An amazingly healthful food utilized for over 5,000 years, sesame may be one of the most potent, nutrient-dense medicinal foods still used today. Sesame seeds are not only praised for their nutritional content in seed form, but are also highly valued for their rancid-resistant oil. In fact, once you learn of the health benefits of sesame seeds, you may just find yourself stocking up on this ancient condiment. Continue reading “Over 12 Health Benefits Of Sesame Seeds And Sesame Oil”
Cultivated by the Aztecs 8,000 years ago and still a native crop in Peru, the ancient history of amaranth can be traced to Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula. Today, it’s grown in Africa, India, China, Russia, throughout South America, and emerging once again in North America.Continue reading “What Is Amaranth Good For?”
Coconut sugar is the boiled and dehydrated sap of the coconut palm. It comes with a higher price tag than granulated sugar but offers the same number of carbohydrates and calories. The benefits of coconut sugar are making it a hot commodity in the health food world — this form of sugar does offer some trace nutrients and may have less of a dramatic impact on your blood sugar than other types of sweeteners. Continue reading “What Are the Benefits of Coconut Sugar?”
If you haven’t started incorporating the amazing super food that is Turmeric to your diet–what are you waiting for? This incredible root has shocking amounts of antioxidants, manganese, iron, healthy fats and anti-inflammatory compounds. It has been used for centuries to fight inflammation in the body, from blemishes to over-worked muscles. This wellness latte, inspired by Nutrition Stripped, is an incredibly delicious recipe that works as a great night cap. Here’s how it’s done:Continue reading “Golden Turmeric Milk”
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This high-protein cousin of quinoa is native to Peru and Bolivia. It’s gluten-free, with a nutty and slightly sweet flavor. Check out its superfood qualities and learn where you can get your hands on some.Continue reading “Have You Tried Kaniwa?”
Cupuaçu (pronounced koo-poo-ah-soo) is really a scrumptious melon-sized fruit having a rich and creamy whitened pulp which develops within the Amazon Rainforest drainage basin in northern regions of Brazil. Continue reading “Health benefits of Cupuacu Fruit”
It seems as though there are new soy foods added to the market every day. It’s hard to know which ones we should be adding to our diet and if we should be adding them. The choices can be confusing! What adds to the confusion even more is that soy is often being hidden in foods which are not quite so healthy for us, like doughnuts!