How to Prevent Enzymatic Browning

We’ve all seen it. We cut up an apple into slices and sometimes almost immediately the apple begins to turn brown. This is due to a chemical process which occurs in fruits and vegetables called enzymatic browning. It is caused by an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase which results in  brown pigments when the cells from…

Eat Your Breakfast!

No, Seriously. Eat Breakfast. How important is breakfast? Very! Without breakfast, your body could be without fuel for up to 16 hours from dinner to the next day’s lunch. Your body needs a consistent energy intake to maintain proper function and breakfast is also a great way to kick start your day. Make your breakfast…

Fitness & Nutrition

A healthy body is built and maintained through diet and exercise, which most of us know by now. To prevent chronic diseases such as arthritis, obesity, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease requires both fitness and nutrition. Specifically on the topic of exercise, in addition to preventing chronic disease it aids in the supporting healthy: weight,…

Blueberries – Small Powerhouses

If you want a juicy, sweet, and healthy snack, then blueberries are just the thing you need. This delicious treat is packed with many benefits and is also low in calories. Bonus: With only 80 calories per cup, you can satisfy your sweet tooth while being nice to your body! Blueberries are small powerhouses of…