Monday, March 28, 2011

Do you want a healthy drink that taste good too? Try my daily shake!


2 Tablespoon of golden flax seed

1 Tablespoon of granola with cranberries and acai( you will find it at a whole food store)
4 ice cubs
1Tablespoon of nonfat plain yogurt
a hand full of blueberries
half of a banana
half of avocado
6 strawberries
Blend the flaxseed and granola together in a blender (flax seed is better absorbed by the body if it is grounded), add remaining ingredients and blend until is all mixed together. You might need to add a little liquid to it, you can add juice or water. There!  It is ready for your enjoyment and quilt free! Your body will thank you! :)

Crunchy and delicious with pleasant taste, flax seeds or linseed are packed with full of nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals that are essential for optimum health. Off late, nutritional and health benefits of flax have widely drawn the attention of research scholars as well as health conscious individuals alike across the world.                  

Health Benefits of Flax Seed
  1. Fights Cholesterol
  2. Fights Cancer
  3. Fights Constipation
  4. Fights Heart Disease
  5. Fights Menopausal Symptons
  6. Stronger Immune System
  7. Fights "The Blues"
  8. Fights Inflammation                                                                                                                                                                             
 for flax seeds recipes go to:
    Did you realize that BLUEBERRIES are amazing for you?             Benefits of Blueberries

    Avocado - The fruit that has it all!

    The avocado is one of the most valuable foods which nature has given man. For those concerned about eliminating meat from their diet, this offers not merely a “substitute,” but a food which is much superior in value for human maintenance. It is rich in protein and fat and comparatively higher than any other fruits in these elements. The fat is more digestible than animal fats.”

    Avocado eaters  typically experience more lustrous hair, softer, smoother skin, more pliable nails, fewer joint problems, slimmer belly, less body odor, improved mental function and enhanced libido. Upon giving up animal meat and dairy, switching to a diet of 75% to 100% raw vegan foods with enzymatically-alive “plant meat,” and adopting a healthful lifestyle, a multitude of people have reaped amazing health benefits and joyous vitality.

    7 Things About Strawberries You Might Not Know

    Strawberries are a wonderful fruit selection to have. The sheer versatility of this fruit is long been recognized. We use them in many fashions but I bet you didn't know how truly supreme they can be to your health. Come explore with us 7 things about Strawberries that you might not have ever known.
    1. Strawberries are an antioxidant to the body. Like most berries they are high in vitamin C and tons of antioxidants, but did you know that by adding Strawberries to Rum, Vodka, or Tequila actually increases the antioxidant levels of Strawberries? Obviously not for young children but a nice healthy addition to an adult drink. So bring on the Strawberry Margaritas!
    2. Chocolate Dipped Strawberries can be a wonderful healthy desert. Not only are they healthy but they are an extremely romantic way to present romance. The secret is using Dark Chocolate as it holds many antioxidants just like Strawberries. If you want an easy, healthy, and delicious desert try some Chocolate dipped Strawberries.
    3. Strawberries are high in Potassium and produce a certain amount of Folate that has been shown in studies to help delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
    4. Since Strawberries tend to mold quickly one trick is to not wash them before refrigerating. The water promotes mildew and will make them go bad a little faster.
    5. There are over 600 varieties of Strawberries that come in all different colors and sizes. Most common is the red berry with small yellow seeds and a green stem.
    6. Strawberries are typically shaped like a heart and oddly promote good heart health with the vitamins inside.
    7. Eight Strawberries hold more Vitamin C than an Orange. You can actually get a full daily value of Vitamin C from just 8 Strawberries.

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