We all know that fruit is rich in nutrients for our bodies and essential to our diet but many do not realize how counterproductive it can be. Most fruit is fairly high on the glycemic index. Therefore it is converted into sugar at much faster and higher rates than other foods. Glucose turns to fat … Continue reading When to Eat Fruit
Eat the Whole Fruit! Juicing advocates often claim that drinking juice is better than eating whole fruits and vegetables. They justify this by saying that removing the fiber makes nutrients easier to absorb. However, there isn’t any scientific research to support this. You may actually need the fiber content of the fruit or vegetable to experience the plant’s … Continue reading Stop Juicing! Fruits And Veggies Are Best Consumed Whole
Acidity and alkalinity refers to the ph levels of our bloodstream, which varies on a scale between 0-14. Highly below or above neutral will signal a disease state. Healthy ph is slightly alkaline, measuring to be between 7.35-7.45. Acidity can form from a poor diet, emotional stress, high exposure to toxins, or immune reactions that … Continue reading Healthy pH: ACID VS. ALKALINE
Pamplemousse - such a fun French word to say! Regardless of the word you use, Grapefruit is where it is at! It is the Lean, Mean, Fighting Machine of oils! And using them will make you a slim, happy, healthy body! There are so many uses for this oil, but here are just a few! … Continue reading Pamplemousse!
Define fit? Did an image of an 8-pack and toned arms pop up in you head? It does when you type "fit" into google images... Is that truly FIT? Society and media have stated what is the ideal look- and looks do not mean fit, strong, or a even a healthy lifestyle. I once was … Continue reading How To Truly Get Fit!
Flax Hot Breakfast Cereal ½ cup coconut milk or unsweetened almond milk ½ cup ground flaxseeds ¼ cup mix-ins which could be unsweetened coconut flakes, cup slivered almonds, chopped walnuts or pecans, sliced berries. (or you can do 1/4 cup of each) 1 rounded Tbs coconut cream (optional) Ground cinnamon Combine all ingredients in a … Continue reading Quick and Easy Breakfast!
If you eat curry than this is probably a familiar spice. It is what gives curry that distinctive yellow color and a good portion of the taste. Turmeric contains Curcumin (the active portion) that fights inflammation. Curcumin/turmeric has been used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine to treat all sorts of ailments (skin conditions, depression, … Continue reading Foods That Fight Inflammation: Turmeric