Tag: green vegetables

Green beans – Strings of health benefits

Green beans – Strings of health benefits

We were taught to eat our vegetables at dinner whether we liked them or not, and green beans were on that menu from time to time. We might know them better by the names “string beans” or “snap beans”. If… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss
4 Must-Have Greens To Add to Your Smoothie and Why?

4 Must-Have Greens To Add to Your Smoothie and Why?

What’s the key to maintaining a healthy eating routine that doesn’t get dropped at one passing glance from a chocolate bar? The answer: simplicity. Rather than following a complicated recipe that’s brimming with hard-to-find ingredients, having something that’s on hand… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Gardening, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Recipes, Weight Loss
4 Great Ways To Get More Green Leafy Vegetables In Your Diet

4 Great Ways To Get More Green Leafy Vegetables In Your Diet

“Eat your greens!” Most of us have heard this phrase at one time or another. For people who eat a typical western diet, this could simply mean increasing the amount of lettuce in their sandwich from 1 to 2 leaves… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
5 Magnesium Rich Foods You should Eat

5 Magnesium Rich Foods You should Eat

Magnesium as a nutrient simply does not get as much press coverage as other minerals like calcium and iron: most people would be hard pressed to tell you what foods are a good source of magnesium or exactly what it… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, News, Nutrition
Powering the Runner’s Diet with Spinach

Powering the Runner’s Diet with Spinach

Every runner or aerobics aficionado knows that strenuous exercise makes you sweat. With sweating comes loss of electrolytes such as sodium and potassium which are critical  to proper physiological function, especially cardiac function. However, did you know that you can… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Nutrition, Recipes
Top 5 “Dress Out” That Make Your Salad Unhealthy

Top 5 “Dress Out” That Make Your Salad Unhealthy

When someone goes on a diet, one food type that seems to always come into play is a salad. All that lettuce, the carrots and other veggies piled on a plate can lead someone to feel they’re actually eating a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Nutrition, Recipes