Hemp products like hemp oil and hemp seeds have been drawing major attention recently from researchers and health advocates alike - and for good reason…
A top superfood, hemp comes highly recommended for many reasons. And while its link to the cannabis plant remains somewhat a barrier, scientists are continuing to discover new benefits of the seed and its derivatives.
The American Chemical... ››› more
I jumped on the chia seed pudding bandwagon a little late, but that doesn't mean I can't be an enthusiast, right?
Chia seeds are a superfood that has been in the spotlight for what seems like the past five years. That's probably because their uses and health benefits are almost limitless!
When I first discovered that you can also use chia seeds to whip up a creamy, delicious pudding, I just ... ››› more
Out of all the healthy greens out there, kale is definitely the king! One of the most nutrient-dense superfoods that ever existed, you can bet that kale has remarkable medicinal properties.
Keep reading to learn about the nutrients and antioxidants in this potent green superfood, as well as how it can help fight off cancer and heart disease.
Four reasons to eat more kale
#1: Kale is load... ››› 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 know it, but cocoa makes other so-called superfoods pale in comparison. That's pretty sweet if you ask me!
Offering your health a titan of benefits, raw cocoa can supercharge your health in many different ways! Here are some top health benefits of cocoa.
Four health benefits of cocoa
#1: Cocoa can save your skin
Dealing with problem skin? No problem – cocoa can help! Br... ››› more
Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Failing to start your day with a nutritious meal will only lead to a lack of energy, decreased productivity levels and pesky cravings late in the day. And you don't want that, now, do you?
I came across this downright delicious recipe for raw superfood bars a couple of months ago and have been making them almost weekly ever since. I can't... ››› more
Believe it or not, but chia seeds aren't anything new. In fact, they've been a vital part of the human diet for more than 5000 words!
The word “chia” originally comes from the Mayan word for “strength”. Needless to say, the seed was a staple for the Mayans and Aztecs, who ground chia seeds into a flour, pressed them for oil, and drank them mixed with water.
So what makes these tiny ... ››› more
There are many different reasons as to why we pick up weight, one of which is inflammation in the body. Though it's a healthy, natural response that your body uses for protection (think about how your ankle swells up after a sprain), sometimes it can become a serious issue.
Most of the foods we eat on a daily basis only add to levels of inflammation. Things like processed foods, refined grains,... ››› more
Everyone's raving about superfoods nowadays - and for good reasons. They're more than all-natural, whole foods; they're both a food as well as a medicine!
Superfoods pack loads of nutrients, have powerful healing properties, and are tremendously concentrated. They're beneficial for pretty much every aspect of your health, including cleansing your system of toxins, alkalising your body, boosting... ››› more
“Where do you get your protein?” has got to be one of the most common questions that any who follows a plant-centric lifestyle gets asked.
You might have been taught from a young age that meat is king when it comes to high-protein eating, but this isn't necessarily true.
In fact, there are a number of plant-based foods that are complete sources of protein that promote strong muscles, ai... ››› more
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