Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining
A plant-based diet is extremely beneficial to our wellbeing; however, the inclusion of superfoods can significantly increase these benefits. What makes a superfood? The most defining characteristics of superfoods are being easily digestible, raw, and rich in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and proteins. Superfoods are not synthetic or chemically altered in any way, and are uncooked and non-processed.
To reach the maximum benefit of superfoods, they must be included into a daily diet of whole, plant-based foods, and not only eaten on their own.
When living a busy and stressful life, our immune system becomes compromised, and inclusion of superfoods to your diet will greatly help keep your quality of nutrition and immunity intact. All human health conditions benefit from the inclusion of these foods, by excelling in improving any inflammatory condition and increasing blood flow.
There are 7 main components to the superfood groupings.
Inflammation. Why do we need to talk about it? Now more then ever it is important to understand how inflammation affects our body. Why is COVID-19 affecting some people harder than others? Underlying health conditions are a key factor influencing the disease severity and body’s ability to recover. Inflammation is a part of the body's immune response to injury and infection. Without it, our body cannot heal. When inflammation occurs, chemicals from the body's white blood cells enter the blood or tissues, protecting the body and allowing the healing process to begin. However, when inflammation occurs over a prolonged period of time, the body remains in a constant state of stress. There are two types of inflammation that affect our body: acute and chronic.
Previously, we began the list of the top 16 fruits that will not only satisfy our sweet tooth, but also work to boost our immune system! Listed here are the final eight.
Two weeks ago, we shared with you the first half of the list of essential vegetables to be added to our everyday food choices to boost the immune system and improve our overall wellbeing. Here are the final 9 vegetables.
Our bodies utilize sugar as fuel for cellular energy. In the past, we had a high fiber diet which resulted in a slow-release of carbohydrates and sugars into the bloodstream over many hours. However, this has completely changed in the past few decades. Now we each consume almost 140 pounds of sugar per year, which
You are probably thinking to yourself, “I know these vegetables are supposed to be good for me and healthy, but they’re probably plain and boring”. The truth is, they are very healthy and important for your wellbeing. Let’s get back to the kitchen and spend 15 minutes a day for your immune system and health. Please use your imagination and be a kid again!
The modern world challenges our bodies from every imaginable perspective, especially now with the COVID-19 pandemic. A well-balanced diet alone may not be enough to achieve optimal health. Our society has become increasingly aware of the serious impact of soil depletion on our food sources and the rapid nutrient loss occurring during transportation from farm to plate. While a plant-based diet remains the superior choice, there are essential vegetables, fruits, seeds, nuts, legumes and spices we can include in our dietary choices to support and enhance the function of our immune system. There are 18 essential vegetables that will boost our vitality, sleep, energy and well-being. Click here to learn more.
When it comes to antibacterial agents, natural medicine really shines. While there are hundreds of natural antibiotics of varying degrees of strength, here are some of the best.