Oh joy! It’s midsummer and tomatoes are in season. Real, juicy, red, luscious, sweet tomatoes that burst with flavor in your mouth–not those mushy, pallid ones from a hothouse. What to do with this bounty of nature?
Cucumbers aren’t the sexy new superfood topping all the lists lately, but this vegetable quietly sits amongst the nutrition superstars with plenty of benefits in its own right. Cucumbers contain very valuable antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer benefits.
A Superfood That Improves Athletic Performance and Recovery, Burns Fat, and Helps Your Love Life Too!
I tend to think of most superfoods as being dark green, bright red, orange or yellow, but this particular superfood is actually comes in a dull white, tan or brown color. Mushrooms deserve “Superfood” status for lots of reasons—many scientists are just in the beginning stages of discovering some of the many amazing [...]
This recipe was adapted from a recipe from the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley. It makes a perfect meal with high quality protein, good-for-you fats, and healthy greens loaded with antioxidants and fat burning power. I used my own homegrown basil.
In a scene straight out of the TV show, “Chopped” I was looking to make something tasty for dinner in a hurry. I had an orange, fresh cranberries, salmon and…
Getting a diagnosis of cancer can certainly cause one to totally re-evaluate lifestyle choices and diet. While diet and lifestyle have a direct effect on whether someone will eventually get cancer, what about diet and lifestyle changes after a cancer diagnosis? Is it too late? No, according to the research. Studying survival both [...]
Caffeine was once thought to be bad for us. But as we can see with the prevalence of coffee shops on virtually every corner, coffee is everywhere. And tea is gaining in popularity too. According to recent coffee statistics, coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups [...]
Breakfast is truly an important meal.It actually jumpstarts your metabolism, fires up your brain and gives you fuel to start your day full of energy. Don’t miss this opportunity to supercharge your day with some essential nutrients. And, eating a healthy breakfast reduces hunger all day.
Injuries, both minor and major, are one of the hardest and most frustrating thing an athlete has to deal with. Injuries usually seem like they occur just as you are beginning to ramp up your training for big events. And now that the weather is warming up, amateur and professional athletes are starting to pick [...]
In many recipes, herbs and spices are optional, but I would recommend that you add as many as you can! Every time you flavor your meals with herbs or spices you are supercharging your food without adding a single calorie!
Cranberries are not just for the Holidays anymore. This little berry, it turns out, has some truly amazing properties! These bright red, very tart little berries belong to the same family as the blueberry, so its no surprise that they too, are packed with antioxidants, fat burning power, and tons of nutrition! The Native American [...]
When I was a teenager, my summer’s goal was to get as tan as possible, so needless to say, my friends and I spent a good portion of our summertime sun bathing as much as we could. And to make matters worse, no sunscreen for us, no sir, we used baby oil to bake our [...]