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Power up your Meals with Pumpkin [Visual]

Power up your Meals with Pumpkin [Visual] | ecogreenlove

After autumn, it’s easy to forget pumpkin puree’s tasty, versatile, nutrition-packed goodness. However, a can of pumpkin is a great pantry staple anytime. It adds moisture, texture, and health benefits to many recipes—including some you might not expect.

Pumpkin is an affordable, easy-to-stock pantry staple that’s packed with nutrition. It contains alkaloids and flavonoids, which are natural compounds with documented anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-carcinogenic, and antioxidant properties, as well as a long list of other nutrients.

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10 ways Sleep can extend your Life [Infographic]

10 ways Sleep can extend your Life [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Naturally Extending your Life with Sleep

Sleep is a fundamental building block to our existence, yet so many of us neglect it. Bestow is here with a visual that details why you need sleep, and how to get it.

Everybody knows they need to sleep. It keeps us feeling great, gives us the energy we need to tackle the day, and it simply feels great. Despite this, one in three adults still aren’t getting enough sleep.

Even worse, failure to get enough sleep can result in an increased risk in numerous chronic illnesses. With our lives ever busier, sleep seems like it’s only getting rarer and rarer. First, let’s take a look at why sleep is so important.

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Mindful Eating health benefits [Visual]

Mindful Eating health benefits [Visual] | ecogreenlove

Are you the type of person that truly savours your meal or do you eat without really taking the time to enjoy the food that’s in front of you?

This visual explains what mindful eating is, and how to slow down and enjoy your meals can bring you health benefits. Start practicing these useful tips below!

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Home Cooking Benefits [Infographic]

Home Cooking Benefits [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

People who cook at home six to seven times per week eat fewer calories and less fat and sugar without even trying, according to a study of nearly 10,000 adults. Plus, people who frequently cook consume more fruits and vegetables and are 28 percent more likely to have a normal body mass index and body fat percentage, according to another study.

Of course, not all home cooking is healthy. But because you have the power to choose your ingredients, cooking methods, and portion sizes, your meals can be as healthy as you want them to be.

Cooking at home also encourages families to sit around the table and eat together, which is especially important for kids. Children who eat dinner with their parents five or more days per week eat healthier, perform better at school, have better relationships with their parents, and are less likely to have trouble with drugs and alcohol when they’re teenagers.

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