There is a reason spinach is considered a superfood. For those of us who grew up watching Popeye constantly chug spinach out of a can and then beat up bad guys, the idea that spinach is healthy has been burned into our memory since childhood. While Popeye may be one of the earliest examples ofContinue reading “Five Ways Eating Spinach Helps Your Body”
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How to Drink Your Antioxidants
Fight free radicals with this daily drink. If there is one thing we know about aging, it’s that free radicals are our enemy. Luckily, antioxidants can help combat the oxidation process in our cells, and they can be found in a variety of foods. Fruits like blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries are all high in antioxidants,Continue reading “How to Drink Your Antioxidants”
Five Surprising Superfoods to Try
It’s never a bad time to add superfoods to your diet. Spring is around the corner again, so we are probably all spending a little more time thinking about our diets. When I say ‘diets’, I mean that general rule book of what you put into your body, which has probably completely gone out theContinue reading “Five Surprising Superfoods to Try”
Five Healthy Foods for Fall
Autumn is upon us, and we should eat accordingly. The leaves have fallen, and pumpkin spice everything is already on the shelves. Our Thanksgiving plans are a little up in the air due to the pandemic, but we still have to eat every day. One of the silver linings of the pandemic is that itContinue reading “Five Healthy Foods for Fall”
Four Fall Foods That Support Heart Health
No matter how old you are, you should take care of your heart. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men, and women in the United States, with a person dying every 36 seconds. Heart health is no joke, and it affects many Americans every day. It is hereditary as well, soContinue reading “Four Fall Foods That Support Heart Health”
Three Strange Foods To Promote Gut Health
Take care of your digestive system, and it will take care of you. We are living in stressful times. Not only have we been confined to our houses, but gyms have been closed and our options for exercise extremely limited. Many of us probably haven’t been eating right, and it probably shows. But the wayContinue reading “Three Strange Foods To Promote Gut Health”
Can Mushrooms Help Prevent Memory Loss and Aging?
Are mushrooms an actual ‘brain food’? The most important aspect of your overall health is nutrition. Without proper nutrition, none of your body’s systems can function properly. I know we like to think we can subsist on a diet of coffee and optimism, but the truth is, our health depends greatly on what we putContinue reading “Can Mushrooms Help Prevent Memory Loss and Aging?”
Can an Avocado a Day Keep the Doctor Away?
Avocados are the king of all superfoods. When it comes to superfoods, avocados are by far my favorite. I’ve actually been snacking on them a lot lately because they’ve been on sale at the grocery store, and it reminded me of just how valuable avocados are to my diet. We all know they are amazingContinue reading “Can an Avocado a Day Keep the Doctor Away?”
Six Reasons to Add More Beets Into Your Diet
Beets are surprisingly rich in many nutrients necessary for your health. If you are looking for a way to change up your diet, you should strongly consider adding more beets to your meals. Saying that beets are an acquired taste is probably an understatement, since they have a strong, earthy flavor (and by earthy, IContinue reading “Six Reasons to Add More Beets Into Your Diet”
Are Figs the Next Great Superfood?
Greek figs have many surprising health benefits. Of all the Mediterranean foods available at the grocery store, I feel like figs are the most under-rated. I am always looking for new ways to add healthy nutrients into my family’s diet, and lately I’ve discovered just how good for you, figs really are. In ancient Greece,Continue reading “Are Figs the Next Great Superfood?”