Healthy Eating

7 Surprisingly Affordable Superfoods

A diet high in antioxidants does more than just ward off cancer. It fights the free radicals responsible for arthritis and other joint diseases, lung problems like emphysema and bronchitis, and atherosclerosis, the leading cause of heart disease. Though you may think that antioxidant-rich foods are limited to expensive goji berries or exotic herbs, research is identifying some dirt-cheap sources of the disease-fighting, anti-inflammatory nutrients. And they cost a lot less than exotic superberries like goji or acai.

1. Black Rice

The Wealth Gap Between Rich And Poor Americans Is Affecting Our Diets

Americans’ diets have gradually been improving, but the gains aren’t being shared equally across socioeconomic lines, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. Low-income people’s diets have gotten worse over the past decade as richer people’s nutrition has been improving.

Walmart is trying to trick your kids into eating veggies

When it comes to kid-friendly advertising, some brands get a little too friendly. Lucky the Leprechaun claims to want to keep kids away from his dangerously sugary cereal, but we suspect he’s a double-agent whose real goal is to sell children as much high-fructose corn syrup as they can eat. And Frosted Flakes may be grrrreat, but our diets aren’t — most Americans eat only one or two servings of fruits and vegetables a day. (No, fruit roll-ups don’t count.)

Nut-and-Seed Mix With Papaya

Ingredients

  • 1 cup hazelnuts
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup dried papaya pieces
  • 1/2 cup pitted dried dates, chopped
  • 1/2 cup hulled pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup raisins
  • Handful of flax seeds

Directions

Stop Cancer| Eat A High Protein Low Carb Diet

I have cancer, what should I eat?  I want to prevent cancer, what is the best anti-cancer diet?   There many factors that go into an anti-cancer diet.   According to a recent study published in Cancer Research ìa change in diet can have an impact on cancer riskî. This study demonstrates that a diet higher in protein and lower in carbohydrates can inhibit the growth of cancer cells.

THE BEAUTIFYING BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL

The coconut oil craze is real. Here's why you'll want to get in on it ASAP.

8 Foods Even The Experts Won’t Eat

Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals–and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health. Experts from different areas of specialty explain why they won’t eat these eight foods.

What to Eat When You’re Broke

The lower your income is, the more difficult it is to be particular about what you feed your family.

This probably isn't an earth-shattering revelation to anyone, but if you feel like experimenting, try to buy a week’s worth of healthy food for a family on a budget of, say, $50-75.  Food manufacturers that target lower income shoppers with more affordable products tend to include more GMOs and toxic ingredients in their offerings.

It just isn’t possible to stick to my usual food restrictions.  Generally speaking I avoid:

Warm Sweet Potato Salad

Tumeric has amazing anti-cancer properties. Try it in this fabulous recipe.

Ingredients

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