Avocados are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin C. While there are many ways you can consume this fruit, these 5 vegan recipes using avocado will help you reap its many nutritional health benefits, making you healthier.
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I recently made-over this delicious recipe to be 100% vegan, low carb, and incredibly healthy. It’s super-easy to prepare, and ready in just about 15 minutes, and tastes amazing.
A plant- based diet will provide all the nutrition you need and make you healthier, according to science
You don’t need any longer to try guessing, what sort of dietary habits will provide all the nutrition you need for optimal health. Because, there is enough scientific evidence that, a more plant- based diet will provide all the nutrition you need, make you healthier and less prone to developing chronic diseases. Here is what science says and how this is impacting society.
It’s that time of year. College kids are getting their dorm assignments, getting to know their roommates, and will soon be heading back to college. The adjustment to college life and living away from home for the first time can be really difficult. Well, I have a GREAT suggestion for the perfect gift for any college student heading back to school!
With wars and rumors of wars, economical collapses and natural disasters rampant worldwide, it’s important to know what foods and supplements that will keep you healthy in case of a food shortage.
Hosting a dinner party can be stressful, and understandably, cooking for guests who eat differently than you do can be intimidating. But don’t worry. As a long-time vegetarian, I have fielded the question, “but what do you EAT?” more times than I can count. Keep reading for tips on how to host a fantastic dinner party that your vegetarian guests will love!
The WHO says that more than 70 million people are infected with gonorrhea each year, and according to recent reports that some strains of gonorrhea had developed widespread resistance to ciprofloxacin, the antibiotic typically used to treat gonorrhea. So, knowing what antibacterial foods can kill gonorrhea has become all the more important.
Anyone whose child has suffered from the painful mouth sores caused by hand, foot and mouth disease will know that eating, while sick, is just painful. So, while you may empathize with your child’s pain, it is still important to keep the fluids up and maintain adequate nutrient intake. These 5 kid friendly recipes for healing hand, foot and mouth disease will make eating, easier.
Unknowingly we steer our children away from natural eating practices that could benefit their health. However, if we observe the way our children eat, we can learn much about how to eat healthier overselves, in a way that supports our digestion and overall wellbeing.
Everyone eats for comfort now and then. Maybe it is when you’ve had a stressful day at work, or at home with the children. Maybe it’s after an upsetting argument with your significant other. Perhaps you’re most likely to stress eat on the days when you are particularly hormonal. Whatever the case, emotional eating can quickly derail your health goals, or even cause you to gain weight.
The American Heart Association advises people to consume foods that are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, because its beneficial for the heart and overall health. Omega 3 fatty acids are generally found in fish, however due to ocean pollution with heavy metals and Fukushima radiation, it might be better to boost your omega 3 fatty acids levels daily via a plant based diet.
Could the non-caloric sweetener you use to replace the sugar in your coffee each morning actually be making you fatter? According to a new study from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, the answer may be yes.
Now, that all major news outlets are reporting that radioactive water from the Fukushima power plant will be fully dumped into the pacific ocean, you should know that you might have to consume seafood nutrients via other means, as this event alone will completely destroy sea life in the pacific as we know it. So, here are 3 plant based omega 3 sources to avoid seafood contaminated by Fukushima radiation.
You have likely heard the buzz about turmeric. This cousin of ginger, common in Indian cooking may be the most effective nutritional supplement you can add to your diet. Keep reading for my recipe for a delicious turmeric latte that you will want to drink every day.
People who are vegan sometimes have to face big challenges in their families trying to explain them why veganism is good and why are they vegans. Convincing family members is a difficult task. I read this message from one person in one of the Facebook's Vegan groups asking for help on how to convince her mom that veganism is good.
These supplements and dietary changes will lower high blood pressure and regulate cholesterol levels naturally
According to the CDC, heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases are among the leading cause of death and now kill more than 800,000 adults in the US each year, and the two main reasons people have heart disease or stroke are: high blood pressure and cholesterol.Therefore, it is important to keep your blood pressure and cholesterol at normal levels. So, here are supplements and dietary changes that will lower high blood pressure and regulate cholesterol levels naturally.
On July 2 one of the world's most famous ice cream makers, Haagen-Dazs announced a breaking news introducing four non-daily vegan ice cream types startling the vegan community.
BBC Stories features one British farmer who gives up nearly $60,000 profit and sends his cows to a sanctuary starting a vegan farm.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain that affects mostly woman and has been linked with nutritional deficiencies. It affects approximately 200 to 400 million people worldwide, according to The National Fibromyalgia Association. So, here are 5 recipes packed with the nutritional needs of fibromyalgia patients.
Today in one of the mommy Facebook groups I read an interesting discussion considering the subject of being a vegan vs vegetarian. "I understand being vegetarian because of the cruelty to animals. That makes sense to me because you car for animals. But I never understood the mentality of not eating eggs, using beeswax, drinking any kind of milk. I do not understand the logic of not using the animal by-products that would be otherwise wasted if not used for other things," honestly asked one person.
Making a fresher sandwich takes four simple steps and one of them depends on how you store you tomatoes. Here is a simple and step by step guide on how to make a fresh sandwich.
With the rise in Type 2 diabetes and the increase in popularity of diets low in carbs and dense in nutrients and protein, more people are looking for options to replace their beloved pasta without having to give up on flavor. It’s not difficult to see why spaghetti squash and zucchini noodles are nutritionally superior to pasta and taste better, too.
Sometimes when you see washed and prepackaged fruits in stores like Walmart you may think that they have done this for quick sale and the price is cheap, but when you compare prepackaged and sliced apples with whole apples or national brands vs store's brand, you will see that in many cases whole apples are cheaper and store brand's food is less expensive compared to national brand. Here are 3 money saving tips for busy moms when they do their grocery shopping.
There are a lot of common household spices that are found in just about everybody’s home. Oregano, basil, and salt just to name a few. A lot of these spices hold some surprises though, do you know about the health benefits of basil?
I have always thought that one of the most influential books of my life was Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham. I'm certain this book is the very reason why I am not a picky eater. And I have taken a "let's try it attitude", beyond food, towards many aspects of life in general.
When an adult or kid will not eat vegetables, it seems the right name and appearances can go a long way to get them to try these healthy menu options.
Farmers markets are rich vibrant places that are often an important part of the local culture as well as economy. You may not realize that there are many unexpected things you do do at farmers markets in addition to enjoy amazing fresh produce. They are ever increasing in popularity so let's take advantage of all they have to offer. Whether you are an entrepreneur, young parent or healthy food lover, there is much to learn and do at farmers markets that you may not realize.
Whether you purchase them in retail stores or make them yourself. Sugar scrubs are a great add on to your beauty routine.
Reimagine Summer Cooking and Entertaining for People Living With MS: Interview with Celebrity Chef Ben Ford
Life with a chronic disease like relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) can present unique challenges, especially when it comes to doing some of the things that you love.