With plant based, vegan type diets gaining more and more popularity, the demand for more plant based alternatives rises. This includes non-dairy alternatives to milk, cheese, yogurt, sour cream and more. While you can find good deals on these products at your local supermarket sometimes, more often than not, healthier food alternatives come with a bigger price tag. One method of avoiding this hefty grocery bill, without sacrificing your health and moral standards, is to make your own non-dairy, milk alternatives at home. This is something that wont take up too much of your time, but will greatly impact your grocery budget and overall health and wellbeing!
I am back at it with the "Food Is Fuel Series" which is designed to help people eat healthy without compromising their busy lifestyles. Next up in this series is my "Killer Keto Coffee" recipes. With the ever expanding pile of research on the benefits of the ketogenic diet, which go way beyond its incredible ability to aid in weight-loss. I have dedicated a several recipes in this series to the ketogenic diet, including these coffee recipes.
Many of us know that the worlds leading cause of mortality in developed and developing countries is cardiovascular disease (CVD). But do we know why? For many years scientists and doctors have pointed to the fact that Dyslipidemia, high low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C or "Bad" Cholesterol), triglyceride concentrations, and low high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C or "Good" Cholesterol) concentrations are associated with elevated CVD risk. This is what lead many doctors to attack dietary cholesterol, citing it as the source of high LDL levels, which could lead to CVD. In doesn't stop there, saturated fats have also been under fire for causing high LDL levels.
But is this actually the case? Can eating foods high in dietary cholesterol and saturated fats really lead to cardiovascular disease? I will answer all these questions and more, based on my research and the latest studies available, to find out all there is to know about cholesterol. The good, the bad, and the healthy!
With the everyday advancements in modern science and medicine, such as stem cell technology, genetics and aging research, is seems as though humanity is on the path to eternal life. This path however, sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel. Is there another way to slow aging, heal the body and stay youthful without feeling like a lab rat or guinea pig? Luckily mother nature provides us with amazing superfoods and herbs, which combined with other practices and techniques, can lead to slower aging, faster recovery and a more youthful looking body. All without becoming the Frankenstein Monster!
This is the step by step process to making awesome Homemade Cashew Milk! Due to the increasing number of people with dairy allergies and digestive issues. Milk alternatives such as soy, almond, coconut and cashew milk's are becoming more and more popular. I have tried all of these milk alternatives and my favorite by far was the Cashew Milk.
Fight fat with fat? I thought you were supposed to avoid fats? Thats why we have all of these healthy "Fat Free" and "Low Fat" foods on the market. So eating foods high in fats must surely cause us to gain fat right? Wrong. More and more research is showing the massive amount of benefits from a high fat, low carbohydrate based diet.