Raw almonds

Did you know that raw almonds are alkalizing (that's GOOD for you) and are easier to digest than other nuts?

Liver detox meal

For a meal that detoxes the liver and helps you to lose weight:

The plate should consist of vegetables, beans and eggs.

That's about what I'm eating now, since I'm on a no meat/no dairy diet to ward off inflammation/cancer.

More on this later......

Nuts and Seeds - use with vegs and protein

I came across an interesting tidbit:

It seems that nuts and seeds should not be eaten with grains or sugar because they work better, nutritionally, in a low glycemic environment. They can, however, be eaten with vegetables and protein.

Good to know.... I'll explore this concept further and report back.


125 Healthiest Supermarket Foods in America

You've heard of the "Eat This, Not That!" book? Here is their site, filled with more food wisdom than I can exhibit here in a single post. So, go there and make note of which brands to look for in the future. The one thing that isn't mentioned, however, is where to find these wonderful products.

Check out the 125 Healthiest Supermarket Foods in America.


Saute'd plaintains are healthy and delicious

Plantain Nutrition Facts
1 cup slices, 154 g

Calories: 179
fat: 0 g
protein: 1 g
carbs: 48 g
fiber: 4 g
potassium: 20% RDA
vitamin C: 28% RDA
vitamin A: 28% RDA
vitamin B6: 18% RDA
Magnesium: 12% RDA
Folate: 12% RDA

Plantains are a great source of fiber and vitamins C and A. They are also high in vitamin B6, magnesium and folate. One cup of plantains contains more potassium that one cup of banana slices. 20% RDA in plantains compared to 15% RDA in bananas.