10 Fiber Rich Foods That Keep Our Bodies Clean On The Inside

Dietary fiber or roughage is the non-digestible portion of the plant cell wall, which when ingested, helps our food travel easily through the digestive tract. Adequate intake of fiber is associated with easier elimination of waste and a lessened chance of experiencing the woes of constipation. It is important to realize that it is notContinue reading “10 Fiber Rich Foods That Keep Our Bodies Clean On The Inside”

Collagen: Is it really an age defying protein?

According to Merriam-Webster defy means: 1. to challenge to combat 2. to challenge to do something considered impossible 3. to confront with assured power of resistance 4. to resist attempts at. As a synonym, it is further defined as rebel against. We all know that aging is inevitable, nevertheless, I kinda like the idea ofContinue reading “Collagen: Is it really an age defying protein?”

5 Nuts and Seeds that I just love.

When speaking of Superfoods, nuts and seeds definitely shouldn’t be left out of the conversation!  Whichever is your favorite, they’re all very versatile and a good source protein, vitamins and minerals and most importantly, in my opinion, an excellent source of fiber. Fiber acts like a ‘broom’ that sweeps waste through the digestive tract andContinue reading “5 Nuts and Seeds that I just love.”

Phytonutrients literally fight for our lives: The case for Plants.

Typically, as I stroll through the grocery aisles slowly pushing my shopping cart, I begin crossing items off of my list as I place them in the cart. As I continue to stroll along, I check out my list constantly to make sure that I don’t miss anything. As I get closer to the produceContinue reading “Phytonutrients literally fight for our lives: The case for Plants.”

Wow! Lemons can do all of that? 9 Healthy Internal and External Uses

We’ve all heard the old adage, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Now we know that when life gives us lemons, we can make much more than that plus our bodies will thank us for it later! There are so many ways to enjoy the flavor of lemons, from candies and cookies to piesContinue reading “Wow! Lemons can do all of that? 9 Healthy Internal and External Uses”

The Painful Reality of Gout: Causes and Prevention

As of this writing I have never knowingly experienced gout and from what I hear, I don’t ever want to. Gout is an arthritic condition that causes excruciating and debilitating pain in the joints, most commonly in the big toe. The condition occurs when too much uric acid builds up in the blood stream causingContinue reading “The Painful Reality of Gout: Causes and Prevention”

The incredible edible blueberry?🤔

Yes, you read that right. Blueberries have long been the ‘talk of the town’ as one of a host of extraordinary superfoods. Other berries on the superfoods list include strawberries, blackberries and raspberries. But why do blueberries seem to top lists more often than the others? Here are 7 reasons to fall in love withContinue reading “The incredible edible blueberry?🤔”

Okay, I Think I Get It…

“You are what you eat” (yada yada yada)… but what does that statement really mean? Are we really the sum of what we put in our bodies day after day, year after year? Hmmm, very interesting so let’s take a look… I grew up in a very close-knit family with two siblings. Both of myContinue reading “Okay, I Think I Get It…”