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The Top 10 Healthiest Seeds on Earth

The Top 10 Healthiest Seeds on Earth
They come in all different sizes, shapes and colours. The seed is an embryonic plant itself and the origin of nutrition. A plant goes to great lengths to produce each seed and fill it with high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, proteins, essential oils and dormant enzymes. A seed is life. How to Eat Seeds There is only one way to derive nutrition from seeds and that is to eat them raw. - Choose raw and unsalted seeds - Avoid coated or roasted seeds - Avoid sugar coated seeds The 10 Healthiest Seeds on Earth Serving Size = 1 Tsp Consider these facts about Chia seeds: - 2.5 times more protein than kidney beans - 3 times the antioxidant strength of blueberries - 3 times more iron than spinach - 6 times more calcium than milk - 7 times more vitamin C than oranges - 8 times more omega-3 than salmon - 10 times more fiber than rice - 15 times more magnesium than broccoli The seeds are gluten-free, which also makes them appealing to people with celiac disease or an aversion to gluten. Related:  Food With Health Benefits

6 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. They are from the same plant as cannabis (marijuana). However, hemp seeds contain only trace amounts of THC, the compound that causes the drug-like effects of marijuana. Hemp seeds are exceptionally nutritious and rich in healthy fats, protein and various minerals. Here are 6 health benefits of hemp seeds that are backed up by science. 1. Technically a nut, hemp seeds are very nutritious. Hemp seeds contain over 30% fat. They also contain gamma-linolenic acid, which has been linked with several health benefits (1). Hemp seeds are a great protein source, as more than 25% of their total calories are from high-quality protein. That is considerably more than similar foods like chia seeds and flaxseeds, which provide about 16–18%. This is what whole and shelled hemp seeds look like: Hemp seeds are also a great source of vitamin E and minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc (1, 2). 2. 3. 4.

Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip & Walnut No-Bake Coconut Cookies Yes, the name is quite a mouthful. But so are these cookies. . . . [Yum.] Perhaps I have found a new favorite cookie. . . : ) {Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip & Walnut No-Bake Cookies} Free of gluten, grain, eggs, dairy & refined sugar. 3 T. coconut oil 1/3 c. honey 1/2 c. almond or peanut butter 1 t. vanilla (I like to make my own) 2 c. shredded coconut 1/4 c. cocoa powder 1/2 c. chopped dairy-free chocolate or chocolate chips 1/4 c. chopped walnuts In large saucepan, melt coconut oil, honey, and nut butter over low heat. {This recipe is linked to Raw Foods Thursday, From the Farm, Slightly Indulgent Tuesdays, What's Shakin', and Allergy Free Wednesdays.}

10 Foods to Boost Your Brain Power, Memory and Health | 1mhealthtips Eating well is beneficial for your physical health and mental health, as well. The brain requires nutrients just like your lungs, heart and muscles. But which foods are can provide the most important nutrients, to boost your brain power, memory and health? 1. Avocado is a rich source of the antioxidant vitamin E. Experts suggests adding just 1/4-1/2 avocado to one daily meal as a side dish. 2. Beans stabilize glucose or blood sugar levels. Any beans will suffice, including lentils and black beans. 3. Broccoli is a good source of vitamin K, known to help improve brainpower and enhance cognitive function. 4. Studies have shown that blueberries may reduce the effects of age-related conditions, such dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. 5. 6. Nuts are a good source of vitamin E, which helps in the prevention of cognitive decline, most particularly in the elderly. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Sprout & Blossom In Just 7 Days: Full Restoration Of Bones, Tendons, Joints And Complete Pain Relief | Natural Cures And Home Remedies Health experts stress that improper posture has a major impact on the appearance of pain in the back, legs and joints. This article will offer you a recipe that will help to ease pain and strengthen bones. If you suffer from back pain, joints, legs and neck, then this recipe is perfect for you. Buy 150 grams of gelatin for cooking. You can find it in any store. In the morning, drink the mixture by combining it with items according to your choose (eg, juice, yogurt, milk or tea). Gelatin helps with joint pain, back pain, leg pain, and neck, and after 7 days of treatment, the situation will improve significantly. Why gelatin is so good for the joints? Gelatin is a high quality cure and provides a wide range of health benefits: It strengthens joints and heartIncreases metabolismImproves mental abilityImproves skin toneGives elasticity, strengthens tendons and ligamentsPrevents osteoporosis and osteoarthritisImproves skin and hair structureHas a powerful impact in treating dysplasia

Shelf Life of Water Proper storage is important if you're bottling your own water. If you store tap water in empty cartons or jugs from milk or fruit juice, it can spoil quickly because the milk and juice is hard to wash out. Bottles that aren't completely clean provide a breeding ground for bacteria, and cardboard cartons leak easily because they are not intended for long-term storage. Glass bottles can break easily and may contain unsafe amounts of lead. The American Red Cross recommends using 2-liter plastic soda bottles to store tap water.

6 Leafy Greens That Are Even Healthier Than Kale Nowadays kale is so popular that there are people walking around with t-shirts bearing its name, resembling that of a famous Ivy League college (that would be Yale in case you’re wondering). The dark leafy green that no one wanted is now showing up in everything from smoothies to salad recipes to kale chips. In just a few short years, it’s gone from an afterthought to one of the biggest symbols of the organic food movement, and there’s no denying it’s spot as one of the healthiest overall foods out there. But if you’re like me you probably gotten, well, a little bit tired of it. Just because it’s cheap and ridiculously healthy doesn’t mean we need to eat it every day, especially when there are so many more interesting things to throw in our salads. Kale is still a wonderful value at as little as $1.99 for a bunch even in the organic section. But can you really call it the #1 superfood among greens? It ranked produce on a scale of 1-100 to find out which foods were the most nutritious. 1. 2.

The Power of the Green Smoothie Even though being a mom often leaves us short on extra time, every now and then we’ve got to take a moment and make sure we are also taking care of ourselves. I recently had such a moment. I was a couple months out from birthing my second baby, was starting to feel “normal” again, but still in “I-deserve-comfort-food” mode – ie – lots of buttered biscuits, cheese and ice cream. I was definitely not getting enough fruits and vegetables and my diet was certainly not helping my energy level! The Green Smoothie! What’s a green smoothie? Here’s my basic Green Smoothie recipe. Ingredients: 2 generous handfuls of spinach or green leafy vegetable of your choice1 banana sliced2 cups of frozen fruit (I used 1 cup frozen green grapes and 1 cup of frozen peaches for this recipe; berries and cherries also taste great in green smoothies)1/2 – 3/4 cups of water The great thing about this smoothie recipe is you can easily keep the ingredients on hand. Pour into a glass and enjoy!