Nutrition

Grapefruit: The Weight Loss Fruit

Grapefruit would never have been my first choice of fruits. I picked up a bag of them over the weekend, but one thing I noticed is the more of them I eat, the more I enjoy them. I am on... Read More »

I Love Pineapples!

I had delicious, juicy pineapple pieces for lunch. Did you know…? Pineapple is high in vitamin C which is great for the immune system. It’s also a good source of thiamine, B12, folate, copper, manganese and fiber. Pineapples contain enzymes... Read More »

Reasons to Eat More Tomatoes

Ripe tomatoes not only taste delicious, they are so good for you. Tomatoes are an excellent source of lycopene, a carotenoid that gives tomatoes their red, orange and yellow colors. Lycopene is one of the main reasons to eat more... Read More »

6 Reasons to Eat Collard Greens

Collard greens don’t get as much attention as other cruciferous vegetables like kale, although they should. Collard greens are one of the healthiest greens you can eat. Here are 6 reasons to eat, juice, and blend collard greens.  Collards are... Read More »

12 Toxic Ingredients You Better Be Watching Out For.

Recently Gatorade was in the news about changing a toxic ingredient in their formula called brominated vegetable oil. It’s actually a flame retardant that’s banned in Europe and Japan. Brominated vegetable oil is known to cause nerve disorders, memory loss,... Read More »