Healthy eating

The Health Benefits of Pistachios

Are you eating pistachios on a regular basis? If not, then you might want to consider doing so.The health benefits and nutritional value of pistachios is astounding.So to live a healthier lifestyle, why not start with some tasty pistachios?Not convinced that just because we say they are healthy and full of nutritional value, you...

Lutein in avocados found to protect the brain from effects of aging

A new study showed that while green leafy vegetables such as spinachand kale are a staple food of people who are looking to stay fit, they can also be used by people who are looking to retain their brain power. According to the study that was published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscienceand was conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at...

Chamomile-Mint-Lemongrass Tea is the Perfect Drink for Natural Muscle Relaxation

There are countless reasons why drinking tea can be beneficial to both your health and well-being, including that it is rich in antioxidants, contains less harmful caffeine than coffee, and is even high in oxygen radical absorbance capacity, which means that it has the ability to combat free radicals in the body.Perhaps most amazingly,...

Combining sugary drinks with protein found to accelerate the body’s storage of fat

As if we needed another reason to change our diet. Scientists are now saying that washing down that cheeseburger with a cold soda changes the way your body burns fat. In analyzing the direct impact that sugary drinks have on body metabolism when paired with a high-protein meal, researchers observed an amplified effect in...

Top 10 magnesium-rich foods and their health benefits

Magnesium-rich foods are needed to ensure that cellular activities and that biochemical bodily functions are optimized. Knowing this, how do you keep ample amounts of magnesium inside your body? By eating the right food. Here is a list (not in any particular order) of foods that are rich in magnesium.Almonds – Almonds, which also contain heart-healthy omega-3...

You’re Probably Eating The Three Dirtiest Foods Ever!

Whether it's listeria in cantaloupes, E. coli in sprouts, or even salmonella in ground turkey or peanut butter, it seems like our food supply is a ticking time bomb.With government programs facing unprecedented cuts, it largely leaves food safety up to us, the average consumer, to keep our kitchens clear of harmful bacteria. So where are these bugs lurking? Chances are,...

Top 5 Nutritious Items to Put in Your Grocery Cart

Grocery shopping today can seem like an Olympic sport. Picking the right produce, reading labels and planning perfectly balanced meals can be exhausting. I try to vary my recipes and meals with my family, but I do have a standard grocery list that I cannot live without.My standby lists contains some well-known super foods, or just...

3 Juicy Grilled Steak Recipes Perfect for Summer

You can serve it in tacos, on a salad, or as a main dish, which is why grilled steak is one of the most versatile summertime foods.Along with your side dishes, kabobs and skewers, and burgers, these steak recipes will round out your complete grilling menu:Vietnamese Steak SandwichesPhilly meets the Far East in this spin on the...

Healthy Recipe: Green Ginger-Peach Smoothie

When temps start to warm up, hot breakfasts can lose their appeal, which makes spring and summer the perfect time to get inventive with green smoothie recipes. A frosty, produce-packed shake is a refreshing and nutritious way to start your day, plus you'll never get bored with your breakfast since there's no end to the...

Cheat Day: Piggie Muffins With Caramelized Bacon

Bacon and #CheatDay are pretty much synonymous, no? We think so. That's why there's no better way to celebrate this weekly indulgence than with the all-around fan favorite. It seems to go with everything (dates, pizza, Brussels sprouts, you name it), so you better believe it's also a great addition to our breakfast muffins.These piggie muffins are filled with...
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