6 Tips for Buying Healthy Foods Without Breaking the Bank
At this time of year, we are totally thinking about food. What are we going to feed our guests – what is it that I can take to my friend/relative’s house for Thanksgiving dinner.
Even though it’s that time of year that we tend to indulge ourselves, we can still add many healthy and delicious options to our menus. Of course, when it comes to eating healthy, we often think twice about buying the healthiest options at the grocery store because of the price.
4 Foods to Help You Beat the Common Cold. It seems everywhere we go, someone is sick – not just in the U.S. but in other parts of the world too. Many have colds, the flu, upper respiratory infections, etc. – so many things that we can so easily pick up ourselves. During this time of year when colds and flu are running rampant, it’s important for us to keep our immune system built up so that we can more likely ward off those threatening “bugs.” Eating a healthy diet is a great way to keep your immune system built up. In this post I will give you some simple steps to take to stay healthy despite the sickness around you.
The common cold is something we’ve all experienced at some point, and undoubtedly, we will cross paths with again on our journey. It seems like an inevitable part of life — especially if you have little ones in the house, work in a large office, or you take the subway. Germs are everywhere, and without the ability to see them lingering, we can’t always avoid them.
The holidays are in full swing. I love the scents and the feeling of the holidays – the anticipation of Christmas, the wonderful foods….There are few things that can instantly remind you of the holidays, no matter what time of year it is – the scent of a pine tree, the aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg – they instantly take you there. Holiday spices are incredibly inviting, comforting and most of all, very beneficial to your health.
These spices hold a purpose beyond their delicious taste that you may not have realized before. Your favorite holiday spices have wonderful health promoting properties that provide you with several health benefits to keep your immune system strong this season.
Festive Superfoods for the Holidays. We’re encroaching on the most wonderful time of the year, wouldn’t you agree? There are so many lovely things about the holiday season that I’d have a hard time listing only a few.
I’d have to say, though, that universally, we all look forward to the delicious foods that accompany this season. The veggies can typically get overlooked during the holidays as we prepare to overload on them in the New Year (resolutions, right?) – and
What Fruits Are In Season? We already know that adding more fruits to your diet has extraordinary benefits. Fruits provide us with essential nutrients and vitamins including vitamin C, potassium and folate. Fruits also contain fiber, which is great for reducing heart disease and diabetes.
So, how does food affect your mood? Did you know that food has vibrations that allow it to create change in our bodies on a cellular level? Food that is alive and from the earth will energize and invigorate you, while processed, pre-packaged, dead food will leave you feeling lethargic and uninspired, like a light that has fizzled out. Makes sense doesn’t it?