Avoiding GMOs

Is Organic Baby Clothing Necessary?

Organic newborn baby clothing is becoming very popular with new and pregnant mothers. Many are making the switch to almost or all organic baby clothing for their newborns. Babies skin is so delicate and sensitive, it’s also much thinner than an adults skin, so they absorb chemicals much easier. Some chemicals that are found in non-organic clothing can cause visible skin irritation and rashes. Pesticides on cotton Cotton crops are considered the dirtiest crop due to their heavy use of pesticides. Not only are these crops used for making clothes, but also personal care, bedding, furniture, etc.  Cotton is also one […]

Organic newborn baby clothing

Benefits of Nettle Tea

Benefits of Nettle Tea Stinging nettle grows wild in certain areas around the globe. It is a very nourishing and nutrient dense herb and a staple among many herbalists. Nettle has long been used as medicine, food, and a nourishing tonic. One of the easiest and most traditional ways to obtain the amazing benefits of nettle tea is to infuse the nettle leaves in boiling water for a long period of time. Nutritional Benefits  Stinging nettle is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and trace minerals. It is also an excellent source of potent phytonutrients such as carotenoids and deep-green chlorophyll. In fact, studies have found more than 100 […]

5 Reasons to Eat Organic

5 Reasons to Eat Organic Organic food has become much more popular over the years. According to the Organic Trade Association, about 78 % of American families purchase organic foods each year. Organic food is more conventional and safer for our bodies to consume. Organic Food The term “organic” is used for products that are produced and processed pesticide, and antibiotic free. USDA organic explains how farmers grow crops and raise livestock. Organic farmers follow a certain set of standards to produce organic foods. Organic foods must always be grown in safe soil, with no modifications and never use synthetic pesticides, bio-engineered […]

Live Superfoods Hemp Protein Powder, Raw, Organic, 12 oz

Live Superfoods Hemp Protein Powder, Raw, Organic, 12 oz Live Superfoods hemp protein powder is Non-GMO verified, certified Raw and USDA Organic. Hemp protein powder contains high amounts of protein (about 50%), essential fatty acids, antioxidants, chlorophyll, amino acids, Vitamin E, magnesium, and iron. It also contains Omega 6 and Omega 3 fatty acids, which are known to play a crucial role in brain functioning, growth and development. Having a diet that is low in Omega-3 has been linked to inflammatory disorders among other chronic diseases. Hemp protein is also very high in fiber, which plays a crucial role in moving […]

Hemp Oils Helps Protect the Heart and Prevent Heart Disease

Hemp Oil Helps Protect the Heart and Prevent Heart Disease Hemp seeds and hemp seed oil may be two things you want to add to your kitchen cupboard. According to a recent study by Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the healthy fats found in hemp might not only offer brain health but heart health as well. How Hemp seeds and Hemp Seed Oil Affect the Heart This study is still fairly new, but so far they have found hemp seed oil has been shown to help reduce coronary artery disease due to healthy omega 3 fatty acids found in hemp. These omega 3s come […]

Avoid GMOs with 9 Easy Steps

Avoid GMOs with 9 Easy Steps The majority of Americans are consuming GMOs on a daily basis. Some of us are even consuming GMOs without even realizing it. Unfortunately the U.S. does not require GMO labeling, so it can often be difficult for many us to determine whether not we are eating GMOs. Take the first steps in knowing how to avoid GMOs with the list below. 1. Know the common GMO’s  Look out for corn, soy, canola, sugar beets, cotton (seed oil), Hawaiian papayas, squash and zucchini. They are the most common among GMOs. When reading ingredient lists always be sure […]

Chai Blend Organic Yerba Mate, Loose Leaf

Chai Blend Organic Yerba Mate, Loose Leaf Loose Leaf Tea Just like traditional chai, except yerba Mate is the base instead of black tea. The Chai Blend is a twist on a traditional Indian drink, chai mate is a delicious blend of yerba mate and Indian spices that help enhance immunity and ward off infection.  Best drank with your favorite nut milk and honey or agave nectar. Organic Yerba Mate contains nearly 200 active chemical compounds, including numerous vitamins and minerals, and 15 amino acids. Yerba Mate contains a lot less caffeine than coffee (about half),  and does have xanthines, theobromine […]

Why Fresh Food is Best

Why Fresh Food is Best Fresh fruits and vegetables are so important for a healthy well balanced diet. Eating fresh whole foods couldn’t be any easier. Plus, they are very versatile, so many delicious recipes can come from fresh fruits and vegetables and the benefits are almost endless. Our bodies are made up of vitamins and minerals that are essential for good health and what easier way to get those nutrients than fresh fruits and veggies. It’s time to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet, if you haven’t already. Feel your very best everyday by simply adding more […]

How Much Sugar Is Too Much?

How Much Sugar Is Too Much?   Have you ever stopped to wonder just how much sugar are you really eating? Sugar is in the majority of the food that we eat, so how do we determine the different types of sugar and how much is enough? There are many foods that contain sugar, such as fruits and vegetables which contain certain nutrients that our essential for our bodies. However there are also many sugary foods we want to avoid at all times. It is important to know the difference between processed sugars and naturally occurring sugars. Processed Sugar vs. […]

Gluten Free Snacks

Gluten Free Snacks Whether you’re gluten intolerant, vegan or you just simply want to snack healthier these 5 nutrient rich foods are just what you need. These 5 gluten free snacks are packed with vitamins and minerals that are essential for our health.They also help prevent sickness and disease along with a number of other health benefits. Plus, they are delicious and fun to eat. It is important to always eat in moderation. Here is a list of 5 Gluten Free Snacks: Nuts and Seeds Nuts and seeds offer essential nutrients for our bodies. They contain heart healthy unsaturated fats.They […]