Apple Cider Vinegar – Nature’s Medicine Apple cider vinegar is a common household staple. Nearly everyone has a bottle of vinegar stashed away somewhere in the home because of its multipurpose function as both a tasty topping, as well as a powerful cleaning tool. However, the benefits of apple cider vinegar do not stop at…

Animal vs. Plant Protein   I have been a vegetarian for the past 6 years, and the number one question that easily arises whenever I talk to someone who eats meat is, “Where do you get your protein from?”  It is an age-old myth that the only way to obtain a complete source of protein…

Eating At Home Improves Overall Health It’s been part of common wisdom for centuries: there’s nothing like a home-cooked meal.  It tastes good and it’s made with love.  It’s also the key to overall health, according to a new research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.       As it turns…

Are School Lunches Healthy? To quote Whitney Houston, “I believe the children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way, show them all the beauty they possess inside.”  In order for children to have a bright and happy future, what they should possess inside is healthy, nutritious food.  It is, however,…

Is My Baby Healthy? This is usually the first question a mother asks herself whenever she becomes pregnant, and is a constant pervading thought throughout her pregnancy. Motherly instincts kick in, and the well being of her child becomes top priority.  Healthy eating, yoga, and taking walks are just a few things that contribute to…

The Dangers of Processed Vegetable Oils The majority of our food today is either cooked or made with some type of oil. Knowing the difference between oils can have a major influence on your body’s overall health. It is vitally important to read not only the nutritional value of your your food purchased at the…

Winter is Coming Winter is coming, and that means it’s time to battle cold season again.  It is recommended to get a flu shot, but if you’re one to shy away from a needle, there are ways to naturally boost your immune system to help fight off influenza.  There are 5 different foods that can…

You Are What You Eat “It is vitally important that we can continue to say, with absolute conviction, that organic farming delivers the highest quality, best-tasting food, produced without artificial chemicals or genetic modification, and with respect for animal welfare and the environment, while helping to maintain the landscape and rural communities.” Prince Charles spoke…

Top 5 Foods for Pregnant Women Bananas- Bananas are an excellent source of potassium, a much-needed mineral for both pregnant and non-pregnant women alike. Potassium helps the cells, organs, and tissues in the human body work properly.  This tasty tree-fruit is also a great source for B6 vitamins.  A single banana can provide almost 22…

A Moooove in the Right Direction Fast food chains like McDonald’s buy the majority of their meat from companies like Tyson and Keystone Foods, both of which purchase animals from the factory farm industry. However, there is a huge flaw in this paradigm: factory farms produce more pollution than all of the world’s transportation systems…