mineral water

The high levels of bicarbonate make sparkling mineral water an alkaline drink. Alkaline foods help to strengthen your bones. Also, the higher level of magnesium in the water is, the better it helps to regulate your blood pressure. One study found that people drinking a liter of mineral water rich in magnesium were able to…

cauliflower head

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable in the species Brassica oleracea. It is an annual vegetable plant that reproduces by seed. In this healthy plant, only the head is eaten – the edible part is commonly called “curd”. Cauliflower is extremely healthy. It provides antioxidants and phytonutrients that help to protect against cancer. It also has…

crimini

Cremini, also spelled crimini (brown) mushrooms are proven to reduce inflammation, prevent cancer or heart disease; they supply a lot of B vitamins, antioxidants and phytonutrients like CLA and L-ergothioneine; and provide copper, zinc, selenium, manganese, potassium, and phosphorus. Selenium is required for proper functioning of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase. The other two minerals zinc…

pecan nuts

Pecan nuts are native to northern Mexico and the southern part of the U.S. The tree is cultivated for its highly nutritious seed. Pecan nuts are loaded with important nutrients and minerals that are responsible for maintaining good health. Thanks to the low carb content, they are suitable for people on low-carb diets as well….

eat healthy,

Many people complain that healthy eating and living require a lot of money, but this isn’t necessarily true. To start eating healthy on a budget, you can start with fruits and vegetables, whole grains and proteins. Incorporating inexpensive but healthy foods into your diets such as frozen fruits and vegetables, cheaper cuts of meat, eggs,…

fermented food

In the world of food, things are getting the shift back in time. An old form of preserving foods — fermentation — is getting a new swing. By eating fermented foods you are adding good bacteria and enzymes to your intestinal flora, thus improving the health of your digestive system and gut microbiome. The number…

villi

Our intestines have millions of tiny projections called villi. When you eat unnatural foods, they are likely to rot inside your intestines for hours. Dead foods stick to the intestines in the form of waste and toxins. Consuming large amounts of non-nutritious foods causes a thick layer of waste to accumulate on villi over the…

digestive issues

It takes around three hours to digest and expel fruits, six hours is required time for this process when it comes to vegetables and a whopping 18 hours for grains. It’s no wonder that we tend to gain weight, have problems with digestion, and get sick from many diseases nowadays. We tend to eat grains…

goji berries

Goji berries date back to the early days of Chinese medicine. When it comes to adding them to your diet, they offer numerous health benefits. Some proven health benefits of goji berries are: • High antioxidants levels • Immune system boost • Anti-aging benefits • Cancer growth prevention • Better blood sugar control • Higher…

prevent cold and flu

The transition between seasons is the time when most people get sick. Hospitals are full of children and elderly people – the two populations most sensitive to viruses and bacteria. Even though germs are literally everywhere, it’s possible to avoid getting sick even though everyone around you might be. 1. Avoid touching your face Touching…

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