It might surprise you what constitutes as a fruit, for example, an avocado qualifies as a fruit, not a vegetable. Combine this superfood with some peppers and tomatoes (also fruit) and the nutritional bonuses will keep adding up. Another surprising fruit is the eggplant. This purple fruit falls into the berry categories. The tomato also […]
For those who haven’t gone vegan or vegetarian, organic, free-range antibiotic-free chicken is a nutritious and versatile choice. Check out these health benefits of incorporating chicken in your diet – a few may surprise you! Protein Packed. Chicken is a greatsource of lean, low-fat protein that contributes to muscle growth and development. Heart Healthy. Eating […]
The wonders of Epsom salt have been well known for hundreds of years. Epsom salt is made of naturally occurring minerals magnesium and sulfate, ingredients which can help improve health in numerous ways. The reasons for such widespread magnesium deficiencies include increased consumption of processed foods, water purification that removes natural minerals, and mineral-depleted soil. […]
From soy to oat to almond, a wide variety of plant-based milks are available on the market so it can get a little overwhelming when knowing what to choose. I used them all and like to rotate milks in my smoothies! For those of you who aren’t familiar with pea milk, here are a few […]
Autism Awareness Day is about understanding and recognizing people on the autism spectrum. The world’s understanding of autism as a disorder has changed drastically over time. Research shows that many individuals with autism-spectrum disorders have underlying issues that frequently go undiagnosed and can cause and even exacerbate autism symptoms. Such issues include vitamin and mineral […]
Sweet and tangy pineapple – who can resist its juicy, vibrant flavor? Not too many of us: pineapple often ranks as one of America’s most in-demand tropical fruits. Pineapple (Ananas comosus) contains two important enzymes, pancreatin and bromelain, that help break up protein molecules for easier digestion and absorption. Besides being anti-inflammatory, these enzymes help […]
Before there was a pharmacy on every corner and a doctor at the other end of your cell phone, traditional healers relied upon the natural world to harvest, combine, and formulate herbal medicines to heal what ailed the people. Whether to dress a wound, heal irritation and inflammation, or soothe a baby’s rash, Mother Nature […]
Dress your cooked eggplant with herbs and sauces and you’ll be sure to please even the pickiest guest at your dinner table. Plus, it’s super good for you!
If you are having trouble maintaining a healthy blood sugar, there are a number of supplements available that can help stabilize and even lower blood sugar.
If you crave chocolate and suffer from several of these symptoms it is likely you would benefit from magnesium supplementation.