How Much Poison is in Your Food?

Sensational titles aside, this infographic delivers a very important message: READ before you eat! Be aware of what you’re putting into your body and stick to all natural, whole foods. The closer you are to your foods’ source, the better. (Click to enlarge.)

Plant of Life: All About the Coconut

Drink the water hidden inside, eat the flesh of the fruit and use the hard shell to build utensils and furniture. Is there anything the mighty coconut can’t do? Dr. Joseph Mercola breaks down for us the many uses of the coconut. Mmm, our mouths are watering!

Stress Less

How to Find BalanceStress can be a major burden on your overall health, as well as an indicator of a diet lacking in some vital nutrients. How stressed out are you? According to a recent survey, 80 percent of Americans say their stress levels have increased over the past year. Don’t be part of the stress statistic! Eat foods rich in magnesium to maintain your body’s cellular balance, including dark, leafy greens and a variety of nuts and seeds.

Got Greens?

Any experienced Blaster knows the importance of rotating their greens! We came across this lovely infographic from Eat Drink Better and had to share. Full of vitamin K and excellent for your bones, let us know, what’s the last green you used in your Blast?

The Rise of Veganism

Veganism, something once only practiced by a few radicals, is quickly gaining popularity – but is it gaining popularity because of its positive effects on health and lifestyle, or is it just a fad? Whatever the reason, veganism continues to grow as a way of life, while meat eating slowly declines. What do you think of the growing rate of veganism? Are you seeing more vegan-friendly establishments opening in your area? Click here for the original infographic.