Understanding Sugars!

Understanding Sugars!

The various types of sugar are derived from different sources and this can be a somewhat confusing topic as we hear so much about the benefits as well as the harm of consuming sugar. Simple sugars are called monosaccharides and include fructose, glucose (also known as...
Alfalfa Superfood, Super Supplement

Alfalfa Superfood, Super Supplement

Alfalfa, chic peas, licorice, and carob are all members of the pea (Fabaceae) family and are cousins of peanuts, lentils, and soybeans just to name a few. Alfalfa is a perennial legume, grown in most regions of the U.S. for horses, livestock and of course for human...
Is Your Food Acidic or Alkaline?

Is Your Food Acidic or Alkaline?

With every bite of food you consume, you are either contributing to a healthier or an un-healthier you… after all, we are what we eat, right? So if you are eating fast food, processed food, microwaved food or the S.A.D., you might want to rethink why you suffer...
Massaged (oil free) Kale Salad

Massaged (oil free) Kale Salad

One cup of raw chopped kale includes 33 calories, 7 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, 2 grams of protein, and 29 mg of sodium. Each serving also comes with sufficient sources of vitamins A, C, and K as well as calcium and iron. Remove the stems and break the leaves...
Nutrient Dense Strawberries

Nutrient Dense Strawberries

In spite of the name “strawberry,” this anti-oxidant rich accessory fruit is part of the rose family along with peaches, apples, cherries, and raspberries to name a few. The strawberry has an average of 200 seeds on each, and they are the only fruit to...
Stingless Bee Honey

Stingless Bee Honey

Stingless Bee Honey   Honey has been an important natural food product since ancient times and well known for its nutritional and therapeutic values.  European honeybees and stingless bees are the two most common bees.   Honey produced by stingless bees is...

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