Top summer superfoods that must be eaten now

The summer months bring a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables that offer some of the best health benefits. In many areas, the summer time is the only time when these foods are available in their freshest state. By taking advantage of the bounty of goodness offered by these foods, a health-conscious individual can enjoy…

Three healthy summer desserts that are simply yummy

Summertime is the perfect time to indulge in healthy, cooling desserts. Here are three delicious deserts that are nutritious enough for you and your family to enjoy guilt free all summer long. Avocado Fudgesicles Ingredients: * Eight soft medjool dates, pitted * 1/2 cup of water * Three medium avocados, pitted * One cup of…

Cucumber heals – The superb health benefits of cucumber

Along with long days, swimming, walks on the beach and watching the fireflies at night, one of the great joys of summer is when the cucumbers come in. These classic warm weather vegetables are deliciously cooling, versatile – and great for people who are trying to slim down for the start of bathing suit season!…

5 complex carbs to help shape your summer body

Perhaps the publicity around certain fad diets has led you to believe that carbs are dietary enemy number one. You’ve read the propaganda and watched some videos telling you how to avoid all carbohydrates, and now you’ll only order your burger without a bun. In theory, this sounds great, so why are you still struggling to…