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Orange Smoothie Recipe for Glowing Skin

Posted by Emily von Euw on

All the ingredients in this recipe are excellent for your skin, and more importantly: your body in general (your skin IS your body, so it's no surprise that eating a ton of healthy foods that are good for your bod is a huge part of having naturally clearer skin). Turmeric is also a powerful anti-cancer food and it's absorbability goes up enormously when you consume it with black pepper, like we do here. P.S. If you have some cantaloupe, that would be a terrific addition.  1/2 cup chopped carrot 1/2 cup chopped cucumber 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 2 frozen bananas...

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Mint Vanilla Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

Posted by Emily von Euw on

Delicious, a beautiful colour and perfect for summer thanks to the mint leaves. Plus you get some extra hydrating properties from the cucumber! Blueberries, like most fruits, are full of anti-oxidants that help fight free radicals;​​​​​​​​ and bananas are great for fibre and digestion.  2 bananas 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 1 cup chopped cucumber 1 cup ice  1-2 cups almond milk, as desired 1/4 teaspoon vanilla powder Handful mint leaves Blend it all up and enjoy! A blog by Emily Von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. 

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The Health Benefits of Acai Berries

Posted by Andrea Lewis on

Acai berries are not just sweet and juicy, they are rich in beautifying and medicinal nutrients. Research has shown that acai berries are beneficial to just about every part of the human body, and can even protect the cells themselves. Below, I’ve listed acai berries’ most noted health benefits. Acai Berry Benefits Promotes heart and arterial health Protects against oxidative stress Fights inflammation in the body Good for skin health Boosts immune system function Anti-aging effect Helps digestion Improves blood glucose levels Acai berries improves heart and arterial health in multiple ways. It helps prevent blood clots, as a natural...

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5 Reasons to Eat Pineapple

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There are many reasons to eat pineapples, starting with their delicious flavor, but following are the top five health reasons you may wish to add this aromatic tropical fruit to your diet. Top 5 Pineapple Benefits1. Better skin2. Prevents oxidative stress3. Protects against cell mutation4. Improves digestion5. Improves blood glucose levelsEating pineapple can help you achieve better skin because of its high vitamin C content. “One cup [(165g)] of fresh pineapple chunks provides 131% of your vitamin C needs for the day...”1 Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is vital to skin health, because of the role it plays...

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Why and How You Should Eat Cruciferous Vegetables

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Cruciferous vegetables are among the most healthy whole foods one can eat. Numerous research studies have proven that eating cruciferous vegetables can decrease one’s chance of developing a chronic disease. And since chronic diseases become more prevalent with age, the sooner you begin lowering your risk of developing them the better. Cruciferous vegetables have been shown to reduce oxidative stress, due to their high antioxidant content, which in turn protects heart and arterial health, and lowers the risk of cell mutation. And cruciferous vegetables are loaded with more than your standard vitamin and mineral antioxidants. According to the Journal of...

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