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What is Alkaline Water?

What is alkaline water? First, we have to learn about what alkaline means. Alkalinity and acidity are measured on the pH scale, which is a scale ...

Vegetable Oil vs. Canola Oil

Canola and vegetable oils are both plant-based oils that are liquid at room temperature. They're both beneficial for heart health, and are commonly used in cooking ...

Non-Organic vs. Organic Veggies

Understanding the difference between organic veggies and non-organic veggies can help you make the smartest decision as a consumer according to what's important to you.

Why A Crash Diet Isn't A Healthy Solution

Whether it's bikini season knocking on your door or an upcoming special occasion, there are a number of reasons why people are looking to lose weight ...

The Nutrition of Octopus

Octopus is also known calamari, or if you live in the West Indies, it is called a Sea Cat! There are over 300 types of this oceanic ...

The Nutrition of Oranges

There are many varieties of oranges grown around the world but some of the most commonly grown types are Navel, Blood or Valencia oranges. Oranges are ...

The Nutrition of Pancakes

Pancakes are a popular breakfast favorite in America, with some restaurants exclusively catering different pancake varieties. They are round, flat and typically thin wheat-based cakes cooked ...

Top 5 Healthiest Natural Sweeteners

There are numerous sweeteners on the market so it's understandable there is confusion on which are the best to choose. Choosing a natural sweetener is ideal ...

Substitutes for Coconut Milk

For those who are allergic to coconut milk, or do not seem to digest/react to it well, fear not! You can still make many of ...

The Nutrition of Cheese Pizza

Although often villainized as an unhealthy food, this is a narrow view of the actual health benefits of pizza. Pizza can be anything you want it ...

The Nutrition of Corn

Corn, also known as maize, comes in many varieties and colors. It is the staple food for many countries and is grown all over the world. ...

The Nutrition of Enchiladas

Enchiladas are traditionally made with small corn tortillas filled with beans and/or meat and then topped with cheese and chili pepper sauce. Additional fillings can ...

The Nutrition of Red Wine

Red wine is a very popular alcoholic beverage around the world. Some red wines are recommended for different types of meals for flavor reasons. Red wine ...

Understanding Concentrate Juice

Concentrate juice, also known as fruit juice concentrate or concentrated juice, contains far less water than normal, or not-from-concentrate forms of juice.

Why You Should Be Drinking Peppermint Herb Tea Before Bed

Peppermint herb tea is a naturally caffeine-free tea which is a tisane infusion of peppermint, meaning that it is actually made from anything but the leaves ...

The Nutrition of Cocoa Nibs

Dark cocoa nibs or cacao nibs is a closer form of chocolate to the cacao/cocoa bean source. The beans from the cacao/cocoa pods are ...

The Nutrition of Organic Eggs

Organic eggs have been produced under the strict rules required for them to be classified as organic food. These protocols require that the hens are given ...

The Nutrition of Lemon Juice

Lemon juice from fresh lemons or bought bottled in the store are all popular choices for adding zest to foods, drinks, marinades, sauces and baked goods. ...

Turkey Breast vs. Chicken Breast

Both classified as poultry products, turkey breast and chicken breast have quite a few things in common. There are just a few subtle differences between the ...

The Nutrition of Guava

Guavas are a delicious fruit that is usually between the size of a golf and lacrosse ball. There are a few varieties of guavas but the ...

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