Leafy greens aren't just superfoods, they're miracle foods too, if you ask me. Want to boost your energy? Eat more leafy greens. Trying to lose weight? Eat more leafy greens. Want to give birth to a healthy baby? Eat more leafy greens. Want to live a long, healthy life? You guessed it - eat more leafy greens.
But here's the funny thing - despite the fact that we all know how essential leafy gre... ››› more
When it comes to weight loss, I'd say the most difficult thing to figure out is how to drop weight in a healthy, balanced way. While most people think it's all about eliminating all of your favourite fried foods and sweet treats from your diet and spending hours a day in the gym, this couldn't be more untrue…
If you're trying to lose weight but feel that it's a battle you'll never win because... ››› more
Kale, quinoa and coconut oil can move right on over - there are new superfoods in the spotlight!
Co-founder of Brighton Bone Broth Co, a New York City-based bone broth company that sells top-quality organic chicken and beef bone broth, Sarah Maber says that you've got to try the following four new superfoods.
Four new superfoods to add to your diet
#1: Bone broth
Of course bone broth is o... ››› more
Are you diabetic? Well, then, it's time to expand your dietary vocabulary - starting at the beginning of the alphabet with “A” for anthocyanins.
Anthocyanins are potent antioxidants that give foods like cherries and blueberries their rich, vibrant colouring.
In 2014, a study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that foods rich in anthocyanins helped stabilise and lower blood sugar... ››› more
With so many different fad diets and extreme detoxes out there, it can be tough to actually figure out which is the healthiest way to eat.
No matter your goal, there's certainly no shortage of options. There are diets out there for absolutely everything - from simply dropping a few kilos to stabilising blood sugar levels to lowering cholesterol.
However, there's one particular diet that's be... ››› more
There are lots of “healthy nuts” out there. Just don't forget the humble peanut - ever!
Not only do peanuts cram a ton of protein into a little package (around 7 g per 28 g serving), they may also offer the promise of a longer, healthier life. This goes according to a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine…
Keep reading to find out why researchers concluded peanuts are the new “live lon... ››› more
You may not believe it, but what you eat has a huge impact on how well you sleep at night. Just as a double espresso would be detrimental to your sleep patterns, there are also foods that support a great night's rest.
Below are four surprising foods that are scientifically proven to induce long, sound sleep. Add them to your diet ASAP!
Four sleep-inducing foods
#1: Starchy tubers
To ... ››› more
If you follow health news at all, you're aware of how many different diets there are out there - it's overwhelming, I know! And, determining which of these eating plans will fit you and your lifestyle best can be even more overwhelming.
Let's simplify it - are you trying to pick up weight? Maybe you're trying to lose weight? Or, perhaps, you're trying to lower your cholesterol levels? Or simply... ››› more
Don't you just love cooking? I sure do! It's so much fun - I love combining my favourite ingredients in new ways to create fresh, interesting dishes.
I know quinoa is commonly enjoyed as a breakfast porridge more so than a savoury dish, so I got brainstorming and decided to try it out with coconut milk and almond butter.
This sweet and hearty brekkie bowl packs loads of protein from both the... ››› more
If you know a thing or two about the Mediterranean diet, you know that it's one of the healthiest diets out there.
This diet has even been linked to a reduced risk of chronic disease including Alzheimer's disease, cancer, heart disease and obesity. And that isn't all…
This simple, fresh diet also improves your overall health and gives you a wonderful glow!
Consisting of fruits, vegetabl... ››› more
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