The Skinny on Blueberries

Blueberry Infographic

I love blueberries – but aside from their taste aspect, recent research has started to reveal a number of health aspects associated with their consumption.  Looking around the internet, you’ll find a number of blog posts and web articles that list these benefits.  In classic internet fashion, these same articles generally fail to cite their [...]

Green Smoothie Recipes – Directory

Lettuce for Green Smoothies

What you will find on this page is a directory of sites that contain green smoothie recipes and information.  The reason that I am primarily giving you a directory instead of giving you a long list of recipes is time – for those of you that have followed my previous posts about green smoothies, you [...]

Green Smoothies are Bad for You!

Oxidation

Well, that’s the rumor anyways.  In truth, I’m not at all convinced that green smoothies are bad for you. While researching the “cons” – the downside – of green smoothies, I came across several objections ranging from minor to alarmist.  Are green smoothies really bad for you?  My conclusion is no, but read on for [...]

What is a Green Smoothie?

Green Smoothie Ingredients

One of our culture’s current diet trends is the smoothie – seen primarily in the proliferation of fruit smoothie desserts.  Almost every fast food restaurant, diet plan and recipe website has options for fruit-filled wonders that come out of a blender.  Smoothie restaurants, smoothie recipes, pre-packaged frozen smoothies, smoothie websites – fruit smoothies are everywhere. [...]

The Paleo Revolution – Visually Explained!

Paleo Revolution Infographic

The Paleo diet has experienced a “Revolution” over the past few years – exploding in popularity, as shown by its number of adherents as well as the number of mainstream resources available (diet books, cookbooks, studies, etc).  This recent infographic, courtesy of medicalbillingandcoding.org, explains the Paleo Revolution in a fun, visual format. Infographic courtesy of [...]

Quote of the Day – Thomas Jefferson on Exercise

Thomas Jefferson State Room Portrait

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. – Thomas Jefferson   In Jefferson’s “happiness” quote from yesterday, he explained how our happiness ultimately depends on several factors that are within our control – one of [...]

Quote of the Day – Thomas Jefferson on Happiness

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Estate

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. – Thomas Jefferson Today’s quote is one by Thomas Jefferson covering health, life, and happiness – a quote that very [...]