Archives for May 2017

12 Reasons to Add Turmeric to Your Recipes (and a Warning)

If you eat Indian food you're familiar with turmeric, it’s the main spice in curry. It’s what gives so many Indian foods their deep orange color and rich flavor. Besides being a great spice, turmeric has been noted for its many health benefits. It’s one of the most useful and well known medicinal herbs due to its many healing ... Read More »

3 Workouts that Turn Your Body into a Fat Burning Machine

Have you been trying to lose weight without working out? Maybe you’re just trying to keep extra weight off. Most people know that to lose or maintain weight, you need to work out, but still, many don’t. If you're a person who doesn’t want to work up a sweat, what you’re about to read may make you change your mind. Researchers have ... Read More »

4 Reasons to Add Collagen Powder to Your Smoothie

You probably have heard of collagen. It's what gives our skin its strength and keeps us looking young. It's also what keeps our bones and connective tissues strong. Collagen is literally what holds our bodies together! Unfortunately, as we get older our bodies’ collagen production slows down. This is why we get wrinkles and our hair ... Read More »

6 Science-Based Benefits of the Avocado

The avocado has long been a staple of the Latin American diet.  In the last 10 years, it has grown to be widely popular in the U.S. You can now walk into any market and find them piled up next to standard foods like tomatoes and apples. Avocados are often used in salads and sauces. Because it's not sweet and has a green color, people ... Read More »

Liver and Gallbladder Flush (detox update)

  Here is my update of my liver and gallbladder flush. I love researching detox methods and I did a 3-day detox and this is what I learned. Here's the step by step info on the gallbladder flush I used. Consult your Doctor before following this Detox Plan. Yours in health and happiness, Danette P.S. Please share this video ... Watch Video »

5 Habits of People Who Lost 30 pounds (and kept it off)

If you had to guess, how many people do you know who have ever gone on a diet? It’s a funny question, isn’t it? When you think about it like that, you realize that at one time or another, almost everybody you know has told you that they need to take off a pound or two. You’d have to tally up the numbers of almost everybody that you ... Read More »

Top 8 Foods That Reduce Stress (Skip the Wine and Ice Cream)

Everybody has their favorite comfort food. Usually, it's whatever we were given as children when we were sad, or sick. Sometimes it's the food that was used as part of a family celebration. Unfortunately, most of the foods that we tend to think of as comfort foods are not very healthy. They're high in fat and sugar and can lead to ... Read More »

Top 9 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Stroke affects about 800,000 people in the United States every year. It happens when the brain stops getting the blood that it needs. This causes brain cells to die. Once this happens, the abilities that those cells were responsible for are lost. Strokes can be minor or they can be catastrophic depending on how much brain tissue is ... Read More »

Salt and Sodium (what’s the difference?)

You know that too much sodium can harm your health. And if you’re like most people, you think that salt and sodium are the same things. That’s not true. Sodium is a mineral that has an impact on the human body. Salt is a chemical compound that contains sodium. There’s a big difference! If you’re trying to cut down on sodium, it’s ... Read More »

6 Reasons Carbs are Not Your Enemy

Ever tried a fad diet? If so, you’ve probably heard that carbohydrates are your enemy. Not only is this scientifically untrue, but it’s the fodder of yo-yo dieting for a reason- it’s not sustainable. Carbohydrates are not the enemy- if anything, they can be your best friend. If you want to have a balanced diet with long-term weight ... Read More »