Tag: health

What is the benefit of eating seaweed?

What is the benefit of eating seaweed?

  Three reasons why this seafood is your new best friend: Nori, Dulse, and Gim. Whatever you call it, here is your nutritional powerhouse. Although seaweed is eaten around the world, Japan is the country most commonly associated with it. According to research, the average Japanese 

Is juice Paleo?

Is juice Paleo?

  Juice was a staple of my childhood. Now, with bills and loans and life in general, I long for the time when my toughest choice during the day was whether to take a purple juice box or an orange one. As I grew older, I 

What are the benefits of eating crab?

What are the benefits of eating crab?

Two hundred million years is an extraordinarily long time and that’s right around how long crab has been around. Upright ancestors of humans evolved from monkeys just 4-6 million years ago. And we weren’t REALLY human until about 130,000 years ago (at least by some metrics 

How much garlic should I eat a day?

How much garlic should I eat a day?

We all know that the foods we like can change throughout our lives, but one thing I can say for sure is that I grew up loving garlic and just never stopped! As a seasoning and ingredient in soups and on meats, my family always made 

How true is the 5 second rule?

How true is the 5 second rule?

Many people have rules about dropping food on the ground including the ever-famous “5-second rule.” Drop food on the ground as long as you pick it up in 5 seconds, then it is still “good” to eat. A new study was recently published in Applied and Environmental 

Vitamin D3 could be beneficial to asthma sufferers

Vitamin D3 could be beneficial to asthma sufferers

  Vitamin D3 has been touted to help with about every ailment from depression to cancer. But now research is catching up to what we already know. Adding vitamin D supplements with standard asthma medication may lead to fewer asthma attacks for people with mild to moderate asthma, stated the new Cochrane 

Are pistachios a healthy snack?

Are pistachios a healthy snack?

I can buy the Costco-sized bag of pistachios and easily polish it off in a two-day time frame – by myself.. yikes! Lucky for me the health benefits of pistachios are great (of course in moderation). Pistachios are a good source of many nutrients including the following: 

Is Magnesium good for healing?

Is Magnesium good for healing?

  When it comes to proper nutrition, we don’t always know what role certain nutrients play in our bodies. For example, do you know the ways magnesium heals the body? What is magnesium? Magnesium is a chemical element that is essential to the proper function 

Are cherries a Superfood?

Are cherries a Superfood?

  Unlike the majority of super foods that are growing in popularity, cherries are common. They also don’t require any googling to figure out what they are or where to find them. Cherries are beneficial in comparison to most things found in our refrigerators. Cherries 

Benefits of fenugreek

Benefits of fenugreek

  What are the health benefits of Fenugreek? Fenugreek is a plant in the Fabaceae family that is cultivated worldwide. Its seeds are commonly used for cooking and medicinal purposes. Fenugreek seeds have a smell and taste similar to that of maple syrup. The leaves 

Why is kefir good for me?

Why is kefir good for me?

  Kefir. Is it Kuh-FEER? Or maybe KEE-fur? Turns out you can say it either way, but no matter how you choose to say it, it’s an awesome Paleo food, and you should be including more of this carbonated dairy product in your Paleo regimen! This 

Is it healthy to eat sardines every day?

Is it healthy to eat sardines every day?

  One question some people have asked is if sardines have health benefits, especially linked towards the paleo diet. One of my most vivid memories of elementary school is of sitting in one of our incredibly cramped, 20-person classrooms and eating lunch with friends. They’d 

Healthy stocking stuffers

Healthy stocking stuffers

  During the holidays it can be difficult to find the right kind of gifts when it comes to stocking stuffers. What about for your health-conscious friends? What can you possibly give them? We’ve compiled a list of healthy stocking stuffers just in case someone 

Raw vegan living and how it translates to paleo

Raw vegan living and how it translates to paleo

  I would have always considered myself healthy. I had realized in the years prior that eating highly processed carbs was not the right answer for my body (or really anyone’s body), and I had teetered between a raw Vegan diet heavy with greens and 

Stuffed Butternut Squash Cinnamon Peppers

Stuffed Butternut Squash Cinnamon Peppers

These stuffed bell peppers will either have you coming back for seconds or even more!

Healthy hair with Paleo diet

Healthy hair with Paleo diet

    Many consider the Paleo diet to be far more than a fad diet, some even find the term “fad diet” to be plain out offensive. Non the less, the Paleo diet has become increasingly popular. The Paleo diet dates back over 2 million 

How to paleo-ize your favorite foods

How to paleo-ize your favorite foods

  Just because you are choosing to switch to a paleo lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to give up a love for food. Food translates to so much more than eating for survival; food is both comfort and joy. You don’t have to give up 

What are the benefits of tallow?

What are the benefits of tallow?

  The first time I saw the word tallow, my immediate thought was, “Don’t they make candles out of that?” Yes, it’s true—you can make candles and soap out of tallow. But did you know that it’s also a great addition to your diet? Who 

What spices are paleo friendly?

What spices are paleo friendly?

  Some people would believe that choosing to live paleo means that you will be eating a bland diet consisting of only meats and vegetables with no added seasoning or flavors; truth is, that is the exact opposite of what eating paleo is. A paleo 

Essential steps to start the paleo lifestyle

Essential steps to start the paleo lifestyle

So, you have decided you want to try your hand at the paleo lifestyle; But you don’t know where to start? Well, it isn’t nearly as complicated as it may seem; contrary to popular belief, going paleo doesn’t mean that you have to be a 

What is hemp protein powder used for?

What is hemp protein powder used for?

  Hemp protein powder is simply ground hemp seeds. They contain fats and proteins that are essential to overall health and well being. Feel free to add it to your morning smoothie or shake for a healthy boost. As with most things, organically sourced powder 

Is canola oil paleo?

Is canola oil paleo?

If food were a game of hiding and seek, canola oil would be just about the worst player ever. Canola oil is absolutely everywhere you look. From mayonnaise to nuts to cooked vegetables—canola oil is in just about every food you can imagine. Canola oil 

Is it bad to take naps everyday?

Is it bad to take naps everyday?

  The words “to much sleep” or “dangerous nap” isn’t really something you would ever expect to say. Let’s be honest, the majority of people don’t get anywhere near enough sleep and naps. Well, that’s a fairy tale in most people’s day to day lives. 

Why paleo is effective for weight loss

Why paleo is effective for weight loss

The Paleo diet (I like to think it more as a wellness plan) has some great press this morning! After being battered around a bit in the news the past few months; A new study published in Australia states that; The Paleo Diet is more effective for 

EPA decides to block warnings

EPA decides to block warnings

What does the mean for the rest of us that are now in the dark? Well, the EPA has decided to restrict any information following exactly how much “formaldehyde vapor” in our lifetime. Enough to show up as leukemia throughout, as well as, other attributes 

Is donor breast milk best for preemies?

Is donor breast milk best for preemies?

  Should Preemies Use Donor Breast milk? Would donor breast milk be best for preemies? You have probably heard the quote “breast is best.” This is true for all babies regardless of if it is from the baby’s mother or other sources.  Preemies are especially 

Why a cold shower is beneficial

Why a cold shower is beneficial

  We all know the saying that a cold shower is a perfect solution to calm a romantic frenzy, but you might be surprised to find there are many more reasons to hop into a chilly shower. If you’ve got the guts, taking a cold