A Plant Based Diet Can Prevent Heart Attacks

Diet, Heart Health, Nutrition, Vegan Diet
We all know that we should look after our heart better; after all, we won’t get very far without a healthy heart. Moreover, since heart disease kills more people each year than anything else, it is important to consider how to keep those tickers healthy. Is this easier said than done? We’re continually reminded that we should eat better, exercise more, and make changes to our lifestyles in the hope we are either preventing or reducing our risk of serious health issues. One of the most serious, and unfortunately, often fatal, consequences of poor lifestyle is a heart attack. Heart attacks are serious events and require a change in lifestyle fairly swiftly to prevent any repeats. However, by this point there is already permanent damage to the heart. Therefore, it…
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Eating a Raw Food Diet – Guest Article

Diet, Health, Nutrition, Vegan Diet
By Yuri Elkaim, BPHE, CK, RHN  Click Here for more information Eating a raw food diet is essentially a way of eating that does not involve the heating of foods. Part of the premise lies in the fact that heating foods above 118 degrees fahrenheit destroys their inherent food enzymes, a vast majority of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and their all important life force. Chemical Changes in Cooked Foods Heating foods radically changes their chemical properties making them less "recognizable" in once ingested. For instance, heating an egg renders into a solid mass whereas it began in a liquid, gelatinous. This occurs because the heat of frying or boiling denatures the protein structure within the egg, essentially making it more solid. As a result, this heated egg is now much more…
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Foods That Elevate Stress

Health, Panic Attacks, Stress Management, Vegan Diet
Foods That Elevate Your Stress Levels Therefore, you know now that there are a variety of habits that can increase your stress levels, and stress is more likely to have you turning to unhealthy options. What foods, though, are the worst for elevating your stress levels? • Caffeine. Too much caffeine can increase your stress levels greatly. That doesn't mean you have to give up your morning cup of coffee, but if you constantly have a cup on the go then it could just be increasing your stress levels. The reason for this is that caffeine is a stimulant for your nervous system, which can result in a steep rise in blood pressure and a rapid heartbeat. It can also dehydrate you, leaving you with headaches, and affect your sleep,…
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Mindful Eating Health Benefits – Infographic

Clean Eating, Diet, Health, Infographics, Nutrition, Vegan Diet
The below infographic shows the health benefits of Mindful Eating. Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Infographics A Day In The Life Of Mindful Eating Mindful eating doesn’t have to be a complicated way of living. This one-day meal plan demonstrates that with a little planning, clean eating can be simple. Your goal is to aim for meals and snacks that are the quick, satisfying and healthy. Breakfast Start your mindful eating day with a smoothie. Need a recipe? How about a Mixed Berry Cobbler Smoothie? Featured in Fitness Magazine from the cookbook Ultimate Cookbook of Modern Juicing, this smoothie is full of antioxidants and healthy fats. Here’s What You Need • Half a cup strawberries • Half a cup blackberries • Half a cup blueberries •…
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