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Wild Food Recipes Archives - Eatweeds. Each year I literally swoon as I cup the cherry blossom flowers in my hand gazing at their mysterious beauty set against cloudless blue sky.

Wild Food Recipes Archives - Eatweeds

And each year I promise myself to make a preserved cherry blossom recipe. Each year until this one I miss the window of opportunity. In Japan, the tradition of “Hanami” which literally translates as “flower viewing” is a practice that dates back to the sixth century Heian period. Cherry blossoms in Japan are called “Sakura”, and are a symbol of the transient nature of life, due to their short flowering time. They represent a life that is beautiful, but also temporary and impermanent. So as not to miss the year’s flowering season I scoured my patches trying to find some flowers that were still only in bud.

Fruit Skin and Seeds: What’s Good and What’s Not. Many people have discovered that fruits and vegetable smoothies are good for their health but when making a smoothie, should one include the skin and seeds or to throw them away and avoid eating them?

Fruit Skin and Seeds: What’s Good and What’s Not.

The answer is: it depends on the fruit. Before we get started, it is important to mention that although fruit skins are mostly good for you, the so-called conventionally-grown fruits (or vegetables for that matter) contain pesticides, herbicides, chemicals, contaminants, and or carcinogens. So no matter how nutritious the skin may be, remember that you are ingesting chemicals that are not good for you. Try to consume organically grown (which means that they have not been grown using chemicals) fruits and wash all fruits thoroughly with water before consumption. Now you just have to hope that the part of the country you are living at does not add too much fluoride to the tap water that you use to wash your organic fruits. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Healthiest Green Vegetables You Should be Eating. Whether or not you have Irish in your blood, chances are you still sport a bit of green on St.

Healthiest Green Vegetables You Should be Eating

Patrick’s Day. And why limit the look just to your clothes? Work in some of these good-for-you greens into your daily diet and bless your health with the luck ‘o the Irish year round. Sure, you may have turned up your nose and pushed your plate away when your mom presented you with a heap of Brussels sprouts as a kid.

But what you did not know at the time is that green veggies — especially the leafy kind like spinach, turnips, and even Brussels sprouts — are amazing sources of disease-fighting antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber. 9 Things You Need to Know Before Starting a Juice Cleanse. The following is based on Zeel Expert Marina de la Torre‘s answer to a Zeel Member’s question on the efficacy and safety of doing a juice cleanse.

9 Things You Need to Know Before Starting a Juice Cleanse

8 Raw Foods That Are Very Nutritrious. Foods that are rich in omega 3 fatty acids are good for the heart and overall health.

8 Raw Foods That Are Very Nutritrious

This Fat is the good kind of fat. According to the The American Heart Association eating two servings of fatty fish a week is ideal for a healthy diet. This fatty fish can be grilled, poached or baked. 8 Raw Foods That Are Very Nutritrious. Health Benefits of Cabbage. The cabbage vegetable is one of the most nutritional vegetables out there.

Health Benefits of Cabbage

It comes from the cruciferous or brassica family. Some other members of the cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts. Cabbages are extremely rich in various kinds of vitamins. The interesting thing about the cabbage vegetable is the fact that it can be cooked before consumption or just eaten raw. Make Your Own Electrolyte Energy Drink. Gatorade, PowerAde, electrolyte pumped-up sports drinks…they’re good for you, right?

Make Your Own Electrolyte Energy Drink

You see athletes chugging down bottles of the neon-colored liquid in every ad and real life, surely they do something, and they do. They help you maintain your body’s balance of electrolytes during or after periods of heavier exercise. But when you look closer, you’re really just paying an outrageous price for glorified, brightly colored, sugar water.

An overload of processed and refined sweetener (in the case of sports drinks, high-fructose corn syrup) is never a good thing. The Raw Advantage. The secrets of the raw food diet and radiant health. Subscription - Thank you for subscribing to Rawsomehealthy! To download your 3-Day Raw Food Detox Plan, please click here. In the mean time, why not check out this special offer… Some Questions For You: Do you need ideas on how to make your dinner meals delicious, raw, simple and healthy? Do you want to avoid spending hours in the kitchen trying to prepare salty, dehydrated, fatty, gourmet raw food dishes that are anything but healthy? Then it is our great pleasure to introduce “Deliciously Raw Dinners” *Order These Healthy Raw Recipes now for only $12.00 instead of the regular $17!

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