Kiwi Nutrition: 10 Surprising Benefits + More Vitamin C than Orange

If you’ve never tried a kiwifruit, you might be on your way to the grocery store after reading all of the ways it can enhance your health. That’s because kiwi nutrition provides an insane amount of health benefits. For instance, did you know that kiwi is one of the most nutritious vitamin C foods around? It’s true. In fact, just one cup […]

Baked Asparagus Recipe, with Portobello Mushroom

It can be difficult for me to understand when someone says that they don’t like vegetables. But then I hear about the overcooked, mushy asparagus they associate with vegetable time, and I can understand their distaste. To remedy this, I have a few tricks up my sleeve. First, pick up some fresh asparagus at your local farmer’s market or supermarket. […]

Alpha-Linolenic Acid: Plant-Based Omega-3 Supports Heart, Cognition

It’s no secret that heart disease is an epidemic in the United States. After all, the American Heart Association reports that nearly half of Americans have heart disease, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it continues to be the No. 1 killer in the U.S. The good news is there are many ways you can prevent and combat this deadly condition […]

Plantains: 6 Reasons to Add to Your Diet (#5 Will Make You Think)

Although not a staple food in the United States, plantains have a rich history, with references to the fruit dating back 2,500 years ago. There are even mentions of plantains in Ancient Greek records of Alexander the Great’s travels to India. He liked them so much that he ordered them to be grown in his coastal domains in Africa. At […]

Do Artificial Sweeteners Increase Your Cancer Risk?

The widespread use of artificial sweeteners occurred, at the end of the day, because food and beverage manufacturers saw a business opportunity: They could tease their low-calorie foods or even zero-calorie drinks to potential customers who were looking to cut back on their calorie and sugar consumption. The bonus sounded too good to be true: You could enjoy the taste (okay, not […]

Turmeric Tea Recipe (“Liquid Gold”)

There’s a reason why turmeric tea is a popular beverage throughout Asia and is known by some as “liquid gold.” The four simple ingredients in this turmeric tea recipe all work to improve your health, whether it’s by reducing inflammation, aiding digestion, improving the health of your heart, or strengthening your bones. Adding my turmeric tea recipe to your daily […]

Is Dried Fruit Healthy? Pros, Cons & More

If you have a sweet tooth or rely on easy, portable snacks when you’re out and about, dried fruit (like raisins, apricots, and prunes, for example) is probably pretty appealing to you. Is dried fruit healthy? The truth is depending on how it’s made, dried fruit can either be a good addition to your diet in small amounts or a […]

Selenium Benefits for Health, Plus Dosage Recommendations

Selenium is a vital mineral for the human body that has numerous roles. What is selenium used for? It increases immunity, takes part in antioxidant activity, defends against free radical damage and inflammation, and plays a key role in maintaining a healthy metabolism. According to studies, consuming foods with selenium — such as Brazil nuts, eggs, liver, tuna, cod, and sunflower seeds — and/or […]

Cleansing Ayurvedic Kitchari Recipe

As one of the oldest medicinal systems in history, Ayurvedic principles and foods work with the body’s innate intelligence in order to promote natural self-healing. Ayurvedic diets are customized depending on someone’s specific body type (or “constitution”), called a dosha. And one of the great Ayurvedic recipes is kitchari, which is considered a great cleansing dish. Even if you don’t know your “dosha” […]

Are banana chips healthy?

Try This Healthy Kerla Banana Chips: Click Here for order Homemade banana chips, when cooked in a healthy way, can make for a healthy snacking option. This crispy snack can provide you with potassium, a mineral that is great for blood pressure control. Banana is also rich in fiber, a nutrient that can help you have a healthy digestive system […]

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