30 January 2017
When it comes to smoothie recipes, the sky is the limit. Depending on the type of blender or food processor that you use, you can include everything from berries to avocados to leafy greens, such as spinach and kale, to your smoothie mixes. You can customize your smoothies according to you and your family's tastes, preferences, dietary restrictions, and health needs. In addition to fresh produce and other natural food items, you can also add custom mixes, which will add nutrients such as protein and antioxidants to your smoothies for an extra nutrient boost.
20 January 2017
Lots of people drink an energy drink before they work out, but there are healthy alternatives you should consider. Energy drinks often are loaded up with artificial chemicals, They give you an energy boost, but at a cost. They can rot your teeth, with all the sugar, and they can be loaded with tons of caffeine, in some cases more than a cup of black coffee. So, if you find plain water boring and want something with flavor that can also help with your workout, then here are some suggestions.
21 July 2016
Like many Americans, your family may include someone who is reluctant to try new foods or even unwilling to eat the balanced diet they need for proper nutrition. In fact, this problem is so widespread that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has even created a guide to help parents cope with and encourage their children to want to eat a more healthful diet. In addition to using the tips presented by this guide, parents can also look for ways to incorporate healthful, nutrient rich ingredients into their current recipes to bolster the nutrition of their picky eaters, and bone broth is a great way to accomplish this feat in a delicious way.
15 July 2016
If you have borderline or high blood pressure, your doctor may be considering putting you on medication. Although that may be necessary to get your pressure down to acceptable levels, you might be able to lower it using natural methods. Exercise and weight loss are helpful, but so is eating certain foods. You should change your diet to help battle this medical issue. Low Sodium Isn't Enough Lowering your sodium intake is always recommended by medical professionals to fight high blood pressure, but experts also recommend that you find foods that are high in certain minerals, in particular, calcium, magnesium, and potassium.
27 July 2015
There are plenty of diets out there to choose from depending on your dietary needs, but what about one that has been around for thousands of years. A diet that your ancestors used - the Paleo diet. The Paleo diet is based on that of the cavemen during the Paleolithic era. Food wasn't manufactured, loaded with pesticides or brought to you through a fast food drive-thru. Food was hunted and gathered and natural.
19 June 2015
Juicing is an easy way to get healthy fruits and vegetables into your diet. But more than simple nutrients, juice can help you get an important boost of energy for your day-to-day activities. Instead of turning to caffeinated drinks, with their side effects, try natural juices with these ingredients. 1. Anything containing chlorophyll. Chlorophyll gives green plants their color. The molecules in a plant's chlorophyll absorb sunlight and incorporate its energy into making food and oxygen.
17 April 2015
Non-stick kitchenware is a favorite when baking or cooking a variety of foods. If you regularly use nonstick kitchenware to create your culinary masterpieces, there are some steps you can take to keep your baking sheets and frying pans from losing their nonstick surface prematurely. Here are some instances when using nonstick cookware is recommended and some tips you can use to keep your cookware from wearing out sooner than you would like.