Superfoods – Cacao

Superfoods - Cacao

Revered in Mexico, Central and South America for thousands of years for its health benefits, cacao has recently gained its rightful place in the spotlight as a bonafide superfood.  It is incredibly rich in antioxidants, so much so that it is believed to contain the highest amount of them found in any food!  Cacao is […]

Eating Clean

Are you tired of feeling guilty after noshing on a fast-food meal or hitting up the pantry a few too many times a day for your favorite packaged snacks?  Are you searching for a new way to approach eating so that what you put into your body will benefit your health and help you achieve […]

Jamie Oliver Beating Childhood Obesity

Jamie Oliver Beating Childhood Obesity

Celebrated British chef Jamie Oliver of “Naked Chef” fame, who is passionate about fresh, delicious and uncomplicated food, takes the rising numbers of children struggling with obesity in the world to heart and is doing whatever he can to help combat it.  He has come up with a list of recommendations which he has presented […]

Why Eat Lychees?

Why Eat Lychees?

When you are craving an exotic treat that will instantly make you feel as though you are in a tropical location (even if you happen to be stuck in a traffic jam or sitting at your desk), give lychees a try.  Not only are they sweet, juicy and delicious, they also happen to be packed […]

Drinking Tea During Pregnancy

Drinking Tea During Pregnancy

Preparing and drinking tea is a healthy ritual which has been performed for thousands of years, and the wonderful effects it has on your health should have you reaching for the tea kettle daily.  Containing antioxidants that may lower cancer risk, polyphenols that protect your heart and other immunity-boosting nutrients, tea has even more benefits […]

Spirulina – Mexico’s Super Food!

Spirulina - Mexico’s Super Food!

Spirulina! Never heard of it? It has taken the world of wellness by storm and is considered to be one of the globe’s most powerful superfoods, having an extremely high protein and beta-carotene content and ten mixed carotenoids making it a complete “heal all” solution. Spirulina is a spiral shaped blue-green algae (similar to seaweed […]

Pros and Cons of a Paleo Diet

Pros and Cons of a Paleo Diet

With all the hype surrounding the trendy Paleo diet in recent years, you may wonder if it could benefit your health as much as you’ve heard.  Since it is a modern day version of the diets our ancestors from the Paleolithic era ate (more than 10,000 years ago) it is touted as a beneficial eating […]

Almond Milk – Alternative to Cow’s Milk

Almond Milk - Alternative to Cow’s Milk

Almond milk has long been causing a positive storm in the health food world as a great alternative to cow’s milk. As more and more people are finding themselves intolerant to lactose or seeking healthier lifestyles, cow’s milk is becoming unfashionable and alternatives such as almond milk, coconut milk and even soy milk are taking […]

How to eat a Mango

How to eat a Mango

Mangos grows abundantly in Mexico and are certainly one of the highlights of the country’s exports. While the sweet fruit has been around for more than 6000 years, the mango is not native to Mexico, having been introduced by the Spanish in 1779 via the Chinese Empire who brought various varieties from the Phillipines. Today […]

Healthy Juice Bar at Hotel Mousai

Start the day light!

So you’re on vacation, and you want to kick back, relax, and indulge yourself… we get that! We also know that you probably want to take care of yourself and make sure you don’t have too many vacation pounds to shed when you get home! Well, when you stay at the Hotel Mousai in Puerto […]

Healthy Fruits to Get You in the Mood

Healthy Fruits to Get You in the Mood

Everyone hears about the stimulating effects of those foods known as aphrodisiacs. Chocolate, oysters and many other foods have been to have such properties, but recent research suggests that there are plenty of fruits that have the same effects. From creamy avocados to juicy watermelon there’s a huge array of flirty fruits for you to […]

Ways to Boost Your Energy Through The Foods You Eat

Ways to Boost Your Energy Through The Foods You Eat

Anyone who has ever had a full-time job, been a parent or pushed through a long day at school is familiar with the feeling of exhaustion. For some, getting up in the morning is a horrendous feat, for others the afternoons seem to drag on, while for the vast majority making it all the way […]

Vegan Planet’s Chef Miguel Bautista

Vegan Planet’s Chef Miguel Bautista

Chef Miguel Bautista, current executive chef and co-founder of vegetarian hotspot Vegan Planet Mexico in Cancun (arguably one of the healthiest restaurants in town), is utilizing his platform as a chef to raise awareness to the vegan lifestyle and philosophy.  Boasting a menu that is completely free of animal products, he is proving to diners […]

What Makes Japanese Cuisine So Healthy?

What Makes Japanese Cuisine So Healthy?

The Japanese population has long been heralded as one of the healthiest and longest living groups of people on Earth.  There are many factors that contribute to this impressive label, although there is not a stand-alone formula to achieve it.  However, eating a traditional Japanese diet definitely seems to be one of the main components […]

The Hidden Talents of Bananas!

The Hidden Talents of Bananas!

So, we all know that eating bananas is good for us, right? Well, what about using them to clean your teeth or get rid of dark circles under your eyes? Take a look at this awesome video by New Zealander, Ela Gale whose YouTube channel is dedicated to inspiring a positive life. You will never […]