Are Collard Greens Good For You? Top 6 Healthy Benefits

Collard greens are very popular, especially in southern cooking. People eat the nutritious green edible leaves in all sorts of different ways, usually paired with other types of greens like kale and mustard greens in a salad or with corn bread. Are collard greens good for you? Hell yes. They belong to the family Brassica, Read More

Can You Eat Lemon Peels? Surprising Benefits and Uses

It’s very interesting to me that there are parts of foods that people just throw away and completely ignore. I’ve written some blog posts about some of these parts, such as the orange peel, kiwi peel, and avocado peel. These parts of the fruit oftentimes contain a lot of the nutrition such as antioxidants, vitamins, Read More

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 Why They Are

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

Can You Eat Avocado Skin? Its Where The Best Part Is

Most people rip away the peel of an avocado, take out the pit, and then just eat the yellow and light green part of the flesh. If that sounds like you, you’re missing out on the best part of the avocado! Rough Skinned Avocados So can you eat avocado skin? Most of the varieties of Read More

Can You Lose Weight Eating Carbs? I’ll Prove You Can!

It seems like everyone nowadays is in the low carb camp. These people think carbs make you fat, fruit is bad, bacon is good, butter is “good fat,” among other types of anti-carb drivel. In my research carbs is good for weight loss. This is because the body does not turn carbs into fat very Read More

Can I Lose Weight On a Vegan Diet? 10 Best Foods to Eat

The idea that vegan foods help you lose weight probably comes from the long perpetuated image of vegan foods as only low calorie foods like fruit, vegetables, salads.. that kind of stuff. People turn to a vegan diet for many different reasons, and wanting to lose weight is one of them. It was around mid Read More