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 »
You’ll Never Look At Strawberries The Same After This.
Having fruit for breakfast is the best choice. Your body has been fasting all night while sleeping, so breaking the fast with fruit is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Fruit is easy to digest and... 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 »
7 Reasons Why You Need To Eat More Blackberries.
I had a wonderful vacation in Humboldt County, California. Blackberries grow wild everywhere there on the roadsides and fields. My friends and I picked them every day. I miss being able to pick them fresh and eat them right away,... Read More »
Benefits of Hemp Seeds: 8 Reasons You Should to Eat Them.
Hemp seeds are awesome. Have you tried them yet? Don’t worry they won’t get you stoned. Hemp seeds are one of the most nutritious foods ever. They are an ideal food source for raw foodies and vegans but I think... 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 »
Benefits of Fermented Foods
Fermented foods have been around for ages and there are so many out there for you to choose from. There’s sauerkraut, umeboshi, miso soup, tempeh, kimchee, kvass, kefir, cider, cheese, wine, beer, olives, soy sauce, pickles and kombucha and many... Read More »
Health Benefits of Quinoa: Why You Should Be Eating It
Keen-wah is how you pronounce it, although I think the first way I ever said it sounds much better, keen noah. However you want to say it, quinoa dates back thousands of years to the Incas. The Incas considered quinoa... Read More »