eating for health
Packed with nutrition and healing properties, superfoods are whole foods with naturally concentrated levels of nutrients and phytochemicals: chemical compounds, naturally occurring in plants, that have been shown to offer nutritional or healing benefits to the body.
To a certain degree, many of the health benefits of phytochemicals still remain a mystery. What we do know so far indicates that they work in harmony with the other vitamins and nutrients present in whole fruits and veggies to keep our bodies in their natural state of health.
Well-planned vegan diets are suitable for all stages of life (including pregnancy, lactation, and infancy) and they may also aid in the prevention of certain diseases. Adequate nutrient and caloric intake are crucial for making sure your pregnancy is as healthy as it can possibly be.
You’ve probably heard that heating oils can result in the “production of oxidized compounds and free radicals detrimental to your health.” But there’s a simple healthy way to cut out oil whenever you’re stir frying veggies or sautéing greens, and it’s called the water sauté method.