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June, 2013

  • 3 June

    SuperFood: B – Bell Peppers

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    I was raised with bell peppers being put into a lot of my foods. Maybe it’s my Caribbean upbringing but I can definitely say from experience that it adds a nice flavor and crunch to many meals. I wasn’t aware of there health benefits until recently though. 1. A single ...

  • 3 June

    SuperFoods: B – Beets

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    Beets…let’s be honest, they are probably very high on the least thought of/most hated vegetables list people subconsciously keep in their minds. Truth is however, they have quite the array of of health benefits. 1. Beets are low in calories and have absolutely ZERO trans fat and ZERO saturated fat ...

May, 2013

  • 31 May

    SuperFood: B – Beans And Lentils

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    Because there are so many kinds of beans and lentils, their healthy benefits range but beans as a whole are good for you. Beans and lentils can… 1. Boost your enzymes One cup of Adzuki beans contain 34% of your daily copper value. Copper is important for making both your ...

  • 30 May

    SuperFood: B – Bananas

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    Bananas have many great benefits and plenty of uses. They can be used in hair masks, face masks, and of course they can be ingested. From what I’ve gained from my reading, the real saying should be “A banana a day keeps the doctor away” because bananas have more have two ...

  • 24 May

    SuperFood: A – Avocado

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    Okay so I’m gonna try to do this in list format… Avocados can help to: 1. MAINTAIN A HEALTHY HEART Vitamin B6 and folic acid regulate homo-cysteine levels which reduces risks of heart disease.  Vitamin E, glutathione, and monounsaturated fat, also help. 2. LOWER CHOLESTEROL LEVELS Beta-sitosterol keeps blood cholesterol levels low. ...

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Asparagus

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    So here are some things asparagus can be used for that are a bit intriguing. Asparagus can be used… 1 – AS A DETOX Asparagus contains 288 mg of potassium – which is known for reducing belly fat – and 3 g of fiber –  which cleanses the digestive system – ...

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Artichokes

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    I have never eaten an artichoke…don’t judge me. I hear though, the heart of them are the part people enjoy the most. After reading up on them, I’ve learned that only the heart of an artichoke can be eaten raw. The leaves, however, are actually the most nutrient packed part ...

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Apricots

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    Compared to common fruits like apples, bananas, oranges, and pears, apricots get no play. (Don’t be ashamed though, I’m just as guilty of overlooking these fruits.) The fact remains however, apricots are just as healthy and versatile as those fruits, if not more so. Not only are they healthy, apricots ...

  • 22 May

    SuperFood: A – Apple

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    Apples are great for plenty of things. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”… Well, apples can… 1. Aid in getting you whiter, healthier teeth 2. Help you avoid Alzheimer’s 3. Protect against Parkinson’s 4. Curb many kinds of caners 5. Decrease your  risk ...