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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If you love pasta but are looking to minimize your intake of gluten and carbs, the good news is you don’t necessarily need to give up your favorite pasta dishes. Instead, you can just swap out your regular pasta in favor of one of the three healthier pasta options instead.
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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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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.
Continue reading GMO Dangers That Threaten an Entire Population (video)
(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.
Continue reading How to Outsmart Modern Wheat and Gluten Intolerance
(article by John Summerly – PreventDisease.com)
The question is not what Apple Cider Vinegar can do, but what can’t it do. As a folk remedy, it has been credited with curing everything from the flu to warts or sunburn to dandruff. However, it also can help reverse many serious diseases that many would immediately turn to medications to solve. Here are 8 more reasons this powerful health tonic makes your kitchen your best pharmacy.
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(article by Healthy Foods House)
Smoking is harmful for the health. We are all aware of this, but for some it is quite difficult to break this habit. Nicotine causes rapid increase of the blood pressure and serious damage to the lungs. Moreover, even if you stop smoking, the effect of nicotine will last for years.
Healthy foods and lifestyle changes can help you eliminate the nicotine from your body.
Continue reading 6 Amazing Foods That Will Flush Nicotine From Your Body
(article by Dr. Paul Haider – OmTimes.com)
Potatoes grow all over the world and have been found in the diets of people down through time… and potatoes have great healing abilities when made into fresh juice.
Continue reading 12 Benefits of Potato Juice (will surprise most people)
(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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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.
Continue reading Carving Pumpkins? Save Those Seeds and Pulp to Make Some Amazingly Delicious and Healthy Treats (includes 10 pumpkin recipes)
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.
Continue reading Got Thyroid Issues? Stay Away from This Common Food Ingredient