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.
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Food Day 2014 is months away, but the Food Day crew is busy spreading nuggets of real food wisdom, including this chart ranking nutrition in 73 vegetables.
What was once considered a strictly Asian food is now becoming more mainstream in the west.
Crisp autumn weather creates the perfect setting for visits to the apple orchard. Are apples that nutritious? Read more to find out!
Check out the many health benefits of avocados and get my favorite guacamole recipe.
A new study out this month finds that tart cherry juice can help you get a better night’s sleep, but there are study limitations and it probably doesn’t have as strong of an effect as other methods for curing insomnia. Nonetheless, here’s another reason to enjoy some cherries or cherry juice today. There are many […]
Kombucha tea is touted for its health benefits. In addition to being an alkaline beverage, it’s rich in B vitamins and in vitamin C. It’s got a sort of tangy flavor and a little bit of carbonation. The taste almost reminds me of a super tangy lemonade, though it takes a little bit of getting […]
Most of us know that Vitamin C is needed for a healthy immune system, but did you know that Vitamin C is also required for healthy functioning of over 300 metabolic processes, including a healthy libido? Your body does not naturally produce Vitamin C, so it must be obtained by what you eat. C aides […]
Fall salads are as bright and colorful as the falling leaves outside now. I hope you’ll try this easy fresh beet, apple and yam salad with cranberry dressing. The recipe is simple. First boil and roast the beets and yams. Then let cool, slice some organic apples and the golden beets together with the yams […]
Trail mix is a favorite fall time snack of mine. Fun to take on hikes and picnics, it always hits the spot. Try mixing some seasonal seeds in your favorite nut mix to stay healthy this season. Here is a simple recipe with remarkable immune boosting powers. Sunflower Seeds: Rich in vitamin E, magnesium and […]
Organic red potatoes are in season and make a delightful accompaniment to any meal. Their bite size is great for all sorts of side dishes. These little lovelies taste good boiled and mashed, baked and browned, tossed in a summer salad or simply enjoyed on their own. Red potatoes are just as healthy as they […]
Nothing heralds summertime to me quite like watermelon. Reminiscent of childhood picnics and parties, this sweet, pink, fleshy fruit always cools me down on hot days. Did you know that watermelon: helps with inflammation? may help prevent asthma when eaten? is concentrated with amazing antioxidants? prevents colon cancer, diabetes and arthritis from developing? happens to be a […]
The dawn of summertime — just over a week away — calls for barefoot lunches, iced coffee, blossoming flowers, and colorful produce. And what better food to showcase summer’s brightness than a refreshing, cooling coleslaw? Purple cabbage, white-stemmed chard, orange carrots, and green zucchini combine for the perfect combination of crunch and tang. This naturally […]