The sweet potato, also known as the Ipomoea batatas, not only contains many nutrients, but it is also packed with medicinal benefits. Did you know that a single serving of sweet potato alone will provide more than 400% of your daily dose of vitamin A?!
Increasing your water intake is one of the easiest ways to make each system run more smoothly. If you drink the suggested amount of water a day, it won’t do you any harm nor will you lose from it.
Strawberries are rich in vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. These are all important nutrients that support the body’s daily functioning. Next time you are looking for something sweet, bite into some juicy strawberries and enjoy all of the benefits they have in store for you!
We spend nearly 50 hours a week looking at computer screens, according to research conducted by the College of Optometrists. Remember that breaks are necessary for good health. If you stare at a screen all day without giving yourself a break, you’re doing much more damage than you may think.
Asparagus is a nutrient-dense food that is rich in folic acid and is also a good source of potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamin A and vitamin C, and thiamine. Asparagus is also low in calories and filled with essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
There’s no doubt juicing is the latest health trend. Fresh-squeezed and freshly bottled juices have become a popular way to get the health benefits of fruits and vegetables and are also favored by dieters looking to “cleanse” their way to weight loss. But do juicing’s health claims hold up?
Here in the Philippines, Mango is hailed as our national fruit. It is also the third most important fruit crop of the country next to banana and pineapple. In Philippines alone, different varieties of mangoes grow which locals enjoy greatly. On the other hand, Mango is known as the “King Fruit” all around the world!
They are probably one of the most popular fruits – and that I believe is because of many good reasons. I made a research and was deeply amazed by its many incredible qualities. Apples are not just crunchy, sweet and satisfying, as they are packed with bunch of nutrients that can protect you from diseases.
It is never a selfish act to treat yourself a time and just rest, relax, reflect, and unwind. You can spend time in a beach watching the beautiful nature, or you can just stay home, relax and sleep. Whichever ways you want to do it, you deserve it. It is better not to push yourself to the point where you are forced to find out how your body chooses to deal with not having enough rest. Be kind to yourself and take some time out.
If you have not tried kale yet, I suggest now is the time to try it out. It is packed with nutrients, and is one of the world’s healthiest foods.
Essential Oils are really ‘essential’ for some people nowadays. It has become a trend for being an alternative to medicine. They have actually been used for thousands of years in various cultures for medicinal and health purposes.
It may be very tiny, but did you know that among the types of berries, blueberries remain one of the most nutritious?
It is a fact that many people want to start eating healthier foods, but some think that to eat healthy, they have to spend more money. Believe it or not, you can eat healthy on a budget.
Garlic is that one herb-like vegetable that can’t be missing in anyone’s kitchen. Garlic has been a part of almost all dishes in and out of home. With its amazing flavors and aroma, surely it will make you rush to your kitchen when you smell it sizzles! But more than its amazing aroma, there are lots of health benefits we need to know about this amazing herb-like vegetable!
It has been a fact that vegetables have been a strong source of nutrients. Microgreens are a rich source of polyphenols, a class of antioxidants linked to a lower risk of heart disease. All of the Microgreens are an excellent source of polyphenols and nutrients, so you really can’t go wrong.
Avocados are not only healthy, but they are also extremely delicious and could go with many types of food. Avocados are also a higher FODMAP food, meaning they contain carbohydrates that may not be digested or absorbed well.
Everyone loves greasy foods, but are they good for you? What we eat affects our growth, health, behavior and mind.
Broccoli is probably one of my favorite vegetables! I guess one of the reasons why is because of its vibrant green color that makes me want to dig in it as soon as I see it. But as I learn more about the foods that I eat, I’ve learned that this vegetable isn’t just nice to look at but it is packed with a lot of nutrients.