Training your brain to crave healthier food

We aren’t born with an innate craving for French fries and donuts or an aversion to broccoli and whole grains. This conditioning happens over time as we’re exposed to more and more unhealthy food choices. A recent pilot study at Tufts University, however, suggests that it’s possible to reprogram your brain’s food cravings so that…

Metabolism & Weight Loss: What you need to know !

You’ve probably heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? Is metabolism really the culprit? And if so, is it possible to rev up your metabolism to burn more calories? It’s true that metabolism is linked to weight. But contrary to common belief, a slow metabolism is rarely the…

How Exercise Detoxifies the Body

Moving the body encourages breathing, circulation, and sweating, all of which speed up the detoxification process. To help your body detoxify through exercise, you want to get your breathing going and your heart pumping. Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, a few times a week. Rebounding If you’ve never heard of rebounding, it’s…

Top 10 Health Benefits of Pineapple Juice

If there is one juice that I could add to EVERY one of my juice recipes, it would be pineapple juice. There’s just enough tang and tart flavor in the juice to drown out the taste of veggies like kale or broccoli, but it’s sweet enough that it makes the juice enjoyable. I don’t think…

The Top 6 Raw Honey Benefits

It’s more than a sweetener. Honey naturally contains nutrients and enzymes that have a variety of health benefits and medical uses. Perhaps that’s why it has been used as a folk remedy throughout history. Today, honey is still a popular food and is even used in some hospitals as a medical treatment for wounds. However,…

The Wonders of CARROT JUICE

Carrot juice, because of its many healthful benefits, is frequently called a the “miracle juice.” A large number of people–throughout the United States and in all walks of life–suffering from various ailments have found that the inclusion of carrot juice in their diet has greatly improved their health. Countless others have found it to be…

Ginger Tea: Cleanses liver, Dissolves Kidney Stone And Obliterates Cancer Cells

Ginger is a superfood. It possesses an amazing ability to enhance immunity, improve digestion and reduce inflammation. Ginger contains several essential oils that make up its distinct aroma and flavor: zingerone, shogaols, & gingerols. These oils are powerful anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic agents. Ginger root promotes healthy digestion, boosts immunity, treats asthma, aids in…

What are the best anti-aging foods?

Tomatoes They are so much more than a pretty salad topping. They’re packed with vitamin C, which helps build collagen and, in turn, makes our skin look firmer and plumper. They also have lycopene, which protects our skin from UV damage and improves our vascular system.  After six weeks of eating tomatoes regularly, all that…

9 Healthy Foods That Are Rich in Iodine

Iodine is an essential mineral we must get from our diet. Interestingly, our thyroid gland needs it to produce thyroid hormones, which have many important responsibilities in our body . The recommended daily intake (RDI) of iodine is 150 mcg per day for most adults. For women who are pregnant or nursing, the requirements are…