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These Foods Are Good for Your Skin

Here is a look at some foods that your skin will love! Foods with Omega 3’s First, go for anything with Omega 3’s such as fatty fish like salmon, Arctic char, ocean trout or cod and flax seed or flax seed oil. Diet and supplements are the way to get these nutrients because the body does not make these essential fatty acids. Oh yes, and don’t forget Walnuts, another excellent source of Omega 3’s! Foods Rich in Vitamin A Leafy greens vegetables, squash, … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil Is an Excellent All-Natural Hair Conditioner

Have you ever looked at the ingredients label of most hair conditioners? There are usually numerous ingredients which most of us have never heard of. Often, you will even find petroleum-based substances. Yikes! Sounds kind of disgusting when you think about it. But many of these hair conditioner products often contain some coconut oil. So why not just try the authentic pure unadulterated real thing. Try it and you may just love it! Coconut oil has been used as … [Read more...]

Cooking With Coconut Sugar

What is Coconut Sugar? It is a sugar made from the sap of coconut flowers. It is boiled down and then made into a granulated form, sometimes called coconut crystals, or into a syrup which is often called coconut nectar. Don’t confuse coconut sugar with palm sugar because they are different. Look for coconut sugar made from the coconut sap from coconut trees. The largest producer of coconuts is the Philippines. How does it Taste? It’s delicious, in the opinion … [Read more...]

Cooking With Almond Flour

Almond flour is simply ground almonds. You can use it in baking in place of wheat flour or in combination with wheat flour. It’s moist and has a delicious nutty flavor and it is excellent for people who want to reduce fast digesting carbohydrates. Almond flour is generally made from blanched almonds without the skins while almond meal is often made with the skins. Almond flour is great in scones, cookies, and pancakes, and can even be used for breading a fish. A … [Read more...]

Five Healthy Nuts

Here is a list of some of the healthiest nuts and some (not all) of the most important vitamins and minerals in each. 1) Walnuts Walnuts are a nutritional powerhouse. They are good for the heart and the brain. They are loaded with the antioxidant “ellagic acid” and other disease fighting polyphenols. Walnuts are also one of the best food sources of Omega-3 fatty Acids. The protein in walnuts contains many essential amino acids. Here is a look at the … [Read more...]