Category: Eating healthy

chia seeds

12 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

You might have heard about chia seeds, whether in your local health store or from health booklets. But what exactly can you get from chia seeds and why are people so excited about them? Chia seeds have been used for hundreds of years as energy boosters. Aztecs used them before big hunts, and runners use them...

apples

12 Health Benefits of Apples

The oldest saying in the book – an apple a day keeps the doctor away – has long been dismissed as folklore. But really, are apples so easily dismissed? Research has shown that apples actually do have a lot of nutrients that can help you stay healthy. All you need to do is eat a few...

cinnamon

10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Ancient medicine systems of the world have used herbal products for centuries to cure ailments. In ancient times there was no modern medicine to cure diseases and people relied on plants to find treatment for various health conditions. Herbal treatments were practiced in many ancient civilizations such as Egyptian, Roman, Greek and Indian. They have been...

coconut water

12 Health Benefits of Coconut Water

If you’re from the Philippines, like I am, coconut water isn’t difficult to find. It’s almost around every corner, you can get lots of it for a dollar, and you can have it all year round. On the other hand, if you’re from a non-tropical country, coconut water can be expensive and difficult to find. However,...

dark chocolate

10 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Do you hesitate when ordering dessert because you know you should be sticking to a healthier diet? It’s time to let go of the guilt and enjoy yourself! When given the option, go with dark chocolate. Long gone are the beliefs that chocolate ruins your skin and makes you fat. There are far more health benefits...

dragon fruit

15 Health Benefits of Dragon Fruit

Who loves fruits? I know a lot of us do. Mangoes, bananas, and strawberries are just some of the most common fruits we enjoy. That’s why it’s time to extend your palette to other kinds of fruits. An uncommon fruit that you should try to sink your teeth in is the dragon fruit. The dragon fruit,...

acai berry

9 Health Benefits of Acai Berry

It seems like every week there is a new diet supplement or weight loss regimen that is introduced to the market. Inevitably, it is discovered that the pill or diet is fraught with medical red flags, dangerous chemicals or is just plain ineffective. Not so with Acai berry. This small purple berry, which looks not unlike...

food for seniors

A Guide To Making Healthy Food Choices For Seniors

It’s All About Balance As you get older, it is important to make sure that you are eating a nutritionally-balanced diet. When your body gets the vitamins and nutrients that it needs, it not only provides you with energy but it also helps you stay at a healthy weight. Likewise, a nutrient-dense diet can help reduce...