Category: Food

Gimmie dem beans!

Gimmie dem beans!

The more you eat, the more you lower your risk of certain cancers. Beans have more servings of fiber than any other vegetable. One single serving will give you 20 percent of your daily recommended fiber. Researchers in Japan did… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Is it safe to eat apple cider vinegar?

Is it safe to eat apple cider vinegar?

For ACV to be really beneficial it is essential that it is organic, unfiltered and the apples used, fully ripened. If the ACV is distilled, enzymes are destroyed as is the potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulfur, iron, copper, silicon, trace minerals,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Food, Health, Herbal Medicine
White vinegar – So many uses & purposes

White vinegar – So many uses & purposes

We hear a lot about apple cider vinegar and the various health benefits it has for us, but what about plain white vinegar? Some people call this type distilled or spirit vinegar. It doesn’t get the same attention. It is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Home, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Bulking – Eating for muscle mass

Bulking – Eating for muscle mass

Bulking is a diet term used in the bodybuilding community to eat to gain muscle mass. It has different interpretations in terms of how it works and what you can eat for the “bulk”. Some call it an excuse to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Strength Training
IBS – Irritating foods to avoid

IBS – Irritating foods to avoid

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects somewhere between 5-10% of the population. This digestive condition is uncomfortable and intrusive upon daily living. Those who suffer from IBS must be careful of certain foods that trigger disruption to digestion. Although having a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Tofu – No meat no problem for protein

Tofu – No meat no problem for protein

Tofu is a popular soy product that originates from China. It is made by condensing soy milk and pressing it into blocks (very similar to how cheese is made). To keep in this solid block-form, nigari is used which is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Starchy vs non-starchy vegetables – What’s the veggie difference?

Starchy vs non-starchy vegetables – What’s the veggie difference?

Starchy vs non-starchy vegetables – What’s the veggie difference? We know that vegetables are good for us because they are loaded with vitamins, fiber, minerals, and antioxidants. We need them for energy and digestion. But did you know that there… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Nutrition
Lentils – Protein staple for plant-based diets

Lentils – Protein staple for plant-based diets

Lentils have gained popularity as a non-meat protein option to meet dietary needs of vegetarians and vegans. They’re made up of 25% protein. The name comes from their “lens” shape. In stores they’re sold without the husk on them and… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Grapefruit – Citrus packed benefits

Grapefruit – Citrus packed benefits

As part of the citrus family, grapefruit ranks high amongst others in its list of health benefits. Some describe the taste as sweet, while others might call it tart. The typical, medium-sized grapefruit has only 52 calories and 13 carbohydrates… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Nutrition
Hemp Seeds – Tiny seeds with big benefits

Hemp Seeds – Tiny seeds with big benefits

The hemp plant is a species of cannabis, but it is not the same as marijuana and contains very little, if any THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). The truth is that hemp seeds are actually part of a healthy diet because they contain… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition