Vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes (peas, beans), seeds, and alkalizing grains are nature’s gift to us and provide us with natural life energy to help balance and heal our bodies. These alkalizing foods are important to our healthy living and wellness (our physical and mental fitness), not only because they provide us with an awesome variety nutrients, but because they help to alkalize our bodies. There is an explosion of information supporting the importance of alkalizing the body, which will help strengthen the immune system and fight against disease in the body. Along with these foods there is also great value in herbs made from certain plant leaves and roots, like sarsaparilla and ginger, that are used as part of a blood detox, kidney cleanse, small intestine cleanse, colon cleanse, and liver-gallbladder cleanse. We should pay attention to and strengthen these organs so they can function effectively and provide us with a strong body. Exercise reduces the risk of heart disease, increases energy, controls weight, and improves mood.
Waist To Height (WHtR) More Accurate Than BMI
Move Over BMI And Make Way For Waist Ratio (WHtR) Waist To Height Ratio Doctors often use body mass index (BMI) calculation to determine overall health and risk of disease, but now there seems to be a more accurate and simpler way of determining overall health and risk of heart disease. BMI is a calculation [...] Read more
What Is Gluten? Is Gluten Bad For You? Gluten Free Diet
Is A Gluten Free Diet Better? What Is Gluten? Is Gluten Bad For You? “Gluten free” and “gluten free diet” are terms that have swept many us up in a whirlwind. But are they just that, just some terms and fad that have no legs and will soon be history? I ask this question because [...] Read more
Health Benefits of Dates – Date Nutrition – Are Dates Good For You?
Dates Are A Nutrient Dense Energy Food Health Benefits of Dates Dates are a fruit that many people are more familiar with in the east and not the west, but since it is a fruit that is highly nutritious its health benefits are now being recognized in the west. Dates are rich in nutrients and [...] Read more
Does Drinking Water Make Our Children Smarter?
Should Children Drink More Water To Become Smarter Drinking Water Make Our Children Smarter? Why is being properly hydrated important for our children? Being properly hydrated is important becausue it is integral to endocrine, immune, neural. cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, muscle, and skeletal function. Dr. Michael Greger M.D. blesses us with information which indicates that proper hydration [...] Read more
Should I Soak Almonds – Benefits Of Soaking Almonds
To Soak Or Not To Soak Almonds? Soak Or Not Soak Almonds As I travel my vegan diet journey I learn a lot and I make modifications to my diet. I scrutinize all the information I come in contact with, even information that is generally accepted and followed. As far as alternate medicine is concerned [...] Read more
Cocoa-Nut Almond Butter – Vegan Recipe
A Sweet Treat To Be Eaten In Moderation Cocoa-Nut Almond Butter: Picture by Blendtec The recipe was a pleasant surprise for me, which I found in the Twister Jar Recipe Book that came with my Blendtec Twister Jar. The Twister Jar is a specialty jar made for the Blendtec Blender, which makes making nut butters [...] Read more
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus – Vegan Recipe
All Natural Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Roasted Red Pepper Hummus I usually use my Blendtec Blender to make all natural vegetable and fruit juices, but I recently bought Blentec’s “Twister Jar” to use with my Blendtec blender so I could more easily make nut butters and flour. I have to thank Blendtec for this recipe. [...] Read more
Be Careful With The Type Of Cinnamon You Use
Ceylon And Cassia Cinnamon – One Can Be Toxic – One Helps Lower Blood Sugar Levels Ceylon And Cassia Cinnamon Many may not be aware but there are two different types of cinnamon, and one might be better than the other because one can be toxic in large enough doses. The two types of cinnamon [...] Read more
Fox Fires Two Reporters For Exposing Cancer Caused By Monsanto’s Bovine Growth Hormone
Bovine Growth Hormone In Milk Linked To Cancer Bovine Growth Hormone Linked To Cancer Two reporters from Fox Television were asked to do any stories they wanted to, to ask tough questions, and to get answers. They did a story on milk in Florida that was adulterated with Monsanto’s bovine growth hormone. Monsanto worked effectively [...] Read more
Health Benefits of Bananas – Banana Nutrition
To Banana Or Not Banana, That Is The Question Health Benefits of Bananas When it comes to fruits, it seems like citrus fruits, melons, and berries have stolen the spotlight. They are popular because of their taste, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Eating fruits is healthy, but don’t overlook bananas because they are a powerhouse [...] Read more
What Are Processed Foods? Are Processed Foods Good Or Bad For You?
Processed Foods Come In Different Categories Processed Foods I have had couple of discussions about what processed foods exactly are and I have received different answers as to what they are, and if they are good or bad for us. Simply put, processed foods are foods that have been altered from their natural state. Processing [...] Read more
A “Banana Date” Energy Drink – Vegan Recipe
A Natural Filling Energy Drink Banana Date Energy Drink This drink has a favorite of mine for my lunch, and I like to drink it before and sometimes after workouts. The “Banana Date Energy Drink” is high in: 1. Simple carbohydrates which quickly convert to energy 2. Fiber 3. Electrolytes to support muscle function: potassium, [...] Read more
Differences Between Vegetable And Fruit Nutrition
Plant Based Life: Super Nutritious Foods Vegetable And Fruit Nutrition Differences Vegetables and fruits are natural healing foods because they provide us with a natural and synergistic combination of nutrients. Vegetables and fruits are super nutritious foods, but they have their differences. Plant based life falls into the two categories, vegetables and fruits, which can [...] Read more
Cayenne Pepper Benefits
Cayenne Pepper Is A Nutritious Super Potent Food Cayenne Pepper Is A Nutritious Super Potent Food Cayenne Pepper Nutrition I add 1/4 to 1/2 tablespoon of cayenne pepper to my veggie juice daily, which is an easy way for me to naturally supplement needed nutrients. One tablespoon of cayenne pepper supplies the following: NutrientAmount – [...] Read more
The Effects My Plant Based Vegan Diet Has Had On Me
Simply Wonderful – My Plant Based Vegan Diet My plant based vegan diet journey has been wonderful. It is incredible how cleaning my organs and feeding my body the food it needs has strengthened my body, fortified my health, boosted my energy, cleared my mind, and best of all is how it keeps my mood [...] Read more
Eat A Plant Based Diet To Lower Cholesterol
A Plant Based Diet Doesn’t Contain Cholesterol – Continued Eat A Plant Based Diet To Lower Cholesterol Plant life doesn’t contain cholesterol, so eating a plant based diet will lower cholesterol. I do have to say that as a pescatarian and only eating fish my cholesterol levels were low and were at very healthy levels, [...] Read more
Ways To Lower Cholesterol – Coconut Oil?
Coconut Oil Raises HDL Cholesterol – Lowers Cholesterol Ratio Lower Cholesterol Ratio With Coconut Oil Too much “bad” low density cholesterol (LDL) is harmful to our health, as it will deposit cholesterol into the walls of arteries, cause plaque buildup, and can lead to heart disease. Luckily it is possible to lower total cholesterol and [...] Read more
Eating Nuts To Lower Your Cholesterol
Almonds And Walnuts – Ways To Lower Your LDL Cholesterol – Continued Eating Nuts To Lower Your Cholesterol Many studies have shown that certain nuts, especially almonds and walnuts help lower total cholesterol level, reduce LDL cholesterol levels, and increase HDL cholesterol levels. Many components appear to be at work here and you should have [...] Read more
Reduce Smoking And Alcohol To Lower Cholesterol
Smoking Cigarettes And Drinking Excessive Alcohol Negatively Effect Cholesterol Levels – Continued Reduce Smoking And Alcohol To Lower Cholesterol Studies have shown that quitting smoking can increase HDL cholesterol levels by 10%. Raising HDL cholesterol is good because it controls the LDL cholesterol level by removing LDL cholesterol from the bloodstream. HDL cholesterol removes excess [...] Read more
Black Elderberry – Sambucus Nigra – Elderberry Benefits
Fight Cold And Flu With Black Elderberry Fight Cold And Flu With Black Elderberry I am writing a product review of “Gaia Herbs” Black Elderberry product. I was supplied with the product to review by Seacoast Vitamins. I agreed to review this particular product because I would use it myself. When I first started my [...] Read more
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