undefined undefinedGetty Images Chia seeds are all over Instagram these days—in everything from puddings to smoothies. With good reason, too. These small black seeds, responsible for a flowering plant in the mint family called salvia hispanica, are a nutritional powerhouse, rich in protein (four grams per one-ounce serving) and omega-3 fatty acids, per the USDA. Plus, the nutrient-rich seed is loaded with 11 grams of fiber per serving, which can help with everything from weight loss to satiety. “Many Americans are falling short of the recommendations for fiber intake, and incorporating chia into snacks and recipes can be one step towards getting more fiber,” says Cara Harbstreet, RD, of Street Smart Nutrition. But can chia seeds really help me lose weight? All that fiber in chia seeds could certainly help. Increased fiber intake can help with weight-loss goals, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.Chia seeds are also a good source of … [Read more...] about Can Chia Seeds Really Help You Lose Weight?
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Thursday, November 29, 2018 by: Zoey Sky Tags: Cures, goodfood, goodhealth, healing foods, herbal medicine, home remedies, natural cures, natural healing, natural health, natural ingredients, natural medicine, natural remedies, pain relief, remedies, sore throat (Natural News) A sore throat can be annoying and inconvenient. The following home remedies can effectively give relief to that uncomfortable and itchy feeling in your throat. Some of these treatments can also strengthen your immune system, which means your body can easily fight infections and heal itself faster. (h/t to Blog.PaleoHacks.com) Apple cider vinegar (ACV) Raw ACV is a natural remedy for acne and diabetes. But did you know that it can also help soothe a sore throat? ACV is a potent cure because it has antibacterial properties, healthy probiotics, and hydrating electrolytes. However, ACV is very acidic and it can burn your throat when taken directly. To relieve a sore throat, dilute ACV … [Read more...] about The most effective natural treatments for a sore throat
Sunday, November 04, 2018 by: Michelle Simmons Tags: cauliflower, chia, emergency food, Food storage, food supply, goodfood, hardtack, hummus, Molasses, pemmican, preparedness, prepper, prepping, superfoods, survival, survival foods, survival gear, survivalist, Vinegar, wild yeast, Wines, yogurt (Natural News) When it comes to prepping, it’s always best to prepare food items that will help you get through and keep you healthy for both small and large-scale crisis. Here are 10 survival superfoods you need to stock up on that are both inexpensive and easy to make: (h/t to BioPrepper.com) Cauliflower bread: Cauliflower bread is one of the most important survival superfoods you’ll need. It has many variations and is highly adaptable. You only need to replace at least half of the flour you would normally use to make bread with cauliflower, then use other ingredients you’d like, such as those that you grow in your survival garden or find in nature. Chia seeds: Chia … [Read more...] about Survival superfoods you need to stock up on now
Getty Imagesmargouillatphotos If you’re riding a lot, you likely have heard how important protein is for building and maintaining the muscle necessary to power you through. But while it’s easy for most of us to get enough of the nutrient at dinner and lunch, breakfast can be a struggle. Bagels, cereal, and smoothies don’t always pack a big protein punch. Not to mention, if you skip your morning meal, you’re not getting any protein at all.Protein can also help you feel fuller for longer. “In numerous studies, a high-protein breakfast habit has been linked to weight management or weight loss,” says Cynthia Sass, M.P.H., R.D., C.S.S.D., a New York City- and Los Angeles-based performance nutritionist. “Protein is filling, and triggers the release of satiety hormones that blunt appetite.”That means you may eat less all day long, including in the evening. “That’s key because most people are inactive in the evening, and therefore … [Read more...] about 20 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas for All-Day Energy
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 by: Jessica Dolores Tags: aging, badhealth, bone health, bone loss, chronic inflammation, Diseases, inflammation, joint pain, omega-3 fatty acids, pain relief, swelling, swollen ankles, swollen feet (Natural News) One day, you’re walking in the park without a care in the world. The next day, you’re bound to your chair and unable to walk because of swollen feet and ankles – all because of joint inflammation. The results of a recent study, however, do not just limit the effects of inflammation to immobilizing a person. The study, published in the Journal of Dental Research, indicated that too much swelling destroys bones. The University of Buffalo research team explained that the absence of the protein tristetraprolin (TTP), which controls inflammation, makes even healthy mice develop the bones of its much older counterparts. In the span of nine months, mice without TTP lost almost 20 percent of their oral bone. In the same … [Read more...] about Excessive inflammation linked to rapid and severe bone loss, according to study