by Rick Kelly
Whether you are right in the middle of a diet and exercise program or successfully completing one, the main thing that you will notice is that the amount of fat you are burning off is slowing down. Those amazing results that you experienced when you first started have almost disappeared, or are simply not there at all.
Known as a... Read More
By Angie Lewis
Would you like to know about some super foods that will get you healthy and your body energized? That's what I thought. Some of these foods you may already eat and that's great. It's not hard getting healthy. What makes getting healthy difficult is the motivation factor and making eating... Read More
By Robert Riles
There are many foods that help improve the memory power. Consuming these foods not only greatly enhances the memory power of an individual, but assists all round growth of the individual. It is recommended that people consume a healthy diet to maintain a level of intelligence. There are natural... Read More
Originally, all foods were "organic" - grown and prepared without pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, hormones, irradiation to prevent spoilage, and microwave cooking. Our food these days, whether of vegetable or animal origin, is not only deficient in nutrients but also full of pollutants and farm chemicals. The modern denaturing of foods through massive refining and chemical treatment deeply affects their energy-rich... Read More
Your mother always said to eat your greens, but in order to get the most health benefits you can, you need to be sure that you identify, purchase and clean the right greens. Knowing which greens to purchase depends on how you feel about foods that are sprayed with fungicides and chemicals, or organic foods that are grown using healthier alternatives.
No matter which way you go, cleaning your greens properly is important. At the... Read More
You may take supplements for vitamins A, C, and E, but what about folic acid? If you don't eat a lot of leafy greens, liver or brewer's yeast, then chances are, you're not getting enough of this important vitamin.
Folic acid, otherwise known as vitamin B9, is essential to cell production and plays a vital role in the development of the fetus. In fact, studies have shown that supplementing with folic acid can reduce birth defects by 72... Read More
Leaf it to this veggie to get you healthy. Tis the season for kale. From the middle of winter to the beginning of spring, there's a bounty of this leafy green vegetable that has a sweet taste. Kale is part of the Brassica family, which also includes cabbage, collards and Brussels sprouts. Kale contains phytonutrients that reduce the risk of cancers such as breast and ovarian - these are found in a number of cruciferous vegetables. Experts... Read More
Green vegetables are the food most missing in modern diets. Nutritionally, greens are very high in calcium (120 -190 mg per cup!) They're also high in magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous, zinc, and they are a power house for Vitamin A, C, E and K. Believe it or not, they are also crammed high with fiber, folic acid, chlorophyll and many other micro-nutrients and phytochemicals - you just can't get any better than this. Take a look at... Read More
Come mealtime, you can't lose by going green. We're talking about stocking up on green fruits and vegetables that are chock-full of vitamins and nutrients. Getting your fill of those leafy greens is a good place to start. Leafy vegetables fit well with any healthy meal plan because they're low in calories. They also have been proven to lower your risk of both cancer and heart disease. But the perks of fresh green produce don't stop there... Read More
It sounds like a dieter's delight - a big bowl of healthy salad. However, if you don't know how to dress your green and leafy favorites, you could be in trouble. A salad can make the transformation from healthy to unhealthy quicker than you can say crouton. The foundation of the salad isn't at issue. Leafy greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, onions and other popular produce are loaded with vitamins and nutrients. When it comes to... Read More