Tag: nutrition

How to Choose a Ripe Avocado next time you are at the Store?

August 11, 2015 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Monday, August 3, 2015One of my readers recently asked me how to identify if an avocado is ripe or not? (or even worse, it is over ripe.) So I decided to make a video to answer that question and share a few tricks I’ve got under my sleeve. Seriously, watch the video all […]

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What is Vitamin D Good For

September 15, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Friday, September 26, 2014  Today’s parents often find it hard to peel their kids off the couch, away from the television and their gadgets to play outdoors. Apart from increasing the risks for obesity and diabetes, this sedentary lifestyle, coupled with an unhealthy diet, can lead to another problematic situation: vitamin D deficiency. […]

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3 Okra Health Benefits You Want to Know About

July 8, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Tuesday, July 8, 2014  Do you know what okra is? If you don’t then by the end of this article you’re definitely going to want to try it out. Okra is a nutritious vegetable with several health benefits that are unknown to many people. This article will explain three of most important okra […]

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How to Select healthy snack ideas like a Pro: Keep it Crunchy and Delicious!

May 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Wednesday, July 2, 2014  We all want to eat healthy, but there are times when we just want tasty snacks. Although making healthy dips is relatively easy, finding healthy snack ideas can be a bit of a challenge. In this short video I will share a brand of healthy crackers I found recently […]

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What is the best oil for cooking? (and when to avoid Olive Oil)

May 8, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Saturday, March 15, 2014  Choosing the right kind of food is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle, and although most of the time we focus on things like vegetables and meat; choosing the right kind of oils to use when preparing them is also very important. In this short video I […]

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Cinnamon can Help you Lose Weight (Plus Free Kindle Book!)

April 28, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Friday, June 27, 2014  In this short post I want to share one of the easy weight loss tips in my new book. Here it goes: Tip # 73 – Add cinnamon to your diet “I love cinnamon; it is delicious and so versatile. It is rich in iron, manganese and calcium. It […]

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Health Benefits of Magnesium: Why is it Important and How can you get more?

April 24, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Saturday, March 15, 2014  What are the health benefits of magnesium and why is it important? It is something I have been asked recently by one of my readers. Today I will answer that question and share a few healthy living tips in this short video:   Text version of the video: Hi, […]

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Are Frozen Vegetables Healthy?

April 3, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Tuesday, April 15, 2014  For those parents that are in a hurry pretty much anything frozen has probably become the norm. It’s much easier to stick frozen meals in the microwave than it is to cook something from scratch. It’s also much simpler to use frozen broccoli, carrots, green beans or other vegetables […]

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Simple Ideas to Include High Protein Low Carb Foods in Your Diet

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Friday, February 21, 2014  Getting healthy requires eating better more often, and in a perfect world we would all eat healthy food all the time. It is not a perfect world though, and we are only human so it is important to do the best that we can. If you are like me, […]

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Oil Pulling Coconut Oil Benefits – Fact or Fiction?

January 15, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More

Last modified: Thursday, August 14, 2014   I have known about the health benefits of coconut oil for quite some time now but have only just recently made an active effort to include more into my daily diet. You may like to read my recent post about some of the coconut oil uses that I have […]

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Five Great Coconut Oil Uses and Benefits

January 14, 2014 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Thursday, January 16, 2014  Coconut oil is one of the world’s most nourishing foods, with natural compounds that are beneficial for dietary purposes, and also for a hair and skin. Do make sure that you use an organic, extra-virgin brand as this has not been refined, deodorized or bleached. By buying organic you’re […]

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Healthy Travel Snacks and Other Survival Tips

October 29, 2013 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Wednesday, July 2, 2014Due to circumstances beyond my control I recently had to make three international trips of over 30 hours each all within the space of three weeks. I had not made any food plans for the first journey and the options, both on the ground and in the air, were appalling. […]

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Coffee

October 15, 2013 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Sunday, December 15, 2013The health benefits of coffee are actually far more numerous than you might have originally thought. The reason for that is probably because this drink has been touted as bad for your teeth and high in caffeine which can cause many different types of health problems. But you’ll never guess […]

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Is Balancing Omega 3 and 6 Important?

October 8, 2013 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Sunday, December 15, 2013If you want to be as healthy as possible then there are several different things you need to make sure you’re getting in your diet. Several of these are vitamins and minerals present in the fruits and vegetables that you eat. Others are not always as easy to get. Balancing […]

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The Health Risks of Obesity – It’s Not Just About Looking Good

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More

Last modified: Sunday, December 15, 2013Obesity is a growing epidemic not only in America but around the world. As food becomes easier and cheaper to come by, more and more people are experiencing large amounts of weight gain as a consequence. This is also due to the fact that the food which is generally easiest […]

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