Nutrition

Got Garden Zucchini? Try These Zucchini Fritters With Avocado Dill Dip

Got Garden Zucchini? Try These Zucchini Fritters With Avocado Dill Dip

These fritters are unbelievably easy to make, low calorie, and the perfect way to sneak in some veggies! This recipe will make your taste buds dance.

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10 Dangerous Food Mistakes You Are Probably Making

10 Dangerous Food Mistakes You Are Probably Making

You may be surprised to learn the risky moves you may make in your kitchen every day without even realizing it – here are your need-to-know-tips to keep food borne illnesses at bay and ensure your food and kitchens are bacteria-free. You’ll be surprised at how many of these food safety faux pas you’re guilty of — especially during the summer.

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Study Finds FDA’s GMO Approval Process Flawed, Outdated & Unscientific

Study Finds FDA’s GMO Approval Process Flawed, Outdated & Unscientific

A new study published today in the peer-reviewed journal AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES reveals genetic engineering of soy disrupts the plant’s natural ability to control stress, and invalidates the FDA’s current regulatory framework of “substantial equivalence” used for approval of genetically engineered food (GMOs).

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22 Delicious Ideas to Boost Your Metabolism

22 Delicious Ideas to Boost Your Metabolism

Here are some great ways to keep your metabolism boosted with delicious and healthful choices. Some of these ideas are absolutely to die for and yet healthy as can be! Who knew snacking could be so yummy AND good for you?

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The Bitter Truth About Stevia: It’s No Longer Natural

The Bitter Truth About Stevia: It’s No Longer Natural

Modern processes of chemical extraction renders the original form of Stevia and other ‘natural’ herbal sweeteners virtually unrecognizable.

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Scientific Links Between Processed Foods and Depression Keep Getting Stronger

Scientific Links Between Processed Foods and Depression Keep Getting Stronger

If you’re trying to address your mental state, optimizing your gut health should be toward the very top of your list. A number of food ingredients can cause or aggravate depression, but the number one culprit is refined sugar and processed fructose, which feed pathogens in your gut, allowing them to overtake more beneficial bacteria.

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Food For Thought: Does Trying to Stay Healthy Sometimes Make You Crazy?

Food For Thought: Does Trying to Stay Healthy Sometimes Make You Crazy?

Raise your hand if on your path to becoming healthier you might have become a little obsessive-compulsive. A little confused. A little over-zealous. A little C R A Z Y!

I remember clearly back in 2009 when I was a student at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition being asked a similar question. I was just emerging from seven years under a dark cloud of fibromyalgia. With each month that passed, my pain was lessening.

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Sticky Peanut Cauliflower Wings [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Sticky Peanut Cauliflower Wings [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Sticky, salty, spiced and totally addictive: try these Sticky Peanut Cauliflower ‘Wings’

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10 Reasons You Really Need to Be Eating Black Seed

Posted by on July 9, 2015 in Health-Wellness, Nutrition, Spices, Seeds, Herbs with 0 Comments
10 Reasons You Really Need to Be Eating Black Seed

There are many multi-purpose plants and herbs out there one can utilize for achieving total wellness. One of those natural medicines is black seed, otherwise known as Nigella sativa or black cumin. In fact, black seed health benefits are so far-reaching that it has been deemed the ‘remedy for everything but death.’ Read on to find out 10 ways that Nigella sativa can help invigorate your body and heal you…

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The Health Benefits of Moringa – the Superfood of Superfoods

Written by on July 8, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
The Health Benefits of Moringa – the Superfood of Superfoods

By Trinity | Trinity’s Conscious Kitchen | Trinity’s Conscious Kitchen on Facebook Moringa – the superfood of superfoods! The ‘Miracle’ Tree When I first heard of the incredible health benefits of Moringa, my jaw dropped. It consistently comes up as one of the most nutrient dense, antioxidant laden, and medicinal foods on our planet. In […]

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Will New 2015 Dietary Guidelines Reverse Four Decades of Foolish Fat Phobia?

Posted by on July 7, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
Will New 2015 Dietary Guidelines Reverse Four Decades of Foolish Fat Phobia?

Healthy fat and cholesterol have, for decades, been wrongfully blamed for causing heart disease, and it’s like a breath of fresh air to finally see the advisory committee is taking note of the accumulated science. With regards to cholesterol, the panel concluded it “is not a nutrient of concern for over-consumption,” noting the absence of a link between dietary cholesterol and heart disease. Until now, the American dietary guidelines have recommended limiting dietary cholesterol to 300 milligrams (mg) per day, which amounts to about two eggs. As noted by Steven Nissen, chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic:

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5 Steps to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

5 Steps to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

Dr. Axe: Here are the top ways to reduce sugar cravings. There are really four main steps. You need to get more fiber, more protein, more healthy fat and consume sour foods. If you follow those steps, and a fifth one we’ll add here, those things will help you overcome your sweet addiction and sugar cravings.

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Norway Offers Bees Safe Passage On The World’s First “Bee Highway”

Norway Offers Bees Safe Passage On The World’s First “Bee Highway”

Norwegian bees will soon be living the high life. Construction of a “bee highway” in Oslo aims to give these insects food, shelter and safe passage through the city. Bee hives and smatterings of flowering plants are popping up in backyards, on rooftops and on the terraces of companies and private citizens alike.

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8 Foods Even the Experts Won’t Eat

Posted by on July 5, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 1 Comment
8 Foods Even the Experts Won’t Eat

Clean eating means choosing fruits, vegetables, and meats that are raised, grown, and sold with minimal processing. Often they’re organic, and rarely (if ever) should they contain additives. But in some cases, the methods of today’s food producers are neither clean nor sustainable. The result is damage to our health, the environment, or both.

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The Easiest, Tastiest, Summer Corn Recipes EVER!

The Easiest, Tastiest, Summer Corn Recipes EVER!

By Lynn Andriani | Huff Post From chowder to cakes to straight off the cob (with some crazy-good ideas for toppings), these dishes remind us why we love this farm-stand classic. Get the recipes here…

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