1. Water Water is not a food, but it is the most important macro nutrient. we need water, we are water. Over 2/3rds of our body is made up of water and it is crucial for the balance of body fluids. Among other things these fluids are required for: – Digestion; – Absorption; – Circulation; – Transport of nutrients; – Balance of body temperature. After 6-8 hours without water, it’s a good idea to drink some to help the cleansing and detoxifying process in your body. Before you have breakfast, or your tea or coffee, start with a large glass Continue reading The Top 10 Healthiest Foods for Breakfast Ever – Increase Energy in the Morning→
The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are well-documented: Two types—docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)—may help prevent coronary disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and depression. And higher blood levels of omega-3’s has been associated with increased longevity.
There are a multitude of diets to choose from, or exercise programs that run the body ragged. The simple truth is that our bodies weren’t meant to eat Lean Cuisine meals or to be engaged in hours and hours of intensive exercise. If a person examines the evolution of our body from the caveman days, they would see that the body thrives off of whole foods, clean meats and exercise that involves lots of walking.
With the holiday season unfortunately comes winter weather and the time of year when it is easy to come down with a flu, cold or even bronchitis or pneumonia. Keeping your immune system strong – and knowing how to treat these illnesses naturally when they do come along – is very important at this time. Below is a delicious garlic-onion soup which takes advantage of the healing properties of vegetables and herbs to get you back on your feet again in no time!
In stores, there are olives in a large variety of types, both in terms of taste and color. Olives and products derived from them (olive oil) should not be missed in your diet, but you need to know if your body will allow you to eat them salty or not.