Spring Clean Your Body With These 5 Detoxing Foods

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spring is fast approaching! We all know about spring cleaning for the home, but have you considered the need to spring clean your body, too? It’s a great season to take a look at what you’re eating and add in some healthy, detoxing foods perfect for springtime. So here are the top five healthy, cleansing foods to help you feel … Read More

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Healthy Alternatives to Deli Meat

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pre-packaged lunch meats and deli meats are used as a quick lunch solution for many people, but there are reasons to be wary of this choice. These types of meats are not only poor in nutrition, they can also be harmful to our health. A few years ago, a report was released by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for … Read More

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Bloated? 6 Things That Could Be Causing It

Reading Time: 3 minutes Most of us have felt bloated at times. But for some people, it’s an everyday occurrence. Although most of the time bloating isn’t serious, it can be a real annoyance if it happens often. Let’s look at some of the most common causes of bloating and how we can address them. #1 Eating Too Fast Eating too fast leads to … Read More

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Headaches: Causes and Natural Tips for Relief

Reading Time: 3 minutes Headaches show up in different ways depending on the situation and severity, but one thing’s for sure — they aren’t fun. In fact, regular headaches can greatly interfere with quality of life. Let’s look at some of the possible common causes of headaches and some tips you can try for relief. What Causes Headaches? There isn’t one known cause for … Read More

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7 Healthy Brain Foods to Eat This Week

Reading Time: 3 minutes When we discuss health, it’s often centered around topics like strong bones and heart, balanced blood sugar and healthy weight. But we mustn’t forget about the important organ that sits atop our whole body and is vital for everything we think and do: the brain! Good Brain Foods By considering the health of our entire body, including the brain, we … Read More

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Bad Fish – Part 3

Reading Time: 1 minute Monkfish is taken primarily with bottom trawls and dredges, which result in high levels of by-catch and habitat damage. This Atlantic bottomfish was once considered worthless, but rising prices led to rapid overfishing and crashing populations. According to Fish Watch, in 1999 scientists determined that “the monkfish resource had fallen below sustainable levels (overfished)”. By 2008, however, the monkfish resource had … Read More

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Healthy Skin: Tips for Acne Issues

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a previous post on Acne, Aging and Attitude, I mentioned the causes of acne. Now I would like to offer helpful suggestions to deal with the issue. Dietary Changes for Healthy Skin A good starting point for cleaning the interior of the body and preventing most incoming toxins is improving the diet. Eat as many living, organic foods as … Read More

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Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vitamin B2 is now called riboflavin. This is one of the most widely distributed water-soluble vitamins in the body. As a co-enzyme, it is important in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Like other nutrients, it participates in the formation of red blood cells and antibodies, and is good for healthy eyes, hair, skin and nails. Another way that … Read More

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Bad Fish – Part 2

Reading Time: 2 minutes The other night at dinner I ordered Chilean Sea Bass. Then I discovered that this is another fish primarily caught with bottom trawls. In addition, they can also be caught with longlines, which can kill endangered albatrosses and other sea birds. Other names for this fish are Antarctic Toothfish and Patagonian Toothfish. This species of fish inhabits the deep cold sub-Antarctic … Read More

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Vitamin B1 – Thiamin

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is the second article in the B complex vitamins series. As mentioned in our original post “The B-complex vitamins – Simplified” (March 2015), the members of the ‘Vitamin B Complex’ are actually varied in their actions in the body and their availability in foods.” Thiamin, formerly known as Vitamin B1, is one of the essential energy-producing vitamins. In the annals of vitamin discoveries, thiamin … Read More

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