Category: Eating healthy

brown rice

10 Health Benefits of Brown Rice

Every nationality, culture and group of people includes rice as a staple in their diet. Rice can be found in abundance around the planet. Rice comes with an outer layer called a “hull” which is like a kernel. Once the hull is removed, you have brown rice as we know it. The difference between brown and...

carrots

10 Health Benefits of Carrots

Most of us are very familiar with carrots. This root vegetable actually originated in Asia. Carrots are easy to grow?in fact, they can be grown all year long in some mountain climates. This means that carrots are pretty much always available on your grocer’s shelf. Today carrots are one of the most popular vegetables in the...

cherries

12 Amazing Health Benefits of Cherries

When you think of cherries, what comes to mind? Perhaps you thought about an ice-cream topping, or maybe you briefly considered a sweet beverage garnish, as in a Shirley temple. What you definitely did not consider is that this beautiful, incredibly tasty fruit is also astoundingly good for you. “Delicious” and “good for you” may seem...

celery

10 Health Benefits of Celery

Celery is an almost essential ingredient in stir fry dishes and salads. Some soups, broths, and stews incorporate this crisp vegetable. Even celery greens are added to some dishes in order to add a new dimension of flavor! There are many myths about celery, foremost among them that ingesting celery gives the body fewer calories than...

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,...