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VegTV’s ‘Best of Show’ Plant Based Products for the New Year!

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
December 29, 2017
File under: Natural Products, Raw Foods, Shopping, Snacks, Superfoods, Supplements, Vegan

VegTV On the Road at Expo East in Baltimore, MD

Natural Products Expos provide a marketplace for manufacturers, distributors and retail buyers of natural, organic and healthy products. Exhibitors from across America and around the world display all manner of food, beverage, supplement, beauty, household and pet products.

The sheer number of booths can often test the capacity of even the largest convention centers in the country, demonstrating the amazing growth of the global natural products industry.  …read more of VegTV’s ‘Best of Show’ Plant Based Products for the New Year! here

 
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Cauliflower Ranks Among CDC’s Top Powerhouse Vegetables

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
December 23, 2017
File under: Healthy Eating, Recipes, Superfoods, Vegan

Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, highly nutritious vegetables that include broccoli, cabbage, kale, Brussel sprouts, arugula, boc choi and collard greens among others.

Cruciferous vegetables are an excellent source of beneficial biological compounds. These delicious superfoods are rich in antioxidants, contain high levels of phytochemicals, essential vitamins, minerals and healthy fiber. Cruciferous vegetables are also the best source of phenolic compounds, which confer strong antiseptic and antibacterial benefits. …read more of Cauliflower Ranks Among CDC’s Top Powerhouse Vegetables here

 
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Vegan Thanksgiving, Healthy, Compassionate and Eco-Responsible!

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
November 17, 2017
File under: Green Holiday, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Superfoods, Vegan

In America, Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the Holiday Season and across the country family and friends gather to enjoy an extravigant feast. For vegetarians and vegans, attending this annual event can be really challenging.

Vegans are among the most eco-conscious consumers. We all can show gratitude to Mother Earth by hosting a meatless meal this Thanksgiving and save money while saving the planet. Factory Farming, Unnatural, Unhealthy and Unsustainable

This Thanksgiving, be kind to your health, the animals and the earth by making my Festive Holiday Roast. It is so delicious, really easy and fun! You will be amazed to see how cool it is to turn five pounds of tofu into a really tasty meal with 12 generous servings.  …read more of Vegan Thanksgiving, Healthy, Compassionate and Eco-Responsible! here

 
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Antioxidant-Rich Pumpkins, Superfood Symbol of Autumn Ushers in the Holiday Season

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
October 22, 2017
File under: Healthy Eating, Recipes, Superfoods, Vegan

October: falling leaves, cool crisp air and pumpkins.

Winter squash are some of the oldest known vegetables in America. Among these hearty winter vegetables, pumpkins have become symbolic of the season and go hand-in-hand with Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Pumpkins are a delicious fruit to include in the diet and have a characteristic orange rind with orange flesh that is incredibly rich in antioxidants and vitamins. Very nutritious, pumpkin is low in calories and an excellent source of vitamin A and flavonoid antioxidants such as lutein, xanthin and carotenes. …read more of Antioxidant-Rich Pumpkins, Superfood Symbol of Autumn Ushers in the Holiday Season here

 
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Tea, Brew a Cup of Health and Relaxation

By Marie Oser, Managing Editor ecomii.com
October 13, 2017
File under: Beverages, Healthy Eating, Natural Remedies, Superfoods, Vegan

The health benefits in a warm steeped mug of tea, whether herbal or caffeinated have been celebrated for thousands of years. There are four main types of tea: black, green, oolong and white tea, which come from the same plant, but are processed differently.

The history of tea is long and complex reaching across multiple cultures and spanning thousands of years. Tea is thought to have originated in southwest China during the Shang dynasty (1766 to 1122 BC) as a therapeutic beverage.1

Drinking green tea  originated as medicine and has grown to become the most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water. These days, tea drinking can be quite the adventure with an amazing range of choices. …read more of Tea, Brew a Cup of Health and Relaxation here

 
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