In Case You Didn’t Know: Vegetable Oils are Bad. Bad News. Bad for Your Health. Bad for the Environment. Just Bad. I get a lot of questions about what fats and oils I use for cooking. It makes sense; after all there is a lot of confusion about fat in general. And with the increasing hype over “heart healthy” vegetable oils and their sky-rocketed consumption level, it’s no wonder people have questions about these highly over-recommended products. So let’s talk vegetable oils today: What are they? Why do I avoid them? And what are the best fats for cooking? Ready? Let’s do this.
Known in the Middle East as ‘The Seed Of Blessing’ Black Cumin, also known as Nigella Sativa, has been used to successfully keep people super healthy for over 3,300 years, since their first reported discovery in Egyptian Pharoah Tutankhamun’s tomb. Part of the buttercup family, the seeds are dark, thin, and crescent-shaped when whole. There have been reports of these health giving seeds being used throughout history in the Middle East, the Mediterranean and India – for everything from minor headaches and skin irritations to ailments otherwise deemed untreatable. Regarded throughout the entire Middle East as one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory herbs ever to exist… Cleopatra used it as a beauty treatment. Queen Nefertiti used black cumin seed oil to bring lustre to her
SOUL HAS A KEY Ingredient That Will Jump-Start Your Body’s Energy Furnaces Do you remember what it felt like to leap out of bed in the morning when you were a kid … especially in the summer when you greeted each day with energy and enthusiasm to spare? Well, imagine how much you’d accomplish today if you had 50% of that energy. You’d have the stamina you need to achieve your goals, and you’d feel pretty good at the end of the day. It could be that you need to supplement your diet with the D-ribose that's found in Soul. We’re hearing more and more about how ribose is a natural, potent energy enhancer, which just might make a difference in how you greet each
Sacha inchi, also known as the Inca peanut, is the seed of a plant that grows in the highlands of Peru. Despite being a fairly recent discovery in the health community of the United States, sacha inchi has been cultivated and used as a food source for 3,000 years in the Amazon rainforest. The fruit that these seeds grow in is inedible, but when lightly roasted with low heat the seeds take on a crisp nutty flavor. Sacha inchi is much more than just a pleasant snack food. These seeds are rich in protein, omega 3, 6, and 9, alpha tocopherol vitamin E, carotenoids (vitamin A), and fiber. This superfood is easily digested and unlikely to cause allergies or irritation. The oil is also available.
I LEARNED THAT IT’S BEST To eat some protein with every meal and snack when I was back in holistic lifestyle coaching and nutrition school, and I’ve subscribed to this practice ever since. Protein is really important because it plays a number of structural roles in the body (including the maintenance of muscle mass). It’s also essential to the formation of antibodies, enzymes, and hormones, and it helps you balance your blood sugar. Need another reason to pay attention to protein? It keeps your metabolism running strong. Our bodies don’t store protein, so we really must eat some every day for protein to be able to do its work. I want to zero in on the connection between protein and balancing your blood sugar. This is
5 Health Benefits of Raspberries (Black and Red Varieties) The Seeds In SOUL Black cumin is considered native to the Mediterranean region and well known throughout Europe and Asia for its immune system support properties, yet it is still rare in western nutritional health supplements.* Black cumin seed oil is high in essential fatty acids and is packed with antioxidants activity. Black raspberry seeds offer a wealth of benefits and are used in many of our nutritional health supplements. The seeds have powerful antioxidant activity, and are loaded with Omega 3 and Omega 6 essential fatty acids.* While the antioxidants help fight against free radicals, the essential fatty acids support cellular membranes. Grape seed flour is exceptionally high in antioxidant activity. Red raspberries (Rubus
Nature’s Perfect Food: Plus, Lose Weight Without Starving Yourself! Recent studies have revealed that chia (Salvia hispanica) is a remarkably well-rounded nutritional source, providing protein, magnesium, phosphorus, and essential fatty acids. It is also the richest vegan source of omega-3 and dietary fiber. Gluten-free and grain-free, chia also has six times the calcium of milk. Chia—which is Mayan for “strength”—is a desert plant native to Central America with edible seeds that have a pleasing, nutty flavor. A relative of the mint family, these little black and white seeds were once a staple of the ancient Aztec diet. Now, a growing body of research points to chia’s power to help prevent diseases such as cardiovascular disorders, cancer, and diabetes. But above all, experts now recognize the
Many “health” experts continue to argue that there is little difference between organic and conventionally raised produce, but the scientific evidence -- and common sense -- says otherwise. Food grown in healthier soil, with natural fertilizers and no chemicals, is quite simply more nutritious, and as an added boon, will not load you up with dangerous toxins that can destroy your health. Health Benefits of Eating Organic A 2003 study in the Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry, for example, found that organic foods are better for fighting cancer. And in 2005, scientists found that, compared to rats that ate conventional diets, organically fed rats experienced various health benefits. Rats that ate organic or minimally fertilized diets had: Improved immune system status Better sleeping habits Less
What do Cleopatra, Hippocrates & Muhammad Have in Common? Cleopatra used the Black Cumin Seed as a beauty treatment. Muhammad called the Black Cumin Seed "the remedy for every illness except death" Hippocrates used the Black Cumin Seed to cure digestive disorders. They all experienced the health benefits of the Black Cumin Seed Black Cumin & D-Ribose - Dr. Jewkes report. Black Cumin is only 1 of 3 superior seeds in RAIN Internationals Soul Pure Wellness product. Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have discovered that an extract of black cumin/ nigella sativa seed oil, known as thymoquinone, can remedy one of the most virulent and difficult to treat cancers: pancreatic cancer. The extract does this by blocking pancreatic cell growth, and actually enhancing the built-in cellular function that causes
The Best of The Best First of all the SEED contains 20-30 percnet MORE nutrients than the plant, veggie or fruit it produces! All life, yes , you included, comes from a seed. They come in all different sizes, shapes and colors. The seed is an embryonic plant itself and the origin of nutrition. A plant goes to great lengths to produce each seed and fill it with high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, proteins, essential oils and dormant enzymes. If you’re looking for a high quality, nutritious and filling snack, seeds are tough to beat. Let’s look at the ten healthiest seeds on Earth and how to consume them. A seed is life. It is a living food. It is impossible to eat a