Posts tagged eating well
Turmeric is the New Superfood

Of late, turmeric has taken on a cape-wearing, superpower-wielding level of notoriety. A bright yellow powder that comes from the ginger family, turmeric is often used in Indian or Asian cooking for coloring and added flavor. However, over the past several years, we have seen the additional talents of turmeric emerge in the popular media. Cultures that have used turmeric for thousands of years innately understand turmeric’s benefits. But now modern science is publishing concrete evidence of turmeric’s status as a new superfood.

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Why You Should Be Getting More Fennel in Your Diet

Fennel is a superfood we're only just discovering as an amazing oil to add to salad dressing. 

If you haven't used it yet in salads, broths, or with roasts, fennel is a flowering plant in the carrot family. It looks like a white bulb with green stalks and has a scent of licorice. The health benefits are diverse and many.

If fennel isn't a typical go to for you, here are a few reasons why it should be. 

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Balanced Diet Best Protection From The Flu

Protection from the flu is a common concern during the winter season and a serious one for those whose can’t afford any down time due to illness. Although there are many vitamin pills and over the counter prescriptions designed to limit exposure to the flu, are they the best way to stay healthy?

According to Katherine Hobson of NPR, “products claiming to turbo-charge your immune system are relying on marketing fluff rather than proven scientific claims — because there isn’t actually any evidence to suggest that these things work.”

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The OKB Southern-Style Barbecue Sauce Hits Every Note

The OKB brings sauce back to it's origins and makes your food and mouth happy. 

If you had been traveling through Kentucky during the late 1800s and early 1900s, you may have had your first taste of true southern-style barbecue sauce. A small BBQ shack called Bowe's Bar-B-Q had become popular in the region for it's amazing BBQ, so much so, even the Pony Express deliberately stopped there to eat.

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Stay Fueled On Healthy Eats

A healthy balanced diet low in saturated fats and processed, fast foods improves your health, enhances energy and increases productivity. Real food--whole food, not processed, with a leaning towards plant-based, living foods not only helps you maintain a healthy weight over time, but helps you through emotional ups and downs more evenly. Here's a few of the heavy hitting items to make yourself healthy and happy.

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