Food

Farm Fresh Eggs vs. Store Bought

These days, “organic” and “natural” can mean so many things, but one thing is clear: people are shifting to these labels more quickly than ever before. With so much hype around what is healthy and what isn’t, it’s time we take a look at one of the most common breakfast foods in the US, and the world: eggs. Nutritional Profile Eggs are high in protein, Omega 3, Vitamin E, and Vitamin D, but the old saying goes “it’s not what…

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5 Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

  Strawberries are considered to be many people’s favorite fruit and favorite berry, but they are more than just a delicious summer fruit. Strawberries are high in minerals, vitamins and powerful antioxidants that make them delicious, nutritious and the right choice for a healthy snack. Check out these 5 reasons to eat more strawberries all summer long.   1. Antioxidants There are certain plant compounds found in fruits and vegetables that are unique in helping our bodies achieve particular functions.…

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How to Make the Best Salad Ever

Ok, so there are many different opinions when we talk about the “best” things, but this salad combo is honestly hard to beat. Packed with essential life-giving greens, lean proteins, and not to mention flavor;Β this salad is simple, delicious and will leave you feeling refueled and satisfied at lunch time. Try it for yourself and let me know if you agree, this is the best salad ever. 1. Start with your Lettuce Base These days, there are tons of different…

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5 Reasons to Eat More Cantaloupe

  Cantaloupe is one of the most popularly consumed melons in the US and Europe, and it’s sure to be on your plate as a refreshing, sweet and cold treat this summer. Cantaloupe has also been said to help boost your immune system, keeping sicknesses away all summer long. It’s a good idea to start your breakfast with this juicy melon,Β choose it as a snack or even blend it up in a smoothie.   Vitamins and minerals Consuming your vitamins…

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Which Citrus Should You Choose?

Citrus-infused water, refreshing and healthy snacks and sweet, juicy fruits are sure to be on your menu this summer. The question is, which one should you choose? All citrus has some similarities in benefits and some have distinct characteristics that make them the perfect treat to stay healthy, happy and hydrated this summer.   1. Grapefruit: Skin This pretty pink fruit was actually a crossbreed between an orange and a Plumelo, and now it is one of the most popular…

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