Healthy Eating

Broccoli: Nature’s Incredible Superfood

You probably didn’t see what was so great about broccoli as a child, but the truth is that this vegetable is one of nature’s top superfoods. From its stalk to its flowering head, broccoli is packed with nutrients and vitamins needed for your overall health and well being. It’s healthy, can be eaten in a number […]

Certified Organic Foods: What Does the Label Really Mean? – Video

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The following brief video explains what organic food certification really is all about. Certified organic foods are monitored by The United States Division of Agriculture to ensure that certain farming requirements are met by organic farmers before their produce and meats have been awarded the ‘certified’ label. There’s a lot of confusion as to what that […]

Eating Paleo: 4 Steps to Proper Nutrition

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Anytime your body is subjected to massive change, mental and physical issues can arise. Drastically changing one’s nutritional diet, as many people do when committing to eat Paleo, can be a bit difficult. Old habits do die hard, no matter how much you are motivated. 4 Important Steps to Proper Nutrition on the Paleo Diet The following […]

Tips for a Healthy Vegetarian Diet: Do This, Not That!

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Vegetarianism is a healthy and life prolonging diet choice. According to a study by the National Institute of Health, vegetarians had lower rates of death from things like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even kidney failure. These are great motivators to get started on a vegetarian diet, but before you do there are some do’s and […]

Superfood Turmeric: The Healing Power of Curcumin

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Turmeric is an amazing superfood because of the healing powers of curcumin, the main active compound in this potent Indian spice. Available in supplement forms, it offers many health benefits. Need to heal your body? Cut body fat? Manage pain? Curcumin can do the job and more. Health Benefits of Turmeric Nature’s Best Anti-Inflammatory  Inflammation in […]

Can a Vegetarian Diet Reduce Risk Of Cancer?

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Is it possible to lessen your risk of cancer by eating primarily a vegetarian diet? Research has shown in recent years that eliminating especially meat products can reduce your risk of getting many kinds of cancers. Vegetarian diets tend to be high in fiber, which is an independent factor in preventing cancer, particularly cancers of the digestive […]

Organic Meat: What You Should Know

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Organic meat must meet strict cultivation standards to carry an organic label. The rules and guidelines vary slightly regarding types of livestock and poultry. However, the basic expectations of minimal exposure to potential chemicals associated with conventional agriculture practices and minimal human intervention in the growth process guide the raising of animals intended for the organic […]

5 Probiotic Benefits: Fights Daycare Diarrhea, Lactose Intolerance, Yeast Infections & More

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Probiotics are healthy bacteria that typically live in the digestive system. This necessary bacteria can be found in foods including yogurt with active and live cultures, sauerkraut, miso, and others that are considered fermented or pickled. Since getting the right amount of healthy bacteria through foods can be difficult, probiotic supplements are often a good idea for adults and […]

10 Tips To Eat Organic Food On A Tight Budget

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Eating organic food doesn’t have to be so expensive that it’s out of reach on a tight budget. It’s true that food grown organically is typically more expensive when purchased at health food stores or specialty areas of the supermarket. However, with some clever planning, it’s possible to eat organic food as a daily lifestyle choice even […]

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