, lowers blood sugar, and improves vision. Coriander is packed with essential vitamins and minerals and eleven components of essential oils. Benefits of Consuming Coriander Lowers Cholesterol  Coriander contains high levels of acids like linoleic acid, oleic acid, […]

7 Green Superfoods You Should be Eating

7 Green Superfoods You Should be Eating  Green foods are an excellent and necessary part of our diet. It is recommended that you are eating around 2.5 cups of veggies each day, although it varies with age, gender, and physical activity. Yet, only 30 percent of adults actually eat the recommended amount of veggies each day. So, if you’re looking to enhance your lifespan, mind, and body start with these 7 green superfoods. Avocados  With 690 mg of potassium, avocados are an excellent after work out snack to help reduce cramping and muscle pain. They are also packed with healthy […]

Top 6 Vitamin C Rich Foods

Top 6 Vitamin C Rich Foods It’s well-known that vitamin C is an essential nutrient in our diets. Vitamin C is packed with many health benefits including proper bone health and the building of tissue while also helping the body absorb iron. It is a powerful antioxidant, but being a water soluble vitamin not much of it is naturally stored in the body so it is essential that your are getting the daily required amounts. Benefits of Vitamin C Treats the common cold Packed with Antioxidants Promote the absorption of iron Prevents scurvy Boos the production of collagen Supports brain health […]

Sugarcane Juice is Good for Your Health

Sugarcane Juice is Good for Your Health Sugarcane is a beneficial crop that is grown abundantly in India, which is where you will find sugarcane juice, a popular drink in India drank during hot summers with some surprisingly amazing health benefits. Sugarcane juice is made by crushing peeled sugarcane into a machine, which ten creates a juice, although it can be chewed on as well. It’s also an excellent way to beat dehydration during harsh summers, contains a variety of excellent health promoting benefits and is rich in antioxidants. Sugarcane contains high levels of calcium, magnesium,potassium, iron, and manganese, making it […]

Amazing Health and Beauty Benefits of Seeds

Amazing Health and Beauty Benefits of Seeds Just a small handful of seeds each day could transform your health. These yummy little seeds promote anti-aging, boost energy levels, manage hunger, and improve moods, which are just some of the amazing health benefits of chia, hemp, flax, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds. With an excellent source of omega-3s and many other nutrients, seeds are a delicious way to reduce cravings and they are a great alternative to snacks high in saturated fats. As well as giving you healthy skin, strong nails and glowing hair. Seeds along with nuts and berries are the […]

The Benefits of Wild Blueberries

The Benefits of Wild Blueberries Wild blueberries grow on low bushes and spread closely to the ground. Unlike cultivated blueberries farmers give wild blueberries a little TLC, but they are truly a wild crop. They are spread naturally on the same land for over 10,000 years. The life cycle of wild blueberries allows for thousands of different varieties of berries to be grown. Wild blueberries can not be shipped fresh, so instead they are picked at the peak of their season and frozen so that they can be enjoyed all year long. Below of some of the benefits of wild blueberries. Nutritional […]