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Health Benefits of Cinnamon & Nutrition Facts

The Many Health Benefits of Cinnamon Cinnamon is a powerful spice that has been used medicinally around the world for thousands of years. It is still used daily in many cultures because of its widespread health benefits, not to mention its distinctly sweet, warming taste and ease of use in recipes. According to researchers, out of twenty-six of the most popular … Read More


Natto: The Fermented Soy Superfood

One of the most commonly asked food topics that I field from my readers is about soy, and is it good for you? The answer is: sometimes. Marketing geniuses have poised soy as the wonder health alternative to virtually everything. In most supermarkets today you’ll find soy milk, soy protein, soybean oil, and even soy soap, but the soy in … Read More

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What is Collagen? 7 Ways Collagen Can Boost Your Health

You might recognize it as an ingredient on your favorite body lotion or seen supplements in the vitamin aisle that feature it. But what is collagen, exactly ­­— and how can you incorporate it into your life? What is Collagen Made of? Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies. It’s found in our muscles, bones, skin, and tendon. It’s … Read More

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The Forbidden Rice: Black Rice Nutrition & Benefits

  The Forbidden Rice Despite being less popular than brown rice or wild rice, black rice, known as forbidden rice, is an ancient grain that has even more impressive health benefits than most other closely related rice varieties. Not only is it the type of rice that is richest in powerful disease-fighting antioxidants, but it also contains dietary fiber, anti-inflammatory … Read More

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Black Beans Nutrition, Health Benefits & Recipes

Benefits of Black Beans Nutrition Black beans are a food that everyone can benefit from keeping in their kitchen cabinets. And it’s easy to benefit from black beans nutrition as they are an extremely affordable source of protein, filling fiber, disease fighting antioxidants, and numerous vitamins and minerals. Studies have linked eating black beans with helping to protect against inflammation, … Read More

Organic Eggplant

Eggplant Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes

Eggplant Nutrition Benefits Eggplant is a vegetable with a lot to offer: a high amount of antioxidants, special phytonutrients including phenolic compounds, flavonoids such as nasunin, and numerous vitamins and minerals too. All of these eggplant nutrition benefits come at a low calorie count of only 35 calories per cup, thanks to eggplant’s high fiber and water content. Eggplant, a … Read More

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Chickpeas Nutrition, Benefits & Recipes

Chickpeas Nutrition & Benefits Chickpeas, also sometimes called garbanzo beans, are one of the oldest consumed crops in the world and remains one of the most popular today across nearly every continent. Chickpeas have been a part of certain traditional diets for over 7,500 years! Chickpeas are still included in the diets of some of the healthiest populations living around the world … Read More

Sardine School in the Red Sea

Sardines Nutrition, Benefits & Recipe Ideas

Why should I eat sardines? You’ll be surprised by the answer. Sardines are one of the highest sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids on the planet, and they include many other important trace minerals and vitamins. If you’re currently not consuming sardines very often, but you’ll likely want to change that after reading how impressive the health benefits of sardines nutrition can be. Finding the best sources of important omega-3 fats … Read More


Banana Nutrition, Concerns, Benefits & Recipes

Banana Nutrition Concerns? Bananas can be one perplexing food. We know that they are high in sugar- and that sugar is anything but good for us- but we also hear that they are full of important nutrients. So what’s the verdict on banana nutrition being healthy or not? This is actually one of the questions I get asked most often, … Read More


20 Coconut Oil Benefits & Side Effects (#5 is Life Saving)

Coconut Oil Benefits To date, there are over 1,500 studies proving coconut oil to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Coconut oil benefits and uses go beyond what most people realize. Research has finally uncovered the secrets to this amazing fruit; namely healthy fats called medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs), these unique fats include: Caprylic acid Lauric acid … Read More