Heart Health


Superfoods for a Healthy Heart

Superfoods for a Healthy Heart Everything we put into our body has an impact on our health, good or bad. The food we choose to eat has the ability to energized our bodies or quickly make us feel ill and fatigued. Our bodies need all the necessary nutrients every day in order to function properly and prevent serious health concerns. When we load up on saturated fats, sodium, and sugar-rich foods, it puts us at a higher risk for conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Whereas eating whole foods, rich in nutrition and healthy fats help prevent these certain ailments. The […]


Benefits of Adding Fish Oil to Your Diet

Benefits of Adding Fish Oil to Your Diet Fish oil, consumed from fatty fish like Mackeral and salmon, is a beneficial part of the diet. Although, it can also be consumed as a dietary supplement. What Makes Fish Oil Healthy? Fish oil is an excellent example of healthy fat. The high levels of omega-3 fatty acids present in fish oil are what make it so beneficial. The two main omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Fatty acids are essential in the body, though the human body in unable to produce omega-3s on […]


Healthy Oils and Their Benefits

Healthy Oils and Their Benefits With so many available oil options, it is often hard to choose the right oil that still benefits your health. From avocado oil to EVOO, we have info on all the healthy oil options and their benefits. AVOCADO OIL Avocado oil is made from the avocado flesh. It is one of the very few oils we can eat that doesn’t come from a seed and has a smoking point of 500 F, (the highest smoking point of all oils). It has become a popular ingredient in many health food products. It’s also an excellent cooking oil, […]


The 8 Best Foods For A Healthy Heart 1

The 8 Best Foods For A Healthy Heart More than 17 million people die each year due to cardiovascular issues. For that reason, protecting your heart and making sure it’s healthy is vital. Prevention is key even at a young age, this means maintaining healthy blood pressure levels, healthy cholesterol levels, preventing plaque build-up in your arteries, and unnecessary strain on your cardiovascular system. Maintaining heart health also requires a healthy diet. Unfortunately, the modern diet is filled with foods that are harmful to our heart. Some of the best foods to keep your heart healthy include fish, nuts, green tea, […]


The Super Benefits of Garlic

The Super Benefits of Garlic Garlic is a popular cooking ingredient and a famous member of the onion family. Though, garlic goes way beyond its culinary purposes. It has long been used for preventing illness, lowering the risk for cancer and improving heart health. It also contains the powerful compound, Allicin, which has potent medicinal properties and is believed to bring most of garlic’s benefits. Below are the super benefits of garlic. The Health Benefits of Garlic With just 42 calories per serving, powerful antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, garlic hosts a number of impressive health benefits. Lowers blood pressure. Prevents plaque […]


Top Benefits of Peaches

Top Benefits of Peaches Peaches are a widely popular fruit, especially during late summer, which is when they are at the peak of their ripeness. They are extremely delicious, versatile and have a great texture. But apart from being tasty, peaches are also packed with nutrition and incredible health benefits. Though their health benefits are unknown to most who eat them. Peaches host a broad range of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and dietary fiber. They are also low in calorie and contain no saturated fat or cholesterol. If you love peaches as much as we do, continue reading below […]


Cholesterol Lowering Superfoods

Cholesterol Lowering Superfoods From clogged arteries to an increased risk of heart disease, having high cholesterol levels can put your health at serious risk. Though, high cholesterol levels aren’t uncommon these days. This is why there has been a significant increase in the number of heart problems across America. Thankfully, there are many ways we can manage high cholesterol levels and hopefully lower them overtime. Along with maintaining a healthy lifestyle, regular exercise and diet, we can promote overall health and improve our good cholesterol levels while also lowering the bad (LDL) cholesterol levels. Below are 7 cholesterol lowering superfoods […]


The Benefits of Adding Cinnamon to Your Diet

The Benefits of Adding Cinnamon to Your Diet Derived from the inner bark of the evergreen tree, cinnamon is one of the tastiest and healthiest spices on the planet. It is a popular kitchen ingredient that has been used throughout the world for centuries. It has also long been prized for it’s powerful medicinal properties. Cinnamon has a warm and delicious aroma, which has made it popular in cooking, particularly for baked goods and Indian dishes. You can find cinnamon as a whole cinnamon stick, or as a ground powder. Below are some of the benefits of adding cinnamon to your diet. Different varieties […]


Top 5 Health Benefits of Apricots

Top 5 Health Benefits of Apricots Apricots are native China, though they are grown abundantly in the United States. These fruits fulfill a wide range of nutritional needs and host a number of impressive health benefits. Apricots are exceptionally high in vitamin  A, proving us with 13% of our daily recommended intake. They are also known for their high levels of vitamin C, carotenes, phytochemials and potassium. Like most fruits, apricots are also rich in health-boosting dietary fiber. Continue reading below to learn more about the top 5 health benefits of apricots. Improves Vision Apricots can be very beneficial for overall […]


Surprising Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Surprising Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds Hemp seeds can be an extremely beneficial part of the diet. They are a high, whole food protein source, rich in many essential vitamins and minerals. They are also rich in essential fats and can be eaten by those unable to tolerate lactose, nuts and gluten. Hemp seeds have a very soft and creamy texture and they are super easy to incorporate into the diet. Here are 6 Surprising health benefits of hemp seeds. Rich in Fiber, Vitamins and Minerals Hemp seeds are rich in soluble and insoluble fiber. Both types of fiber are […]