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It’s Green & It’s Good for You. Find Out Why.

Does kale nutritionally stand up to all the hype? It sure does. You want food that packs a punch, think dark green leaves. As Popeye was aware, spinach is another amazing source of vitamins and nutrients, providing more fiber, magnesium and iron than kale. • Kale is rich in vitamins A and K • It’s a great […]

Kale, Quinoa and Mango Lunch

I have been trying new healthy recipes this month from Danette May. This is one of my favorites and it is so easy to make. I have had it for lunch and dinner. My husband liked it as well. If you make a batch of quinoa ahead of time it takes only...

The Bountiful Benefits of Chinese Cabbage

Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage but it doesn’t look like your typical ball of cabbage. Its dark green leaves are connected to stalks. Once you read about the plenitude of benefits that come with this leafy veggie, you’ll want to run out grab a stalk and sauté it up. There are only 9 calories per cup and that cup is […]

Why I Add Turmeric to My Coffee

Turmeric has been touted for having lots of health benefits, among them it’s known as an anti-inflammatory. Besides obvious benefits it might have for diseases that we immediately associate with inflammation like arthritis, studies show it to be useful in treating chronic inflammation that is linked to auto-immune diseases and everything from cancer to Alzheimer’s, diabetes, depression, fatigue, high cholesterol and […]

Why is Ginger Good for You?

Ginger has long been known for its health benefits. Here are 7 reasons you might want to add ginger to your family’s diet: You Can Even Try Ginger in Your Next Cocktail 1. It supports the body’s natural defenses against illness by boosting T-cells 2. It contains anti-oxidants, thought to fight against certain cancers, and may help eliminate […]

Why is Spinach Good for You?

Even Popeye knew that spinach was good for you. Like all green leafy veggies, Spinach is low in fat and even lower in cholesterol. It’s also high in the good stuff like niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese. […]

Our 10 Favorite Kale Recipes

Kale is everywhere! But what’s so great about it? Kale: • is rich in vitamins A and K • is great source of calcium and cooked kale gives you more iron per ounce than beef. • has antioxidant vitamin C and can provide 900% of your RDA of vitamin K. Vitamin K prevents bone loss, especially important after menopause. HERE ARE A […]

A Tiny Little Seed Packs a Big Punch

Chia seeds are a concentrated food containing healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium. Chia seeds are an unprocessed, whole-grain food that can be absorbed by the body as seeds. One ounce contains 139 calories, 4 grams of protein, 9 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates and 11 grams of fiber, plus vitamins and minerals. Chia seeds are 40% […]

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