Comments Off on Top 10 Foods to Eat While PregnantTop 10 Foods to Eat While Pregnant

May 6, 2022 Food Benefits

It’s always important to focus on what you’re eating and try to take advantage of the nutrition that can be found in real, whole foods. That is even more true when you’re pregnant and want to get the optimal nutrition for you and your developing baby. And while there’s loads of information about all the things you should NOT be eating during pregnancy, what SHOULD you be eating? We’re here with a few recommendations. (As always, be sure to consult…

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Comments Off on Why Drink Hot Tea?Why Drink Hot Tea?

March 18, 2022 Food Benefits

When the weather is cold and rainy, it is second nature to reach for that kettle and brew some hot tea to warm up. But are their benefits to drinking hot tea year round? Let’s give you some insight. 1. Digestion Herbals teas like peppermint and ginger are known digestive aids.  They are often used to help with symptoms of IBS and often used as a remedy for nausea. Although cold brewed still holds the same benefits, hot drinks helps…

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Comments Off on The Power of Bone BrothThe Power of Bone Broth

February 25, 2022 Immune Support, Food Benefits

Due to When it’s cold out it may be obvious to cook up some warm broth. After reading this, you may consider adding broth to your diet, rain or shine. It is a stock made from boiling animal bones and connective tissue. This is done to extract the vitamins and minerals and create a concentrated broth to drink for nutritional benefits. This is the power of bone broth. Promotes Joint Health Animal bones and connective tissue contain a protein called…

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Comments Off on Foods to Eat for Heart HealthFoods to Eat for Heart Health

February 18, 2022 Food Benefits

February is Heart Health Month, and at Organic Roots we are celebrating all things heart healthy! Walk the aisles of our store or flip through our Hot Deals ad and look out for the little hearts that let you know which items are good for your heart! And to help give you a general idea of the best Whole Foods for health, we made this list for you to see which foods to eat for heart heatlh!   Beets Beets are…

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Comments Off on Gut Health & YouGut Health & You

January 14, 2022 In The News, Organic Eating, Food Benefits, Uncategorized

Digestion. Candida. Microbiome. Maybe you’ve heard these terms before, especially in the last few years as Gut Health has become a topic of interest regarding personal health and wellness. But what does it all mean? We’re here to help you out. What Exactly is Gut Health? Gut Health is the balance of bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract to ensure proper function. Your gastrointestinal tract includes organs such as the stomach, esophagus, and intestines. All  work together to break down and…

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0What’s Camu Camu?

May 5, 2015 Food Benefits, SuperFoods, SuperFood, Immune Support
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The Camu Camu Berry The camu berry is one of the world’s most abundant sources of vitamin C—as much as 60 times more C per serving than an orange. This antioxidant-rich berry from the Amazon is also a plentiful source of potassium, calcium, protein, beta carotene, amino acids and powerful phytochemicals. These tiny berries pack a big punch to help aid in the body’s overall health & vitality. Immunity A strong immune system gives you the power to fight foreign invaders…

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0What is Glutathione?

April 14, 2015 Food Benefits, Supplements

Glutathione is a nutrient-like molecule that is one of the most powerful protective substances in the human body. Its many jobs include: eliminating toxic chemicals; maintaining cell proteins; supporting immunity; acting as an antioxidant; and maintaining the status of vitamins C and E.1 Glutathione Sources Glutathione is both supplied by the diet and produced by the body. All cells can make glutathione, and the liver produces the highest amounts because of its central role in detoxification. The best dietary sources of glutathione are…

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0Plant Proteins – What’s the difference?

March 26, 2015 Food Benefits

These potent powders offer unique benefits Protein powders derived from plants, such a pea, rice, or hemp, are growing in popularity. In addition to being a convenient source of vegan protein, they are less likely to trigger food sensitivities. “Plant-based protein powders are more easily digestible and have a more balanced phytonutrient profile,” says Lauren Beardsley, ND, a naturopathic doctor at Integrative Health in Scottsdale, Ariz. If your system is too acidic, she says, “They can help balance the pH,…

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0Benefits of Bee Pollen

February 17, 2015 Food Benefits, SuperFoods, SuperFood

Article copied from Mercola.com http://www.mercola.com/article/diet/bee_pollen.htm What Is Pollen? Pollen is the male seed of flowers. It is required for the fertilization of the plant. The tiny particles consist of 50/1,000-millimeter corpuscles, formed at the free end of the stamen in the heart of the blossom. Every variety of flower in the universe puts forth a dusting of pollen. Many orchard fruits and agricultural food crops do, too. Bee pollen is the food of the young bee and it is approximately…

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0Avocado Uses and Health Benefits Infographic

January 20, 2015 Organic Eating, Food Benefits

Take a look at this awesome infographic on avocados from Mercola.com

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