Benefits of Beets: How Can They Boost Your Health?

When it comes to healthy foods, it’s hard to beat beets. The nutrition facts for beets don’t lie. They are a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that are great for your health—antioxidants and fiber just to name two. Beets support heart health, liver detoxification, brain health, and much more. If it’s been a while since … Continue reading Benefits of Beets: How Can They Boost Your Health?

What Are Prebiotics?

Probiotics have long been hailed as the ultimate support for the immune and digestive systems, and there is no doubt of their ability to promote and maintain a healthy gut. However, despite their fame, a little-known truth is that probiotics would be of little effect without their less-celebrated partner: prebiotics, or prebiotic fiber to be exact. Here … Continue reading What Are Prebiotics?

10 Best Vegan Foods for Kids

Once children start consuming solid food, life-long eating habits begin to take root. What they learn from parents, friends, and others will shape the way they eat. This means that even when a child is young, nutritional education is extremely important for laying the groundwork for their habits and health. And, the evidence is clear, … Continue reading 10 Best Vegan Foods for Kids

Raw Food World – Special Report!

If you’re a regular reader of this blog or follow my twitter account, you probably know that I’m a big believer of eating healthy and following a raw food diet. On a daily basis, I personally eat as many raw seeds, nuts, fruits and veggies as I can, all uncooked and unprocessed. I eat about 95% raw … Continue reading Raw Food World – Special Report!

Authentic Greek Peach Barley Recipe

Substituting your bland oatmeal for this indulgent peach porridge is a flavorful way to kick off your day. Mediterranean food is tempting and healthy, and this authentic Greek barley recipe from the Greek Vegan is no exception. Roasted peaches, maple syrup, orange juice, cinnamon, cardamom, and barley come together beautifully in this sweet treat that’s perfect for … Continue reading Authentic Greek Peach Barley Recipe

6 Tips for “Going Green” Outside Your House

So we’ve seen what we can do inside the house to make a difference on the environment, see my previous blog post “Going Green inside your home“. Now let’s see what we can do on the outside. And let me tell you, if you have kids or a green thumb, some of these are going … Continue reading 6 Tips for “Going Green” Outside Your House

Study: Vegetarians Are 45% Less Likely to Develop Cancer

Source: Study: Vegetarians Are 45% Less Likely to Develop Cancer by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  A study conducted in part by scientists at Oxford University’s Cancer Epidemiology Unit [1] indicates that vegetarians develop some cancers, including bladder and stomach cancers and leukemia, up to 45% less than persons who eat red meat [2], that’s nearly half … Continue reading Study: Vegetarians Are 45% Less Likely to Develop Cancer

Aquaponics: How to Grow Your Own Food in Water

Just because you live in an urban setting without adequate yard space, or in an especially cold or inhospitable climate, doesn’t mean that you can’t maintain a delicious selection of fresh fruits and vegetables year round. By setting up a proper aquaponic growing system, you can almost guarantee a healthy payoff. The costs and difficulty associated … Continue reading Aquaponics: How to Grow Your Own Food in Water

How to Become a Vegetarian

Becoming a vegetarian is a process you can begin in steps. That may be good news if you’re concerned about radical diet changes, which, while many people do, can also be difficult to maintain. It is typically easier to transition into a new lifestyle than implement a massive shift in your daily routines. Especially when it … Continue reading How to Become a Vegetarian

Juicing for Weight Loss

Turning to juicing when you’re trying to lose weight will help you do more than simply shed pounds and be a nutritious food source that supplies your body with high quality calories to be used for energy. If you had previously consumed a diet with unhealthy food with toxins, an immediate switch to raw, organic, … Continue reading Juicing for Weight Loss