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Posted on Apr 4 2014 - 6:00am

Everyone is guilty of it, throwing your food into the microwave to save time and effort of getting out the pots and pans to get dinner on the table. The real question is, what does microwaving do to your food. There are a few different things you should think about when microwaving that may or may not get you to turn away or embrace this modern technological miracle. What...

Have a rough day at work? Kids making you crazy? Just stressed out in general? Everyone has had times in their lives when stress is an ever-present reality. But did you know you can actually combat stress and its effects by choosing the right foods? It’s true. While some of the following items may not seem like comfort food, they all have stress-busting properties...

We all know vitamins are good for you. Here is a list of 15 foods that are filled with vitamins and minerals that will definitely improve your health. 1. Chickpeas Full of vitamin B6, chickpeas–a main ingredient in hummus–help your body to metabolize food, stabilize blood sugar and fight disease. 2. Red Bell Peppers Most people turn to citrus for a vitamin...

Posted on Jan 16 2014 - 3:44pm

Looking for foods that can improve your heart functioning? We have compiled a complete list of foods that are great for your heart. 1. Ground Flaxseeds Flax seeds are among the superfoods that should be a part every health-conscious consumer’s diet. These seeds, which come from the humble flax plant, are filled with heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. These...

Posted on Jan 16 2014 - 3:26pm

Most adults get two to four colds every year, usually between September and May. While there is no cure for the common cold, there are certain foods that can help prevent colds in the first place and improve your symptoms once they set in. These nine powerhouse foods can help prevent the common cold or, if it’s too late for that, help reduce the duration of...

Posted on Jan 14 2014 - 1:23pm

You do not have to make radical changes to your lifestyle to lose weight and get healthier. Whether your ultimate goal is to lose weight, improve your heart health or just feel better, there are some simple food substitutions that can help you get there. You can start with these 10 simple healthy food swaps. Simply exchanging a few unhealthy foods in your daily diet...

You already know that drinking more water is good for your health, but you might not have the full list of benefits. There are a number of upsides to drinking more water that we don’t all know about. You know that water keeps you hydrated, that you can keep from getting tired when working out, that you can use it to regulate your body temperature, but you...