Dried Fruit. Yes, It Is Healthy If You Avoid These 4 Things

best dried fruitWhen people make the commitment to eliminate processed food and sugar from the diet, dried fruit frequently becomes one of the more popular alternate snacks of choice.

While there is some perplexing discussion online about whether dried fruit is healthy or not (seriously?), from an ancestral perspective, it is certainly fine. This is especially true if you take the time to dehydrate fresh fruit slices yourself.

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Light vs Dark Roast Espresso. Which is Better?

light vs dark roast coffee

In our stressed out/sleep deprived culture, daily caffeine consumption can be a risky practice. The potential for developing an addictive habit is very real.

Visual symptoms such as deep lines/creases in the cheeks, balding lower legs, or lines in the fingertips may eventually appear. Fatigue and sensitivity to bright sunlight are other common adrenal fatigue symptoms from caffeine overconsumption.

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Do Tiger Nuts Deserve “Superfood” Status? Should You Eat Them?

tiger nut health benefits

For almost 3000 years, much of the world ate (and many parts still eat) a wild plant that is now a domesticated food – the tiger nut.  

One of the the earliest records of this tuberous plant came from Theophrastus, a botanist living on the Greek island of Lesbos. Around 300 BC,

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What is Krill Oil? Is it a Better Choice than Fish or Cod Liver Oil?

krill oil and cod liver oilEvery ocean on planet Earth contains an abundance of tiny animals known as krill. Measuring only about two inches in size, they are uniquely positioned at the base of the food chain along with other organisms such as zooplankton, sardines and minnows.

Thousands of diverse animal species rely on krill for food including birds,

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5 Easy Alternatives to Commercial Sports Drinks

sports drink substitutesI have to admit that it makes me sad to see children at athletic events toting around giant bottles of commercially made sports drinks like Powerade or Gatorade.

On top of being loaded with sugar and/or artificial sweeteners, colors and a myriad of chemicals, research has demonstrated that they are damaging to teeth.

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