Passing along an interesting article on a food you might not give much thought to – mushrooms.
The info comes to us from the folks at MNN.
Angela Nelson has compiled a host of facts about mushrooms with amazing properties. (See link below.)
Let me know what you think 🙂
“Over the last few years, we’ve had several “foods of the moment,” including turmeric, chia seeds and beets. But more recently, medicinal mushrooms seem to be the latest inductee to the list, thanks to their numerous science-based health benefits, from reducing inflammation to destroying cancer cells and boosting immune response.” – Angela Nelson
I seriously need to eat more spinach 🙂
Let me know if you try any of the spinach recipes below (from Jaymi Heimbuch at Mother Nature Network).
Confession: Until very recently I had never heard the term “pulses” to describe a variety of lentils, peas and beans. However, after reading this article on fix.com I know way more about this important source of nutrition.
Check out the infographic below for quick tips on including healthful pulses in your diet.
Source: Fix.com Blog
Vegan sushi and seaweed saladToday (18 June) is International Sushi Day. If you think you need fish to make sushi then it’s time to think again. Vegan sushi is delicious, healthy and easy to make. Here are 10 recipes for vegan sushi if you fancy having a go: 1. Avo hand rolls Find out how to…
Thanks to the folks at Business Insider for putting together this eye-opening video. You won’t believe some of the ingredients in these foods!
Okay, I admit this isn’t the most well-designed infographic, but it has some pretty good tips. Want to know how to add more healthy, plant-based forms of protein to your diet? Here are 5 suggestions that supply essential protein and other nutrients.
Buzzfeed has assembled 10 of the biggest food lies that just about everyone thinks are true.
Did you know?
- Not all oranges are orange.
- Baby carrots are just regular carrots chopped up.
- Captain Crunch isn’t really a Captain!
Reduced-fat peanut butter, diet soda, and dried fruit are some of the foods that most people think are healthy choices. Unfortunately, those and other foods often have added sugar, salt, and calories. Read food labels carefully.
Thanks to Greatist.com for sharing this infographic that shows the key ingredients needed to make a healthy, delicious salad. Improve your overall wellness by combining smart, nutritious food choices and regular physical activity.