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You say Cacao, I say Superfood – Hold the Milk and Sugar, Please!

From the SF Gate Healthy Eating: Dark chocolate may reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to information from New York University’s Langone Medical Center. Cocoa powder has even more of the substances responsible for chocolate’s health benefits, and unsweetened cocoa has the advantage of being low in calories. It also contains essential minerals that… Continue reading You say Cacao, I say Superfood – Hold the Milk and Sugar, Please!

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Define: Food Nourish Nutrition

food fo͞od/ noun any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink, or that plants absorb, in order to maintain life and growth. nour·ish ˈnəriSH/ verb provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition.   nu·tri·tion n(y)o͞oˈtriSH(ə)n/ noun 1. the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary… Continue reading Define: Food Nourish Nutrition

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The Sprouting Revolution 7/30/15 11:09EST

 According to "Sprouting, which is essentially, soaking the (nuts, seeds, beans and) grains, can help to produce our gut BFF—that friendly digestive bacteria—which aids in breaking down phytic acid as well as the enzyme inhibitors. This can also replenish B vitamins, which are crucial nutrients to keep us sane and focused. The soaked foods… Continue reading The Sprouting Revolution 7/30/15 11:09EST