Articles about healthy food and nutrition. Healthy eating habits, cooking methods and recipes. Various diets and everything you should know about them. Here you will also learn about superfoods and unexpected health benefits of different foods and spices.

9 Not-So-Safe “Healthy” Foods You Should Avoid

Some foods have been promoted as “healthy” when they’re exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here’s an expansion on his observations: 1. Canned Tomatoes Many canned foods contain BPA, a toxic chemical linked to reproductive and neurological abnormalities, such as breast and prostate cancers, diabetes and heart disease. High acidity in tomatoes causes BPA to leach into your food.…

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Turmeric: Versatile Spice With an Added Health Bonus

One of India’s most important spices, turmeric can do as much for your health as it can for your taste buds. Here are some ideas for ways in which this bright yellow spice can pep up all kinds of humdrum dishes while bringing you some very significant health benefits at the same time. An underrated additive You probably think turmeric, a pivotal spice…

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Zambian Children Getting Clean Water For The First Time

Imagine if you had to walk two miles to get drinking water for your family every day. That’s what many of these children in Zambia have to do three times a day. They have dreams of going to school. Watch what happens when their village gets clean water for the first time. To learn more about how you can help the people of…

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Celery Seed: Lifting Flavour and Lowering Blood Pressure

Who doesn’t love celery? It adds a crunchy texture to salads and aromatic intensity of flavor to all kinds of soups and stews. But there’s another way to deliver that spicy flavor, with even more intensity and to a much wider range of foods. It’s celery seed, a spice that’s easily available but sadly under-used. The spice with the misleading name. It seems…

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5 Ways to Help Yourself Drink More Water

Why do you need to drink more water and how to do it? A couple of months ago, when I would get up each morning, I had a deep dull headache. It left me feeling lethargic and unsurprisingly a bit grumpy. After looking at many aspects of my diet, I realized that whilst I was drinking a lot of drinks, I was not…

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20 Amazing Uses for Orange and Banana Peels: Don’t Throw Them Away!

You know that fruit is good for you, so eat it all. Orange and banana peels prove just as beneficial to your health, as the pulp inside. Fruits are healthy, no doubt. They are packed with vitamin C and other nutrients like Potassium. But I bet you didn't know just how incredibly nutritious the skins of fruits could be. Orange and bananas peels,…

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These 6 Foods Behave Like Addictive Drugs

Addictive drugs aren't exclusive to street drugs or prescription medications. Sometimes foods can be just harmful. Exorphins, chemicals found in certain foods, can mimic the effects of addictive drugs. Since we know this, strategies are being developed to save our health from these harmful foods, or rather the inability to utilize moderation. So, here's the magic question: Which foods contain this potentially deadly…

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Horrible Truths about Fast Food

Fast food has an extremely bad reputation, wouldn't you think? But the truth is, you don't know the half of it! I spent much of my young adulthood eating fast foods. I wasn’t cooking much home prepared food because I was busy going to parties and hanging out with friends. Little did I know,  I was endangering my body and mind. Even when…

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The Connection Between Food and Soul You Didn’t Know about

“We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.” – Adelle Davis Have you had moments where you have eaten enough food but you end up feeling like you haven’t eaten anything at all? Or you get hunger pangs at odd hours in spite of eating meals…

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5 Common Mistakes Of Healthy Eating & How To Avoid Them

It is great that many people are beginning to eat healthier – it’s better for society, the environment, and everyone. However, as with anything new, it is easy to make mistakes when you are just starting out. Here are 5 common mistakes and misconceptions about healthy eating that you can easily avoid: Mistake 1: Changing Your Diet Suddenly Enthusiasm is great and it’s…

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