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top 10 superfoods for vision

Top 10 Superfoods for Vision

Top 10 Superfoods For Vision The term ‘superfood’ is a type of food that contains a high amount of nutrients. There is a long list of superfoods on the list, though many people think of healthy foods and ingredients like spinach and chia seeds first. In addition to the general category of superfoods, there are some that help with specific things, like weight loss and heart health. There is also a category of superfoods that can help boost your vision. These superfoods contain antioxidants, vitamin C, carotenoids, and omega-3 fatty acids, all of which are essential for good eye health. Here are 10 of the best superfoods for healthy vision. Carrots This is probably one of the most common foods for vision, and what many people think about when they...

how to save money on food

How to Save Money on Food

How to Save Money on Food Two common problem that seems to keep people from eating right is lack of time to prepare good food and cost.  Well, there’s good news! Preparing healthy and delicious meals does not have to be expensive or time-consuming. I’m going to share with you three things you can use to save time and money when it comes to cooking and buying food. Let me tell you before I found these programs I can’t even tell you how much money (and food) I wasted every week! Shameful is the only word to describe my wasteful ways with food. It doesn’t help that I don’t like leftovers so rarely did I eat the leftover food I always stored each night. This is either...

how to boost your child's immune system

How to Boost your Child’s Immune System

How to Boost your Child’s Immune System   Children’s Health Starting daycare or attending school for the first time can be scary, fun, and wonderful all at the same time for both child and parents. However, one of the most important and memorable milestones in a child’s life can also be problematic.  If you’re a parent who has a child in daycare or school, you are probably thinking of a few problems that you may have encountered already.  Can you guess which particular problem I’m referring to?  Germs!  Children are exposed to even more germs the minute they start going to daycare.  There are numerous school-related areas that expose children to many germs including playgrounds, the gym, the library, bus, and cafeteria.  In addition, just being around other...

healthy popsicles

Healthy Popsicle to treat your Throat

Throat-Soothing Popsicles Makes 8 Popsicles These popsicles will soothe and treat an itchy, sore throat Ingredients Juice of 1 large lemon 2-inch piece of ginger, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp honey 2 teabags of rose hips tea 2½ cups boiling water liquid zinc   Instructions In a heat-proof bowl, mix together the lemon juice, ginger, honey, and chamomile tea bags. Pour boiling water over the top of the tea bags and let steep for 10 minutes. Remove tea bags and strain out the ginger slices. Continue to let sit until water has slightly cooled. Pour into popsicle molds, put 10 drops of zinc in each mold, and freeze completely....

dry brushing-before and after

Dry Brushing Before and After

Dry Brushing Before and After What is Dry Skin Brushing? If you are having issues with dry skin, flaking, painful skin from dryness, or rough areas then dry skin brushing may actually be for you. You may have heard of this technique, or seen the brushes for sale in health food stores, but not have realized that it was something you could benefit from. If you are new to this technique and wanting to know more about it, here are some quick facts to get you started and open your mind to the idea of what dry skin brushing can do for you. The Method of Dry Skin Brushing Dry skin brushing is a simple enough method. You use a non-synthetic or natural bristle brush on your body to...

dietary changes for managing chronic pain

Dietary Changes For Managing Chronic Pain

Dietary Changes For Managing Chronic Pain One of the hardest things for people to deal with is chronic pain. This is not like acute pain, where you get the occasional headache or your wrist hurts from spraining it. Chronic pain is a type of ongoing pain that may or may not be triggered by something. There are many conditions that can cause chronic pain, but these are some of the most common sources: Crohn’s disease Other autoimmune conditions Arthritis Fibromyalgia Irritable bowel disease/irritable bowel syndrome Migraines and headaches Back pain Previous injury This information is going to go over some important dietary changes for managing your chronic pain. What you choose to eat can greatly impact your pain, so it is essential that you learn how to eat better, particularly with conditions like Crohn’s, arthritis and...

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Paderno World Cuisine Tri-Blade Vegetable Spiral Slicer

Paderno World Cuisine Tri-Blade Vegetable Spiral Slicer If you’d like to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your family’s diet, consider adding a spiral slicer to your arsenal of kitchen tools. These handy and versatile gadgets make it easy to create delicious, nutritious dishes your entire family will love. Before you know it, you’ll replace traditional pasta noodles with intriguing alternatives made from farm-fresh favorites, including zucchini, cucumbers, apples, pears, and sweet potatoes. In the process, you’ll trade gut-busting gluten and starchy carbs for plenty of vitamins, minerals, and other important nutrients. Spiral slicers are not just some new, trendy fad, however. In fact, one of the leading products in this category, the Paderno World Cuisine Tri-Blade Vegetable Spiral Slicer, has been on the market for more than...

zucchini noodle with spicy arrabbiata

Zucchini Noodles with Arrabbiata Sauce

Zucchini Noodles with Arrabbiata Sauce  Here is a really satisfying meal you can feel good about serving! This recipe replaces traditional pasta with healthy and delicious fresh zucchini noodles, so you can indulge in it often without any guilt. All'arrabbiata is a spicy Italian red sauce made with red pepper flakes. It is traditionally served with rigatoni or penne noodles, but here it is paired with crisp-tender spaghetti-like zucchini noodles. If you’d like to save a little time, you can use prepared arrabbiata sauce. However, you can make your own from scratch in less than half an hour or you can make large batches in advance, and freeze the rest for easy weeknight meals. Yield: 4 servings Total Prep Time:40 minutes Ingredients: 4 large firm zucchini, peeled 3 T. extra virgin olive oil 3...

chicken salad lettuce wraps

Chunky Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Chunky Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps This lightly dressed chicken salad is so delicious and satisfying. Although this recipe calls for pre-cooked rotisserie chicken, feel free to use your favorite grilled chicken recipe instead. TIP: Boston Bibb lettuce is another excellent lettuce variety for this recipe because it has attractive, naturally bowl-shaped leaves.  Yield: 4-6 servings Total Prep Time: 20 minutes to prepare, plus time for flavors to combine Ingredients: Dressing: 1 T. real mayonnaise 2 T. Greek yogurt 2 t. Dijon mustard 1 T. red wine vinegar 1 t. garlic powder 2 t. dried oregano salt and pepper, to taste Chicken Salad: 12 oz. rotisserie chicken breast, chuck into equal size cubes 3 stalks celery, chopped 3/4 c. pecans, roughly chopped 15 red grapes, washed and cut in half 3 T. fresh parsley, washed, stems removed and finely chopped 2 green onions, finely sliced, green...

natural health products

30 Natural Health Products you Must Buy

30 Natural Health Products you Must Buy Happy December! Have you ever wondered about Natural Health products and which ones you should try?  No one wants to break the bank trying any and everything only to be disappointed. Read below to find out which core products will serve you well. I write this final blog post in the 12 Months to a Healthier You Series in amazement at how fast the year has gone! Do any of you feel like you need a do over?  *Raises hand*  I always find myself needing more time to get everything done. I found this little gem on a work from home/make extra income website, and feel it will be very helpful for focusing and getting things done! I definitely plan on putting...