As one of the most common ingredients in Korean, Thai, Chinese, and Japanese cuisines, seaweed, also known as kelp, have quickly gained popularity among American fans of healthy and nutritious organic foods. You have probably noticed nori seaweed sheets while eating that delicious sushi. But did you know that they can be extremely good for […]
Native to Mexico and Guatemala, Chia seeds can be recognized as tiny brown or black seeds with a shiny, smooth texture (scientifically known as Salvia hispanica). These healthy seeds served as a staple food for the Ancient Mayans and Aztecs to gain strength and energy. Today these little seeds are being hailed as a superfood […]
Natural Honey, produced by Honey Bees, has been used since times immemorial for its medicinal and sweetening properties. A cave painting in Valencia, Spain has depicted that human beings have been hunting for honey for at least 8000 years. Honey even finds mention in the religious books of the Christians, Muslims, and Hindus. It […]
For those with busy schedules and careers, eating lunch is often an afterthought. For others, the stress of the workday can lead to unhealthy eating habits at lunchtime as a way of coping with stress or fatigue. The following foods are easy and nutritious choices that can improve mood, energize the mind, increase focus, and […]
This common staple in your pantry has more than just its sumptuous flavor to offer. Here are three health-related facts about peanut butter that may be new to you, thus leading you to develop a newfound appreciation for the wholesome, popular food item. Heart-Friendly Substitute for Olive Oil In a paper published in […]
What is Spirulina? Spirulina is a blue-green algae that has been around for thousands of years, if not longer. It is found in tropical lakes but can be found in stores as a powder or in capsule form. It is possible that we are not the first civilization to consume this superfood, either. It’s […]
The Moringa tree is a plant native to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Africa, Arabia, and Afghanistan and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years for countless ailments and wellness uses. Almost all parts of the tree can be eaten for nutritional purposes; the leaves have high levels of protein, beta carotene, vitamin C, […]
Is Popcorn Healthy: Possible Benefits and Dietary Tips For most Americans, popcorn is associated with snacks. Amazingly, but...