Blackberries and raspberries are powerful superfoods. They may be little, but they are big on antioxidants! Delicious and full of vitamins, they are the perfect breakfast solution for my morning Blast and they work great as a snack, too. Antioxidants are the nutrients in foods that prevent or slow the oxidative damage to our body. When our body’s cells use oxygen, they naturally produce free radicals, which can cause damage. Antioxidants act as free radical scavengers, preventing and repairing damage [...]
Here is a way to get more bang for your breakfast in the morning! I love a good hearty bowl of homemade oatmeal, but I usually don’t have the time to cook or I don’t feel like dealing with the clean up. Those little instant oatmeal packages have way too much sugar. I’ve found a great way to incorporate my oatmeal into my morning Blast and have discovered this hearty fruit & oat concoction. Oatmeal is a great cholesterol-reducing food. [...]
These 14 vegetables are packed with all sorts of nutrients that your body needs: fiber, protein, calcium, iron, magnesium, you name it! Incorporate them into your diet today and don’t forget to check back in with this infographic to pinpoint the sources of goodness you’re putting into your body. (Click to enlarge)
Salad is certainly a healthy meal, but that doesn’t mean a NutriBlast isn’t! A NutriBlast will go easier on your digestive system, and since digestion is the process that takes up the most of your body’s energy, it’s important to save as much of that energy as possible, while still ingesting nutrients and fiber. Take a look at what David Wolfe has to say.
Who doesn’t enjoy a vacation? Everyone enjoys getting away for a little “R&R,” unless you are my digestive track. I want to share with you what a week of what I call going “cold turkey” from my NurtiBlasts was like. The only words I can use are bloated, sluggish, scorching and blah. If you don’t believe me, ask my guts. I spent a week in Costa Rica with my family over spring break. Costa Rica is a beautiful country that [...]