All posts in "Healthy eating"

The Difference Between Organic & Non-organic Apple Cider Vinegar

By Jesica Salyer / October 8, 2014

Apple cider vinegar: many of you have heard of it, but how many of you know the differences between organic & non organic apple cider vinegar? The differences are not clearly stated on your bottle of generic vinegar, making it perhaps helpful to get the skinny here. In short, organic apple cider vinegar benefits are […]

11 Probiotic Foods You Should Be Eating

By Jesica Salyer / August 25, 2014

Digestion: the process responsible for absorbtion of all vital nutrients that the body requires. Digestive health is a commonly overlooked facet of overall well-being that deserves a bit more attention. Making sure your gut is operating well is crucial in optimizing all of your healthy eating habits. Without proper digestion, the nutrients you put into […]

Benefits of Raw Butter & Why to Avoid Pasteurized Dairy

By Jesica Salyer / August 24, 2014

Dietary fat is often villainized, when it should be celebrated and praised. It’s one of the three vital macronutrients that the body requires in order to function properly. Amongst many other things, fat plays a key role in the endocrine system–which is responsible for producing every hormone circulated through the body and bloodstream. Hormones are […]

6 Herbs & Spices that have Healing Powers

By Jesica Salyer / August 23, 2014

In this modern age, the masses–all too often–look to prescription and pharmaceutical drugs to help alleviate daily ailments and discomforts. While these substances may be readily available and effective in suppressing the initial pain, they are taxing on the liver–especially when used on a regular basis.Common pains and health issues such as headaches, stomach aches, […]

The 5 Healthiest Vegetables to Shop For

By Jesica Salyer / August 22, 2014

Robust, raw, organic vegetables are amongst the healthiest foods you can get your hands on. Due to their high phytochemical content, they effectively serve the body by healing, nourishing and detoxifying your system. Phytochemicals are naturally occurring plant chemicals that are found to combat diseases and illness. Each type of vegetable has varying levels of […]

The Best Foods to Clear Acne

By Andy / August 14, 2014

Acne: the curse of just about every man and woman around the world! There are few things worse than waking up on the morning of your wedding, high school graduation, prom, or big job interview and finding a massive zit in the middle of your face. Your heart sinks as you reach for the cover-up, […]

How to Optimize your Overall Health: Good Eating Habits

By Jesica Salyer / August 9, 2014

In the first of this new series “How To Optimize Your Overall Health” is a compilation of good eating habits to help you maximize the health you gain from what goes into your mouth. Proper nutrition helps form the foundation that supports your overall livelihood. In other words, when you eat the best, your body […]

The Perfect Healthy Grocery List: 6 Nutritional Powerhouse Foods

By Jesica Salyer / August 2, 2014

Coming up with a complete, healthy grocery list can be a seemingly daunting task. If you have children to feed, you have their nutrition and preferences to take into account, too. Approaching your weekly shopping trip prepared with a list of healthy foods will help keep you focused and on task as you’re pacing the […]

6 Healthy Smoothie Ingredients for your Daily Smoothie

By Jesica Salyer / July 25, 2014

Smoothies are one of the most nutritious ways to consume a large dose of nutrients quickly and conveniently. You can control the ingredients for a smoothie, unlike store bought drinks. Each day can bring a new profile of flavors when you experiment with different foods and smoothie ingredients. In doing this, you won’t grow bored of […]

7 Healthy Superfoods You Never Knew Existed

By Jesica Salyer / July 16, 2014

When trying to navigate the world of food, it’s helpful to note that not all foods are created equal. Just like foods vary in carbohydrate/protein/fat content, they also differ in how much they improve your overall health. They also affect your health in different ways. Furthermore, any given food can either heal or hinder your […]

10 Surprisingly Healthy Foods My Grandparents Ate That You Should Too

By Jesica Salyer / June 29, 2014

In generations prior, our grandparents were consuming foods that were healthier than the pesticide ridden, genetically modified and hormone injected food that is rampant today. Before big box food companies became money hungry and clever, there was a plethora of foods being distributed that were pure and non manipulated. To increase their profit margin, increase […]

The Top 3 Matcha Green Tea Benefits for Better Health

By Jim Dillan / June 27, 2014

Green tea has long been considered a beverage with many health benefits. Matcha green tea however is a super strength version that is around 10 times more nutritionally dense than regular green tea. Delicious to drink, both energizing and relaxing at the same time and extremely high in antioxidants, here’s 3 great reasons to switch […]

9 Quick & Easy Healthy Meal Ideas

By Akil Wingate / June 19, 2014

Welcome to the modern day world of the 21st century. We hustle and bustle to and fro on our way to work or school, smartphone in one hand, tablet in another, and our complicated non stop lives all balanced in between. In the rush to get things done, meet deadlines, take the kids to school, […]

Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

By Andy / June 18, 2014

Don’t you hate it when you have to cook a big meal in a hurry? I know I can never really make a meal as tasty as I want to, as I don’t have the time to cook it with the proper amount of finesse. It happens far too often in my busy life, but […]

Is Chocolate Good for You ?

By Andy / June 11, 2014

Oh chocolate, sweet food of the gods! There’s nothing quite like a tasty chocolate bar when you need something tasty for dessert, and a bit of chocolate makes everything better. Without chocolate, the world would be a dark, ruinous place indeed! Everything loves chocolate, and recent studies have proven that chocolate offers a wide range […]

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