Today, many restaurants and food companies place labels on their products to imply that the item is healthy when some of them may be high-calorie foods masquerading as "salads" or "smoothies."
Smoothies are actually pretty doggone healthy. And there are lots of simple recipes that don't contain any unusual ingredients. What's more, my children -- especially my daughter -- love them.
There’s a lot of hype about the health benefits of cold-pressed juices. Pretty much every health store is selling them. But there are a few things you should know before forking out $10-$15 for these "nutritious" drinks.
There is no doubting the popularity of smoothies and juices in the world of nutrition. However, getting started may seem daunting if you aren’t prepared in terms of mixing certain fruits and veggies to produce a great tasting drink.
Juicing and smoothies are two of the main ways to get food nutrients into your body quickly and efficiently. And research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health indicates that if you increase your daily servings of vegetables and fruit, you may actually increase your life span.
If you’re worried about how many carbohydrates you eat, you’re worried about the wrong part of your diet. Don’t think about food in terms of carbs, focus instead on eating raw, whole foods. Fruits and vegetables offer the promise of optimal wellness. Their nutrients can spell the difference between enjoying great [...]
Health store juices and smoothies a bunch of hype? » There’s a lot of hype about the health benefits of cold-pressed juices. Pretty much every health store is selling them. But there are a few things you should know before forking out $10-$15 for these “nutritious” [...]
My daughter loves smoothies, so she was thrilled when we walked into the grocery store the other day and found a buggy full of marked-down bananas.
Fighting off colds and flu this winter can be as simple as imbibing a refreshing drink. Immune-boosting teas, green smoothies and even plain water can be used to improve your health. Discover the easiest, most effective, all-natural ways to stay well during the upcoming chilly weather.
It was on one of our grocery shopping trips that my daughter discovered chocolate soy milk. She really likes it. And she also really likes smoothies, so I was excited to find a recipe featuring chocolate soy milk.
Addicting foods have nearly ruined our health. Thankfully, they haven’t done us in yet. But unless we do something, we’re on our way to ruin.
There are several reasons to go on a liquid cleanse such as weight loss, detoxification, or to break food addictions—all great overall health goals you can accomplish through cleansing.