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Nutrition

Do You Love Lime?

 February 6, 2018

Those working the sea like sailors and explorers never set sail without crates of lime of board. Limes are vitamin C loaded and serve as one of the most potent remedies for scurvy and other skin problems. Currently, lime is used as a cooking ingredient that adds a bit of a tangy flavor to all […]

Is Chocolate Good for Brain Health?

 February 5, 2018

Chocolate. A sweet, indulgent confection that tickles taste buds and calms senses. Many will agree that chocolate is one of the best discoveries in history with its rich, luscious flavor and impeccable versatility as an ingredient. Plus, with the right products, chocolate can provide amazing benefits to your health. Where Cocoa Comes From Chocolate comes […]

Low Salt Intake

 February 5, 2018

Increased blood pressure and greater risk for heart problems has been linked to high salt intake, but new research is showing that low salt intake may be just as harmful. The Lancet published a study that found low salt or sodium intake may raise the risk of heart attack, stroke and even death, compared with […]

5 Healthy Habits to Keep You in Shape for the New Year

 January 29, 2018

It’s always exciting to create health resolutions following the over-indulgent holiday season. This new year, instead of giving up on your goals a week in, stick to this motto: “New year, new me — for real.” Here’s where you can start. 1. Start exercising. Your body functions best when it is physically active. Each day, […]

Eat This: How to Lose the Holiday Weight with Food

 January 25, 2018

There’s no question that the holidays are the best time to indulge your taste buds, but as the season changes — the weight gain stays. It can be tough to reverse unhealthy eating habits, but if you’re determined to shed the holiday weight, it’s important to know that there’s a good and bad way to […]

The 411 on Detoxing

 January 24, 2018

Nowadays, detoxing is synonymous with lemon water, but did you know that there’s more to it than ridding the body of toxins? A detox diet aims to help the body flush away toxins, and there are several ways to help the body’s vital organs neutralize toxic substances, support liver functions, and give you a boost […]

Should I Buy Brown or White Eggs?

 January 10, 2018

Have you ever been standing in front of the egg section wondering which eggs to buy? You find yourself wondering, the white ones or the brown ones? Whats the difference? You know you should buy organic but which color? The white looks prettier. Did I actually say that? Did you know that there are about […]

Onions Suppress Ovarian Cancer Cell Proliferation

 December 21, 2017

I recently ran across an article written by Marie Ellis on onion compounds that I found interesting. Onions are in general low in calories and high in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They are a pungent vegetable that has been cited for its health benefits that includes lowering the risk of certain cancers and helping with […]

Honey Contamination

 December 19, 2017

The most used agricultural chemical in history, and classified as a probable human carcinogen, is glyphosate, and found as an active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide. The U.S. is still in the dark about just how much of this chemical residue is found on commonly consumed foods. They began testing a small number of foods […]

Eating Egg Whites

 December 18, 2017

Back in 1961 we began hearing the warning that you should eat egg whites only, because the yolks were considered unhealthily high in cholesterol and very dangerous for us. Some warnings were that it spikes your heart disease risk and the higher blood cholesterol raises the risk of diabetes. This has all been based on […]