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10 reasons to eat flaxseeds

10 reasons to eat flaxseeds

Flaxseeds are well known for their nutrition value. They are a great source of vitamins, antioxidants, and so much more. These seeds make a great addition to smoothies and breakfast, adding texture and powerful health benefits. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to eat flaxseeds. 1. Digestive health: Flaxseeds […]

by August 29, 2015
Summer detox kale salad

Summer detox kale salad

Salads are a great meal, especially because they are vegetable based, which means a great variety of nutrition for optimal health. However, salads can be expensive in restaurants, and are often made with lettuce, which does not contain as much nutrition as other vegetables. This summer detox kale salad is […]

by August 28, 2015
Drinking coffee may improve survival in colon cancer patients

Drinking coffee may improve survival in colon cancer patients

Coffee is a huge part of the American lifestyle, and has lately been the subject of exciting health research. Scientists are just beginning to understand the health benefits of coffee. Now, new research from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute shows that drinking coffee may improve survival in colon cancer patients. The […]

by August 27, 2015
Food safety: How clean is your spinach really?

Food safety: How clean is your spinach really?

There are so many reasons to eat spinach. It is part of the cruciferous vegetable family and is well known as one of the most nutritious vegetables on the planet. It is packed with almost every nutrient imaginable, and with nutrition comes health benefits. Have you ever seen the terms […]

by August 26, 2015
Hot chili peppers may help with obesity

Hot chili peppers may help with obesity

Chilies are the go to ingredient for adding heat to foods and taking recipes to the next level. Chilies, cayenne pepper, and many other spices contain a potent active ingredient called capsaicin. This ingredient contains anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antioxidant, and anti-obesity effects. Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that […]

by August 25, 2015
10 reasons to include cinnamon in your diet

10 reasons to include cinnamon in your diet

Cinnamon is a heavenly spice that seems to add the missing piece to so many recipes. True cinnamon is called Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Ceylon), and originates from the island Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon). Ceylon cinnamon is harder to find in the US but is gaining popularity in Europe and South […]

by August 24, 2015
Healing turmeric and kale smoothie

Healing turmeric and kale smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to get the nutrition you and your body needs to thrive into a delicious drink that you love. This healing turmeric and kale smoothie is packed with nutritious ingredients that promote optimal health. Let’s take a look at the ingredients in this smoothie. Avocados: They […]

by August 23, 2015
Top 5 tips to get your ZZZs

Top 5 tips to get your ZZZs

Sleep deprivation has become an epidemic. The National Health Interview Survey shows that: “Nearly 30% of adults reported an average of ≤6 hours of sleep per day in 2005-2007. In 2009, only 31% of high school students reported getting at least 8 hours of sleep on an average school night.” […]

by August 22, 2015