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5 Vital Functions Of The Liver And 19 Foods That Naturally Help Cleanse It

Think your liver is clean? Well, if you eat food, drink water, breathe air and live on planet Earth in the 21st century, then sorry but you have been exposed to toxins of all kinds. The world we live in become polluted and even if you don’t think so, we[.....]

8 Essential Tips For Bouncing Back After Your Workouts

It’s pretty much a given that a really good workout leaves you with a lot of good feelings. You feel accomplished and totally pumped, especially if you hit a new personal best in any way. You’re flying high off of the feel-good endorphins your body just got done releasing. Even[.....]

Must-Try Popcorn Recipes Packed With Antioxidants

Years ago I discovered I was allergic to corn. I was in my 20’s and corn chips and salsa were a common snack among college gatherings or dinner parties. I would often get such severe stomach pain and I had no idea what it was. I felt like it was[.....]

Are Juice Cleanses Healthy and Good For You

After the enormous feast at Thanksgiving or the pre-Christmas celebrations, you might be considering detoxing your body before the next big party. You might also want to start the new year with a new resolution of living healthy and shedding those pounds (happens every time this time of the year).[.....]

Food Refrigeration: Dos and Don’ts

Keep the fridge cool at 40°F and the freezer at 0°F. If it crosses 40°F, especially after a 2-hour-long power cut, meat, eggs, and milk may spoil but your nose may not be able to detect it. Don't keep the door open or even ajar for long. Store food in airtight containers, with the lid on and at the right place; for instance, meat in the meat drawer and eggs in the main section, not on the door shelves. Stored right, some fresh meat cuts can last a year.

Nut Free Energy Balls

Love snacking, but want to stay healthy too? Then these paleo and vegan friendly energy balls are just the thing for you. Try them out!

Healthy Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Here is a recipe that will satiate your dessert craving and keep your health goal in check. Try out this easy to make, no-bake dessert, now!

5 Simple Signs Showing You're Low In Protein

Proteins are the basic building blocks of life. Amino acids come together in varying combinations to form the different proteins that make up your body. Foods such as meat, eggs, cheese, milk, whey, beans, etc. are a great source of proteins that are necessary for your body to function efficiently. Not[.....]

6 Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies

Have you ever felt your body is not at its best even after following a balanced diet? Your age and your health can dictate the absorption of nutrients by your body. This means that sometimes despite eating nutritious well-balanced meals, your body fails to absorb nutrients from ingested food, thus,[.....]

10 Foods To Eat In Winter Without Gaining Weight

Begin your day with some oatmeal, munch on pumpkin seeds and fruits through the day, and whip up a salad with beetroots, broccoli, and sweet potatoes.

Are You Eating Healthy? A Simple Way To Assess Your Eating Habits

Maintaining a food journal is a great nutritional tool to keep a track of what you eat/drink each day. It helps you to get an insight on what/how much you consume, why/what/when you are eating, and identify the circumstances that cause you to over eat. This in turn will help you to analyze your diet and transform your unhealthy eating patterns.

Benefits Of Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin For A Healthier You

If you start early with vit. D supplements, you'd lower your risk for type 1 diabetes by 90% and type A influenza by 40%. You'd also be half as likely to get a heart attack as those with a D deficiency. Vit. D boosts your bone and muscle mass and strength by helping in calcium absorption and can reduce the risk of falls by 19%. It can also protect against colon, prostate, and breast cancer. Make sure you get at least 600 IU of it daily.

6 Benefits Of Watermelon That Can Transform Your Health

Juicy watermelon on a warm summer day – what a heavenly snack! Boasting a phenomenal medley of vitamins, amino acids, and antioxidants, this refreshing fruit is always a wise choice. But did you know that it could keep many diseases at bay, too? Here's how.

8 Herbs That Kill Intestinal Parasites Naturally

Internal parasites can cause various digestive and intestinal problems. Here are 8 magic herbs that will help you get rid of these parasites naturally.

Foods That Help With Cravings

Are your cravings driving you crazy? If you can't stop munching, then the best bet is to swap the bad with the good.