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Kid-Friendly Fire Cider detox friendly holistic health & nutrition home remedies kid-friendly kids wellness recipes superfoods traditional Dec 03, 2020

When cold and flu season comes along, my family and I like to be equipped with lots of immune-supporting home remedies. This Kid-Friendly Fire Cider is powerful. Seriously, it really packs a punch!

Make this remedy well ahead of time as it takes 2 weeks to mature. This recipe is modified from...

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Clidemia Hirta – A Tasty Wild Tropical Berry cultural & ethnic gardening & permaculture indigenous nature connection raw superfoods sustainable living travel wild foods Nov 09, 2016

Right on the day I arrived in Dominica, I came across an intriguing berry on the way to the Emerald Pool. The plant, called Clidemia hirta (commonly - Soapbush or Koster's Curse), grows all around the island as well as in other tropical moist climates. Whenever I found Clidemia, I would pick...

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The Science Behind Superfoods superfoods Aug 09, 2016

The media has been blowing up on everything having to do with mysteriously healthy “superfoods”. But what exactly are they? What about superfoods makes them so “super”? Well, certain foods on our list have different reasons for being as good as they are, so here are just a...

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Green Tea Is the Healthiest Beverage on the Planet – Know the Reasons superfoods May 19, 2016

It has been unanimously acknowledged by everyone that green tea is perhaps the healthiest beverage in the entire planet. It is loaded with nutrients and antioxidants and has some extremely powerful impacts on your body. It improves the functioning of our brain, reduces the risk of cancer and...

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Nutritional Profile of Quinoa - The Healthiest Ancient Superfood plant based superfoods Dec 29, 2015

Quinoa consumption has seen an unprecedented growth in popularity in the recent past. Deemed as the “super crop” by United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization, it offers the rare complete plant based protein and high nutritional content.

The ancient grain was regarded as the...

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Why Chia Seeds Are A Superfood plant based superfoods Nov 03, 2015

Over the last few years, chia seeds have become more and more popular in health food recipes. Nutritionists talk about them, health and wellness experts praise them, and these tiny little seeds are becoming even more common in grocery stores all around the world.

 

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Healthy Foods You Are Probably Not Eating holistic health & nutrition superfoods Oct 22, 2015

Generally speaking, keeping a healthy lifestyle requires balance in all areas of life, with nutrition on the forefront. It is not a secret that many people think healthy foods are boring and tasteless; therefore, I’ve put together a list of delicious, nutritious foods that you may not have...

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Which Berry is Right for Me? detox friendly plant based superfoods Aug 25, 2015

Fruit and vegetables are the healthiest things you can eat, they give you energy, help you detox, are low in calories and rich in nutrients. You name it – they have it, and they are super-delicious at the same time. Now, when it comes to berries, it seems like every day there is a new...

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Complete Plant-Based Proteins plant based superfoods Dec 31, 2011

Here is a list of plant-based proteins that contain all essential amino acids that are not found in other plant foods. Make an effort to include a large variety of these proteins in your daily diet, as they are very beneficial for fueling and recovery. They are also gluten free and easily...

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Coconut - The Ultimate Superfood superfoods Sep 15, 2011

Welcome my Guest Blogger today, Alison Brown, Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist.

 

Derived from the Spanish and Portuguese word “coco” meaning monkey face, coconut has been used for centuries for culinary and medicinal purposes.  Specifically, what we...

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Sprouts - Nature’s Multivitamins! plant based superfoods supplements Sep 03, 2011

Beyond Vitality presented at the Trinidad and Tobago World Peace Festival at the beginning of June. It was a wonderful event! As exhibitors, we showcased raw superfoods, whole food bars, raw cereal and sprouts. I was astonished at the number of people who wanted to learn how to sprout from their...

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Superfood Warrior Shake dairy free drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes sports nutrition superfoods Jul 21, 2011

“Superfoods” in liquid form have become quite popular in the raw food world, and for a good reason.  You get a substantial amount of high energy foods, packed with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, all broken down to a smooth consistency for easy and optimal...

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