We all know that popular song: Beets, beets, good for your heart… No, seriously, beets are great for your heart, among so many other benefits! In fact, they’re so good for you that you can eat the entire plant, leaves and all (although the leaves have a bitter taste so most people stick with the sweeter root end).
As more research is conducted on ancient diets still popular among select communities around the world, there is an upward trend towards incorporating certain foods into Western diets. The media presents communities with a living standard below that of ‘first world’ countries as primitive and uncivilized. But this is not the whole picture when it comes to health. For example, the US is only the 35th healthiest country in the world, even with all the latest technology and medical advancements.
Which Type of Coffee Drinker Are You? When someone asks if you want a coffee, does your mind immediately jump to asking yourself whether you could do with the caffeine kick? Perhaps you’re part of the ‘no-sleep’ club who will always say yes to coffee regardless of the time of day. Or maybe you’ve unconsciously joined the club through your growing dependence on caffeine for your productivity and you’ve learned to live with the jitters because withdrawal symptoms are far less appealing.
“Our world is changing at 10x speed”¹ With headlines such as this coming from media all over the world it’s hard not to feel like there is constant pressure to keep up with the pace of change. But what can you really do to ensure you aren’t left behind?
Olive oil is present in most people’s lives for one reason or another. Many of us use it in cooking recipes or, if your tastes are continentally inclined, you might enjoy soaking some fresh bread with it. Either way, I’m assuming you know what we’re talking about. I also assume that you know olive oil is made from olives.