Asparagus is full of an amazing amount of nutrients. I had no idea. It is a powerhouse of nutrition. Take a glance at the nutritional highlights found at the end of this article. Continue reading “Growing Asparagus”
Stewardship is the responsibility of managing or taking care of something that belongs to someone else.
We are called to be Continue reading “Stewardship of Us. Does it Matter?”
What is Protein?
Previously, we discussed why protein is important for our metabolism. As promised, we’re going to dive in a little deeper to explore protein and why we should care about it.
Protein is one of the important nutrients our body needs to Continue reading “Protein: Why, How Much and Risks”
What is Fiber?
Fiber, sugar and starch make up total carbohydrates. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that does not get fully digested in the digestive tract and therefore it is generally not absorbed by our bodies. Continue reading “Fiber Explained”
This is a chocolate mousse recipe using healthier ingredients. Avocados are a power house of nutrients. Continue reading “Healthier Chocolate Mousse”
When you don’t want something sweet. A fun way to down some vegetables. Reminiscent of V-8 juice, but better. Continue reading “Savory Vegetable Smoothie”
Is your memory as bad as mine? There are days I can really feel the aging process, lol. I’m always looking for ways to improve/maintain my health and quality of life. The brain is an important part of that.
Last time we covered the nutrients your brain needs most. Before that, we covered the foods that damage your brain. (See here ) Today, I’m going to list 10 foods that will give your brain the biggest bang for its buck. Continue reading “Top 10 Foods For Brain Nourishment”
Radishes are easy to grow and are ready to harvest in a short amount of time making them a fantastic crop for children to grow, school gardens or impatient gardeners since most are ready for harvest in as little as a month. They are crunchy and have a peppery taste. Continue reading “Growing Radishes”
Nutritional psychiatry is a relatively new field. Many psychiatrists are now realizing that nutrition plays a bigger role in mental health than previously thought. There is growing evidence Continue reading “Nutrients Your Brain Needs Most For Good Mental Health”
The Standard American Diet not only makes our waistlines bigger, but it also starves the brain. They used to believe you can’t grow new brain cells. We now know that was wrong. Doesn’t that encourage you? We are fearfully and wonderfully made. We need to get rid of the foods that harm our brain development and add more foods that grow our brains.
Throughout my life, I never put much thought into what I was eating. Turns out there’s bad stuff in there! Let’s discover what that stuff is. We can’t avoid everything that’s harmful, but shouldn’t we at least be educated about it so we can pick and chose what we want to put in our bodies and the bodies of our children whose brains are still developing?
Fish oil, DHA and EPA specifically, benefits your health in many ways. Studies show it is beneficial for pain, depression, memory, blood thinning, RA, early brain development, triglycerides reduction, mental health issues, among others.
For health benefits the average person should be taking about 1 gram of fish oil per day. That’s 1000 mg. That’s because the average person is deficient in omega 3. For some health conditions it could be Continue reading “My Fish Oil Choice”