Discover Snake Fruit, Also Known as Salak (Nutrition and Benefits)

Snake fruit (salak) health benefits

In my quest to find new exotic fruits to try, I had the pleasure of eating snake fruit during my recent travels through Southeast Asia.

While snake fruit, also known as salak, is perhaps not as delicious and refreshing as other exotic fruits I’ve tried, I was still pleasantly surprised by the unique flavors and texture of this fruit.

So let’s find out a bit more about this peculiar tropical fruit, its nutritional profile and its health benefits.

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Discover Cherimoya Fruit (Nutrition and Health Benefits)

Cherimoya fruit health benefits

As you may know, I love trying out new fruits that aren’t as mainstream as, for example, apples and bananas. There are so many different types of fruits out there that we may have never heard of because we never see them popping up in our local supermarkets.

One of those not-so-well-known, exotic fruits is the delicious cherimoya fruit. While it may be relatively easy to get your hands on a cherimoya these days, it’s still one of those fruits that many of us never get to enjoy. Either because they are a bit different, or perhaps because they are too pricey.

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10 Healthy Organic Snacks You Should Try

Healthy organic snacks

We all know that feeling in the afternoon when we start to lose focus and prefer to have a nap instead of pushing through with the day. This is typically also the moment when we start craving snacks, especially the sugary ones.

Our brain needs a stimulus and a not-so-healthy afternoon snack often helps with that. But this is the wrong stimulus, because the excessive amount of sugar in these snacks do more harm than good.

There are other ways to help you get through the day. A healthy organic snack will give you the energy you need, in addition to the nutritional benefits you get to enjoy.

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What Are Kalamata Olives? (Nutrition and Health Benefits)

Kalamata olives health benefits and nutritional profile

Olives, some people love them, others cannot even look at them. Over the years, I have learned to appreciate olives and have developed an acquired taste for them.

Popular in the Mediterranean diet, olives offer some amazing and unique health benefits. But did you know that there are several hundreds of different types of olives, each with their own characteristics, texture and benefits?

Native to Greece, Kalamata olives are perhaps one of the most popular varieties. And while they may not be for everyone, I personally love eating kalamata olives as a little snack every now and then.

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Best Bitter Melon Extract Capsules (Buying Guide)

Best bitter melon extract capsules supplements

Bitter melon, otherwise known as karela or bitter gourd, is a plant with quite a unique fruit that offers great health benefits.

As the name suggests, bitter melon does actually have a very bitter taste which is probably why it’s not the most popular fruit out there.

One way to take advantage of the strong nutritional profile of this fruit without actually eating it is by taking bitter melon extract capsules.

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10 Interesting Facts About Japanese Cuisine That May Surprise You

Japanese food facts and culture

Ever since my first visit to the land of the rising sun, Japanese food has been my favorite international cuisine. The simplicity, the bright colors, the freshness, the unique flavors, I could literally eat Japanese food every day.

Food is an important part of Japanese culture, so much so that the UN officially included Japanese cuisine, otherwise known as “Washoku”, in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

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Best Spirulina Powder Supplements (And Why They Are Worth Your Money)

Best spirulina powder supplements

One of the most popular and hyped up health foods from recent years is spirulina. Some say it’s a fad that will just disappear as time goes by, others say it’s the greatest thing since sliced bread.

I usually don’t get too excited about just one food in particular. Rather, I prefer to focus on maintaining a healthy balanced diet, eating a wide variety of different foods that all offer their own unique sets of nutrients and health benefits.

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Athletic Greens Ultimate Daily (Honest and Unbiased Review)

Athletic Greens Ultimate Daily review

In this day and age where healthy nutrition is such a big industry, should we rely on dietary supplements and presumably healthy green powders to live a healthy life?

Or are these often heavily marketed products just a temporary fad? The Athletic Greens Ultimate Daily all-in-one green powder supplement is one of those green powders that has become popular in recent years.

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6 Best All Natural Whey Protein Powder Supplements

Best all natural whey protein powder supplements

Whey protein powder is a popular supplement that typically helps with building lean muscle and supports the recovery process after a workout.

As there are literally hundreds of whey protein powders available on the market, it’s difficult to figure out which type of supplement is best for you.

While some prefer to consume protein from natural food sources, for others a whey protein supplement is a better solution. If you’re looking for the healthiest protein powder, make sure it’s a natural product with no nasty ingredients.

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