We all know vitamins are good for us, but have you though about how many of the neccesary minerals you're getting each day? Minerals are critical for the formation of blood and bone, body fluids, cellular growth and healing, energy, muscle tone, and nerve function. Minerals are also vital in the absorption, function and effectiveness of many vitamins. This means if minerals are not present in the proper proportion, then vitamins are not sufficiently absorbed. This can leave you deficient in both vitamins and minerals, taking a toll on your overall health!
Vitamins are a crucial part of a healthy diet! They help the body function, regulate metabolism, and process your food into energy. Without a steady supply of vitamins our bodies cannot grow, develop, or maintain properly. Symptoms like low energy, skin ailments, and indigestion can all be a result of not having enough vitamins in your diet.
While many of us use spices to add flavor and depth to a dish they also have numerous benefits to your health! Spices tickle your taste buds and provide your body with a healthy dose of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties and so much more! Check out the power that is packed into these spices and a couple ways to work them into your next meal:
Looking for a way to use up some of your summer produce? How can you go wrong with all of these yummy and healthy ingredients? You won't even miss meat here because the taste is very well-balanced and rich. Just imagine, tangy bell peppers, sweet grilled corn, fresh succulent tomatoes, rich earthy black beans, zesty red onions and scallions meet creamy avocado dressing spiced with cumin and acidified by freshly squeezed tangy lime juice.
Water is crucial to our overall health and biological make up and our lives depend on it. We could actually survive longer without food than we could without water. Yet in spite of its importance, many people still neglect the health benefits of water. Every function within our bodies in some way or some form requires water.
In a world where everything is represented by a number.... your finances, your time, your worth, your value... it's hard to stop counting! Instead of looking at our food for its contents and quality we are being told to count the calories. Low fat, no fat.... we see it on every container.
It's time to change the focus. Our food is here to nourish us; To give us strength. It's all about quality!