Tag: blueberries

Brenda’s Kale Salad for Mom

Brenda’s Kale Salad for Mom

Happy Mother’s Day! Here in Florida, this Sunday will be one of the busiest days of the year at our wonderful local restaurants, so most of the time, we celebrate brunch or dinner at home, and love every minute of it! This year I’d like to share a favorite recipe with you – one that’s sure to please everyone, including…

Eat More Berries to Protect Your Brain

Renew You Challenge Let’s start this week off right! Here is your newest weekly challenge (I mean opportunity!) to help set you off on the right foot and in the right direction for bringing health to your week. You could even add it to your calendar. Join us!  Blueberries and strawberries are high in flavonoids, anti-inflammatory compounds found in certain…

Broccoli and Blueberries for Bowel Health

A recent study, published in the journal Nutrition, demonstrated the effect of broccoli and blueberries on bowel inflammation in an animal model of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).1 Researchers fed IBD mice either a control diet, or a diet with 10 percent broccoli or ten percent blueberries. Both the broccoli- and blueberry-fed mice exhibited similar changes in gut microbiota with one…

Eat a Rainbow Every Day

My Weekly ‘Renew You’ Challenge – Eat a rainbow everyday! Sounds pretty goofy, doesn’t it? But be honest, it’s not the first time you’ve heard this piece of advice, so why not give it a try? In fact, it’s such a good tip even I’m going to jump on the bandwagon! Eating a diet that includes of a rainbow of…

Another Good Reason to Eat Blueberries

I love blueberries. Not only are they sweet and delicious, but they’re SO good for you! So of course I wasn’t surprised when I read about a recent study that found yet another reason to stock up on these potent little superfruits. Scientists in Sweden recently looked at the effects of different types of fiber on people with intestinal inflammation,…