Asparagus Asparagus should make it onto your plate on a pretty regular basis. It makes a great addition to a meal, like a side to salmon or other lean meats.Asparagus is a good detoxifying vegetable, and has a diuretic effect, helping to purge the body of excess water, and flush toxins.
Flaxseed A tablespoon of ground flaxseed sprinkled over cereal or yogurt provides you with an easy 2.5 grams of more fiber. Flaxseed is respected for its lingans that act like estrogen in the body reducing rates of certain hormone-related cancers, such as breast cancer. So how much should you eat? Sneak 1 to 2 tablespoons of groundContinue reading
Cinnamon: Potential Health Benefits of Spicing Things Up Research has shown that jus smelling cinnamon enhances our cognitive processing, but consuming it enhances our brain function! The spice contains large amounts of highly potent antioxidants which help lower the risk of heart disease. So, how should you get your daily dose of cinnamon? You canContinue reading
FAT-FREE GREEK YOGURT Why It’s Good for You: Greek yogurt is a slightly more exotic way to get your daily dairy intake, and all the calcium, vitamin D, and protein that comes with it. Yogurt can be a somewhat more filling way too, which could really make your waistline happy. How to Eat It: DropContinue reading
EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL Why It’s Good for You: Olive oil is a building block of the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet; high in monounsaturated fats, it helps lower cholesterol. Because extra-virgin versions aren’t overly refined, they maintain more antioxidants, not to mention vitamin E and oleocanthal, which can reduce inflammation. How to Eat It: A little goesContinue reading
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