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The Paleo Diet: What’s for Dinner?

The Paleo lifestyle is fashioned from foods thought to be eaten by early humans. This diet consists of meat, fish, vegetables and fruit. Dairy, grain and processed foods are excluded. To get the optimum benefit from Paleo eating, your chicken …...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Aug 25, 2015

Move over Peanut Butter, There’s a New Gang in Town

When nuts are ground into a paste, the result is a smooth, creamy butter called nut butter. Nut butters can be a great source of protein and healthy fat, and they taste delicious. With a little knowledge about nut butters, … Continue reading &#...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Aug 7, 2015

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Little Ones

Many people assume that young children naturally prefer processed foods and other unhealthy dietary choices. However, there are several healthy meal ideas that are kid-friendly while also being balanced and full of nutrients. Here are three healthy l...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Jul 28, 2015

What Makes Extra Virgin Olive Oil Special?

We hear often about the benefits of olive oil, especially extra virgin olive oil. Extra virgin olive oil is touted as being great for your overall health, even for your skin and hair. While extra virgin olive oil has a … Continue reading →...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Jul 9, 2015

Grill-tastic! A New Twist on Barbecue Foods

Everybody loves a summer barbecue, but why not try something different this year? Instead of the standard burgers, hot dogs and steaks, use your grill to cook up something fun and unusual. Mushrooms The king of grilling mushrooms is the … Conti...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Jun 29, 2015

Four Fantastic Edible Mushrooms For You to Enjoy!

Mushrooms often have a bad reputation; the mere fact that they are a fungi is enough to make some people reject them. Despite the numerous beneficial nutrients found in mushrooms, such as vitamin D and iron, they still seem to … Continue readin...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Jun 23, 2015

Why Use Cinnamon in Coffee?

One of the issues with drinking coffee is the need to add sugar and cream to flavor the coffee. Some types of coffee beans have a bit of a bitter taste after brewing, and adding sugar and cream removes this … Continue reading →...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Apr 28, 2015

The Health Benefits of Spinach

Iron is an essential mineral that helps to carry the oxygen throughout the body. It is a crucial component of hemoglobin, and it is responsible for healthy red blood cells. Low levels of iron lead to chronic fatigue, an impaired … Continue read...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Mar 30, 2015

Can Eating Less Meat Help the Environment?

It may surprise meat lovers but, according to the United Nations, farm animals create up to one third more greenhouse gas emissions worldwide than cars and planes do. The grazing of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs contribute to the detriment … Co...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Jan 5, 2015

Whey Protein Concentrate vs. Isolate

Protein is a primary building block of muscle and other body tissues and is a vital component of any healthy diet. Some choose protein powders for mixing healthy shakes, particularly to use before or after exercising or bodybuilding. A common …...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Jan 4, 2015

Low and High Calorie Cocktails and Drinks

It can be difficult to figure out which cocktails and other drinks have the most calories. Listed below are some drinks that are low in calories and others that are quite high. If you are on a weight loss plan, … Continue reading →...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Dec 31, 2014

Five Unhealthy “Kids Foods” and Their Alternatives

While lots of parents agree that they want to fill their children’s bodies with fresh, healthy foods, many have trouble preparing these foods and getting kids to eat them. Others eat the same unhealthy foods that their children do simply …...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Nov 18, 2014

The Benefits of Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin best known for its ability to help blood clot and prevent excessive bleeding. It is also important in maintaining healthy bones. Vitamin K deficiency is rare. Vitamin K is actually a group of compounds … Conti...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Nov 12, 2014

The Best Foods to Eat if You Have a Cold

Having a cold can be an unpleasant experience, but many of us simply consider them a part of life and stick to the bedroom for a day or two. But, there are some things you can do to help yourself … Continue reading →...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Nov 7, 2014

6 Sustainable Seafood Picks

Fish and other seafood is a healthy option because it offers lean protein and has an excellent supply of omega fatty acids, which are important for heart and brain health. For health, fish may be eaten at least once or … Continue reading →...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Oct 14, 2014

What Sugar Cravings May Mean

Craving a late-night snack or the occasional sweet is common for many people. With so many delicious options available, it’s no wonder that these cravings are becoming more common. However, craving sugar on a consistent basis could be a sign &#...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Oct 4, 2014

A Cleaner Way to Eat

The habit of cleanliness doesn’t end with the daily chores and basic hygiene. A growing concern over the rising cost of health care, combined with the effects of food on the human body, are creating an impact on how we … Continue reading...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Oct 2, 2014

What to Eat During Menopause

As women go through menopause, they face a variety of mental and physical changes. They may find that although mood swings from PMS are gone, they have bouts of mild depression or anxiety. They may also struggle with slowed metabolism, … Contin...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Sep 30, 2014

Five Delicious Whole Grains Options

Many people know that eating whole grains daily can keep them healthy by reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease and obesity, yet are unsure how to get enough of these grains in their diets. Many whole grains are actually … Continue readin...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Sep 27, 2014

Sweeten Your Life with Eight Varieties of Honey

Honey has long been valued for its sweet taste, making it a pleasing addition to tea and biscuits. In addition, many people use honey in place of sugar for baking as a natural alternative. However, honey can be used for … Continue reading ͛...
by The Healthy Haven by iHerb on Sep 25, 2014


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