Nutrition

Learn more about nutrition facts of different types of foods, and other tips and information about how to maintain a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet.

Benefits of the Raw Food Diet

Raw food diet benefits

The raw food diet is definitely not the easiest of diets to commit to, especially not in the society we are living in. But there’s no denying that eating raw food offers amazing health benefits for both the body as well as for the mind.

In this article I am outlining the benefits of raw food in relation to different groups of people and goals. A lot of the below benefits have been reported by people who have transitioned into a raw food diet.

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Don’t Always Trust Your Taste Buds

Don't trust your taste buds

Taste buds are funny little creatures. They are sensory organs on our tongues that allow us to experience tastes that are sweet, salty, sour and bitter.

As you can imagine, this body function is extremely important. But that doesn’t mean we should always blindly trust our taste buds.

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How to Eat Seaweed (8 Ways to Add More Seaweed to Your Diet)

How to eat seaweed (8 ways to add more seaweed to your diet)

One of the most underrated vegetables is seaweed. Okay, that’s a little cheeky of course, but seaweed is actually considered a sea vegetable.

Edible types of seaweed offer incredible and also unique health benefits that most of us are missing out on, or are otherwise not getting enough from.

The easiest way to consume more seaweed is with seaweed cookies and bars that you can easily find in the supermarket. But there are better ways to add more natural and unprocessed seaweed to your diet.

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The Only Three Supplements I Take Regularly

Supplements I take regularly

I’m a strong believer in maintaining a healthy and balanced diet that offers a good variety of different nutrients. As such, I try to avoid taking supplements in general because my diet provides me with most of the nutrients I need.

But there are a few exceptions. There are currently three types of supplements that I take regularly for different reasons. Read on to find out more about these supplements and why I use them.

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Avocado Seed Green Smoothie Recipe

Avocado seed green smoothie recipe

Did you know that avocado seeds are edible? I can’t blame you if you didn’t, but these dark, bulky seeds in avocados actually offer a good amount of nutrients.

And the best way to eat an avocado pit? As an ingredient in a super nutritious green smoothie recipe!

I’ve been blending avocado seeds for quite some time now, and today I’m sharing my favorite smoothie recipe with an avocado pit as one of the ingredients.

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10 Low-Calorie Foods That Are Rich in Nutrients (Great for Weight Loss!)

10 Low-calorie foods rich in nutrients

Keen to get your body in the best shape and ready for the summer months? To lose those excess kilos and get your body back in shape after those long and cold winter months, there is really no need to go on a strict diet or to follow some sort of detox program.

All you need to do is exercise regularly and eat all the right foods. And when I say the right foods, I specifically mean low-calorie foods that are also exceptionally rich in nutrients.

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