Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

Smart Carbs Dumb Carbs

Smart Carbs or Dumb Carbs? Do You Know What The Difference Is?

Smart carbs are basically fruits and vegetables (best are the green ones that grow above the ground like kale, dark leafy lettuce), beans (kidney beans, garbanzo beans), seeds (sunflower, pumpkin), nuts (almonds are best), whole grains (brown rice, millet, quinoa, buckwheat, whole wheat bread & pasta, multigrain cereal/bread, oatmeal and oat bran). Basically, smart-carbs are complex carbohydrates. They are Powerfoods.

Watermelon juice recipe

Watermelon Juice Is Delicious On a Hot Summer Day

Watermelon juice is so delicious on a hot summer day.  This is a very simple juice to make. It is much healthier for you than a soft drink.
If you need to alkalize quickly, this recipe uses the second most alkaline-forming food. Delicious!