Food For Thought: 411 on Multivitamins

Even if you’re eating properly, and keeping up with a well-rounded and nutrition-filled diet, there’s still a chance you’re not getting all the nutrients your body really needs. Sure, you’d get a satisfactory amount, but do you really want your body to settle for simply satisfactory or would you rather choose great? It’s not much of a question is it?

Best Vitamins and Supplements for Women

Healthy Foods Best Vitamins and Supplements for Women By Leanne Ely, CNC This is a shout out to all you ladies out there! While most of us are diligent about eating correctly and ensuring the right foods are in our regular diets, we still need to address vitamins (in the form of supplements). It’s an […]

Build a Nutritional Garage for Your Heart

Food For Thought Build a Nutritional Garage for Your Heart by Leanne Ely, CNC If one of your health goals is to keep your family as heart healthy as possible (good move, too – kind of critical in the staying-alive-scheme-of-things), then you need to know what a human heart needs in the form of nutrients […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Fennel

Feeling funny about fennel? What is it and how to use it? Fennel is a green blub type of stock with a very leafy flourishing top. It kind of looks like leeks mated with parsley, LOL. It has a really interesting flavor; it has a similar taste to that of licorice and texture closely related […]

Tip, Trick & Recipe: Poblano Peppers

Poblano peppers are one of the most popular peppers grown in Mexico. They’re large, green, and milder in taste. You can find these peppers in most every grocery store; they look similar to green bell peppers, just more elongated. A great nutritional perk to this pepper is that it is bursting with vitamin C, like […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Endive Made Easy

It’s time for us to explore endive–have you ever had it? Endive is extremely leafy with an almost lettuce-like appearance. It has either a light, nearly yellow, green color to their leaves, or a rich ruby red. Its flavor is unique and entirely its own. It’s crisp and light with a sweet, some say nutty, […]

What is Star Fruit?

Tips, Tricks, & a Recipe What is Star Fruit? By Leanne Ely, C.N.C Star fruit is very popular in Asia, and obviously named after it’s star-like exterior. Star fruit tastes like a cross between a melon and a grape and is usually a yellow to light green in color. Ripe star fruit are lightly sweet, […]

The Importance of Vitamin C

Healthy Foods The Importance of Vitamin C by Leanne Ely, C.N.C A key nutrient that can help prevent – some say cure – many diseases, is vitamin C. Studies show that about 33 percent of the population most likely suffers from a vitamin C deficiency. This kind of deficiency can often contribute to immune problems, […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Blueberries

Blueberries are beautiful, sweet, and pumped with fiber with only 80 calories per cup. With all the health benefits that blueberries offer, it’s no wonder they’re becoming more popular all the time. One of my favorite super foods, blueberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, manganese, dietary fiber and tons of antioxidants. You know […]