Last time I shared my tips for meal planning: Meal Planning 101 Plus Printable Worksheets! The key to a healthy trip to the grocery store is to have a completed meal plan for the week. By thinking through the meals that you want to make (for at least 1 meal per day), you will know what to put on your food shopping list. Why is a food shopping list important? When you're just running to the grocery store for one or two things, a list isn't really necessary. However, there … [Read more...]
Phytochemicals in Soothing Superfoods Recipes
Last article I gave you the basics on Nutrition and Cancer Fighting Foods. This was to set your baseline of understanding about phytochemicals. Basically, phytochemicals are the functional nutrients along with vitamins, minerals and fiber, that help maintain healthy cells and reduce risk for growth of cancer cells. They are only found in plant foods. Now, I can share more on the specifics regarding what makes the recipes from this article so healthy: Nutrition Through Soothing … [Read more...]
Truth or Myth: Superfoods Prevent Cancer.
What Are Superfoods? People or companies who claim to sell "superfoods" would have you believe that there is something magical in certain food items that will protect or even cure your body of diseases. I know that you've seen or heard the claims about the latest product, juice or food that is claimed to be a superfood. The term "superfood" does not have a legal definition! In general "superfood" refers to a food item that is supposed to be particularly nutritious. However, … [Read more...]