Blueberries are one of those fruits that could only be found in the wild prior to 1900. It was then that scientists started realizing the best way to grow them on farms. The health benefits of blueberries have been known for quite some time. Not only do they taste delicious, but they are very good for you. So good, in fact, that they are sometimes classified as a “super food”. Whether you are eating them for your health or the taste, it is good to know some of the science behind the sweetness. Here are five, health-filled reasons you should eat these small fruits by the handfull.
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Eleven weeks ago, I went cold faux-turkey and started a totally vegan, no oil diet. I personally did this for health reasons because I was on a collision course with death and I am not quite ready to go there yet. The main goal of this dietary change was to get healthy, but the added benefit is that I’ve lost 80 pounds in those 11 weeks! In this time, I’ve had the opportunity to talk to dozens of people who have been interested in the diet, but have made excuses on why NOT eating a plant based diet. Believe me, I did this, too, until I had the proper motivation. Here are some of my favorite excuses and how I’ve overcome them.
With the passing of Farrah Fawcett today, we thought it was only right to honor her memory with some brief facts about the beautiful actress and pin up model. While others might look to stir up dirt about this woman, we chose only to focus on the positive trivia that we could find. Join us in memorializing this woman who has passed on to a better place.