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Health Benefits of Nut Butters

From prevention of strokes, heart attacks and cancer… to giving you healthy skin – were you aware of the benefits of nuts, seeds and nut butters? Read on… 1/15 A Word of Caution Food allergies affect 5% to 10% of people. Peanuts (which are legumes, like beans and peas), and tree nuts, like pecans and …

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The Truth About Carbs

1/14 What Are Carbs? They’re one of three types of food that give your body energy. The other two are proteins and fats. Together, they provide the fuel your body uses to build and repair itself. Carbs break down into glucose (sugar) that you can use right away. 2/14 Your Body’s Fuel Your body runs …

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The Truth about Tea

Drinking green tea may help reduce the risk of heart disease by decreasing body weight, blood pressure as well as cholesterol levels – read on… Drinking a few cups of tea a day may be good for your health Tea leaves come from the Camellia sinensis plant. They contain antioxidants that counter free radicals, which can damage cells. Antioxidants may …

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The Buzz About Honey

Honey is made mostly of water and sugar If you don’t count the water, it’s 95% to 99% sugar. It’s mostly fructose and glucose, but it also has some probiotic sugars that can help you maintain a healthy mix of bacteria in your gut. And most kinds of honey have vitamins, minerals, and enzymes that …

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Brain Food Pictures – What to Eat to Boost Focus

Can brain foods really help you concentrate, or boost memory? Increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain by adding these “smart” foods and beverages to your diet. 1/11 Ginseng, Fish, Berries, or Caffeine? Listen to the buzz about foods and dietary supplements, and you’ll believe they can do everything from sharpen focus to enhance …

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5 Reasons to Add Oats to Your Diet

Registered dietitian Joanna Wilson gives us the lowdown on why oats are so awesome… 5 Reasons To Add Oats To Your Diet: 1. They’re Good For Your Heart In 1997, after reviewing 33 clinical studies performed over the previous decades, the FDA approved of a claim that taking in at least 3g of beta-glucan from …

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