Food, Drink & Nutrition

Are You Eating Toxic Fruit? Check Out Dr. Axe’s 2017 Dirty Dozen (and Clean) Produce Lists

Posted by on March 10, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Are You Eating Toxic Fruit? Check Out Dr. Axe’s 2017 Dirty Dozen (and Clean) Produce Lists

If you feel you can’t afford organic fruits and veggies (or don’t have a good supply available), be sure to at least avoid the top items on Dr. Axe’s 2017 Dirty Dozen. Check it out.

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5 Simple Food Habits That Will Rapidly Improve Your Well-being

Written by on March 7, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 11 Comments
5 Simple Food Habits That Will Rapidly Improve Your Well-being

Cherie Roe Dirksen shares 5 guidelines to tuning into your body and listening to its needs. Find out if these tips work for you

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The Top 40 Disease-Fighting Fruits & Vegetables Revealed

Posted by on March 5, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
The Top 40 Disease-Fighting Fruits & Vegetables Revealed

This nifty list ranks popular plant foods by the 17 nutrients thought to lower the risk of heart disease and cancer. To take it to the next level, Jennifer Di Noia, associate professor of sociology at William Paterson University, took an in-depth look at the nutrient profiles of 47 fruits and vegetables.

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7 Homemade Turmeric Teas & Elixirs (A Tasty Way to Boost Your Health)

Posted by on March 5, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 19 Comments
7 Homemade Turmeric Teas & Elixirs (A Tasty Way to Boost Your Health)

The Tumeric spice’s crazy color alone is enough to render it sacred – factor in its unique flavor and far-ranging health benefits and it’s enough to catapult this remarkable root into realms of the supernatural. It really is a special thing.

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Investigation Reveals Subway Chicken is only About 50% Chicken DNA

Posted by on March 4, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Investigation Reveals Subway Chicken is only About 50% Chicken DNA

A Marketplace DNA analysis of the chicken, found in Subway’s grilled sandwiches and wraps, found that in the case of 2 popular Subway sandwiches, the strips only contained about 50% chicken DNA.

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Top 12 Superfoods For People Over 50

Top 12 Superfoods For People Over 50

People over 50 need to have a nutritious diet to maintain ailment-free and good health despite the age. An anti-oxidant-rich diet helps enhance the immunity and offers numerous health benefits. Here is a list of the superfoods that are most ideal for people over 50

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9 Nutritional Benefits of Zucchini: Better Digestion, Thyroid, Eye Health & More

Posted by on March 1, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 2 Comments
9 Nutritional Benefits of Zucchini: Better Digestion, Thyroid, Eye Health & More

Even though most people use zucchini like other vegetables — for example, adding it to savory dishes with herbs and protein sources — botanically speaking, it’s actually a fruit. Zucchini belongs to the species Cucurbita pepo and is related to certain other squashes and pumpkins.

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10 Ways To Stop Household Food Waste

Posted by on February 27, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 3 Comments
10 Ways To Stop Household Food Waste

According to a report published by the National Resources Defense Council, the average American throws away about 25 percent of food and beverages purchased. For a family of four, the money wasted likely totals between $1,365 and $2,275. This totals to an annual food waste in the US, according to Second Harvest, of over 41 billion pounds, or $43 billion dollars worth of food. Fifteen percent of that includes products that are within their expiration date but are never even opened. According USDA stats, 133 billion pounds of food went uneaten in 2010 alone.

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8 Amazing Benefits of Olive Oil: It’s Good for Your Heart, Brain, Skin, Moods and More

Posted by on February 26, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
8 Amazing Benefits of Olive Oil: It’s Good for Your Heart, Brain, Skin, Moods and More

Olive oil is mainly made up of mostly monounsaturated fatty acids, the most important of which is called oleic acid. Oleic acid is known to be extremely heart-healthy and capable of fighting free radical damage (or oxidative stress), which has numerous health implications. This is especially true when compared to compounds found in more refined vegetable oils, trans fats or hydrogenated fats. Olive oil a staple of the Mediterranean Diet and has been included in the diets of some of the world’s healthiest, longest-living people for centuries — like those living in the blue zones.

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10 Day Sugar Detox (To Reset Your Mind And Body)

10 Day Sugar Detox (To Reset Your Mind And Body)

Those who consume sugar at disproportionately high levels significantly alter the brain’s mechanisms of pleasure and reward.

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Why You Should Be Eating Swiss Chard – the Ultimate Superfood

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 7 Comments
Why You Should Be Eating Swiss Chard – the Ultimate Superfood

Swiss Chard is a superfood that is super good for you too! With just 100 grams of Swiss chard will give you more than 300 percent of your daily dose of vitamin K, more than 20 percent of your vitamin C and more than 20 percent of your vitamin A.

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Here’s How Our Clothes Are Polluting Our Food Supply (and What We Can Do About It)

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Here’s How Our Clothes Are Polluting Our Food Supply (and What We Can Do About It)

What are your clothes made of? Discover the larger harm some synthetic fabrics create.

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Worldwide Studies Show That This Simple Vitamin Supplement Significantly Reduces Mental Disorders

Worldwide Studies Show That This Simple Vitamin Supplement Significantly Reduces Mental Disorders

Do you know what vitamin can greatly improve your mental health on a daily basis? Read this!

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These 16 Restaurants Have The MOST Antibiotics In Their Meat! Avoid Them!

Posted by on February 23, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
These 16 Restaurants Have The MOST Antibiotics In Their Meat! Avoid Them!

A collaborative new report recently ranked the 25 largest US fast food and causal restaurant chains based on their policies and practices when it comes to antibiotics in their food. For the second year in a row, Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill were the only two chains to score an A grade. Here’s a list of those that got an F grade…

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This Vegetable Oil You’ve Probably Never Heard of Could Be Your Key to Looking and Feeling Younger

Posted by on February 22, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
This Vegetable Oil You’ve Probably Never Heard of Could Be Your Key to Looking and Feeling Younger

You can’t find the fountain of youth in any one thing, but combine enough of the right foods and your diet makes you younger! Make sure to include this relatively unknown vegetable oil in your diet.

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