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10 Fun and Simple Ways to Eat Chia Seeds

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10 Fun and Simple Ways to Eat Chia Seeds

Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are highly nutritious. Just two tablespoons of these tiny little super seeds has 11 grams of fiber and 4 grams of protein. They’re also an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and a few of the minerals that are essential for bone health, such as calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. Chia seeds also come with the added benefit of being flavourless, making them super easy to add to different recipes and foods. Let’s take a look at 10 fun and simple ways you can get these powerful little seeds into your diet. Make Chia Water....

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Brush Your Teeth with Coconut Oil?

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Brush Your Teeth with Coconut Oil?

I’ll be the first to admit, we’ve given coconut oil loads of attention lately. Hey, it’s not just us, it seems the entire world of health is fixed on the subject as well. With the health benefits of this seemingly magical oil stacking up, there’s good reason for our obsession with it. We’ve talked about how it can help with weight loss, skin and hair, how about teeth? No. We haven’t talked about that, but it’s about time we did since many people claim that it cleans and whitens teeth, while also preventing tooth decay. Let’s take a look at...

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Shiitake Mushrooms: Why They’re Good for You

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Shiitake Mushrooms: Why They’re Good for You

One of the most popular mushrooms around the world are shiitake mushrooms. Many people prize them for the rich taste and many health benefits as the compounds found in shiitakes are believed to help boost immunity, help fight cancer, and can support heart health, some of the many reasons can be found on our superfoods list. A Brief Intro to Shiitake Mushrooms Native to East Asia, Shiitakes are edible mushrooms that are typically tan to dark brown in color. Their caps typically grow between 5 and 10 centimeters and grow on decaying hardwood trees mainly in Japan. The U.S., Canada,...

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6 Scientifically-Proven Reasons to Go on a Raw Food Diet

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6 Scientifically-Proven Reasons to Go on a Raw Food Diet

Raw food diets (or vegan diets) have been known to help people lose excess weight. In addition to weight loss, there are many other benefits from going on a raw food diet. For example, a vegan diet may help maintain a healthier heart, help fight against certain cancers, and could stop a person from developing type 2 diabetes. Here are scientifically-proven reasons to go on a vegan diet. 1. Raw food diets are typically richer in certain beneficial nutrients  When switching from a typical Western diet to a vegan diet, a person will eliminate animal products and meat. This change...

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Two Green Superfoods Your Kids Need Now

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Two Green Superfoods Your Kids Need Now

Green superfoods have a multitude of health benefits, but with so many different professionals claiming that you should “eat more of this and eat more of that,” it’s difficult to know which green foods to eat and which ones are more beneficial. Modern diets and lifestyles don’t usually include green superfoods or very many healthy foods in general, often leaving kids to eat a lot of fast food and packaged food. While many parents are well intentioned, they may be setting their kids up for sicknesses and diseases, such as cancer in the future.  How are we setting up our...

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