8 Best Herbs and Spices to Fight Inflammation
For centuries, herbs and spices have been used as a potent remedy for inflammation. The write-up briefly discusses the medicinal properties of 8 magical herbs and spices, and their overall health benefits.
5 Foods To Avoid If You Want To Flatten Your Tummy
Do you wish you could actually feel good about the food and drinks you see in your refrigerator and cupboard and know how to flatten your belly with the right food choices? Here are 5 foods that you need to avoid, or least only eat occasionally if you want to flatten your belly and get the body shape that you want.
Cocoa Vs Cacao
Ever wonder how cocoa is made? Ever wonder the difference is between cocoa and cacao? Find out all you need to know about the origins of chocolate!
The Protein Bar Problem
All Protein Bars are good for you, right? Especially big name brand ones? Not so fast. With the ever expanding protein bar market front and center in the public eye, there are things going on behind that shiny wrapper that you should know about.
Low Carb Comfort Foods: Comfort Beyond Breads And Pasta
Comfort food! No matter who we are, we all have those delicious foods that make everything better.
Cutting Down On Meat? Be Careful What You Replace It With
Even a decade ago you were either a vegetarian or you weren’t- there was no two ways about it. Today however, the term ‘flexitarian’ has entered our vocabulary- a vegetarian who may occasionally indulge him/herself in a meal containing meat or fish.
Farm to Table to Fitness
Choose local, fresh produce. The path from farm to table will give you a menu of foods with maximum flavor and help shorten your trek to good health and fitness.
How Logging Helps You Defeat Sugar Addiction
Logging your food intake is a highly effective tool for changing your eating patterns. It can be particularly effective when dealing with sugar addiction or binge eating.
East-West Green Leafy Vegetable Comparison: Kale, Spinach and Lettuce
A green leafy vegetable may be called by the same name in the East as well as the West. However, in the West and only the leaves are eaten, and the stems are discarded; while both leaves and stems are eaten in the East. Moreover, the leafy greens are also prepared differently. In the West,the curly kale is braised with other whole foods. As for Western spinach, the leaves are pan-cooked while the leaves are discarded. In the case of western lettuce, the leaves often double up as wraps as as a bed for other foods. In the East, the Chinese kale is often blanched or stir-fried. Meanwhile the Chinese spinach may refer to the amaranth greens or Malabar spinach, both of which are cooked with leaves and chopped stems. As for the Chinese lettuce or celtuce, the stem is either pickled or blanched while the leaves are eaten as a stir-fry.
3 Reasons The Media Are Misleading You
It really is a no-brainer, right..? – “Natural” is better for your health, both body and mind… so why exactly is it that the mainstream media doesn’t appear to see it the same way..? Could it be the desire to keep the general public ill-informed..? Hmmm, partly but, I really don’t think that’s the complete reality… first, it’s their job to inform us and second, they’d never be able to hide the truth for too long… history has in fact shown us that on more than one occasion that “The Truth Will Out..!”
Eat Tuber Roots, And Tuber Leaves As Well: Sweet Potato, Yam and Cassava
Tropical tuber roots like the sweet potato, yam and cassava are often eaten as root vegetables but the tuber leaves are just as, if not, even more nutritious, and are never left to waste. Sweet Potato Tuber…
Diet: Eating For Short Or Long Term Benefits?
A short-term diet dies not appeal to the taste buds It can work against you if you resort to it repeatedly. Further it can only bring about temporary results. On the contrary, a long term diet is synonymous with a lifestyle practice, as in following a plant-based diet where nature works hand in hand with you. You will get to eat a variety of colorful whole foods that fill you up, nourish and heal you. These natural foods can also be prepared in delicious ways; and they can even improve your looks and performance at work.