Carrot Juice (from raw, organic, non-GMO carrots)

Lately, I have heard that there are many, many health benefits to eating raw vegetables and fruits. This post will deal with the health benefits of eating carrots. Well, not raw carrots – unless you need the additional fiber or you jaws and teeth need strengthening exercises. I will be writing about carrot juice and . . . → Read More: Carrot Juice (from raw, organic, non-GMO carrots)

Oregano – Not Just for Pizza – Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, and Full of Nutrients

I read an article about oregano, probably in an email or on FB—it’s title is what caught my eye and interest— “Oregano – One of the Most Beneficial Spices For Our Health With 4 Times the Antioxidant Potency of Blueberries”.  This is written by Karen Foster and posted on her web page.

I found her . . . → Read More: Oregano – Not Just for Pizza – Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, and Full of Nutrients

Watermelon and its Rind, Both Beneficial

Watermelon is a summer picnic/get together staple but did you know that it has amazing health benefits in both its delicious flesh as well as in the rind? Watermelon and its rind are excellent sources of vitamins A and C and are high in lycopene, a powerful anti oxidant and citrulline, an amino acid that is converted by the body into another amino acid called arginine. . . . → Read More: Watermelon and its Rind, Both Beneficial

“Y” is for Yellow Vegetables and Fruits

… if you drink an excessive amount of carrot juice, your skin may develop an orange color. . . . → Read More: “Y” is for Yellow Vegetables and Fruits

“S”trawberries

One cup of strawberries contains over 13% of the RDA of dietary fiber, yet only 43 calories. The dietary fiber in strawberries helps to keep digestion regular, as well as lowers blood pressure and curbs overeating. . . . → Read More: “S”trawberries

“R”hubarb

Our loves pies and cakes and other desserts made with rhubarb, but what are the health benefits to eating rhubarb? . . . → Read More: “R”hubarb

Stress Relieving Foods

With all the news lately, our levels of stress could be going high.  The April/May issue of Natural Grocers has a great article about using healthy foods to fight stess and bringing calm.  Here are the foods  Jack Challem gives some very good advice, “Healthy foods provide good general nutrition for your brain so it . . . → Read More: Stress Relieving Foods

“Q”uercetin

Quercetin is very necessary to have in our bodies. . . . → Read More: “Q”uercetin

“O”nion

“Chop up a raw onion and cover it with honey (manuka honey is even better) and let it stand for four or five hours. It makes an excellent cough syrup and is wonderfully soothing for an inflamed throat.” Lynley Kempthorne: . . . → Read More: “O”nion

“N”utmeg

Nutmeg is also rich in many vital B-complex vitamins, including vitamin C, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin A and many flavonoid anti-oxidants like beta-carotene and cryptoxanthin that are essential for optimum health. . . . → Read More: “N”utmeg