Want to Improve Overall Diet & Support Heart Health? Eat Watermelon!

July is National Watermelon Month, and two recent studies have uncovered new health benefits of consuming watermelon.

5 Not So Ordinary Salads to Make 4th of July Healthy But Delicious

The following salad recipes from Jessica Lawson, a food blogger who founded Big Delicious Life, will definitely make your 4th of July healthy but still delicious.

You May Not Live in One of the World’s 5 Blue Zones, But You Can Follow the Lifestyle

There’s a religious group largely based in Loma Linda, California with people who are apparently living about a decade longer than most Americans. I’m talking about Seventh-day Adventists!

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month! Here’s What’s In Season

I think we should celebrate eating fresh fruits and veggies every month, but I’m excited to really dive into summer by going to the farmers market and taking advantage of what’s in season.

A Guide to Eating Farmed Salmon

When I first started writing this blog I felt like a bit of an imposter, because I try to only eat fish and seafood that is wild-caught. But the reality is that wild-caught is not always readily available or accessible to us all, so why not educate ourselves on how to find the best possible farmed fish and seafood? Let’s start with salmon, the most popular fish in the United States.

Chemical Chickens? You May Want to Put Store-Bought Rotisserie Chickens on Naughty Processed Foods List

We’ve all done it. You’re in the grocery store, filling your cart with fresh fruits and vegetables and raw grass-fed meat with every intention to go home and cook a nice healthy meal from scratch and then you smell it – the rotisserie chicken.

Why California is Trying to Ban These 5 Food Additives

Be an informed consumer and learn why California is trying to ban these five food chemicals that are already banned in Europe.

Why You Will Never See Tilapia On My Plate

I regularly eat wild-caught salmon, which is a great source of vitamins B12 and B6, selenium, phosphorus, omega-3 fats and more. Halibut, cod and trout are some other fish preferences of mine, but tilapia is not one of them.

Calling All Peanut Butter Lovers!

Yes, peanut butter is fattening. It is also a good source of healthy fats called monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. (These types of fats are also found in avocados and olive oil). As with everything in life, moderation is key.

Pastor Attempts 40-Day Fast. Anemia and Low Blood Pressure ‘Perfect Storm’ for Death.

Recently, a 39-year-old pastor in Mozambique named Francisco Barajah died after going without food or water for 25 days! Pastor Barajah was attempting to complete the 40 day fast Jesus was said to have done, according to the Bible. Reportedly, Barajah’s digestive organs failed by the time he received medical aid. He also had acute anemia. They tried to rehydrate him, but it was just too late. He lost so much weight that he couldn’t even stand.

Avoid The Fast Food Trap This Valentine’s Day

People really need to know what they are eating when they consume fast food. To give you some perspective: A Quarter Pounder with Cheese is 510 calories, 26 grams of fat and a whopping 1190 mg of sodium. An order of large fries is 500 calories, 25 grams of fat and 350 mg of sodium. A large Coke is 310 calories and 86 grams of sugar

I Went On Vacation, And Cassava Flour Started Calling My Name

During a recent vacation to Jamaica, I was served cassava dumplings with my entree one night at dinner. I then located an article about cassava flour and became very intrigued, because I never thought that cassava, a root vegetable, would transform into a flour.

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