The Veggie Goddess

Garden Inspired Health and Well-Being

The Veggie Goddess - Garden Inspired Health and Well-Being

Super Effective Natural Beauty Uses for Raw Honey

 

Raw Honey

RAW HONEY, not commercially processed honey, is brimming with minerals, amino acids, living enzymes as well as other unique healing compounds that can effect more positive changes and support natural health and wellbeing than you can possibly imagine. Additionally, raw honey is also super effective as a natural beauty care ingredient for a long list of uses and can not only replace a plethora of chemically-laced beauty and skin treatments, raw honey is also often more effective than its synthetic beauty treatment counterparts. So, what kind of natural beauty uses can you use raw honey for?

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How to Prevent Overeating During the Holidays

 

overeating during the holidays

While some people struggle with overeating all year round, overeating during the holiday season is something that just about everybody has to contend with. It’s far too easy to over-indulge on all those holiday treats that people bring into work, or over-consume from those holiday party buffet tables. The next thing you know, your pants and skirts are tight, or just won’t zip or button up anymore and you’re already making your usual New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Well, why not avoid the typical holiday weight gain this year and use the following tips to keep your weight in check and prevent the addition of excess pounds.

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The Best Foods for Your Liver

best foods for liver

(article by Frances Murchison, HHC, AADP – Rodale News)

Foods for your liver are essential to keeping your body’s powerhouse—your liver—functioning optimally. A healthy liver plays a key role in relieving digestive issues, such as a sluggish metabolism, gas, bloating, and constipation. It regulates blood sugar levels, which—when out of balance—can cause sugar cravings, fatigue, and fuzzy thinking.

A toxic liver can lead to inflammatory diseases, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, and autoimmune diseases. Without a healthy liver, you may suffer from hormonal imbalances that can cause headaches, mood swings, and depression. It’s time to nurture this amazing organ!

Use these foods for your liver to start feeling better:

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Carving Pumpkins? Save Those Seeds and Pulp to Make Some Amazingly Delicious and Healthy Treats (includes 10 pumpkin recipes)

pumpkin pulp and seeds

Oh, yes, it’s that time of year again. Pumpkin carving is a great way to add a touch of autumn decor to the inside and outside of your home, but how often do you just toss away all that delicious inside? Pumpkin pulp can be used to make delicious pumpkin bread, pumpkin cupcakes, pumpkin smoothies and even pumpkin coffee. Pumpkin seeds make a delicious treat, and both pumpkin pulp and pumpkin seeds are absolutely brimming with nutritional benefits. Keep reading to find out the amazing health and nutritional benefits of pumpkin, along with a small collection of easy to make pumpkin eats and treats.

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Got Thyroid Issues? Stay Away from This Common Food Ingredient

symptoms of thyroid imbalance

The number of people, especially women, who suffer from some form of mild to severe thyroid issue is staggering. Like many health maladies, the corruption of our food supply has had a direct hand in instigating a huge and very unnecessary amount of these life altering health conditions. Recently, studies have isolated a food substance that should be avoided by those suffering from thyroid conditions, as it appears to be one of the top instigators of thyroid disruption in the body.

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Avoid this Ingredient if You Want to Stay Youthful and Prevent Premature Aging

sugar and premature aging

Premature aging can start as early as in your 20’s, especially if your diet is rich in this particular ingredient. An ingredient that not only becomes more and more addictive every time you eat it, but it is also almost 100% certain that many versions of this ingredient are also genetically modified, laced with a plethora of pesticides and/or other toxic chemical additions and is used as a filler ingredient in many “low fat” foods that line grocery store shelves.

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Celery: An Unassuming Vegetable with Amazing Health Benefits

celery health benefits

The wonderful world of vegetables is a plethora of rainbow colored goodness, brimming with deliciousness and nutrient and health benefits. However, some veggies seem to get all the attention and much of the credit, such as kale, spinach and other leafy greens; beets, pomegranates and other red colored veggies, and so forth. But, what about some of those unassuming veggies, you know; the ones that we typically reach for in our grocery stores and natural food markets without even thinking twice….like celery! Celery has a subdued light green color which may not stand out as brightly in contrast to the other veggies, but it is packed with versatility AND nutrient and health benefits.

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Protect Your Heart and Boost Your Mood with These 5 Healthy Foods

heart and brain health

Whether you’re of baby boomer age or not, protecting your heart and brain are two major areas of your health that you should always be concerned with. Weakening and clogging your arteries will not only surely result in a shorter lifespan, it will also likely result in your having to deal with heart issues and heart disease that will greatly diminish your quality of life. Additionally, sabotaging your brain and mood with food that really isn’t even food at all, along with other unhealthy lifestyle choices, will put you at high risk for mood disorders, diminished memory, the inability to focus as well as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Taking care of our heart and brains is vital for a healthy existence. Keep reading to find out how 5 delicious and very healthy food choices can help keep your heart and brain in tip top condition.

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Fast Food Employees Confess: Fast Food You Should Never Order

fast food you should never order

Fast food and processed foods are really never or rarely made with any real food ingredients, let alone fresh or organic. If you struggle with releasing your fast food addiction, sometimes hearing the reality of how it’s made and what your favorite fast food addiction is made from can help break you free from your unhealthy addiction. Ready for a dose of fast food reality?

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Miraculous Combination: Lemon and Baking Soda Found to be 10,000X Stronger Than Chemotherapy!

lemon juice and baking soda work better than chemotherapy
(article by Higher Perspective)
There are several corporations, organizations, and industries that continually profit from disease. Do you know how many people die each year solely for the name of profit? This is exactly why this combination has remained a secret! Lemon has already been shown to be extremely anti-carcinogenic, along with being able to treat cysts and tumors!Recent studies have found that consuming citrus, specifically lemons, has prevented and even treated cancer in some cases! The addition of baking soda is in order to normalize the pH of the body, disabling the cancer from spreading. Lemon also has very powerful antimicrobial properties, capable of combating even the strongest of bacterial and fungal infections. Lemon is also very effective against worms and parasites! Lemon also assists in lowering blood pressure, reducing stress, and acts as an antidepressant!

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