Tag: nutrients

Dandelion Tea Great For Detox and Preventing Cancer

Dandelion Tea Great For Detox and Preventing Cancer

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), is unfortunately usually known for being a pesky weed, which people commonly remove from their backyards (and often spray with herbicides). However, humans have been using dandelion in food and teas for its medicinal properties for most… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Personal Care
Iceberg lettuce, a vehicle for vegetable medicines

Iceberg lettuce, a vehicle for vegetable medicines

Iceberg lettuce is a crispy kind of lettuce. We eat it raw. But it has not always been this way. In ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, people eat their lettuce well done. We can only hope they did not boil… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Why You Should Stop Eating Low-Fat, Zero-Calorie Foods

Why You Should Stop Eating Low-Fat, Zero-Calorie Foods

There was a time, after losing 70 pounds many years ago, that all I ate were mostly low-fat and zero-calorie foods. The less fat, I reasoned, the better. However, I wasn’t making the healthy choices I thought I was —… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
5 Reasons You Need To Eat More Fermented Foods

5 Reasons You Need To Eat More Fermented Foods

Slowly but surely more traditional methods of “health care” are making a comeback, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. People are plugging back into the idea that food is the way to remedy a variety of health… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Beetroot and its healing benefits, a natural medicine

Beetroot and its healing benefits, a natural medicine

Underground growing tubers we know as beetroot can be very delicious for human consumption. Beets are healthy and have specific medicinal benefits. How good is it to eat tasteful medicines? Small slices of beetroot is doing very well in a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Eggplant Health Benefits and Possible Risks

Eggplant Health Benefits and Possible Risks

Eggplant is a low calorie vegetable known as an aubergine — very popular in the Mid-East, China, and India. Eggplants belong to the Solanaceae plant family, since it is an ornamental, flowering perennial, and fruit-bearing vegetable. They are also known… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food
Understanding Nutrition: Part 4

Understanding Nutrition: Part 4

Vitamins are essential for the body to be able to put the nutrients in food to use. Because vitamins are not produced by the body, we have to get them through the food that we also eat! Our bodies only… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Staying in Optimal Health While Being Vegan

Staying in Optimal Health While Being Vegan

Going vegan is a huge lifestyle change—one that can improve your life and health for the better. Being informed about what your diet will be like before you actually make the jump into veganism is important so that you’ll know… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, GMOs, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Pets and Animals
5 Reasons Eating An Avocado Everyday Improves Health

5 Reasons Eating An Avocado Everyday Improves Health

The avocado is a versatile buttery, creamy fruit grown in warm climates. A variety of studies suggest that increasing consumption of plant foods like the avocado helps in decreasing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Avocados also help… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food
Fresh, RAW juice – great for supporting your child’s digestion

Fresh, RAW juice – great for supporting your child’s digestion

Are you like me and want to nourish your child to the best of your ability? I do it by relying on fresh, RAW juice. We are a whole-foods home and although my son eats processed food away from home… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Health, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes