3 Powerful Reasons You Should Regularly Consume Green Vegetables

Yes, eating a wide range of vegetables is important in the receiving and maintaining of the necessary nutrients, vitamins, minerals and amino acids that plant based nutrition has to offer. But, while you’re eating all those amazing rainbow colored veggies, you always want to make sure that you are including lots of GREEN veggies to your dishes. Keep reading to find out 3 powerful reasons why.

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5 Foods That Lower and Stabilize Blood Sugar

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Keeping one’s blood sugar balanced is imperative to one’s health, weight and prevention of many dangerous health conditions. Chronically high blood sugar causes systemic inflammation and scarring of body tissues, substantially increasing one’s likelihood of developing diabetes, nerve damage, eye damage, heart disease and more, and goes hand-in-hand with weight gain and the inability to lose weight.

Keep reading to see which healthy foods work overtime to lower and keep your blood sugar levels stabilized for optimal health, wellbeing and healthy weight maintenance.

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GMO Dangers That Threaten an Entire Population (video)

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While more and more people are awakening to the catastrophic long-term dangers of processed foods, fast foods and GMO’s, I’m still admittedly slightly astounded that there are people who disregard the long-term dangers of ingesting these so-called “foods”. Just because something doesn’t kill or inju you immediately, doesn’t mean it is okay to consume or use, which is most likely why people don’t associate a good portion of their health problems with their unhealthy diet. Our bodies are NOT designed to consume chemicals and lab-made ingredients. Try as one may, and as many a commercial food manufacture has, it is NOT okay to eat in moderation because slowly but surely the negative effects will ring their bell, resulting in health, mind and emotional disturbances in the body.

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How to Outsmart Modern Wheat and Gluten Intolerance

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(article by Alex Pietrowski – WakingTimes.com)

There’s no doubt about it – modern wheat is quickly becoming the new high-fructose corn syrup and a menace to wellness. Gluten found in modern wheat has been linked to rheumatoid arthritis, headaches, ADHD, psoriasis, poor gut health, depression, and multiple sclerosis, and is not tolerated by people with celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome and wheat allergy. Some also attribute many other adverse health effects to modern wheat, such as “neurological impairment, dementia, heart disease, cataracts, diabetes, arthritis and visceral fat accumulation,” in addition to a full range of intolerances.

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400 Companies That Do NOT USE Any GMO Ingredients

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It’s harder and harder these days to find quality natural, GMO food products, especially with the ever growing methods of deceitful advertising, marketing and food package labeling tactics. No wonder consumers are hard pressed to find healthier food choices for their family. To help make this step a little bit easier for those conscientious about the food they put in their body, below is a list of 400 companies that do not use any GMO ingredients in their food products. This is definitely a list you’ll want to print and keep for easy reference.

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The Best Foods for Your Liver

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(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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Got Thyroid Issues? Stay Away from This Common Food Ingredient

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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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Celery: An Unassuming Vegetable with Amazing Health Benefits

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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

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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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3 Go-To Foods to Detox Your Liver During the Upcoming Holiday Season

 

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With the holiday season approaching us, this often means that a lot of our healthy eating habits can get sabotaged by holiday sweets; greasy foods (usually at holiday parties) and an over-indulgence of alcohol. To help offset the toxic effects of consuming these, I recommend the following 3 “go-to” foods be regularly incorporated in your diet.

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