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Indulge Yourself! Brownies To Live ForYou won’t believe these brownie bites are completely raw and fruit-based! Dates blended with walnuts and cocoa powder create a rich, chocolate treat perfect for a special treat, party or holiday. Feel free to roll brownie bites in nuts or other toppings if you do not care for coconut; the possibilities are endless. Don’t feel guilty eating traditional baked desserts; instead try raw
Try This Savory, Simple Curry Cabbage SlawSurprise your guests with a unique slaw of unexpected texture and color packed full of flavor and healthful nutrition! Cabbage has anticancer and cardiovascular benefits because of the unique enzymes
Turkey Tail Mushrooms: Immunity Boosting Heroes!By Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, LDN After a 2012 clinical study on the medicinal turkey tail mushroom showed that this functional food does improve the immune system of patients treated for cancer, research continues to grow in support of this healthful fungi. The National Institute of Health (NIH) funded study found that turkey tail mushrooms increased natural killer cells in women with breast cancer
No Sun? Get Your Vitamin D With These Great FoodsWorking night shifts can be strenuous under even the most standard conditions. So, when you flip the switch on daily life to battle through a night shift, things can really get tricky.
Herbed Summer Hummus Is Quick, Easy TreatNo-cook summer recipes should be easy, quick, and healthy. Be ready to entertain any time with this simple crowd-pleasing hummus. Fresh herbs add depth to a classic chickpea blend bursting with flavor from rich tahini paste, fresh lemon juice and zest and savory garlic. Quick to make, you can whip this up in a matter of minutes with your food processor. Try growing thyme in your own garden this summer; for a quicker start, use seedlings
The Amazing Skin Healing Benefits Of RiceLately I’ve been telling my patients more and more about what Japanese ladies have known for centuries…the amazing skin healing benefits of rice! In fact, recent research has shown that using a rice starch-soak is effective in improving the dry skin lesions of eczema! That’s not all – rice bran oil, rice bran powder and rice water applied topically can really change the texture and clarity
Farmacology: Healing from Farm To BodyWhat can good farming teach us about nurturing ourselves? Family physician Daphne Miller, M.D., long suspected that farming and medicine were intimately linked. Increasingly disillusioned by mainstream medicine’s mechanistic approach to healing and fascinated by the farming revolution that is changing the way we think about our relationship to the earth, Miller left her medical office and traveled to seven innovative farms across the country, on
6 Restaurant Chains Are Getting Rid of Artificial IngredientsThe public is becoming more and more savvy (and knowledgeable) when it comes to what they are eating. The documentaries about healthy, natural food and the research done on pesticides and preservatives have changed the way we view what we eat. The large chain restaurants, such as McDonalds, have experienced a significant drop in sales since the beginning of the year. McDonalds has plans to lure
Simple Green SmoothieA green smoothie can be blended in a matter of seconds and makes for a delicious breakfast, snack, or post-workout recovery drink. Juicing can remove fiber from fruits and vegetables, taking away some of the nutritional benefits of these foods.
Arsenic Warning! How Risky Is Your Rice?Consumer Reports most recent testing and analysis gave us some new information on the risk of arsenic exposure in infants and children through rice cereal and other rice products. They looked at data released by the Food and Drug Administration in 2013 on the inorganic arsenic content of 656 processed rice-containing products. They found that rice cereal and rice pasta can have much more inorganic arsenic—a carcinogen—than their
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.