Raw cacao is the purest form of chocolate one can consume. Whether consumed in powder form, as cacao nibs or cacao beans, it is far less processed than its heated and treated cocoa counterpart. Raw cacao contains an impressive list of vitamins and minerals including magnesium, iron, chromium, manganese, zinc,
Functional foods are described as foods with positive health effects that extend beyond their nutritional value. My top five functional food picks are inexpensive, easily accessible and are in just about everyone’s fridges and pantries. I rave about avocados all the time, so I have excluded them from this list,
The more I investigate eating, the more I discover how unhealthy our diets are. There’s just so many things to look out for. It’s overwhelming and challenging but you’re body will appreciate the extra work you put in.
The first thing I’d do after unwrapping a McDonald’s cheeseburger would be too pull those two pickles out. Even as I grew out of dirty McDonald’s I still never understood the pickle passion. Why would people choose, let alone enjoy, eating something so sour?
Before I started my health kick I used to open the fridge door at work at look at the shelves of homemade lunches with envy. There they stood, packed lovingly the night before full of healthy looking goodness. I wanted to be like those who made at work food look
With all the diet trends out there it’s hard to know what’s good for you. Protein is especially tricky. We know that we need it. But how much? And from what source? It’s particularly hard when you talk about animal protein. The enormous Paleo tribe will tell you we thrive