Daily Archives: September 17, 2015

5 Proven Benefits of Chia Seeds

5 Proven Benefits of Chia Seeds Chia Seeds originate Mexico and the Southwest between 1500 and 910 B.C. They were an important part of the Aztec and Mayan diet. Aztec warriors actually used Chia seeds as their main source of fuel during conquests. Chia seeds are incredibly nutritious, they are rich protein, fiber and several essential minerals. As well as Omega-3, antioxidants, B-Vitamins, calcium, and boron. Chia seeds promote digestion health due to their high levels of both soluble fiber (which forms the outer gel), and insoluble fiber. Both types of fiber are excellent for the digestive system. The insoluble fiber helps cleanse the intestinal tract […]

Health Benefits of Eating Pumpkins

Health Benefits of Eating Pumpkins Pumpkins actually have some surprising health benefits as long as you’re not adding loads of sugar to it. Pumpkins are part of the Cucurbitaceae family, which also includes cucumber, squash, and cantaloupe. It is one of the most popular crops, grown in fields around the world and sold for it’s seeds and fruit. Are Pumpkins a Superfood? Health Benefits of Eating Pumpkins Even though many pumpkin flavored products don’t contain much pumpkin, the gourd itself is actually quite healthy. It’s nutrient-dense, full of vitamins and minerals, and low in calories. According to the USDA National Nutrient […]

Superfoods to Help Power Your Semester

Superfoods to Help Power Your Semester The foods we eat have a strong impression on how we function from day to day. And it just so happens that there are plenty of amazing foods we can eat to also boost brain health and help you concentrate more. Foods provide essential nutrients and powerful health benefits to the body. Some foods work even better for specific needs and body functions, especially for the mind. Here are a few superfoods to help power your semester and boost brain health. Tomatoes  Tomatoes are rich in the antioxidants lycopene and vitamin C, which naturally […]