Healthy Summer Drinks to Quench Your Thirst

Jul 23, 2014 by

  When the temperatures and humidity start to climb during the summer months, we naturally seem to drift toward great-tasting cold beverages. It’s very important to give our bodies plenty of fluids and nutrients, especially during this time of year. The trick is to choose quality, nutritional drinks that don’t subject our body to harmful substances and/or pack on empty calories....

 

MegaHydrate – Antioxidant, Anti-Aging &...

Jul 21, 2014 by

  Did you know that Researchers estimate that half of the world’s population is chronically dehydrated? And in America that level rises to 75 percent of the population? These are very eye-opening statistics when we consider that so many people are sipping on sodas, tea and coffee almost all day long. Even though most people know perfectly well that water is the way to go, most fall short...

 

Gluten-Free Peach Crisp

Jul 15, 2014 by

  At the peak of peach season in Texas (which is now), many of us turn our hearts and appetite to fresh and delicious peaches. For those times that we want to indulge in a delicious dessert, healthy crisps are a great way to enjoy seasonal fruit. I was so excited to come across this recipe by Erin over at Meaningful Eats Blog. Gluten-free Peach Crisp is a melody of toasty gluten-free oats,...

 

Children Get Constipated, Too

Jul 11, 2014 by

  Do you notice your child putting off going to the bathroom because he/she is busy doing more important things? Do you notice avoidance of the bathroom for fear of a painful bowel movement? Is your child not experiencing daily bowel movements? All of these situation may be signals that your child is experiencing constipation. Parents often hope their worries about their children’s...

 

Green Tea Health Benefits

Jun 24, 2014 by

  Green tea. If you haven’t ever consumed it, you are missing the experience of a great tasting tea as well as some important health benefits. According to Christopher Ochner, PhD and research scientist in nutrition at Icahn School of medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital: “It’s the healthiest thing I can think of to drink. Green tea is beyond a super food. There could not be a...

 

Benefits of Organic Beets

Jun 20, 2014 by

  Organic beets, beet juice and beat leaves provide many health benefits to the body. Beets belong to the chenopod family which also include chard, spinach and quinoa. This food family continues to show an increasing number of health benefits not readily available from other food families. Mikhail Tombak, Ph.D., a Russian longevity researcher, found that beet juice improves blood structure...

 

11 Foods Highest in Mycotoxins

Jun 10, 2014 by

  What are Mycotoxins? Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by fungus. Basically, they can be called fungal poisons. According to David Straus, PhD, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, “Spores don’t release mycotoxins into the air. The mycotoxins are in the spores and are only released from the spores when they become...