We keep hearing about positive cinnamon health benefits. This is good news, BUT… You should know a few things before you increase your intake.
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Antioxidants help slow down the signs of aging, which means better skin, hair, and nails without using beauty products! Check out this list of the best antioxidant foods, plus recipe ideas to get you cooking.
Becky’s recent post about the health benefits of nuts made me curious. Since they’re so good for you, which ones should you eat? Is one better than another?
Snapple has agreed to discontinue, reformulate and re-market the ‘7UP Antioxidant’ line of soft drinks as a direct result of a successful class action lawsuit. No More ‘7UP Antioxidant’ It used to be that 7UP’s antioxidant line includes 7UP Anioxidant, diet Cherry 7UP Antioxidant, Mixed Berry 7UP Antioxidant, and Pomegranate 7UP Antioxidant flavors all of […]
Pomegranate seeds are delicious. They are also incredibly good for you and have been linked various health benefits (sometimes falsely), as well as increasing libido.
If you’ve never tried one these curious fruits, it’s worth picking one up at the stores to give it a go, but getting at the seeds can be a bit tricky. The juice of the seeds show no relent for staining fingers and clothing and anything else. I was going to write about my trick for removing the seeds, but this youtube video does a better job than I can do in writing.
A couple of days ago we received a question from a reader about green asparagus: Does this vegetable have cancer fighting principles? Let’s find out…
Cottage cheese legs. Orange peel skin…pretty much every woman on the face of the planet knows what cellulite is and knows that they don’t want it.
The good news is that my favourite food, blueberries, may be able to help!
Is taking a Vitamin C pill really the same as eating an orange? Companies who manufacture supplements would like you to think so…as it is a billion dollar a year business. However, they are not the same.
POM Wonderful has been called out by the Federal Trade Commission to stop claiming that pomegranate products can cure, prevent or treat any disease until approved by the FDA.
Once a rare treat reserved for emperors, black rice may be the new brown rice, as it contains high levels of anti-oxidants and fiber.
The following is a cross post from Folksy Brews. Making sauerkraut requires a process of pickling called lacto-fermentation. Lacto-fermentation is a form of food preservation that employs various lactic acid bacteria to convert sugars in the food into lactic acid. The bacteria required for this food transformation are already present on raw cabbage so no […]
Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties are also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler temperatures of spring. These cool-weather crops are typically planted in the early spring for a late spring/early summer harvest and again in the late summer […]
Like most green leafy vegetables, pea shoots – the young tendrils and leaves of the garden pea plant – are incredibly nutrient-dense. You can start looking for them at farmers markets or Asian markets in the spring and early summer. Two cups of raw pea shoots have 10 calories, zero fat, 35.5% of your recommended […]