May 24, 2021

Brownie Bites To Live For!

You won’t believe these vegan, gluten-free brownie bites are completely raw and fruit-based! Medjool dates from Morocco blended with walnuts and cocoa powder create a rich, chocolate treat perfect for a special occasion, 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. Dates have detoxifying fiber, which lowers blood cholesterol, and potassium which helps regulate blood pressure and is an important electrolyte. Walnuts have fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. They also have vitamin E which supports healthy brain function. Cocoa is full of catechins […]
June 9, 2015

Vitamin K2 Improves Artery Health

Despite it being known as the “blood-clotting” vitamin, research shows vitamin K has anti-aging, anti-cancer, and even bone-building effects. Within the last couple of years, it has garnered even more attention for its potential role in preventing heart disease. Impressively, a recent study found that one of its sub-fractions, vitamin MK-7, improved arterial health. The results were published in the journal,Thromobosis and Haemostasis. Vitamin K2 Reduces Arterial Stiffness and Improves Elasticity A fundamental role of vitamin K is to keep calcium out of arteries and into bones. With aging, the reverse is frequently seen, which could explain why older people are stricken with […]