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Go Further with Food!

Go Further with Food!

March is National Nutrition Month, and the theme for 2018 is to go further with food. I’ve tried to go further with foods by researching super foods around the world and had an aha! moment when a familiar childhood food popped up that I did […]

Gooseberry (Amla) Jam Spread: Health Promoting | Green Dot Recipe

Gooseberry (Amla) Jam Spread: Health Promoting | Green Dot Recipe

This homemade jam spread is a great balance in calories, carbohydrates and dietary fiber. It is an excellent source of vitamin c (> 40% DV) and provides B vitamins, manganese, selenium and dietary fiber. Gooseberry is also known for its anti-oxidant compound tannins that makes […]

Why is it that nothing in the world can break your heart if you eat fresh mangoes?

Why is it that nothing in the world can break your heart if you eat fresh mangoes?

My love for the mango started with me growing up eating mangoes in India all summer long. Sometimes mango was the only meal that I ate, yet I always felt well-loved, nourished, energetic, and satisfied. It is delicious, nutritious, and full of flavor when eaten […]

Fresh Mango Cubes: A Yellow Dot Recipe | A Healthy Balance | A Super Fruit

Fresh Mango Cubes: A Yellow Dot Recipe | A Healthy Balance | A Super Fruit

Fresh mangoes make an ideal snack in between the meals or a delicious side dish to a meal. One medium mango will meet your 2 cups equivalent of daily fruit requirement of MyPlate of a 2000 calorie diet. It will provide more than 100% of […]

Oatmeal with Chia seeds and Dates: Yellow-Green Dot Recipe | Meal Replacer | Super Heart Healthy and Energy Power Breakfast

Oatmeal with Chia seeds and Dates: Yellow-Green Dot Recipe | Meal Replacer | Super Heart Healthy and Energy Power Breakfast

This great, simple, energy power and super heart healthy breakfast recipe is moderate in calories and a great balance of whole grain, protein, fat and dietary fiber. This recipe will keep you full and power you through your morning. It provides about 43% of the […]

What does being healthy mean to you?

What does being healthy mean to you?

Being healthy is not plain and simple; there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. It is a combined effect of so many different aspects, like eating right, staying active, maintaining a healthy body weight, drinking alcohol in moderation or not at all, not smoking, having annual checkups with […]

Holidays Eggs Over Kale and Cranberry bed: Red Dot Recipe | Watch Out Food

Holidays Eggs Over Kale and Cranberry bed: Red Dot Recipe | Watch Out Food

This holidays egg recipe will make a simple, delicious, and nutritious addition to your Christmas festivities. Eggs provide high-quality protein. Omega 3 eggs add extra value by providing slightly less cholesterol than regular eggs. Omega 3 fatty acids are said to offer cardio protective effects […]

Healthy Holiday Green Pizza: Yellow-Green Dot Recipe | Meal Replacer

Healthy Holiday Green Pizza: Yellow-Green Dot Recipe | Meal Replacer

This holiday green pizza will make a healthy meal along with a side salad or also can be cut into small bite sizes to serve as a party appetizer. This nutritious and delicious pizza is moderate in calories and provides a good balance in carbohydrates, […]

Herbal Tea for Cough and Cold: Health Promoting-Green Dot Recipe

Herbal Tea for Cough and Cold: Health Promoting-Green Dot Recipe

This wonderful natural green dot herbal tea is loaded with nutrients and bio-active compounds and natural oils with known medicinal properties that can help relieve seasonal cold and cough symptoms. Most common properties among all ingredients is their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immune booster and natural pain […]

Sugar Snow Peas Swirl with Hummus: Health Promoting-Green Dot Recipe

Sugar Snow Peas Swirl with Hummus: Health Promoting-Green Dot Recipe

Try this exciting, healthy, and guilt-free starter dish for your Thanksgiving party this year. This simple, delicious, and nutritious green dot-rated recipe is low in calories, carbs, and fat and high in fiber and protein. This food is an excellent source of Vitamin C (> 40% […]

Are you a part of the nation’s 40% adult obesity statistics?

Are you a part of the nation’s 40% adult obesity statistics?

According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the prevalence of obesity in the United States 2015-16 was close to 40% in adults and 19% in youth. It is proven that obesity is associated with serious health risks and can be easily prevented with […]

Berries for Breakfast

Berries for Breakfast

This is our yellow dot-rated 5-minute breakfast dish, which is quick and easy to put together. This bright and colorful recipe is delicious, nutritious, and a health heaven. It is full of healthy nutrients, but we call it moderately healthy food because a serving of […]

Holy Basil Tea

Holy Basil Tea

Before you grab your next caffeinated drink, treat your body with this simple basil tea. This holy basil tea will not only distress your body by normalizing your cortisol stress hormone but also help your body fight free radicals due to its antioxidant properties. Free […]

Are you a stressed caffeine drinker?

Are you a stressed caffeine drinker?

No doubt that caffeine can alert you and enhance your performance in a short term.  However, excessive caffeine intake stimulates the cascade of stress hormones in the body including cortisol which intensify the body’s stress response. When stress hormones are chronically elevated in the body […]

Colonics may be unnecessary and dangerous!

Colonics may be unnecessary and dangerous!

Our colon naturally absorbs water and electrolytes and carry waste out of the body. Inadequate dietary intake, certain medical conditions or side effect of certain medications can interrupt this process and cause constipation and toxic build up. Dietary fibers contribute to fecal bulk and its […]

Cholesterol levels can be kept under control through eating right and exercise!

Cholesterol levels can be kept under control through eating right and exercise!

 It is well known that optimal health is possible through eating right and exercise. Among all the diets out there, vegetarianism always gets attention for its versatile health benefits like cardiovascular health, weight maintenance, cancer, diabetes and much more. This article sheds some light on […]

Eat right and exercise to live longer!

Eat right and exercise to live longer!

Science and evidence have long suggested that eating right and exercising is the key to healthy living. Similarly, another recent study concluded that people with healthy eating habits and lifestyle had a life expectancy at age 50 that was seven years longer, and their onset of […]