Top Alkaline Vegetables to Keep You Healthy by Carolyn Thompson

Top Alkaline Vegetables to Keep You Healthy by Carolyn Thompson

The idea behind the alkaline die is that your food pH can affect the pH levels in the body fluids. Your pH level, in turn, affects your overall health and well-being. A person can be too alkaline or too acidic, so a balance is the key. Our fast food diets lean toward...
Avocado

Avocado

Avocado (Persea americana) is a tree and member of the family Lauraceae. The fruit of the plant, also called an avocado (or avocado pear or alligator pear), is a large berry containing a single large seed. Avocado is easily digested and contains over 25 essential...
Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are an amazing superfood that contain numerous health and healing benefits. Salvia hispanica, commonly known as chia, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. The word...
Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) has been used for 2,000 years as an herbal remedy for a variety of ailments, particularly liver, kidney, and gall bladder problems. Milk thistle is native to the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the asteraceae family, which also...
Thyme

Thyme

Thyme is an evergreen herb with culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. The most common variety is Thymus vulgaris. Thyme is of the genus Thymus of the mint family, and a relative of the Oregano genus Origanum. Thyme has a powerful ability to kill off bacteria and...
Reishi Mushrooms

Reishi Mushrooms

Reishi mushroom, genus Ganoderma, also called Lingzi, is a prized medicinal food that has been called the “medicine of kings” and the “elixir of eternal life” due to its astounding and powerful health benefits. In the Chinese language, lingzhi is made up of the...
Elderberries

Elderberries

Elderberries (Sambucus) are one of the most effective remedies for viral and bacterial infections such as colds and flu and can substantially shorten the duration of your illness if you get sick. They contain special proteins and bioflavonoids that have the ability to...
Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli is a nutrient rich vegetable that has several proven health benefits. It is very high in vitamins, minerals, and phyto-nutrients such as vitamins A, C, K, & B-complex, calcium, magnesium, selenium, zinc, & iron, and beta carotene. Broccoli is packed...