Category Archives: Wellness

Healthy Grocery Shopping


Grocery shopping is something we all have to do, even though choosing the right foods can be very hard indeed. To assist you with your healthy grocery shopping, the tips below can indeed help make things easier than ever before: 1. Never go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. 2. Select canned fruits and tuna that are packed in water, not oil or syrup. 3. Look at the labels for the words “hydrogenated”or “partially hydrogenated”. The earlier you see them appear on the list, […]

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Roasted Rutabaga and Parsnip Soup with Kale and Coconut Bacon


Some of the healthy things Kale can do for your body: One cup of kale has only 36 calories and zero grams of fat, which makes it a great diet aid.Kale is a superstar in the arena of carotenoids and flavonoids, two powerful antioxidants that protect our cells from free radicals that cause oxidative stress.Not only do kale’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities work together to prevent and even combat cancer, a healthy diet of kale also provides glucosinolates, which have […]

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Prevention of Heart Attacks


Strict changes in diet and lifestyle can not only prevent heart attacks, but can reverse the clogging of the arteries, according to a small but pioneering study. The study showed that a vegetarian diet, moderate exercise and an hour a day of yoga and meditation could produce a reversal of atherosclerosis, a blockage of the arteries that can lead to a heart attack, in men and women who were strict in following the daily regimen. Experts say this is the […]

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Changing How You Eat


As you may know, not fueling up with the right  nutrients can affect how well your body performs and your overall fitness benefits. Even though  healthy eating is important, there are myths that hinder your performance if you listen to them. Below, you’ll find some myth busters on healthy eating. 1.Working out on an empty stomach. If you hear a rumbling noise in your stomach, the rumbling is trying to tell you something. Without listening to them, you are forcing your body […]

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5 Easy Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Using 1 Great Fruit


Have you had your lycopene today? If you ate a green salad with fresh chopped tomatoes, then you not only got a healthy dose of this powerful antioxidant, but you have also taken significant action toward lowering your blood pressure. A recent double-blind study conducted in Israel has confirmed what hearth-healthy Italians have enjoyed for centuries – tomatoes (and tomato sauce) lower blood pressure and the risk of heart disease. The Israeli study was led up by Dr. Esther Paran, […]

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Delicious Brussels Sprouts Recipes


Studies have found that these members of the cabbage family, which are now in season, may help reduce the risk of cancer. Pick up a bunch on your next trip to the market, and show them off in any of these recipes. Hot Sides There are so many ways to cook these babies. Combine with sweet or salty ingredients for an even more mouthwatering dish! Roasted Brussels Sprouts (above, from Food Network Magazine) Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Hazelnuts […]

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Burning Question about health?


Have you ever wondered what it might be like to find the long lost Fountain of Youth?  We can’t promise you that, but we can give you a close second. Starting today, learn the facts about what your body really needs to survive longer and healthier.  Discover “insider information” from a former food and drug expert. Learn how a “new” food or drug is developed from the beginning until it finally reaches your grocers shelves. Take a look at what […]

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Roasted Squash, Chile, and Mozzarella Salad


Your choice of chile is up for grabs here. The recipe was contributed to The Kinfolk Table by restauranteur Sam Wylde who uses 2 teaspoons of Urfa chile flakes for their smoky, tobacco notes. Ingredients: 2 medium delicata squash, scrubbed, sliced lengthwise, and seeded 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 2-3 dried chiles, slivered* 2 fresh thyme sprigs, plus more for serving 1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt One 8-ounce ball of buffalo mozzarella […]

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Heart Health..Do you know all you need too know?


Although some factors which affect the heart cannot be changed or avoided, there are several things that can be done to improve or retain the health of the heart: Eat a health diet that contains plenty of fruits and vegetables, fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. Fruits and vegetables provide antioxidants that protect cells from damaging free radicals and necessary vitamins and minerals that help the body perform optimally. Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains provide fiber which not only helps to reduce […]

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Sweet, Crunchy Apple Makes A Cameo Appearance


An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it’s also a healthy reminder of favorite flavors and aromas, such as homemade cider, fresh apple pie and autumn adventures to go picking in the orchard. Now there’s a new apple in the grocery store that’s likely to please the pickiest of palates: Cameo® apples are a gourmet variety noted for their thin skin. Whether eaten fresh out of hand or used in a favorite recipe, Cameos have an irresistible […]

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