Health Benefits of the Acai Berry

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Fruit for Thought: Acai Berry Considered a superfood, acai (pronounced a-sigh-ee) is traditionally served in gourds, and mixed with tapioca, sugar and honey. Freeze dried powders, juices, and supplements have become very popular for their energizing antioxidant benefits. Botanical name: Euterpe oleracea Family: Arecaceae or Palmae Palm Family Native to the Amazon region of Brazil. […]

The Healing Benefits of Pineapple

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Fruit for Thought: Pineapple The Pineapple (Ananas Comosus) is a tropical plant with edible fruit. It has a bright yellow fibrous inner flesh that is naturally very sweet and best when ripe. Its aroma is pleasant, and the juice thirst quenching. Pineapple does not ripen well post-harvest, and it is available year-round. Botanical name: Ananas […]

An Ayurvedic Superfood To Live For

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Today there are so many “health foods” and “superfoods” marketed towards health conscious people, yogis, and athletes that it can be confusing to know what maca, goji, chia-seed, gluten-free, raw cacao, antioxidant rich, dairy-free, organic food to choose from when you peruse the aisles of your favourite health food store. What is great about Ayurveda […]

Top Five Brain Health Foods

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Many of you have asked us for a simple list of the very best, proven natural foods & drinks for optimum brain (and body) health. Ah, everyone loves lists these days, it seems. So while there are numerous natural foods, drinks, herbs and supplemental products that possess brain & body-enhancing properties, we’ve done the research […]

Choose These Superfoods to Help You Sleep

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While it’s important to avoid a big, heavy meal right before bed (a full stomach will disturb your sleep), some foods may actually help you sleep. If you’ve had a few nights of restless sleep, make a light whole-wheat-pasta dish with fresh vegetables, a little diced chicken breast, tomato sauce, and a sprinkle of Parmesan […]

Greener By The Minute: “Green” Superfoods!

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This week in “Greener By The Minute”, we are bringing you “green” superfoods. Organic goodies that are good for you – and green themselves! First of all though, here is a quick list from The Daily Green of things to remember when you are thinking about what you should eat: 1. Eat Food. Not too […]