When it comes to potatoes, the general consensus it that it is a delicious and versatile vegetable used in many dishes such as mashed potatoes and casseroles, and in fact, potatoes are the fourth most consumed food-crop in the world. But are potatoes really good for your health? And what are the nutritional differences in potatoes and sweet potatoes?
Sweet potatoes and potatoes are both root vegetables originated from South America, but they have little in common apart from their origin and name. Potatoes can grow in most climates and soil, making it an easy crop to grow, but sweet potatoes tend to be more delicate. [Read more…] about Which potatoes are healthier ? Sweet Potatoes Or White Potatoes | Mevolife
The more I watch television or read online, the more aware of the term probiotics I become. Jamie Lee Curtis and Activa have been talking about it for years. But what do you really know about probiotics, other than the snippets you get on ads and tv commercials? What do you know about probiotics in water kefir, specifically? Water kefir…ah…that’s a new one, I bet.
Water kefir is hitting the Internet waves much the same way kombucha or milk kefir is. They all originate from living grains or fungus. They need fermentation for the healthy properties that many seek when drinking. Water kefir junkies also live for the fizz. [Read more…] about Health Benefits of Water Kefir the New Soda? | Mevolife
If you’ve been on any social platform at any point in the last few years, you’ve probably seen the word meditation mentioned a few times. You’ve probably heard about how great meditation is for you and maybe even how it benefits your body, mind, and soul.
But how great is meditation? How do you get started? Isn’t meditating just about being in deep thought about something? The art of meditation is easy but the task of quieting your mind can take years to master. Keep at it! You’ll not only find inner peace, but there’s scientific evidence that backs up the fact that meditation slows the aging of your brain. [Read more…] about Contemplating on Meditating? Here’s why you should start today | Mevolife
you’re thinking about trying it out. So what does going on this diet mean, exactly?
The Mediterranean diet uses the basic concepts of healthy eating, adding a splash of flavored olive oil and other components dictated by the traditional cooking style of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.
This diet is based on traditional foods eaten in countries like Greece and Italy back in the 1960s. While most diets advocate eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fish, and healthy fats, the Mediterranean use subtle differences and variations which seem to make a difference in cutting the risk for heart disease.
What Are the Actual Heart Health Benefits? [Read more…] about A Diet Made for the Heart Health: The Mediterranean Diet | Mevolife
If you think soup is just to soothe you in the winter, think again. Did you know that soup is one of the bet food to eat for weight loss? Because soups are mostly broth, they tend to be lower in calories while still filling you up. Don’t wait for the spring to start your weight loss journey. Try making one of these three best soups for weight loss and kick start your diet!
Soothing Ginger Soup
This simple soup has noodles to fill you up, tofu for protein, and lots of ginger for your health. Ginger reduces muscle pain and soreness, has anti-microbial properties to prevent illness, and can raise your metabolism. The noodles in this recipe are actually made from sweet potato, so they give you complex carbs that won’t spike your blood sugar. This recipe makes 3 servings. [Read more…] about Best Low Calorie Soups Recipes for Weight Loss & Fitness | Mevolife