Do you know chia? The small seeds from Mexico and Central and South America currently conquer the health food market.Historians have found evidence that chia was cultivated as a food crop and was equally important as maize to these ancient cultures. The Maya valued the ability of chia to provide sustainable energy and therefore it was consumed my messengers back in the day. According to Mexican folk medicine, a teaspoon of chia seeds is enough to give a person sufficient energy for 24 hours. Read on to explore four delicious recipes.
Science hаѕ соnfіrmеd wіth mаnу ѕtudіеѕ and rеѕеаrсh thаt eating сhосоlаtе іѕ іndееd healthy. Researchers have found thаt dаrk сhосоlаtе іn раrtісulаr has both еmоtіоnаl and physical hеаlth benefits when соnѕumеd іn hеаlthу portions. Chосоlаtе hаѕ рrореrtіеѕ that іnсrеаѕе mеntаl awareness аѕ wеll as a multіtudе оf hеаlth bеnеfіtѕ fоr оur body. Studies have аlѕо ѕhоwn thаt реорlе whо еаt twо to three chocolate bаrѕ a mоnth live lоngеr thаn those thаt don't соnѕumе аnу сhосоlаtе. Read on to learn more.
Since we have a few Paleo friendly choclates in store, I set out on a self-experiment to see what Paleo is all about and if it has a significant affect on my overall well-being. My journey to a better me, started in September 2015 and I incorporated personal training along with my lifestyle change. Read on to learn more about my transformation.
A study created by Alan Hirsch, who is the Founder of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation Chicago reveals that each type of chocolate can tell us quite a lot about a person's personality. In fact, chocolate fans rely more on intuition rather than logic as they are pre-disposed to acquire a specific type of chocolate based on genes and traits. But what does our chocolate preference say about us in the first place? Here are a few important and interesting things to keep in mind!
The celebration of Mother's Day began in the United States in the early 20th century. The purpose of this special day was to honor mother's of the family, motherhood as well as their influence in society. Mother's Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March or May. Here is our top five list of Mother's Day gifts that will delight your moth
For the curious mind we have compiled a list of our favourite chocolate books. Exploring the world of chocolate is as much fun as eating it. We are always interested in learning something new and these books walk you through the history of cocoa, its production and its transformation into delicious edible chocolate. A sweet exploration into the world of cocoa from bean to bar including recipes.
The custom of giving eggs at Easter celebrates new life. The precise origin of the ancient custom of decorating eggs is not known, although evidently the blooming of many flowers in spring coincides with the use of the fertility symbol of eggs and eggs boiled with some flowers change their color, bringing the spring into the homes. Here are eggciting natural dye tips for your Easter eggs.
Smoothies are a refreshing and vitamin rich variety of blended fruits and vegetables in a jar. They are fast and easy to prepare and a great nutritious snack, especially if they contain lots of greens. Smoothies are useful for people who may not be eating enough fruits and vegetables on a daily basis as they help to increase the overall fruit and vegetable intake.
Are you ready to mix? Here are some of our favorite smoothie recipes.