Broccoli

Overview: Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family. It is a man-made plant, created from the breeding of cultivated leafy cole crops in the Northern Mediterranean in the 6th century BCE. Although many claim that they do not like to eat broccoli, there is no denying that it surpasses countless of other healthy foods in health benefits. It is essential to incorporate broccoli into one’s diet. Benefits: Broccoli contains glucoraphanin, which the body creates into the anti-cance...
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Cottage Cheese

Cottage Cheese Overview: Cottage cheese is a cheese curd product. It is essentially unprocessed or raw cheese. Since it is drained rather than pressed, some whey remain and the individual curds remain loose. It is not aged or colored. Different types of cottage cheese are made from milks with different fat levels. Benefits: One cup of cottage cheese contains about 25 to 28 grams of protein (just as much as a 2 oz. chicken breast). It can be a great source of protein for ovolacto vegetarians...
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Cinnamon

Overview: Cinnamon is one of the oldest spices known to man in the world. The benefits of cinnamon have been documents from as early as 2700 B.C. on the continents of Asia, Europe, and Africa. There are two types of cinnamon: Ceylon and Cassia which is Chinese. Cinnamon has many health benefits ranging from anti-clotting to brain boosting functions. Benefits: In 2003, a study published in Diabetes Care studied people with type two diabetes and the effects that cinnamon had on their blood su...
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