Fitting into the stereotypical if-it’s-good-for-me-it-can’t-taste-good category, bitter melon may look funny (like a warty cucumber) and may have a sharp taste, but it kills cancer cells.Commonly used in Chinese cooking and medicine, the juice of bitter melons (also known as bitter gourd or karela) contains an enzyme that inhibits the transportation of glucose (sugar), cutting off cancer cells’ food supply. Click on the link below for the full video.
Shake up your smoothie routine with these tasty fruit and veggie combinations, featuring strawberries, raspberries, spinach, mango, banana, kiwi, and grapes. Each recipe can be pre-portioned in a Ziploc® bag and frozen ahead of time. Then you can just grab a bag, let it thaw, add yogurt, juice, milk, or tea as your liquid base, and blend. These smoothie ideas are perfect for kids or your morning breakfast.
This 5 Minute Blender Salsa from The Chunky Chef is bright, fresh, and we’re pretty sure it’s the best homemade salsa we’ve ever had! It really only takes 5 minutes to make and uses simple ingredients. It is perfect as a party appetizer, on your favorite Mexican food, or if you are craving chips and salsa!
A list of some food brands you can trust. Big Food brands like General Mills, Kellog, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, M&M, etc. are buying up small organic brands who don't have our health in their best interest. For example, General Mills now owns Cascadian Farms, Muir Glen & LaraBar. Kellog owns Morning Star, Kashi & Bear Naked. Pepsi owns Naked Juice. The best way to go is to grow your own, or shop local! Try your farmer's market, hit up a local CSA or Co op.
As beetroot juice is very potent, do not consume too much, especially if your body is not yet accustomed to it. For a beginner, start with the juice of half a medium-sized beetroot once a week, slowly increasing to one whole beetroot a week.
For Many years, when we think about diseases, medicine comes to our minds as a solution. But what about foods? the nature's way of treating diseases. In fact, if you look harder, you'll find that almost every disease has its own natural remedy. Here we explore some natural remedies you can make to treat or prevent various diseases.