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5 Simple Benefits of Eating a Healthy Diet

You’ve been told to eat a healthy diet. You’ve heard it a million times, but nothing is happening. You try, but it just doesn’t work. The truth of the matter is that you’re probably trying too hard. You’re trying to change your whole life, when you should be focusing on taking tiny steps. It is […]

Sleep Issues May Be Easy to Fix With Food

Sleep difficulties can take several different forms. Let’s look at one. If you have trouble falling asleep at night, one easy solution is to eat a small portion of carbohydrate, preferably starch, about an hour or so before bed. Starch examples include quinoa, potato, rice, sweet potato, pumpkin, oats, even pasta. What Starches Do Starches […]

What Exactly Is Cholesterol?

Those of you who are fighting against high cholesterol and working towards lowering your cholesterol generally have many questions about your cholesterol problems. First things first, you should find out exactly what cholesterol is. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance produced in the liver and other cells. It can be found in many food products […]

Drink Local Fruits and Vegetable Juice

As an avid marathon runner, daily fitness guy and enhanced lifestyle person I wanted to share a few points about juicing. Peel away the status quo and move to the beat of a more vibrant life. There are three main reasons why you will want to consider incorporating Peeled Juice into your optimal health program: […]

How Cooking Can Change Your Life

Michael Pollan is an author, activist, journalist and professor of journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He mainly focuses on the industrial food chain with regards to his research. He emphasises how cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve their family’s health, build communities, help fix our […]

Awesome Homemade Almond Milk

A handful of almonds makes a perfect mid-day snack. Studies have also shown that eating some almonds right before a high glycemic index food helped lower the GI index.  Almonds contain manganese, vitamin E, magnesium, tryptophan, copper, vitamin B2, and phosphorus. Studies have proven almond’s LDL (the bad cholesterol) lowering effects and reduces heart disease […]

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Flush the Fat With Smart Food Choices 

Flushing the fat? As crazy as the concept might sound, the Fat Flush Plan can help you reshape your body while detoxifying your system. This low-carbohydrate, three-phase diet regimen was created by nutritionist Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S.  Phase 1 of the plan, called The Two-Week Fat Flush, lasts 14 days and is designed to […]

You Really Are What You Eat

Recent dietary research has uncovered 14 different nutrient-dense foods that time and again promote good overall health.  Coined “superfoods,” they tend to have fewer calories, higher levels of vitamins and minerals, and many disease-fighting antioxidants.  Beans (legumes), berries (especially blueberries), broccoli, green tea, nuts (especially walnuts), oranges, pumpkin, salmon. soy, spinach, tomatoes, turkey, whole grains […]