"These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs." ―Anton Chekhov, "A Day in the Country"
Why fruits? It is a well-known fact that Mother Nature has blessed the Earth with nutritional fruits whose health benefits are limitless, the best being they keep you healthy without increasing weight. Low in calories and fat, each type of fruit provides simple sugars, fiber, vitamins and minerals, as well as being composed of many anti-oxidants. Even better are the facts they are a feast to behold and simply taste GREAT!
Looking to drop some weight? If #weightloss, #energy boost, reduced risk of diabetes, cancer and heart disease is your concern, why not go vegan? But before you jump on the no-meat, eggs or dairy diet, know what you're getting into.
When you’ve got a craving, it’s probably the only thing on your mind. However, your body is usually thinking something else. We broke down the bad stuff that we all crave and looked at what our bodies actually want, why they want it, and where you can get it.
This is interesting, esp. as schools are cutting down recess/playtime/phys ed to nothing, and the nutritional value of the food kids eat in schools is completely inadequate. Brains can't work well if the rest of the body isn't being taken care of.
Infographic is found on page 3 of the Health tab. Top 25 Reasons to use coconut oil – everybody should use coconut oil! I have been using it as a natural makeup remover and moisturizer for years and not once has it failed me. - Healthy and Diet Friendly Food Recipes. - Eating Yummy
Anti-inflammatory diet: choose the right foods to heal skin
Did you know that some foods promote the skin disorder process through inflammation, stress, hormonal imbalances and blood-sugar levels? According to Chinese medicine, there are a number of skin conditions that can be caused by an improper diet or a diet that is not suitable. Try to include anti-inflammatory foods as much as possible!