How Often Should You Eat Avocados?

How Often Should You Eat Avocados?

  • How often should you eat avocados?

Avocado is a powerhouse fruit filled with many nutrients that may help promote weight loss and reduce the risk for diabetes and heart disease. You can probably have one per day as long as you watch your portion size. Click here to read more: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/should-eat-avocados-10141.html

Link Between Microbiome in the Gut and Parkinson’s

  • Link between microbiome in the gut and parkinson's

There is growing evidence showing a connection between Parkinson’s disease — a neurodegenerative condition — and the composition of the microbiome of the gut. A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama shows that Parkinson’s disease, and medications to treat Parkinson’s, have distinct effects on the composition of the trillions of bacteria that make up the gut microbiome. Click here to read more: http://impractitioner.com/link-microbiome-gut-parkinsons-discovered/

Vegetarian Pad Thai

  • Vegetarian Pad Thai

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 20 mins
Serves: 2-4

 

Ingredients

  • 1 small package of flat wide brown rice noodles (8 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • ½ yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 4 lime wedges

Almond Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium tamari
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Red pepper flakes

 

Instructions

Cook the brown rice noodles according to package instructions and set aside.

While the noodles are cooking, make the almond sauce. In a small bowl, mix the almond butter with the hot water and whisk until combined. Add the rest of the ingredients and whisk again until combined.

In a sauté pan, add 1 tablespoon of oil over medium high heat. Add the broccoli, carrots and onion and cook for 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook an additional 1-2 minutes.

Add the almond sauce and rice noodles to the pan and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Take off the heat and top with the scallions and lime wedges. Enjoy!

 

Please choose all organic ingredients if possible.

Where fat goes when you lose weight

  • Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales. 98% of the health professionals in a survey could not explain how weight loss works. Where does fat go? Click here to find out: https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/26/health/lose-weight-where-does-it-go-partner/index.html

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