Articles Tagged “fruits”

  • Fruit For Breakfast Will Rock Your World

    Should I eat only food for breakfast? Natural sugars in fruit are easily digestible by your body. Instead of your body using loads of energy to digest processed sugars, it quickly processes the fruit and the rest of the energy goes straight to you. Any kind of fruit or vegetables in any form — whole fruit, freshly pressed juices, or […]

  • 6 Tips To Prevent Chronic Inflammation From Damaging Your Health

    Stubbed toe, twisted ankle or fractured bones – these are injuries that can lead to pain, swelling and redness. This type of inflammation is nothing but normal when your body is trying to heal. It is in fact a sign that your immune system is responding and taking action at the damaged areas in your […]

  • Food Hacks to Keep Your Bounty Fresher for Longer

    When you’re on a tight budget and trying to eat healthy, tossing out old fruits and vegetables is absolutely maddening! Well, our friends from Fix.com have put together a handy dandy printout for your kitchen to help you decide how, and how long, to store your fresh foods. Source: Fix.com

  • Why We MUST Drink More Water

    “Moisture is the essence of wetness. Wetness is the essence of beauty.” Hopefully you recognize that quote. If not, I’ll still give you the benefit of the doubt and assume you’re awesome.  Anyways, this post is about water. Beautiful, wet, wonderful water. Did you know . . . Your body is about 60% water Your muscles […]

  • Ethiopian Layered Fruit Drink – $.55

    Back in 2004 I spent two months in Ethiopia working with local youth and AIDS patients. I bought two things on a regular basis there: an authentic macchiato  and an Ethiopian “spress”, as they called it…both of which I shouldn’t have been consuming because of the contaminated water & soil, but whatever, they were amazing. […]

  • Spinach in my Smoothie?!

    Spinach. Yeah, that’s right, spinach! Do you KNOW how good spinach is for you? Prepare yourself. It has: Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamins- C, A, K, E, (Hey, that spells cake! Mmm…) Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Manganese. I highly recommend always keeping a bag of spinach or baby […]