Feb 28 2019
There’s a lot of reasons why drinking diet soda is a bad idea. Just because it has no calories and caffeine, it does not help you lose weight. In fact, diet soda is linked to weight gain! This is just one reason you should not drink diet soda. Let’s take a look at other, very […]
Feb 26 2019
Flaxseed oil is a healthy fat due to its high concentration of omega-3 fatty acids. These polyunsaturated fatty acids play an important role in many different body functions including immune, pulmonary, cardiovascular and endocrine systems.
Flaxseed oil has a certain type of omega-3 fatty acid called ALA which is alpha-linolenic acid. This is a plant-based source […]
Feb 25 2019
Cannabis infused food and drinks are two of the top dining trends in 2019! Let’s be clear, we are talking about CBD which does not cause you to get “high”, we are not talking about cannabis-infused foods that contain psychoactive ingredients (THC) from the cannabis plant. CBD offers lots of health benefits and it is being […]
Feb 22 2019
I know that Bone Broth has so many healing properties but it sounds like it takes a lot of time and energy to make it yourself. The store bought bone broths are not recommended, so what does someone who is interested in the benefits but doesn’t have the time to spend on complicated recipes do?
After much […]
Feb 21 2019
Drinking Bone Broth is one of the latest trends so I decided to look into why it has become so popular. Because I don’t eat meat, I thought I would not be able to enjoy the health benefits associated with drinking bone broth. The first thing I learned was you can make bone broth out […]
Feb 18 2019
Switching to a plant-based diet is a great way to improve your health and save the planet! It is well known that eating a diet consisting of processed foods and animal products cause many health problems and it also has adverse effects on our environment.
A whole-foods, plant-based diet is based on:
Eating minimally processed foods.
Limits or avoids […]
Feb 17 2019
Winter Fruit Salad:
I usually think about serving fruit salad in the summer time. However, this is a perfect recipe to warm up your family during the cold months of winter! You will get plenty of vitamin C from the kiwi, and clementines which protect you against colds. The potassium from the bananas can help lower […]
Feb 16 2019
Fruit and Veggies SLASH Stress and Anxiety
Did you know that a diet high in fruit and veggies can lower stress levels by 25%?? There is growing evidence suggesting a link between diet and a person’s mental health. The more fruit and veggies consumed, the lower the rates of psychological stress. Australian researchers have determined that […]
Feb 15 2019
There is new research coming from the Mass General Hospital in Boston showing adequate sleep protects your health by reducing inflammation in the body.
Researches have found a correlation between disrupted sleep and increased plaque buildup on the arteries of mice. The mice also had higher levels of inflammatory cells in their blood vessels. The mice […]