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Flaxseed: Heart-Friendly and a Storehouse of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Flaxseed: Heart-Friendly and a Storehouse of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Looking for your daily dose of omega-3 fats? Just have a spoonful of flaxseeds each day. Flaxseeds are a super food loaded with fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and essential minerals and vitamins, which are all highly beneficial for the human… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Nutrition
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
Why Giving Up on Gluten Doesn’t Necessarily Make You Healthy

Why Giving Up on Gluten Doesn’t Necessarily Make You Healthy

We are today exposed to a barrage of information regarding the harmful effects or the benefits of the foods we consume. This further adds to our perplexity about whether or not to consume a certain food item. Oftentimes, our decisions… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Nutrition
Diabetes and Heart Disease: How Fiber Can Save Your Life

Diabetes and Heart Disease: How Fiber Can Save Your Life

Type 2 Diabetes has become a rising epidemic in the United States. 25.6 million adults in the United States have type 2 diabetes, and the Center for Disease Control projects that by 2050, 1 in 3 adults will suffer from… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Add Fiber for Weight loss, and Polyphenols, too

Add Fiber for Weight loss, and Polyphenols, too

Having trouble losing weight? Add fiber for weight loss results. Research has shown that dieting without enough fiber will limit the body’s ability to burn fat. Though the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for women is 25 grams a day, consuming… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Home, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Why do blueberries make you poop?

Why do blueberries make you poop?

Yes, blueberries do indeed make you poop! It’s a topic we tend to avoid out of embarrassment – our “poop” life. However, keeping your bowel movements regular is a mainstay of a healthy body, and blueberries are a fantastic, natural… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food
Hummus can help regualte sugar levels, produce a calming effect, and is a great source of fiber

Hummus can help regualte sugar levels, produce a calming effect, and is a great source of fiber

If you are looking to add more healthy variety to your diet, you may want to consider adding some hummus to your regular mix of snacks and meals. For the uninitiated, hummus is a rich, tasty Middle Eastern dip made… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, News
Let Food Be Your Medicine? Part 2 Whole Grains Naturally Gluten Free

Let Food Be Your Medicine? Part 2 Whole Grains Naturally Gluten Free

In my last blog post I discussed the Hippocratic Theory of letting food be medicine for the body. I also focused in on various fruits and vegetables showing the array of vitamins and minerals that naturally occur which our bodies… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, GMOs, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Home, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes, Water
Why Hemp Seeds Are a True Superfood

Why Hemp Seeds Are a True Superfood

People who take a holistic approach to their health and diet will find that there are a few certain foods that are truly deserving of the title “Superfood,” and Hemp Seeds are definitely one of them. In my opinion a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Weight Loss
10 Sources of Fiber for Weight Loss

10 Sources of Fiber for Weight Loss

As everyone who’s dieted knows, one of the big challenges to weight loss is appetite control. Especially if you are on a calorie-counting diet, it is easy to go around feeling hungry most of the day and binge eating can… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss