Four Daily Habits For Healthy Weight Loss And Disease Prevention

Just about everyone I know wants to lose some weight and prevent disease. Well, here are four simple habits that will help when you adopt them into your daily lifestyle. eat more fiber eat your greens drink plenty of water get enough sleep Fiber and Belly Fat Fiber is a key to weight management. If […]

Yogurt Popsicles For Breakfast And For Snacks

Who doesn’t like a good popsicle? Homemade yogurt popsicles are a great breakfast option when you are on the run in the morning, and they are always a hit for an after-school snack, or for an anytime snack. Yogurt Popsicles Popsicles from fresh yogurt are simple to make. You can add all the bells and whistles […]

Berry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

by ASTROPHE You don’t have to sacrifice a good breakfast when you are on the run. Here is a very filling morning smoothie that’s perfect for people in a rush in the morning. (I have modified the recipe a little bit.) Berry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie INGREDIENTS 1 cup milk of choice 1/2 cup rolled oats […]

Food Remedy Series: The Best Foods To Eat When You Have A Cold

There is no doubt that cold weather mirrors bad head colds and the flu. If you are coming down with a cold, there are foods that you can eat to help your body resist getting worse. Vitamin C The most obvious foods to eat when you have a bad cold are foods rich in vitamin […]

Food Remedy Series – Talking Turkey: A Natural Sleep Aid

Traditionally in America, we gather together with family and friends for traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinners. Like most of us do, you eat more than you typically eat on non-holidays, so after the meal, you want to take a nap. Many of you may think that you get sleepy because you ate too much because eating […]

Food Remedy Series – Broccoli: A Green Machine Used For Cancer Prevention And Weight Loss

How many of you grew up hearing “Eat your broccoli!” I did. I hated broccoli. Oh, if only I knew then what I know today about this powerful vegetable. Health Benefits First cultivated in Italy, broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable from a flowering plant family that includes cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and kale. Broccoli is […]

Food Remedy Series – Mushrooms: Wild About Edible Fat-Free Antioxidant Caps

Ah – mushrooms. How do you like eating funny-looking caps low in calories with virtually no fat, no cholesterol, and low sodium? Bring it on. Vitamins and Minerals Mushrooms are loaded with vitamins and minerals, and most of them are edible with medicinal properties. To date, they have discovered over 10,000 different types of mushrooms, […]

Food Remedy Series – Pumpkin: From The Front Porch Into Your Kitchen

Pumpkin is called “The King of Squash“, and this King is a free-radical scavenger that is the source of eye-protecting carotenoids, such as lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, and alpha-carotene. Did you know that lutein and zeaxanthin are found in the lenses of your eyes? Studies show that eating foods high in lutein and zeaxanthin, packed within pumpkins, can help […]

Food Remedy Series – Cauliflower: A Powerful Disease Warrior + Pizza Crust

Do you like eating the white flesh of a Brassica oleracea known as a curd? It sounds much more appetizing to simply call this curd a cauliflower.  Cauliflower is making a comeback these days. It makes a very popular pizza crust alternative, it can be eaten raw on a veggie plate to help with ulcers, you can […]

Food Remedy Series – Protein: A Natural Sleep Aid And Midnight Snack

Did you know that a deficiency of vitamins and minerals can affect your sleep? So, the better your diet, the better you sleep. The USDA discovered that if you don’t get enough copper or iron in your diet, it can take longer for you to fall asleep. If this rings true for you, eat more protein, and add […]