Carrots provide a sweet flavor and, like tomatoes, make an excellent juice base. They supply beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant which has been linked to vision and cardiovascular health.
There’s a new enemy at hand in the health world, threatening the health of millions. It’s not gluten, fat, or dairy… it’s lectins. And if you believe what’s being said about lectins, you may end up poisoning yourself if you’re not careful with your diet.
Cherries are packed with healthy nutrients, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. Their low-calorie content makes them a perfect snack that you can and should indulge in anytime.
Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of nutrients. Sprinkle them on your salads, add to smoothies or just eat a handful for great health benefits.
Let’s put some of those numbers into perspective. With a steady increase in calorie intake, 72.9 percent of the overall American population ranges from overweight to extremely obese. Last reports in 2008 ranked the U.S. as the 18th fattest country in the world.
I know a lot of people who would want to bring vegan lunches to work but are inconvenienced by the time it takes to prepare such dishes. Are you like them? If so, read on and learn how to prepare four easy-to-make vegan lunches that you can take away.
Here is your tasty and healthy lunch. This sushi was made with all vegan ingredients so no fish were harmed in the process of making it!
American Heart Association recommends that women consume less than 100 calories of added sugar per day (about 6 teaspoons) and men consume less than 150 per day (about 9 teaspoons). All the excess sugar is metabolized into body fat, and may contribute to numerous chronic diseases.
Because vegan cheese isn’t made with animal fat, it doesn’t melt like the real thing. It also can’t always be substituted in traditional recipes which call for cheese. As you might imagine, vegans quickly become accustomed to experimentation to discover what works and what doesn’t!
Chocolate and beets do not mix? Wrong! Try this extraordinary mousse by our friend Aarika.