Healthy Foods

Healthy Foods: Pineapple

Healthy Foods

Beyond the typical benefits common to fresh fruits high in antioxidants, pineapple has an additional enzyme, bromelain, that is a natural anti-inflammatory. Bromelain contains a group of protein-digesting enzymes that are excellent for the intestinal tract and aid with... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Parsley

Healthy Foods

Yes, it makes that dish so much more attractive but please don’t discard it! Instead start adding it as one more green in your spring mix salad. Add it to your potato salad, chicken salad and about any dish... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Olive Oil

Healthy Foods

Though you may like the taste of bread dipped in olive oil, have you ever hesitated because you’ve thought it can’t be good to eat all that oil? If so, hesitate no more, extra virgin olive oil boasts many... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Honey

Healthy Foods

The ancients called honey “nectar of the gods” and revered it for its natural sweetness and many healing qualities. While honey is mostly composed of carbohydrates and water it also contains vitamins, minerals, beta-Carotene, antioxidants, enzymes and other substances... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Quinoa

Healthy Foods

Grown and cultivated for thousands of years high in the Andes, quinoa is the seed from a plant closely related to spinach and chard. So while technically not a grain, it is often called a supergrain. It was the... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Dates

Healthy Foods

This sweet, dessert like fruit has so many good things about it that we felt we it was worth bringing it to your attention. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals–too many to list them all here, but the... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Ginger

Healthy Foods

Alright, I have to admit that one of my favorite sodas is Reed’s Ginger Brew. Actually, I prefer the Extra Ginger Brew. So it was great to learn that ginger is an essential ingredient in most every Ayurvedic tincture... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Almonds

Healthy Foods

“Nuts are the meat substitute” is what my mother said to all of us kids, worried that we didn’t eat well in the afternoons when she wasn’t around. I’ve never forgotten that. In recent years almonds have become my... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Avocado

Healthy Foods

This wonderful fruit has certainly gotten a bad rap in the past as being full of fat and therefore bad for you. But, as doctors and nutritionists have now learned that there is good cholesterol and bad cholesterol, they... Read More »

Healthy Foods: Brussels Sprouts

Healthy Foods

Tasty little nuggets of nutrition, these brussels sprouts! Loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals they help keep the body healthy in many ways. They have an extraordinary amount of Vitamins C and K and contain high amounts of... Read More »

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