May 9th, 2013
What is juice? Is it only a snack for the kids? Or is it a healthy alternative to other liquids we consume every day? Are juices a scam of companies who are trying to trick us into drinking it so that they can earn a higher profit? Or is there actually something to drinking juice making you healthier than you were before? There are all sorts of different types of juice out there. Some are natural fruit or vegetable juices including orange, grape, carrot, and tomato. Others are special fruits or blends that you can by from certain companies like xango. But how exactly can juice help your health? And what exactly is it?
The beginning is a very good place to start isn’t it? So let’s go back to the basics of juice together. Welcome to Juice-ology 101! Juice is classified as a liquid that is naturally found contained inside of fruits and vegetables. The term can also refer to liquids that are simply flavored with either the fruits or vegetables or with other food sources like seafood or meat. You can create juice by macerating or squeezing the fruit or vegetable. Read the rest of this entry »
May 9th, 2013
Fruits and vegetables are some of the most important parts of any healthy diet. They hold so many vitamins and nutrients that are essential for our growth and development. Over time people have come up with various ways to harness the goodness of fruits and vegetables. Pills, vitamins, Xango products, gourmet dishes, and so much more has been created to help us to be even healthier in our daily lives. Sometimes it’s interesting to step back and see just how nutrient- and vitamin-packed these foods are.
Cantaloupe & Watermelon
Let’s begin our fruity journey by looking at the melon family. Cantaloupe is rich in the mineral potassium which can help lower blood pressure and the risk for stroke. It also contains an antioxidant called beta-carotene: a plant-based vitamin A precursor that helps eye health, supports the immune system, can help keep the skin healthy, and even protect against certain types of cancer. Read the rest of this entry »
May 7th, 2013
Long day at work and you still have to make something for dinner? Dinner doesn’t have to be a boxed dinner that requires more labor. Those are not very fresh anyway. A meal should be fresh as if you made it yourself. Of course, not too many people have the time to make a fancy meal on a weeknight or in enough time for their favorite shows and games.
They also do not feel like going out to eat because of the time and expense. Fortunately, busy workers have the option of having the restaurant make the food for them so it can be taken home and cooked there. While the food cooks, other things can be done to relax at the end of the day. Pizza is an old favorite because it can feed you like a meal. If you are going to do something for dinner, why not make the best pizza Arcata offers? Read the rest of this entry »