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June, 2013

  • 3 June

    SuperFood: B – Bell Peppers

    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

    Beet and Apple SaladBeets…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 …

May, 2013

  • 31 May

    SuperFood: B – Beans And Lentils

    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 …

  • 24 May

    SuperFood: A – Avocado

    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 – Artichokes

    Raw Artichoke Salad with Parmesan and Mint 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, …