I challenge you all this week to start thinking of food as medicine… because it is! Processed foods and refined sugars can feed diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Instead, think about fighting disease with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidant-rich foods. Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many diseases, so be sure to load … More Motivation Monday.
Brrr!! It is unusually cold down here in the South and I’m doing my best to stay warm! We had a bunch of ice dumped on us yesterday, which meant I was staying put. On a bitter cold “snow day”, I love to be in the kitchen preparing a warm and cozy dinner. I just bought some … More Healthy & Cozy Soup for a Cold Winter Day.
Vitamin C & Vitamin E. The 2 “classic” antioxidants that we often hear about. Antioxidants help protect cells and prevent damage from free radicals; therefore, reducing our risk of diseases like cancer and heart disease. Free radicals are also the culprit of attacking proteins, fats, and DNA (i.e. breaking down collagen, leading to wrinkles!), so, … More Classic Antioxidants.
I just came across an article that I thought was interesting and I wanted to share it with you! I especially think my gluten-free friends/followers will find this particularly interesting as well. Sprouted brown rice key to better gluten-free bread, study finds A recent study found that sprouted brown rice flour may be the key … More Sprouted Grains.
It appears I have a theme this week… and for no particular reason, either… promise! 😉 The average American drinks 3.5 cups of coffee per day. This begs the age-old question: Is caffeine good or bad? Well, the answer is both. It has pros and cons that every individual should consider carefully. Here are just a … More Caffeine.
Rise and shine! If you’ve been following my posts, you might remember me mentioning that I start every morning with a cup of green tea. Why? Antioxidants! Green tea is sooo good for you. In my opinion, it is one of the best things you can do for your health. I have been drinking green tea … More Green Tea.