8 Things You Should Know About Hemp Seeds

8 Things You Should Know About Hemp Seeds Before turning your check, you may want to learn more about hemp seeds and the powerful impact that have on our health. Hemp seeds have gained a lot of popularity over the years, especially for their eco-friendly and economical uses. But, that’s not all they have to offer, hemp seeds are also bursting with nutrition and numerous benefits for the body. They are a wonderful addition to any diet, naturally gluten-free, safe for those unable to tolerate nuts or lactose and most importantly, they are safe for the environment! Below are 8 things […]

Everything You Need to Know About Quinoa

Everything You Need to Know About Quinoa By now you have probably already tasted quinoa and know exactly how to pronounce it (“keen-wah”). But, if you haven’t become familiar with this amazing grain, it’s time to learn. Quinoa, is a grain native South America, grown for it’s edible seeds. It is an extremely nutritional grain that provides many health benefits to the body. It is an easy to cook, whole grain that grows in a rainbow of colors, though it is the red, white and black quinoa that are most popular. Quinoa is well known for it’s high levels of protein, […]

Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpkins

Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpkins Eating fruits and vegetables of various color has numerous benefits on the body. A diet rich in plant-based foods has also shown to help protect the body from a number of serious and minor health concerns, including chronic disease and skin health. Nutritionally, vegetables of a bright yellow/orange color, indicate that they are rich in essential nutrients, including the antioxidant, beta carotene. In the body, this nutrient in converted into vitamin A, which is essential for many body functions.  Pumpkins are an extremely beneficial part of the diet. Pumpkin seeds for example, have long been […]

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 […]

Top 6 Health Benefits of Sunflower Seeds

Top 6 Health Benefits of Sunflower Seeds Adding a small handful of sunflower seeds to your smoothie or salad not only enhances the flavor, it is also extremely beneficial for our health. Sunflower seeds are loaded with health boosting nutrients including vitamin E, calcium, phytosterols and much more! Below are the top 6 health benefits of sunflower seeds. Promotes Hair Growth Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of vitamin E, so it only makes sense that snacking on these little seeds can help promote healthy hair growth and skin health. In addition to improving blood circulation to the skin and scalp, vitamin […]

It’s Time to Start Eating these 2016 Superfoods

It’s Time to Start Eating these 2016 Superfoods Nutrient rich superfoods continue to prove themselves as powerful additions to the diet. In fact, superfoods are among some of the healthiest foods on earth. Loaded with antioxidants, dietary fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals, these foods are best foods you can consume to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. And with each year comes newly found superfoods, so below we have 10 of this years superfoods for 2016. Kelp Kelp is a form of seaweed found to have amazing benefits. With high levels of calcium and iron that promote health bones and […]

Immune Boosting Superfoods for 2016

Immune Boosting Superfoods for 2016 Poor nutrition often leads to an increased risk for illness and disease. The rate at which our bodies fight off foreign invaders depends on how our immune system functions. A diet rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants is one of the most effective ways to build up the immune system. Our immune system is often weaker as the seasons change to colder months, so it is crucial that we load up on as many of these foods as possible to keep our immune system at it’s best. Here are 8 immune boosting superfoods for 2016 […]

10 Superfoods You May Not Know About

10 Superfoods You May Not Know About It seems like every year we are being introduced to fun, new superfoods, which makes us very happy. But, with so many available it is often hard to determine what exactly defines a superfood. We known they are often exotic and great for our health, but why superfoods? Superfoods are simply foods that are calorie-sparse and exceptionally high in essential nutrients, antioxidants, fiber, amino acids and protein. These foods have been found to be effective in reducing and fighting against illness and disease while also improving longevity. By now you probably know all […]

How to Boost Nutrition without Taking Supplements

How to Boost Nutrition without Taking Supplements There are plenty of ways to boost your nutrition without taking supplements and the key is to simply eat real food. Adding nutrient rich ingredients to your meals is a great way to boost your intake of essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre and phytochemicals. Incorporate fruits and veggies into every meal you have that day. From smoothies to breakfast cereals and soups, there is always a way to add in some extra nutrients. However, depending on your diet you may still need to supplement certain vitamins and minerals including vitamin D and that […]

The Health Benefits of Papaya Seeds

The Health Benefits of Papaya Seeds The papaya fruit is loved by many people around the world. It is both delicious and very beneficial to our health. However, the papaya seeds themselves also offer a host of their very own health benefits. Here are some of the health benefits of papaya seeds and how they may improve your health and enhance your lifestyle. Rich in nutrients and proteins Papaya seeds are an excellent way to consume plenty of protein as well as magnesium, calcium and phosphorous. 1 ounce of papaya seeds alone gives you a full serving of protein. It’s powerful […]