Foods


Fruit and Vegetable Peelings You Should Be Eating

Fruit and Vegetable Peelings You Should Be Eating If you’re like most of us, you probably remove the skin from your fruits and vegetables. However, some fruits and vegetables are actually more nutritious with the skin left on. Below are five fruit and vegetables peelings you should be eating. Apples: If you take the peelings off of your apples, you’re loosing a lot of valuable soluble fiber pectin. Pectin can help lower bad cholesterol levels and manage blood sugar levels. Apple skins also contain a good amount of vitamins C and K as well as antioxidants, known to promote skin health and […]


5 Ways to Eat More Superfoods

5 Ways to Eat More Superfoods By now, we all know how incredible superfoods are for our health. Whether you’re snacking on acai berries or strawberries, there are many foods we can include into our diet for optimal health and superior benefits. With high levels of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, it’s a no brainer that we should be eating these foods, but where do we begin? Below are 5 ways to eat more superfoods and how to include them into your diet. 1. Make a Superfood Salad One of the simplest and freshest ways to eat more superfoods, is to load […]


8 Superfoods No One Talks About

8 Superfoods No One Talks About Superfoods are packed with health boosting nutrition that can aid in anything from serious disease to minor skin disorders. They are an excellent part of the diet. However with so many superfoods available, it is often hard to keep track of them all. Below are 8 superfoods that no one talks about. 1. Spirulina Not only does it contain over 60% protein, spirulina is also loaded with essential nutrients for the body. It has high concentrations of vitamins and minerals, including B complex vitamins and vitamin E as well as iodine, iron, carotenoids, manganese, […]


6 Fun Things to Do with Leftover Fruit and Vegetable Peelings

6 Fun Things to Do with Leftover Fruit and Vegetable Peelings Next time you peel an apple or potato, consider saving the peelings. There are many fun and tasty things you can do with leftover peelings from both fruits and vegetables. Below are 6 fun things to do with leftover fruit and vegetable peelings, enjoy! 1. Make Hard Cider/Cider Vinegar Many of us are aware of the powerful benefits of apple cider vinegar, but did you know that there are actually a number of different beneficial vinegars? With leftover scraps and peelings from certain fruits and veggies you can make […]


Cancer Fighting Foods

Cancer Fighting Foods A healthy lifestyle and diet is one way to ensure we are in our best state of health. Certain nutrients in our diet, along with regular exercise can help the body prevent and fight certain types of serious conditions, including cancer. Below is our cancer fighting food list. Garlic Garlic is believed to help fight against colon cancer and H. Pylori bacteria, which has been linked to stomach cancer. The strong sulfur compounds present in garlic and it’s nice aroma may stop cancer-causing substances from forming in the body while also killing certain types of cancer cells and […]