Monthly Archives: December 2015

Surprising Health Benefits of Honey

Surprising Health Benefits of Honey Honey is one of the oldest sweeteners on earth, that has been used by numerous cultures from around the world for both it’s wonderful flavor and amazing health benefits. It is well-known for it’s natural abilities to help treat bacterial infections and as a natural treatment for burns and wounds. It has antibacterial, anti-fungal, antimicrobial and antiseptic properties, in addition to being loaded with antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals. Promotes Weight Loss The combination of honey and warm water naturally helps digest lingering fat stored in the body. You can also opt for honey and lemon […]

8 Health Foods for Hair Growth

8 Health Foods for Hair Growth Hair loss usually occurs on the scalp, however it can also effect other areas of the body. It’s commonly related to genetics but can also be the cause of hormonal imbalances, nutrient deficiencies and an insufficient scalp circulation. Just as certain foods can help improve certain aspects of our health, they are some foods that can also improve the health of our hair, due to their essential vitamins and minerals they hold. Here are 8 health foods for hair growth. Nuts Walnuts and almonds are especially rich in biotin, a vitamin which helps the division […]

Natural Home Remedies for Ulcerative Colitis

Natural Home Remedies for Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a painful chronic disease that causes inflammation within the ulcers and colon. Those suffering with this condition are often put on medication for their entire lives to prevent further pain and inflammation and to reduce the risk for colorectal cancer. This type of inflammatory bowel disease is a painful process that often leads to surgery if symptoms worsen. Although, this is no cure, there are many foods that can help lessen the pain caused from ulcerative colitis. Below we have 4 natural home remedies for ulcerative colitis. Aloe Vera Aloe […]

6 Superfoods that Promote Weight Loss

6 Superfoods that Promote Weight Loss If you’re constantly struggling with your weight and uncontrollable fat areas around the body, you may want to reconsider your diet and the foods you’re eating throughout the entire day. The best and most effective way to reduce problem areas on the body is to eat a consistent healthy diet while also adding in exercise at least 3 times a week. Cut out processed fatty foods, avoid fast food at at all cost and consider adding in the fat burning superfoods into your diet. Apples Incorporating apples into your daily diet not only helps […]

Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

Health Benefits of Drinking Tea People have been drinking tea for thousands of years and it happens to be one of the most popular drinks still today. It is loaded with skin promoting benefits and helps promote healthy weight loss. But that’s not all, tea actually happens to be loaded with amazing health benefits and there is research to back it up. Teas like white, green, black and oolong are all loaded with powerful antioxidants that have a very positive effect on our body and mind! Below we have 5 surprising health benefits of drinking tea. Improves Memory Tea contains a […]

The Healing Powers of Avocados

The Healing Powers of Avocados It is true that avocados are high in fat, however it is good to know that these fats are good for you and offer many health benefits. Avocados are loaded with essential nutrients, including vitamins A and B, as well as a good source of dietary fiber, iron, potassium and zinc to name a few. In addition to being low in sugar, this creamy fruit is also rich in heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acids and energy boosting properties. Avocados are excellent when added salads, sandwiches and soups, but they are most commonly eaten raw with a sprinkle […]

2016 Nutritional Trends

2016 Nutritional Trends With all the new superfoods and healthy tips trending this year, how are we going to top 2015? With the new year slowly creeping up on us, we put together a small list of healthy trends we believe will make it big this year! Power Bowls  Power bowls are the real deal when it comes to nutrient packed meals. A variety of one-dish meals packed into bowls are being served around the world with names like the Buddha bowl, broth bowls, protein bowls, globowls and even breakfast bowls. Breakfast bowls (smoothie bowls) have taken over the internet. Just […]

9 Superfoods to Start Eating Today

9 Superfoods to Start Eating Today   If you’re looking to give your health a serious boost, load up on nutrient rich fruits and vegetables. One of the safest and most effective ways to improve your health is by adding plenty of superfoods into your everyday diet while also eliminating all packaged and processed foods. Packed with essential vitamins, minerals, protein and powerful antioxidants, superfoods are one of the best things you can do for your health. Plus, they are delicious! Here are 9 superfoods to start eating today for overall improved health and immunity. Kale  Kale and all types of […]

6 Healthy Tips for the New Year

6 Healthy Tips for the New Year As we come closer to the end of the year and the start of a new one our minds are filled with ways to make 2016 the best year yet. While starting a new hobby is a great idea, the best resolution you can make this year and everyday is to better your health. Without good health, our body and mind becomes weak, leaving us with little drive and energy. Here are 6 healthy tips for the new year, to help keep you happy and boost longevity. Drink More Water Drinking water is […]

5 “Healthy” Foods You Need to Throw Out

5 “Healthy” Foods You Need to Throw Out There are thousands of food items out there labeled as “healthy” when in reality they are not. The food industry has definitely got us fooled when it comes to what were eating. But, with so many items out there, it can get a bit confusing. Stick to these tips and avoid the foods below at all costs. Stick to whole plant-based foods as often as possible If you must buy packed foods opt for items with 5 ingredients or less. Don’t be fooled by the words “natural”, “healthy”, “fat-free”, “sugar-free” etc. Don’t […]