Eating Well

Powerful Pumpkin

Powerful Pumpkin

The wonderful days of autumn are upon us. Leaves changing, hot apple cider…and Halloween. And while this season of goodies and goblins is sure to include a pumpkin or jack-o-lantern or two, before you trash that carved pumpkin on your porch, think again.

Give Peas a Chance

Give Peas a Chance

Peas (or more specifically pea sprouts) are called “The Perfect Food.” Why? Pea sprouts are a complete protein, serving to build muscle tissue. Pea sprouts are also high in fiber and beta-carotene, which protects vision and creates an antioxidant effect against many forms of cancer.

Powerful Pineapple

Powerful Pineapple

The pineapple, as we call it nowadays, is a marvel of a fruit. Even the way it grows is a wonder. As explained by Sheryl Walters of www.NaturalNews.com, “One pineapple is actually made up of dozens of individual flowerets that grow together to form the entire fruit. Each scale on a pineapple is evidence of a separate flower.”

Good for Your Gut

Good for Your Gut

Probiotics are bacteria that helps keep your GI system on the right track and functioning well. Some research has also concluded that probiotics aid in inflammation reduction. Inflammation can happen to different parts of your body and can even play a factor in illnesses and diseases that can range from colds to heart disease to mental illnesses like Alzheimer’s and dementia.