Remember those greeny hairy ceramic figures called “chia pets?” Those contained real chia seeds – a healthy seed that makes a great addition to a smoothie, salad, or countless other foods. Not only can they be grown indoors without soil (no ceramic figure needed) you can even just buy them at the grocery store.
They say fruit is nature’s candy. Arguably this could not be more true than it is with strawberries. Some see the fruit as a tasty snack others a dessert, one they’ll even dip in chocolate! It’s versatile and has a flavoring so often desired that it is used in the artificial flavoring of processed foods.
If you have not personally experienced kidney stones, you likely have heard stories from someone who has. It is estimated that 11% of men and 6% of women will experience kidney stones at some point in their lifetime. While the process of passing a kidney stone usually does not result in permanent damage, it is very painful.