Why Are Nuts a Heart Healthy Food? A Lesson On Healthy Fats

Nuts are a great source of plant-based protein for anyone who’s wondering where vegans get their protein from. But being high in protein is just one good thing about nuts, they also benefit your heart. A Lesson on Healthy Fats So why are nuts a heart healthy food? Although extremely high in fat per serving, Read More

Are Bananas a Healthy Food? (8 Reasons They’re a Super Food)

I’ve heard so many people nowadays say they avoid sugary fruits like bananas, because they think it’ll cause diabetes or make them fat. But if you talk to any diabetic or obese person, chances are they didn’t get that way from overeating on bananas or pineapples. I’ve already talked about the reasons why I don’t Read More

Is Cocoa Butter Vegan? Does Cocoa Butter Have Dairy?

You may have noticed the ingredient “cocoa butter” being used in certain foods or even topical skin creams. If you’re vegan you may think it’s got some dairy in it because it has the word butter. So is cocoa butter vegan and cruelty free? Don’t worry, cocoa butter is 100% vegan and free from dairy Read More

What to Eat Instead of Meat? (10 Tasty Meatless Options)

Some people just can’t live without meat…or so they’d say. What’s to miss about meat? I have heard people say they don’t feel full unless there’s meat, or that there’s nothing good to eat. If you think this, allow me to introduce to you some tasty meatless options that I have enjoyed for years as Read More

How Long Does Watermelon Last Uncut? Shorter Than You Think

Watermelons are definitely a fruit made for the summer, they are over 90% water and are super hydrating. It’s full vitamins A, C, and the body-repairing antioxidant lycopene. Last summer I was at the supermarket where I normally do my grocery shopping and I saw a big sale on watermelons. I’m guessing because watermelons are Read More

Why Are Apples So Good For You? 8 Reasons to Eat It Daily

Who hasn’t heard of the old English proverb “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”? This proverb stems from the late 19th century Wales, and the original wording of it was a bit different, but the idea is the same and it holds very true especially if you’re eating it with the skin. So Read More

Top 4 Benefits of Eating Organic Foods (4 Pros & 3 Cons)

Organic food is basically food that is produced without the use of certain pesticides, fertilizers, and is not genetically modified. We can certainly see that there is a boom in the organic food industry in recent years. Just a decade ago you would only find organic in health food stores, but nowadays you walk into Read More

Can You Eat Orange Peels? (Some Cultures Eat It As Candy!)

The citrus peel has been used extensively in many cooking cuisines in the world, it is a popular ingredient to add fragrance and flavor to the food. The use of orange peels in food is in fact very common. You may think you’ve never eaten orange peels before, but haven’t you eaten them in marmalade Read More

How Healthy Are Fruit Smoothies? (Store Bought Bottled vs Fresh)

Upon googling the low down on bottled smoothies, I have found that a large amount of articles are talking about how it’s bad for you because of the sugars and comparing fruits and it’s juices to sodas and candy bars, and how all that sugar is unhealthy and contributes to obesity. But after my own Read More