winter superfoods

5 Winter Superfoods You Should Be Eating

5 Winter Superfoods You Should Be Eating From tangy citrus fruits to winter squash, winter brings about some surprisingly tasty fruits and vegetables. In fact, many of these fruits and vegetables are at the peak of their ripeness this time of the year and contain vital nutrients to keep us healthy all winter long. Below are 5 winter superfoods you should be eating. Kumquats Kumquats are very low calories, rich in fiber and contain a healthy dose of potassium. Their skin also contains powerful disease-fighting antioxidants. When buying kumquats, search for fruits that are firm and bright orange. Star Fruit […]

5 Foods That Will Keep You Healthy and Happy This Season

5 Foods That Will Keep You Healthy and Happy This Season It’s no coincidence that our bodies crave fresh summer salads and melons during the warmer seasons or how we crave stews, soups, and warmer meals during the colder seasons. Rather just Mother Nature being one with our mood, cravings, and organ systems. So, as the seasons change, we also change the way we eat in order to give our bodies the proper amount of fuel and nutrients to adjust to our natural surroundings. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is essential that we are eating the right foods for the […]

Delicious Winter Superfoods

Delicious Winter Superfoods Staying fit and healthy becomes more difficult during the winter months and lack of great produce makes it even harder. Luckily, there are actually some fruits and vegetables that reach their prime at this time of year. Delicious and full of nutrients these 5 foods are a great substitute for any summer recipe. Many of them are packed with vitamins and minerals to help boost your immune system and fight off infection. Collard Greens Highly nutritious collard greens are very low in calories and rich in Vitamins C, A and K. They are full of powerful antioxidants which help in fighting […]

Winter Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now

Winter Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now

Winter Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now   1. Root Vegetables – Each root vegetable contains it’s own health benefits, but they all share many of the same characteristics. High in fiber and phytonutrients, root vegetables are generally low in fat and calories. They are also high in antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin B, vitamin A, beta-carotene, and essential minerals such as iron, potassium, phosphorous and magnesium. Since root veggies are packed with slow burning carbohydrates and so high in fiber, they will help to make you feel full longer. Because they are low naturally low in calories, they can help maintain a healthy […]