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8 nutrients to keep your brain alert

8 nutrients to keep your brain alert

As people age, the brain is more susceptible to cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. In the March 2015 issue of Food Technology from the Institute of Food Technologists, editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about 8 nutrients to keep your brain alert. 1. Blueberries: These potent little berries are very […]

by April 27, 2015
How to make a powerhouse green smoothie

How to make a powerhouse green smoothie

Smoothies are such a great way to get the nutrition needed. What you put in a smoothie will dictate how much vitamins and antioxidants you will get. So it is key to select only the best ingredients to get a powerhouse green smoothie. Green smoothies are packed with healthy vegetables […]

by April 26, 2015
Government confirms vegan diet is healthier and better for environment

Government confirms vegan diet is healthier and better for environment

The latest government report confirms that a vegan diet is healthier and better for the environment. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s report states that Americans should be eating more plant-based foods and less animal-based foods. The committee also confirmed that a vegan lifestyle is also better for the environment, […]

by April 25, 2015
Healthy apple cinnamon granola

Healthy apple cinnamon granola

Most store-bought granola mixes or granola bars contain excess sugar, additives, chemicals, and artificial ingredients. However, when made with the right ingredients, granola can be very healthy. This healthy apple cinnamon granola is easy to make, and is free from any artificial sweeteners and chemicals. Let’s take a closer look […]

by April 24, 2015
Heavenly raw chocolate balls

Heavenly raw chocolate balls

This heavenly raw chocolate balls recipe is a tasty treat as a dessert or as a snack. It has potent health benefits due to superfoods such as chocolate and coconut. Raw chocolate is considered a superfood because of its high antioxidant content. Clinical evidence shows that chocolate promotes artery health, […]

by April 23, 2015
Living Tree Community Foods launches The Spirit of Berkeley Alive Almond Cookies

Living Tree Community Foods launches The Spirit of Berkeley Alive Almond Cookies

We are happy to share that our friends at Living Tree Community Foods (LTCF) just launched another deliciously healthy product called the The Spirit of Berkeley Alive Almond Cookies. This is an alive and organic product. Made of the purest ingredients such as Oregon blueberries, California almonds, Oregon grown pumpkin seeds, California walnuts […]

by April 22, 2015
Greywater systems could help fix California’s drought

Greywater systems could help fix California’s drought

California is now facing one of the worst droughts ever recorded. The California government reports that Governor Brown has declared a State of Emergency and has “directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for water shortages.” There are many ways to cut down on water consumption, including […]

by April 22, 2015
8 foods to avoid when detoxing

8 foods to avoid when detoxing

The human body is exposed to toxins every day, through environmental factors, food, water, and more. These toxins can enter the body and the bloodstream, where they slow digestion, cause weight gain, and promote chronic diseases. This is why it is important to detoxify and get rid of toxins in […]

by April 21, 2015