Tag Archives: nutrition

7 foods that help clean out the body

Clean of the body detox

The science linking what we eat to how we feel and perform is well understood. So take control over your health and hence of your life! Earth grown nutrients is what you want going into your body. As they say, real foods don’t need ingredients as real foods are ingredients. So here are 7 simple foods anyone can add to their meals and reap massive ... Read More »

10 foods a naturopathic doctor always buys

Nutritious food

By Dr. Katie Corazzo There are certain foods that always end up in my shopping cart. I stick to a healthy, easy, and quick meal plan. No need for frills or long recipes to stay healthy, but taste doesn’t have be sacrificed either. Don’t forget to load up on these goodies next time you’re at the grocery store! Eggs Can you think ... Read More »

What to eat to relieve high blood pressure

Measuring high blood pressure

High blood pressure can have potentially serious, even fatal, consequences. The good news is that there are scientifically proven changes to one’s diet which can be made to help deal with this condition. While serious cases (e.g. 160+/115+) may require the attention of a doctor and immediate pharmaceutical intervention, too many people and doctors unfortunately turn to medical drugs too ... Read More »

The ultimate guide to superfoods (infographic)

Superfoods

You’ve probably heard the word “superfood” tossed around quite freely in recent years, which can make it difficult to keep straight all the deliciously healthy foods in the world. Add to that the fact that there’s no standard definition of the word “superfood,” and it’s enough to drive a person to eat processed foods! Well, maybe the confusion isn’t that ... Read More »

10 quick ways to upgrade your health

Healthy Lifestyle

It is often difficult for people to completely drop old health compromising habits and pick up completely new ones, even if it is a better choice for their health. Due to that fact, transition is an important strategy. Here are 10 upgrades to transition to in order to reach that next level of health. Water Upgrading water is one of ... Read More »

Top 10 healthiest seeds on earth

seeds

They come in all different sizes, shapes and colours. The seed is an embryonic plant itself and the origin of nutrition. A plant goes to great lengths to produce each seed and fill it with high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, proteins, essential oils and dormant enzymes. If you’re looking for a high quality, nutritious and filling snack, seeds are tough ... Read More »

10 health benefits of avocados

Avocado

Including avocado with your meals may help you feel fuller for longer and reduce the urge for overweight adults to eat more, according to new research just released on the consumption of avocados. Researchers at Loma Linda University investigated whether adding fresh avocado to a midday meal had any effect on insulin response, blood sugar levels, feelings of fullness and ... Read More »

Study finds avocado-eaters to be especially healthy

avocado

Many of us do not have to be “sold” on the benefits of avocados—their silky texture and versatile flavor make them hard not to love. But when studies show that avocado-eaters are healthier overall than their counterparts, we feel justified in our love-affair with the green fruit. And the research may even convince some non-avocado-eaters to cross over to the other ... Read More »

Eight nutritional supplements you should be taking

vitamins

In a perfect world, humans would easily get all the nutrition we need from basic foods. But since the world is far from perfect, dietary supplementation is often necessary to overcome the nutritional shortfalls we face as a result of nutrient-depleted soils, environmental toxins, processed foods, and various other negative factors. Here are eight nutritional supplements you should be taking ... Read More »

Five ways to strengthen your immunity using simple food choices

Health and Wellness Strong Immune System

The best way to avoid developing colds, influenza, and other viral diseases this winter is not to go out and get more vaccines and over-the-counter drugs. Your immune system is fully equipped to thwart these conditions naturally on its own, provided you feed it the nutrients it needs in order to maintain homeostasis. Here are five ways to strengthen your ... Read More »