Why Should I Eat Avocado?

(See below for my favorite desert: Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse Recipe) There are so many reasons - and so many ways - to love avocado. A culinary delight, avocados provide up to 20 nutrients including fiber, vitamins K, C and E, as well as folate, magnesium, zinc, and potassium. In fact, they actually have four times more potassium than bananas! Unlike most fruits, avocado is low in carbohydrates and high in a healthy plant fat called oleic acid. Like olive oil, oleic acid has been linked to health benefits such as reducing inflammation, protecting cells against cancer, and reducing [...]

Why Should I Eat Avocado?2023-09-04T20:45:13+00:00

How do you know your child is getting the right nutrients?

The body operates from many mechanisms, most of which require energy and most of this energy comes through having the nutrients on board that the body needs to make energy. Not only energy but the body needs nutrients for the production and growth of healthy tissue, for the nervous system, the gut, and the immune system, not to mention the working parts such as neurotransmitters, hormones, proteins and enzymes. This is something we all know and understand and strive as parents to make sure our children get what they need for healthy body and mind. However sometimes life gets [...]

How do you know your child is getting the right nutrients?2024-01-02T21:12:15+00:00

Trace Minerals: Essential to a Healthy Body

Trace Minerals: Essential to a Healthy Body From the hair on your head to the bones that support you and the blood that runs through you, your body relies on minerals for optimal health. Minerals are broken into two categories: macrominerals and trace minerals. Since the body cannot make minerals, we must get them from food or water. Many foods and vitamin formulas contain the major macrominerals, such as calcium, potassium and magnesium. The challenge is trace minerals, such as selenium, copper, manganese and molybdenum. There are over seventy known trace minerals, many of which scientists continue to study [...]

Trace Minerals: Essential to a Healthy Body2018-04-28T01:30:23+00:00

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