Food and Drink

Avoid This Dietary Habit that Can Render Antioxidants ‘Nearly Useless’

Posted by on January 25, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Avoid This Dietary Habit that Can Render Antioxidants ‘Nearly Useless’

Current thinking suggests that antioxidants are the key to slowing the aging process and keeping degenerative disease at bay. Some antioxidants are made in the body, and eating a plant based diet provides many more of them to keep people looking and feeling young and healthy. But research is suggesting that there is a caveat to all this – that antioxidants from food lose their power when eaten with milk protein.

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Drink This Daily to Lower Blood Pressure with Ease

Posted by on January 25, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
Drink This Daily to Lower Blood Pressure with Ease

Are you looking to replace blood pressure-lowering drugs with natural, diet-based solutions? Complimenting past findings, recent research reveals that drinking a single glass of beetjuice juice daily may just be enough to lower blood pressure in those suffering from hypertension. In fact, this simple juice can lead to a ‘significant’ reduction in blood pressure.

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Warm and Healthy Squashy Black Bean Stew Recipe (Quick And Easy With Mexican Flair!)

Warm and Healthy Squashy Black Bean Stew Recipe (Quick And Easy With Mexican Flair!)

By: Sara |Institute of HeartMath Fresh squash or canned pumpkin makes this a flavorful thick stew, with a Mexican flavor and a bit of spice. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onions, chopped 2 cloves  garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 ½ teaspoon cumin ½ 15oz. can chopped tomatoes, canned ¾ cup pumpkin, canned, or […]

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Balance Your Body’s Ph (and Age Less!) When You Eat These 8 Plant-Based Alkaline Foods

Posted by on January 22, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 2 Comments
Balance Your Body’s Ph (and Age Less!) When You Eat These 8 Plant-Based Alkaline Foods

Major illnesses that plague the majority of the planet are caused by a high-acid diet, leading to things like heart disease, stroke, cancer, skin disorders, auto-immune conditions, allergies – the list goes on. You might feel fine now but your body will eventually grow out of it’s optimal pH balance and you will become victim of some disease or illness. It is also important to note that most of these vegetables and fruits are best eaten raw, because cooking raising acidic levels. Here is a list of 8 alkaline foods you should be consuming every day, or every second day!

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16 Imperative Choices For Healthy Living — How Many Are You Already Doing?

16 Imperative Choices For Healthy Living — How Many Are You Already Doing?

Sick of Getting Sick? “Don’t live to eat — eat to live.  Don’t let any thing come between you, your ideal body and an ecstatic life.” Is it just me or is sickness and disease on the rise? Just in my circle of friends and acquaintances, 20 year olds are being diagnosed with cancer and healthy 50 […]

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Wildman Steve Brill Shows You How to Forage 6 Delicious Plants In Your Local Urban Park (Video)

Posted by on January 21, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Wildman Steve Brill Shows You How to Forage 6 Delicious Plants In Your Local Urban Park (Video)

Join Wildman Steve Brill and his daughter Violet Brill as they show you what kinds of edible and medicinal plants can be found in your urban park in the fall! Steve and Violet forage for Ginko nuts, Black Walnuts, Goutweed, Field Garlic, Sasafras Root, Epazote and more!

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5 Things That Happen When You Quit Sugar for Life

Posted by on January 21, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 1 Comment
5 Things That Happen When You Quit Sugar for Life

First, let’s set the record straight by saying that sugar in and of itself isn’t evil, per se. It occurs naturally in plenty of foods, including fruits and milk. With that being said, adding excess sugar to your dietary intake simply isn’t necessary. In fact, you’ll notice numerous positive things happen when you decide to quit sugar for life.

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Groundbreaking Food Science Discovery: Edible Plants ‘Talk’ To Animal Cells, Promote Healing

Groundbreaking Food Science Discovery: Edible Plants ‘Talk’ To Animal Cells, Promote Healing

A groundbreaking new study published in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research titled, “Interspecies communication between plant and mouse gut host cells through edible plant derived exosome-like nanoparticles,” reveals a new way that food components ‘talk’ to animal cells by regulating gene expression and conferring significant therapeutic effects. This is the first study of its kind to look at the role of exosomes, small vesicles secreted by plant and animal cells that participate in intercellular communication, in interspecies (plant-animal) communication. Exosomes are the missing link in how plants and animal cells communicate and collaborate.

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How I Quit Sugar – Gabrielle Bernstein

Posted by on January 19, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
How I Quit Sugar – Gabrielle Bernstein

In this video, Gabrielle Bernstein shares her tips for how she quit sugar and stayed off it for the past year. For further guidance, check out this blog on 5 tips for quitting sugar the spirit junkie way.

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4 Tips for Making the Ultimate Healthy Salad

Posted by on January 18, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
4 Tips for Making the Ultimate Healthy Salad

Whether they’re made at home or bought from a salad bar, raw vegetable salads are a big favorite of health-conscious people looking for maximum nutrition. But all raw salads are not created equal. What you choose to include can make the difference between a nutritional powerhouse and a salad that’s just ordinary. Here are 4 tips for making the ultimate healthy salad.

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An Avocado a Day Keeps the Cardiologist Away

Posted by on January 18, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
An Avocado a Day Keeps the Cardiologist Away

Adding an avocado to your daily diet may help lower bad cholesterol, in turn reducing risk for heart disease, according to health researchers.

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Delicious Vegetarian “Garden Full of Goodness” Lasagna

Posted by on January 17, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Delicious Vegetarian “Garden Full of Goodness” Lasagna

Recipe for “Garden Full of Goodness” vegetarian lasagna: Combine zucchini, squash, carrot, mushrooms, onion and peppers with water to cover. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender…

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Your Unhealthy Food Cravings are a Sign You Need Certain Minerals ~ Here’s What To Eat Instead

Posted by on January 16, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 4 Comments
Your Unhealthy Food Cravings are a Sign You Need Certain Minerals ~ Here’s What To Eat Instead

Most of us have, at one point in our lives, experienced intense cravings for unhealthy foods. Whether it be for chocolate, donuts, salty snacks or refined carbs, our bodies appear to want them — and we’re often all too happy to submit. There’s just one problem: Eating these foods doesn’t seem to end the cravings. What is going on here? Are our bodies playing a cruel joke on us? Well, not quite.

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Not Eating this Green Superfood? You’re Crazy

Posted by on January 15, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 1 Comment
Not Eating this Green Superfood? You’re Crazy

Often deemed a “perfect food,” the avocado is considered one of the healthiest foods available. Even a study published in Nutrition Journal found that eating avocados is associated with a lower body weight, lower BMI and waist circumference (a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes), higher “good” cholesterol, a lower intake of added sugars, better diet quality overall, and higher nutrient intake levels. In other words, those who eat avocados are healthier than those who don’t.

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Food Solutions: Guerrilla Gardening

Posted by on January 13, 2015 in Farming, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Food Solutions: Guerrilla Gardening

The problems are obvious: food safety scandals, the death of family farming, food supply insecurity, the revolving door between corporate lobbyists and government regulators, and many more. The solution should be equally obvious: rolling up our sleeves and getting in the garden. Join us today as we explore this simple, natural solution to one of our most fundamental problems.

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