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A Tip for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

By: | 1 Comment | On: November 20, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

green apple matcha smoothie

Before you know it the holidays will be gone. It’s the craziest, busiest and most indulgent time of the year. Which also makes it the hardest time of the year to put ourselves and our health first. But it’s actually extra important to keep yourself healthy and happy to be able... more

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Cinnamon and Ginger Health Benefits

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 12, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition, Spices

2 types of cinnamon

My goal and mission is for all of us to live healthier, more vibrant lives! Because let’s face it, without our health everything else can be a struggle. Our physical well being is the foundation that supports the rest of our existence – it is so closely interconnected with our mental, emotional, and... more

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Turmeric: Indian Spices Secrets You Want To Know

By: | 2 Comments | On: March 20, 2017 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition, Spices

turmeric antioxidants

My mission is to raise awareness about the health benefits of a vegetarian diet so you can live life fully and in a sustainable way. I have been researching for the past 2 years about the impact of herbs and spices on our health. And I am applying this knowledge in... more

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Are Figs A Super Food? Or How Parkash Became A Fig Thief

By: | 8 Comments | On: August 6, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

nutrition of figs

This post started in my mind as another article about nutrition, this time about figs. Yes, figs. Don’t laugh, figs are another super food. OK, maybe not, but before getting to them, I would like to tell you a bit about Parkash and her relationship with figs; or any other... more

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How To Make Sure You Are Getting Enough Protein on a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 5, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

plant protein

For many people, becoming a vegetarian or vegan can be daunting for a number of reasons – from coming up with daily meal ideas and variety of choices to concerns about intake of sufficient amounts of necessary nutrients for maintenance of good health. The most common criticism I frequently come... more

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Health Benefits And Nutritional Value of Cashew Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 23, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

cashews

Did you know that Cashew Nuts grow on the outside of the cashew apple? Cashews are crescent-shaped nuts that grow on trees and are native to Brazil. They require a hot and humid climate to thrive. Cashew trees don’t start to bear nuts for three to five years. After that... more

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Nutritional Comparison of Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 19, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

Nutritional Comparison of Nuts

In February we sent you an article and chart on the nutritional comparison of leafy green vegetables. I wanted to do the same thing with different types of nuts because it’s important to know how they compare when it comes to calories, protein, fat, etc. I have often come across... more

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Nutritional Comparison Of Leafy Vegetables

By: | 6 Comments | On: February 8, 2016 | Category: Blog, Nutrition

nutrition value of kale

Recently I was asked by a friend to review an article titled, “10 Super Foods Healthier than Kale” www.eatthis.com/10-superfoods-healthier-than-kale. She wanted to know if in fact it was true that we should no longer bow down to kale as a top super food. I read the article, admittedly with skepticism,... more

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Benefits of Goji Berries

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

Goji berries have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. They are also called wolfberries, the fruit of Lycium barbarum (a native Chinese Shrub). It is a bright orange-red fruit possessing a lot of medicinal benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine, goji berries are eaten raw, poured... more

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Goji Berries: Another Ancient Super Food Full Of Antioxidants and Low On Calories

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, News, Nutrition

health benefits of goji berries

Goji berries have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. They are also called wolfberries, the fruit of Lycium barbarum (a native Chinese Shrub). It is a bright orange-red fruit possessing a lot of medicinal benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine, goji berries are eaten raw, poured... more

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