Diet


13 Superfoods You Should Be Eating

13 Superfoods You Should Be Eating From black tea to peanuts, here are 13 superfoods you should be eating and why. 1. Eggplant: The eggplant is starting to gain a lot more popularity and becoming a star ingredient in many recipes. It’s a popular part of the Meditarrianian diet and is thought to benefit heart health. It’s also filled with health-boosting antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and a low-fat content. 2. Watermelon: Watermelon is an extremely hydrating fruit with an impressive amount of nutrition. But don’t throw away the seeds, they are also filled with vitamin B, magnesium, and protein. 3. Seaweed: Seaweed is said […]


Take Out Tips for Healthier Eating

Take Out Tips for Healthier Eating While eating healthy from home is the obvious healthier option, going out every once in awhile can be managed as long as you’re making healthy choices. With busy schedules and the convenience, it’s also often hard to avoid. Thankfully restaurants are now making the convenience of healthy eating a lot easier. Making these choices, however, can often get a little tricky and overwhelming so, stick to these easy take out tips for healthier eating next time you’re dining out. Hydrate: Most Americans aren’t drinking enough water throughout the day, which in turn, may be mistaken for […]


6 Supplements to Try if You Follow a Plant Based Diet

6 Supplements to Try if You Follow a Plant Based Diet It’s seemingly easy to follow a vegan or plant-based diet without realizing that you may be missing out on vital nutrients. Many foods labeled vegan or plant-based are lacking valuable nutrition. If you are currently following a plant-based diet, be sure you are getting plenty of nutrition from your food and supplements. Below are 6 supplements to try if you follow a plant-based diet. Vitamin B12 – This is a common nutrient lacking in both vegans and vegetarians diet. Crucial for keeping the nerves, brain, and blood healthy, vitamin […]


Spring Clean Your Diet

Spring Clean Your Diet There is no better time than now to clean up your diet, especially after a long, harsh winter. Spring is a great time to introduce new foods and eating habits into your life. When cleaning up your diet it’s a lot about cutting out certain foods and ingredients, while also adding to your meals as well. These simple tips will up your nutritional intake so that you can feel and look great. Below are four easy waysd to spring clean your diet. 1. Avoid foods with long ingredient lists Cutting out processed foods and eating only whole foods […]


Indian Superfoods You Need to Try

Indian Superfoods You Need to Try In addition to all the fantastic superfoods available, consider giving these superfoods a try. This is a great to way pack in a little extra nutrition, while also improving energy levels and health. Below are 8 Indian superfoods you need to try. Ragi: This is a fibrous, gluten-free superfood, packed with protein. The high levels of protein and calcium make it great for vegetarians. It’s also rich in vitamins and minerals and is believed to help lower the risk of stroke and manage blood sugar levels. With a low glycemic index, ragi is also helpful for […]


Simple Food Swaps that Will Transform Your Health

Simple Food Swaps that Will Transform Your Health With the major holidays out of the way, it’s time to clean up your diet and start eating healthy again. Thankfully you will be on your way to a healthier, happier you in no time with these easy food swaps. Food swaps are an easy way to clean up your diet and load up on more nutrition without having to make drastic changes. Below are some very simple food swaps that will transform your health and diet without you even noticing. FRUIT JUICE FOR FRESH FRUIT  No matter how much fruit juice […]


Harmful Effects of Excess Salt in the Diet

Harmful Effects of Excess Salt in the Diet Salt plays an essential part in the diet. However, this basic ingredient can also have a negative effect on our health when consumed in high amounts. Take a look at some of the harmful effects of excess salt in the diet below. 1. Spikes Blood Pressure Studies have found a clear link between the foods we eat and how they affect our blood pressure levels. High blood pressure occurs when the force of blood against the artery walls is too high. There are various risk factors that may lead to high blood pressure, […]


The Best Nut Butters for Your Health

The Best Nut Butters for Your Health Nuts butters have made their way into the spotlight over the past few years, and we couldn’t be happier. While peanut butter still holds its place, there are a number of delicious and beneficial nut butters available at most health food stores. They are full of flavor, nutrition, and health benefits.  It is important to keep in mind, that nut butters do have a high sugar content, so it is best to choose ones that have limited ingredients and no added sugars. When buying nut butters also opt for brands with the non-GMO verified and […]


5 Mood Boosting Spring Fruits

5 Mood Boosting Spring Fruits If you’re feeling blue, or just looking to boost your mood and overall health, consider adding these 5 mood boosting spring fruits to your diet. Studies suggest that the following foods may help manage depression and depression related symptoms. Continue reading below to learn more about how these fruits many benefit you! 1. Tomatoes According to research, a diet rich in tomatoes may help lower the chance of depression and depression-related symptoms. Lycopene, found in tomatoes is a powerful antioxidant that plays a major role in boosting one’s mood. Tomatoes are a very versatile food, try […]


10 Ways to Eat More Vegetables

10 Ways to Eat More Vegetables Diets rich in fruits and vegetables have been linked to a lowered risk for disease and illness. Unfortunately, on average, most American’s eat less than half the recommended serving for vegetables. Fueling up on vegetables will fulfill many of your nutritional needs, while also lowering the risk for disease, aiding weight loss and improving overall health, happiness, and wellbeing. If you’re having a difficult time achieving the daily requirement for vegetable’s consider these 10 easy tips. 10 Ways to Eat More Vegetables: 1. Keep them stocked Frozen veggies can be just as nutritious as fresh. Keep them in your […]