Health benefits of NUTS!!

Let’s talk about the health benefits of NUTS! Nuts are high in healthy fat, especially omega-3 fatty acids and monounsaturated fat which help lower blood cholesterol and prevent heart disease. Most are also chock-full of protein, especially the amino acid arginine, which ultimately helps relax blood vessels in the body, and lower blood pressure. Finally, nuts are[…]

The Benefits of Drinking Green Tea!

Happy Tuesday! What are your thoughts on green tea? How often do you drink it? Well maybe it is time to reconsider! Even writing this email made me jump up and grab a nice steaming cup of green tea :) ​ Drinking green tea provide SO MANY HEALTH BENEFITS! Check out these facts… According to[…]

Benefits of Leafy Greens!

Benefits of Leafy Greens!

The Benefits of Eating Kale and Other Leafy Greens  One cup of chopped kale contains 33 calories and 9% of the daily value of calcium, 206% of vitamin A, 134% of vitamin C, and a whopping 684% of vitamin K. Kale is also a good source of the minerals copper, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus.[…]

A fall favorite: Pumpkin!

Fall is here! Two great things about this season are the fall colors and the fall flavors. One thing that undoubtedly begins to pop up everywhere is the heavily anticipated pumpkin flavor!  A lot of things (pumpkin beer, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bagels etc) are not healthy and should be saved for every once in awhile. However,[…]