Daily Archives: September 30, 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, […]