Recently, we asked iHerb customers to share their favorite smoothie recipes featuring iHerb grocery items. Out of multiple entries, we chose the following to share with you. Enjoy!
The Difference Between Brewer’s Yeast and Nutritional Yeast
August 29 2017
Learn the difference between brewer’s and nutritional yeast.
Deactivated yeast is a single-celled fungus that's full of nutritional value. Brewer's yeast and nutritional yeast are both a form of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and they are commonly sold in health food stores, but they're very different in terms of flavor and nutrients.
Acne, Sugar, Dairy and Bad Fats
August 23 2017
Acne is clearly associated with diet. Strongly linked to acne is a diet high in refined carbohydrates, dairy, and the wrong type of fats. In Westernized societies, acne is a nearly universal skin disease afflicting 79% to 95% of teenagers. In men and women older than 25 years, 40% to 54% still have some degree of facial acne. In contrast, acne is extremely rare in societies consuming healthful traditional diets.
The Brain and Obesity
August 21 2017
As scientists strive to find answers to the modern epidemic of obesity-related health problems, they are discovering a complex system within the brain that is playing a huge role in fueling the lower quality of life and dramatic rise in health-care costs that are the consequences of this epidemic.
Madre Labs CocoCeps Frozen Hot Chocolate
August 15 2017
Dark cocoa is excellent when providing heart and cardiovascular support. Madre Labs CocoCeps Instant Organic Dark Cocoa Beverage is an easy way to enjoy these benefits.
Bone Broth for Inflammation
August 10 2017
Drinking bone broth regularly can be helpful in reducing the levels of inflammation in the whole body. This hot drink is also excellent for healing the gut lining. In this recipe, the benefits of turmeric are enhanced by bringing black pepper into the picture.
Healthy Grilling Tips
July 28 2017
Recent news linking grilled meat to cancer may make you leery about firing up the barbecue this summer. But there are simple ways to stay healthy while still enjoying a backyard cookout.
Cooking with Ghee
July 21 2017
Ghee means "sprinkled" in Sanskrit. It is a type of clarified butter that does not contain water or solids from milk. Ghee first came from the cow, which is a sacred animal in the Hindu religion. For centuries, people have been using ghee in Indian recipes and in a type of holistic medicine called Ayurvedic. The clarified butter supposedly has a healing property called Rasayana, or the ability to make a person's lifespan longer. The book used by Ayurvedic doctors, "Susruta Samhita," says that it is good for the entire body. The use of ghee began in India and quickly spread to the Middle East and Asia centuries ago.
Mocha Nice Cream Shake Featuring Madre Labs CafeCeps
July 18 2017
Mocha Nice Cream Shake Featuring Madre Labs CafeCeps ~ Blend the first 4 ingredients using a food processor or high-speed blender until smooth. Pour half of the melted chocolate into the serving glasses. Then pour in the nice cream shake, top with almonds and remaining chocolate sauce, and enjoy! Serves 2.
8 Super-Fast Protein-Packed Recipes
July 12 2017
Instead of sticking to the same protein smoothie every day, branch out by trying the following recipes to get a daily allotment of protein powder.
Flatbread Pizza with Apples, Arugula and Pecans
July 6 2017
Eating pizza can be healthy! Discover how.
With some smart updates, anyone can replace that greasy pile of dough and meat with a light and delicious pie. Get a healthy dose of vitamin K and antioxidants with the addition of arugula and apples, and add a crunchy texture with pecans.
Benefits of Making Your Own Dog Treats + Dog Treat Recipe
June 29 2017
Dog lovers no longer have to be concerned about the preservatives used in packaged dog treats. Not only are these homemade treats safer, healthier and more flavorful than their store-bought counterparts, but they are also much easier on the pocketbook. Most people already have nearly all of these ingredients in their pantry, making it simple to whip up a batch anytime.
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