Healthy Food

9 Factors that Make a Diet “Nutrient Rich”

You are eating foods rich in: 1. Health-promoting protein, to provide the amino acids your body uses in countless combinations to create the thousands of different proteins you need. 2. Real food carbohydrate to primarily fuel your body, so you have enough energy to sustain your brain, central nervous system and all of the essential processes of your …

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9 Factors that make a food nutrient rich

Healthy & Easy Home Baked Vegetable Pizza

Serves: 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 4 large (100% whole grain) tortillas (I love Ezekiel sprouted wheat) or pitas 2 cups pasta sauce, no salt added or low sodium 1 garlic clove minced 1/2 cup chopped shiitake mushrooms 1/2 cup chopped red onion 10 ounces frozen broccoli florets, thawed and finely chopped 1/4 cup …

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How To Make Indian Vegetable Khichdi

This simple South Asian recipe is delicious, easy to cook and is easy to digest. This is a very good option if you want to cook something fast but do not have lot of options. The combination of herbs and spices will fill your kitchen with a wonderful fragrance, and reward your tongue with spiciness …

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Tips On Making Healthy Food Choices At Restaurants

Many people think that when they begin eating nutrient rich, they can no longer eat out in restaurants or socialize, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Not only are more and more nutrient-rich-friendly restaurants popping up, but nutrient-rich choices can be made most anywhere, by utilizing a little First-Class knowledge whenever you sit …

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Are You Buying The Healthiest Bread In The Market?

First of all I would like to say: Yes, I eat bread- I don’t want to live without it and you shouldn’t have to either. Bread is a really hot topic and is targeted as the root of many health problems. Overall, bread gets a bad reputation because grains are not easy for your body …

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Zucchini Carrot Pasta with Mushrooms

I have been wanting to try and make zucchini ribbons or ‘noodles/pasta’ for ages now, because they are a healthy and fun alternative to whole wheat or bean pasta, and plus they just look really neat. But here’s the thing, despite the fact that I have a million kitchen gadgets, I can’t say I own …

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Highlights from Natural Products Expo West

  There are few things I look forward every year- birthdays, July fourth, Halloween and Christmas; NATURAL PRODUCT EXPO EAST AND WEST are two of them. Though I have been attending these shows for a few years, this year’s Expo West has probably been the best years so far. Natural Products Expo West continues to …

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Win The War on Cancer

The Bad News: We All Have Cancer One of the most common public misconceptions about cancer is that people assume that if their doctor gives them a clean bill of health, that they don’t have cancer.  Right?  Wrong. The truth is that all of us have microscopic cancers growing in our bodies all the time. …

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Menopause and Weight Gain

“Menopause Does Not Result In Weight Gain”   The most common concerns expressed by many women as they get older is menopause and that how easy it is to gain weight. While individuals vary, the average woman gains about 5-7 pounds. As part of the hormonal changes that come with this period in the life …

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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Quinoa and Black Bean Salad Quick-cooking, high in protein, easy to digest, and with a superfood label to boot, it’s no wonder that quinoa’s (pronouced KEEN-wah) popularity has surged in recent years.  You can use it as a replacement for rice with stews, stir fries, or even better as the base for a filling, grain-based …

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