Healthy Foods for Brain Health

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Welcome back to another blog post on healthy eating. In today’s article we have compiled some videos that will be informing you of the best Healthy Foods for Brain Health.

We all are aware that taking care of our bodies is of utmost importance. A lot of persons however, tend to forget that the brain is also a crucial part of the body that can be drastically affected by what we consume. We must be careful and ensure that we are feeding our bodies healthy foods that can contribute to positive brain health.  In order to do that, you can start by watching the videos below. They help you to understand what you should and should not be consuming and why.

Understanding How Food Can Affect Your Brain

 

Now, let’s get into the videos…

1. Eating to Remember- Healthy Foods for Brain Health

In this video, Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietician and nutritionist informs us of different types of foods that we can incorporate into our diet to help with our memory.  A lot of persons forget small details but it’s the little things in life that matter. Start boosting your memory today with these healthy foods.

 

2. 5 Healthy Foods for the Brain

Watch this video to find out what it is exactly about these foods that push your brain to optimum performance. Ensure to stack up on them too. Scientific research was done to prove the positive effects of these foods. They are guaranteed to be of great benefit to you.

 

3. What to Eat for Brain Health

In this video we learn than many of the same features that contribute to a good, healthy heart, can also contribute to a healthy brain. Therefore, we must consume foods that are heart healthy so that our brains can benefit in the long run. It is important to remember that a good diet to abide by is one rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and healthy sources of fat, such as olive oil.

Recommended: The Mediterranean Diet

 

4. 10 Unhealthy Foods for Your Brain

These are the foods you should not be consuming on a regular basis. Try to stay away from them if you can as they do not contribute to healthy brain functioning. It will be hard to deny these foods since a lot of them taste great, however all we need is some discipline and replacement foods that are just as tasty. (PS. I do know it is really hard because staying away from tuna sounds near impossible to me). But, we will persevere and make our brains as healthy as ever.

 

5. The MIND Diet

According to Rush University Medical Center, this new diet increases cognitive functions of the brain and is therefore extremely brain healthy. It includes foods from all food groups so you will still be having a balanced diet. Try it for yourself today. (Oh, and there is wine included 🙂  )

 

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Creative DIY Candles

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Welcome back to another DIY blog post. For today’s article, you will find several videos depicting ways to make Creative DIY Candles.

Making your own candles at home is quite easy and only takes a few hours, inclusive of the waiting time. Candle recipes do not require a whole boatload of ingredients. In fact, most of these candles use less than three materials.

Imagine making your own candles with about 3 inexpensive materials. You would be saving money and making something creative at the same time. Most of the recipes below require the same essential ingredient. You guessed right; wax! Go ahead, get any wax of your choice and find out how to make your own candles below.

Let’s get started…

 

1. DIY Candles with Essential Oils

This is one of the simplest ways to make your very own creative DIY candles at home. You only need 2 ingredients, which are beeswax and coconut oil. To give the candle the ability to burn, you will need wicks, which are the cotton strings places in the candle. You have absolutely no need to buy these as you can always use whatever yarn you have at home.

Learn how to make your own essential oils here.

 

2. Creative DIY Soy Candle

For those persons who wish to take candle making to another level, either by making it your new hobby, or a potential source of income, the candle making kit in this video is very effective. It is used by candle companies and you can get yours too by clicking the link in the description below the video on YouTube.

Ps. The only major difference between beeswax and soy wax is that beeswax is denser than soy and so burns a little longer, soy wax can be safely used in the same way.

Related: Choosing the Right Wax for Your Candles

 

3. DIY ‘No Wax’ Candle

Instead of using wax, this video tutorial shows you how to use vegetable shortening to make your candles. I love this because it is so innovative and you get the same quality as you would get with regular wax candles, and even store bought candles. As seen in the video, you can also use regular Crayola crayons to color your wax in whatever color you like. Go ahead and try it. You will love it.

 

4. Creative DIY Photo Candle

This video does not show a way to make candles. What is does show however, is how you can put pictures on your candles. You can customize your candles using the method in this video and I guarantee, it will be worth it. So go ahead, make that candle, and put whatever quote, name, Bible verse, or photo you would like to use on it.

 

5. Creative DIY Gel Candles

This method is not very different than the ones above. The only difference  is that you would use gel wax to make your candles. This allows for a mainly transparent candle that you can decorate to suit your taste. Watch the video to find out how.

 

6. Amazing Candle Hacks

Here are some small hacks for your candles that I’m sure will peek your interest. Some of these will make life with candles a little easier for you. There are also some general helpful hacks for your home life. Enjoy!

 

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Healthy Vegetable Juice Recipes

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Welcome back to another blog post on healthy eating. In today’s article we have compiled our top recommended videos that will show you some Healthy Vegetable Juice Recipes.

A regular consumption of different types of vegetable juices has many benefits on the body. From aiding in digestion to gaining more energy, your body will definitely thank you for gifting it with these juices.

Most of the recipes below have some amount of fruits in them, however, the base ingredients which are the most important ones are vegetables. The good thing about these recipes is that if you don’t have an ingredient, you will still be able to make the juice. The recipes are fully customizable, but you should try as best as possible to not deviate too much from the ingredients stipulated in the videos if you would want the specific benefits of these juices.

Why is it important to consume vegetables?

Here we go…

1. Healthy Vegetable Juice for Digestion

This recipe only requires five ingredients. Drink this juice 3 to 4 times per week to aid in healthy digestion and to heal and strengthen your digestive track. This is more effective when you drink on an empty stomach. A good idea is to use it as a meal replacement or if you do not want to do that, you can eat a lighter meal after drinking this juice so that you’re not overfull.

2. Healthy Carrot Juice Recipe

“Carrot juice is a delicious and nutritious drink rich in beta carotene, vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K and minerals like calcium, phosphorous, and potassium. Carrots are great for your skin, hair, and nails, as well as your liver function. Making carrot juice at home is a smart way to give your whole body a boost.” -HARI KITCHEN

Need I say more?

3. Healthy Vegetable Juice for Weight-loss

“I love to detox when I start eating healthier or want to lose weight it’s a great reset button for your body and it will thank you later. These pressed juices are super yummy and easy to make for a 3 day detox or everyday juice. You can also substitute them for breakfast if you’re not a breakfast eater or want to stop drinking coffee.” -Belinda Selene

This recipe contains chia seeds which are excellent for boosting your metabolism.

Here are some more chia seeds recipes for weight-loss.

4. Juice Recipe to Eliminate Constipation

This recipe helps you to flush out your system without using any drugs. This is way more effective and healthier for your body. It is also very delicious. You will be surprised how simple it actually is to clean out your body with natural products. Go ahead and check it out now.

 

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DIY Hand Sanitizers

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Welcome back to another DIY article. With all that has been going on lately, we found this post to be only fitting. Today, you will learn how to make your own hand sanitizing products. These DIY Hand Sanitizers are easy to make and very cheap.

The spread of the novel corona-virus has everyone in a frenzy and a lot of stores are literally out of hand sanitizers. But luckily, you do not have to panic. These homemade sanitizers are just as effective as the store bought ones. All you need to do is to use them properly to protect yourself from the virus.

Most of the sanitizers you will be learning to make in this post require the use of rubbing alcohol and aloe vera gel. However, if you do not have these items you should still go ahead and watch as there are other things you can use.

Let’s get started…

 

1. DIY Alcohol Based Sanitizer

To make this DIY hand sanitizer, you only need three things. These are alcohol (video shows the best type to use and why), aloe vera gel and essential oils. The essential oils are not necessary so you can make the sanitizer without it. However if you would like to make your own essential oils, you can check it out here.

 

2. DIY Hand Sanitizer Without Alcohol

If you are all out of rubbing alcohol, you can still make your own hand sanitizer. By substituting rubbing alcohol for grain alcohol your sanitizer can be just as effective. The ingredients in this video give you up to 15 small bottles of sanitizer. Make it for yourself today.

 

3. Hand Sanitizer from World Health Organization

This video shows you how to make three easy hand sanitizers based on the World Health Organization’s recipe. It is highly likely that you have all the important base ingredients at home. Make it for yourself today.

 

4. DIY Disinfectant Spray

This DIY sanitizer is not made for your hands. Instead, it is made to sanitize frequently touched objects and surfaces. I do not recommend that you use this solution on its own without a hand sanitizer. This is essentially an additional measure that you can take to protect yourself.

 

5. DIY Hand Sanitizing Wipes

Here, you learn to make your own antibacterial wipes. Just in case you prefer them to hand sanitizers. This is surprisingly easy to make with a limited amount of ingredients, a lot of which are the  same ingredients as in the videos above. Like the hand sanitizers you can take these wipes with you anywhere as long as you store them properly. A reusable plastic bag is recommended.

 

Now that you know how to make your own sanitizers, you are able to protect yourself more. Remember that these sanitizing products ARE NOT substitutes for hand washing. You should still wash your hands thoroughly with soap and in the event that you cannot, you then use your DIY Sanitizers.

 

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Healthy Taco Recipes

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Welcome back to another blog post on healthy eating and we have a good one today.  Almost everyone is a fan of tacos so we decided to put together our recommendation on a few healthy taco recipes. Even if you don’t love tacos, still watch and you may find one that you want to try.

There are multiple ways that you can make tacos. They are one of the most customizable foods that I know. These videos will show some of the healthiest ways to make your tacos so you can reap the health benefits and enjoy the awesome flavour. The best part is, you can make substitutions for different ingredients so you can always enjoy what you are eating.

With that said, let us begin…

1. Healthy Taco Recipe (with Cauliflower)

You may have noticed over the course of our other healthy eating posts that cauliflower is an amazing base for different foods and is a very healthy substitute for flour. In this video the cauliflower is used to make the shell of the tacos which reduces the amount of carbs in each taco. Try it for yourself today.

2. Healthy Tacos with Egg Whites Tortillas

This recipe uses mainly egg whites to form the tortillas for filling. When you watch this video you will also understand why it is better to use this tortilla recipe rather than the store bought shells. Remember that you can always use different meats than what are in this video.

3. Healthy Vegan Tacos Recipe

This recipe is for vegans but really anyone can try it and love it. If you want an oil free and a gluten free taco then this is the choice to make. I should also mention that even though this is a vegan taco, it can  taste as great as you want it to. You can use whatever seasonings and spices you love to give your taco a great taste.

Check out these health benefits of egg whites

4. Healthy Fish Tacos

“It is easier, healthier, and just as tasty to grill your fish rather than deep fry it when making fish tacos”. You will be eliminating the excess use of oil while enjoying the same deliciousness, which is a win-win. Check out this fish taco recipe today.

5. Low Fat, Low Carb Healthy Taco Recipe

This recipe completely eliminates the use of a flour based tortilla. In fact, it replaces the tortilla itself with a vegetable. If this taco recipe is not the definition of healthy, then I do not know what is. A definite try for low fat/low carb tacos.

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