healthy fall foods

Foods for Good Health and Weight Loss

Foods for Good Health and Weight Loss We all need fat in our diet, not only to maintain a healthy weight, but to also improve overall health. Though, we are not talking about just any kind of fat, but good-for-you monounsatureted fats. These fats are essential for overall health, cholesterol levels, heart health and weight loss. While including these fats into your diet, it is also important that you are staying away from trans fat and saturated fats. To get your started, we have 5 foods for good health and weight loss. Dark chocolate This is definitaly our favorite on […]

The Benefits of Deep Orange Vegetables

The Benefits of Deep Orange Vegetables Fall is such a wonderful time of year with beautiful colors, crisp air and of course, delicious fall produce. Though, many of these fresh vegetables are often unappreciated, even though they are incredibly nutritious. They are especially great for warm, hearty fall meals. Best of all, they come in many different varieties, have many uses and contain a variety of nutritional benefits. These orange, fall vegetables include carrots, squash of all kinds, pumpkins and sweet potatoes. Though, some squash varieties do not appear to be deep orange on the outside, it’s the deep, orange flesh that holds […]

Add these Fall Superfoods to Your Diet

Add these Fall Superfoods to Your Diet With Fall right around the corner, many superfoods will hit their peak ripeness of the season. Autumn harvest brings a variety of hearty, delicious produce to the table, from squash to pumpkins, pears and apples, you are sure to have a nutritious meal with these foods. Plus, with a so many different uses, you can enjoy these fresh fruits and vegetables all year, though they are at their best during fall. Below are some of our favorite fall superfoods for your health and happiness! Apples Apples are an excellent high-fiber superfood, with an […]

Why You Should Eat Purple Fruits and Veggies

Why You Should Eat Purple Fruits and Veggies Purple fruits and vegetables do a whole lot more than add color to a summer dish. These foods are also loaded with powerful nutrients and beneficial antioxidants, making them an excellent addition to the diet. The purple pigment found in grapes, beets, purple cabbage, blackberries and plums can benefit our health in a number of ways. Below are a few reasons why you should eat purple fruits and veggies and how they may benefit you! 1. Anti-aging Purple fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants that can help slow down aging while also […]

Top Winter Fruits and Veggies

Top Winter Fruits and Veggies When winter comes around, we don’t always think about picking up fresh produce from the market. However, winter happens to deliver a variety of fresh produce like savory squash and delicious citrus fruits that are at the peak of their ripeness. Below are some of our favorite winter produce picks that make cold night’s a bit more exciting. Citrus During the colder months citrus fruits gain a lot attention and for good reason. These vitamin C packed fruits boost our immune health to help us fight through the cold and flu season. When buying citrus […]

8 Under Appreciated Fall Superfoods

8 Under Appreciated Fall Superfoods Not only does Autumn bring beautiful fall colors but it also brings some delicious fruits and veggies as well. However, these nutrient rich fall superfoods are often overlooked. Start incorporating these under appreciated fall superfoods to spice up your favorite fall meals. Pomegranates Pomegranates are a fall favorite for many and they can be added to many savory dishes. As far as health benefits, pomegranates have been found to help prevent colon, breast and prostate cancer as well as reduce the of symptoms of depression by improving serotonin and estrogen levels. Pomegranates can be included into […]

Nutritional Fall Vegetables

Nutritional Fall Vegetables Next time you visit the grocery store, don’t forget to stock up on all of the beautiful fall produce packed with nutrition. Some of the best fall vegetables just happen to be orange, which means they are rich in carotenoids, a powerful antioxidant that can also be converted into vitamin A. It is recommended that we are eating at least one red or orange vegetable every day or as often as possible. To boost your intake of these amazing superfoods, try adding these 4 nutritional fall vegetables to your meals. Sweet Potatoes  These beautiful potatoes are a lot […]

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 […]

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 […]

6 Cheap Winter Superfoods

6 Cheap Winter Superfoods With the holidays over, it is time to make a comeback and put the holiday treats and comfort foods away until next year. Getting back on a healthy tract after the holidays (if you haven’t already) is essential to optimal health and what better way to start than with 6 cheap winter superfoods both delicious and affordable. Although, some of you may feel as if the produce section isn’t at it’s prime this time of year, it is still packed with a number of healthy choices. Go for fruits and vegetables that are at their peak this […]