Why Eat?


Mike showcases many foods that are healthy and delicious…and why you should eat them often.

Mike’s latest “why eat” video is loaded with nutrition and flavor. Edamame, or immature soybeans, is high in fiber and veggie protein, potassium, and calcium. A diet using this super food will help you lose weight, fight high blood pressure and is good for the heart.

The best foods are local. Mike show you all how and why he eats local produce, etc. as often as he can. Organic, free range, happy and healthy foods are produced locally…go for it…peace.

One of the super foods, spinach is loaded with vitamin K and A, iron, folate, calcium, manganese and magnesium. A steady diet of this Popeye food can help fight cancer, diabetes and is good for your bones, eyes, heart and life.

One of the healthiest foods around, these peppers are loaded with vitamin C, E, A and B6. A great source of folate and fiber, high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, these babies will help you lose weight, fight cancer, and are heart healthy. peace…

Mike takes a walk and talks about his recent dietary change from being a vegetarian to adding some lean, free range poultry to his diet. He is trying to lose weight, eat better, lower his cholesterol, and reduce carbs…peace.

Mike’s latest why eat video is all about vitamin C as in citrus. Limes are a staple of many cuisines and not only tasty, but healthy for you. High in folate, low cal, and big antioxidants and anti-inflmmatories, limes can help fight cancer, heart disease, arthritis, inflammation and lower your cholesterol.

One of the healthiest foods on the planet, yogurt has been around for centuries. A natural probiotic, yogurt is good for your stomach and intestines, helps lower blood sugar and protects your immune system. High in iodine, vitamins B12 and B2, phosphorous and calcium, eat yogurt everyday and lower LDL cholesterol and lose weight.

Mike’s latest why eat vid is all about vegetarian protein and healthy fats. Macadamia nuts are loaded with fiber, B complex vitamins, vitamin A, riboflavin, niacin and folates. These babies fight cancer, can help reduce the risk of diabetes, and are heart healthy.

You can’t eat a taco without cilantro, also known as coriander. This popular herb is not only delicious, but very healthy for you. Loaded with vitamin K, C & A, adding cilantro to your recipes will help lower cholesterol, fight diabetes and cancer, and is a natural antibacterial agent.

Cauliflower, a member of the cruciferous family, is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Loaded with vitamins C, K and B, as well as a good source of fiber, folate, potassium, omega 3s and manganese, this veggie rocks. High in antioxidants, this tasty veg helps fight cancer, is heart healthy, lowers blood pressure, is a natural detox, and aides in digestion

Beets are loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits. high in phytonutrients, as well as folate, potassium, manganese, copper, fiber and iron, beets rock. Eating beets often help to fight cancer, heart disease, and can assist in weight loss and detoxification.

One of Mike’s favorite foods, kohlrabi is not only delicious, but loaded with nutrition. Check it out and eat it!

Just in time for National Peanut Day, my latest “why eat” video is all about the nutritional benefits of eating…peanuts? Oh, yeah, these babies are loaded with anitoxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Also loaded with fiber, copper, manganese, B3, folate and vitamin E, peanuts help you fight cancer, prevent gallstones, assist with Alzheimer’s, and can help you lose weight. Check ’em out!

More than just for salads, cucumbers are loaded with vitamin K and C, potassium and a are healthy antioxidants and anti-imflammatory food from the crucifirous family. Cukes are good for your complexion and cardiovascular system and can help fight certain cancers.

Mike’s latest “why eat” vid is all about health and flavor. Olives have been around for thousands of years and they are so good for you. Loaded with healthy antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits, they can help lower LDL cholesterol, blood pressure, and are heart healthy. High in copper, iron, fiber, omega-3’s, olives also can help fight cancer, allergies, and bone loss.

Apricots are delicious and healthy…that’s just a few of the reasons you should eat them. Others: High in Vitamin C and A, fiber and copper. This antioxidant and high anti-inflammatory fruit is a cancer fighter and good for your vision. They also are hearth healthy and, oh, did I mention, taste great.

Delicious and loaded with vitamins, asian pears can also help aid in digestion, fight cancer and lower blood sugars. High in potassium, fiber, vitamin K, C, and copper, these babies can also fight obesity and lower your blood pressure.

High in fiber and potassium, figs are loaded with vitamin b6, copper, and manganese. Eating figs will help you lose weight, lower your blood pressure, fight cancer, and assist with your battle with diabetes. One of the healthiest foods around, eat figs!

A summer treat, watermelon is also one of the healthiest foods around. Loaded with vitamin C and A, high in antioxidants, especially lycopene, this delicious fruit can help fight cancer, lose weight, battle infections and assist with healing. Also a good source for potassium, which lowers blood pressure, and the amino acid L-Citrulline, which is heart healthy and soothes sore muscles. Wow…peace.

It’s cherry season and Mike loves this time of year. Why? Because these babies not only taste amazing, but are loaded with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and flavor. Eating a handful of cherries a day will help fight cancer and diabetes, lose weight, reduce arthritis pain and gout, cure migraines and help you sleep. Yup, this is a super food that you need to eat everyday…peace.

Loaded with vitamin C and B complex, lemons are also natural breath fresheners, help keep you regular and aid digestion. High in antioxidants and antibacterial, this tart fruit assists in detoxification, lowers blood sugar, and strengthens the immune system. They are also very versatile for sweet and savory cooking.

Hemp seeds? Really? Yup, don’t smoke ’em, just eat ’em. Loaded with high amounts of all the healthy omegas, these seeds are one of the best things you can add to your daily diet. Vitamin E, A, D, and several Bs, as well as a good source of calcium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorous, and veggie protein, hemp seeds will help you low weight, lower blood pressure, fight diabetes and cancer, and aid in digestion. What’s not to like?

Believe it or not, but celery is loaded with healthy nutrients that will help you live your life to its fullest. High in vitamin K, B2, and C, potassium and folate, celery is high in antioxidants and can help fight cancer. It is also good for the heart and assists with digestive support. Oh, and it taste pretty good and can be served many ways. Eat more celery…peace,

Mike’s latest “why eat” video is all about peas and, thank you, these babies rock! Loaded with healthy antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits, fresh organic peas help you fight cancer, lose weight, and are loaded with vitamins and fiber. They can also assist in controlling diabetes and cholesterol…and are a renewable resource that helps with sustainable gardening. Peace…peas…you know what I mean.

One of the healthiest foods around, asparagus is loaded with vitamin K, folate, copper, vitamin B1 and C and E. A good sourse of fiber and manganese, this delicious vegetable can help you lose weight, fight cancer, reduce the risk of heart disease, lower blood sugar, and is a natural probiotic to assist with digestive support. What’s not to like?

Loaded with healthy antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits, blueberries should be eaten as often as possible. Good for the brain, cardio supportive, high in fiber and can help lower blood sugar and fight cancer…what is not to like?

One of the healthiest foods in the world, eggplant is not only delicious and versatile, but loaded with fiber, vitamin B1, copper, manganese, vitamins B6 and B3, and potassium. Brain food, cancer fighter, heart healthy food…what’s not to like?

One of the healthiest foods on the planet, this melon is loaded with vitamin C and A, potassium, folate, fiber and flavor. Adding cantaloupe to your diet can assist in weight loss, lower cholesterol, fight diabetes, reduce the risk of cancer, and is heart healthy. Loaded with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, this fruit rocks…

One of Mike’s favorite foods, arugula is loaded with fiber, vitamin K, A, and C, an excellent source of antioxidants to help fight cancer and it is heart healthy too. Its unique peppery taste is awesome in salads, sandwiches, and any savory dish. Peace…

Mike’s latest “why eat” vid is all about veggie protein and fiber. Black beans are also loaded with molybdenum, folate, copper, manganese, vitamin B1, phosphorus, magnesium and iron. I consider this a super-food because of its health benefits like…fighting cancer, heart healthy, digestive assistance, blood sugar regulation, and cardiovascular strength. Oh, and they taste amazing and are a great substitute for meat dishes, especially Mexican foods.

Chia seeds are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Loaded with fiber, protein, Omega-3s and antioxidants, along with vitamin A, calcium, and iron. Add to salads or veggies, or just eat them raw, chia seeds will help you live a healthier and longer life.

Mike’s latest why eat video is all about the health benefits of one of the most popular fruits in the world: Bananas! These babies are loaded with antioxidants, vitamin B6 and C, manganese, potassium, fiber, biotin and copper. They help fight cramps, assist in weight loss, settle your stomach, and promote kidney health. I consume a banana every day…you should too. Peace,

One of my favorite nuts, pistachios are loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits, high in protein and fiber, while low in calories. Loaded with healthy fats, these babies can help lower LDL, fight cancer, assist in weight loss, and help you live a longer, healthier, happier life.

One of the healthiest foods around, mushrooms not only taste delicious and go with all savory foods, they are loaded with vitamin D, antioxidants, copper, selenium, vitamin b2 and b3, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and fiber. A low calorie, high protein, food, mushrooms also assist with your immune system, fight cancer, help lower cholesterol and help you lose weight, and protect you from many cancers. Eat mushrooms and live a healthier, happier, longer life. Peace…

Don’t cry, but onions are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Loaded with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits, as well as high in biotin, manganese, vitamins B6, C, and B1, fiber and potassium, these babies can help fight cancer, are heart healthy, level your blood sugars, support bone and connective tissue and help you live a longer, happier, healthier life. What’s not to like?

Mike’s latest “why eat” video is all about the health benefits of eating green beans. Loaded with antioxidants, vitamin C, K, A, manganese, fiber, folate, and B6, adding green beans to your diet is a great way to lower risks of cancer and heart disease. A sustainable food, 60% of all green beans are grown here in the United States.

Mike’s latest why eat vid is all about the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory rich cabbage! Cabbage is also loaded with vitamin K and C, is low in calories and high in fiber. It can also help fight caner, assists in digestion, is good for the heart, oh, and tastes great cooked, raw and in salads. A cruciferous veggie, eat cabbage everyday and live a healthier, happier, longer life. Peace…

One of the oldest and healthiest spices in the world, cinnamon can help lower blood sugar, LDL and triglycerides, assist in weight loss, is a natural blood thinner, fights bacteria, is good for the brain and helps with digestion. Other than that it doesn’t do much. Add cinnamon to your daily diet and help yourself live a longer, happier, healthier life. Peace…

Mike eats eggs a few times a week. Why? Besides tasting great, eggs are loaded with B12, vitamin A and E, zinc, iron, and phosphorus. They help you lose weight and can prevent breast cancer. An amazing source of lean protein, eggs are one of the healthiest, yet misunderstood, foods on the planet.

Mike loves carrots and eats them as often as possible – you should too! Why? Carrots are loaded with vitamin A and C, a good source of fiber and calcium, and the antioxidants beta caroten, carotenoids, and anthocyanindins. That’s a mouthful, but worth every nibble and swallow. Also heart healthy and good for your vision.

Mike’s latest “why eat” vid is all about antioxidants and healthy, and tasty, foods. Grapes, one of the oldest fruits on the planet are loaded with vitamins and polyphenols, like resveratral, that are heart healthy, reduces high blood pressure, lower the risk of cancer and LDL cholesterol, and are considered a brain food. Yeah, really. Eat more grapes and, in moderation, wine, and live forever…peace.

Mike eats an apple a day – really, just like the doctor ordered. Why? Besides tasting greats, apples are a good source of fiber, low in calories, high in antioxidants and vitamins. The redder the better for healthy benefits.

Loaded with vitamin C, potassium, and a great source of fiber, Kiwis are a great super fruit. Enjoy Mike’s latest “why eat” video by eating kiwis, a low calorie, high antioxidant food, that are delicious and versatile.

One of Mike’s favorite veggies, Brussels Sprouts are loaded with vitamin C and A, potassium and a good source of fiber and magnesium. High in antioxidants, this crucifixions vegetable with help fight cancer and heart disease.

Mike loves pluots. What are they? A hybrid of plum and apricot, pluots are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins. Also low in calories and high in fiber, these delicious fruits can help control your diabetes and reduce the risk of cancer.

One of the most popular vegetables in the world, potatoes are loaded with vitamin C and B6, as well as an excellent source of potassium, fiber, and manganese. Baked, fried, mashed, or boiled, this versitile food is a healthy staple…just watch the carbs. Peace…

One of Mike’s favorite fruits, tomatoes are not only delicious, but loaded with healthy antioxidants, like lycopene, and anti-inflammatories. Also vitamin C, A, and K, potassium and fiber. Low in calories and versatile in Italian, Mexican and just about any cuisine, tomatoes are a super food that you should eat everyday…peace

Dates have been around longer than Mike, over 8000 years! Why? Because they are loaded with flavor and nutrition. High in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, dates help keep you regular and can reduce the risk of cancer and lower you cholesterol.

Mike opts for organic products whenever possible, you should too. Why? Organic foods are higher in nutrients, free of neurotoxins, and better for you because they have not pesticides, they reduce pollution and are earth-supportive. And they taste better, and lower cancer risk.

Red wine is one of the healthiest foods you can ingest, in moderation. Loaded with the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory resveratrol, a couple glasses of wine a day helps you live longer and lowers cholesterol and blood pressure. It’s true! “Cheers – to your health!”

One of the most popular foods in the world, Mike talks about the health benefits derived from eating garlic. Loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, garlic can help you lose weight, lower bad cholesterol, fight cancer…oh, and it’s delicious and versatile.

Mike talks about all of the amazing health benefits from eating honey every day. Loaded with antioxidants, anti-viral benefits, ingesting honey daily will help you live longer and keep illness away. Add it to your green tea daily and extend your life. Peace…

Fennel is loaded with vitiman C and high in antioxidants. Mike eats fennel all the time, you should too because of its versitility, high fiber, folate, potassium, this veggie helps you lose weight, reduce the risk of cancer, and is heart healthy. peace…

As raindrops fall overhead, Mike talks about one of his favorite vegetables and why you should eat artichokes as often as possible. Loaded with fiber, an excellent source of veggie protein, artichokes are a high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory food. High in vitamin C, K and folate, heart-healthy, good for digestion and can even help you lose weight and lower cholesterol.

Loaded with healthy capsaicin, spicy peppers are healthier for you than you may think. High in antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, hot peppers like jalapeno and serrano are just what the doctor ordered.

Mike talks about one of his favorite roots – ginger. Loaded with healthy antioxidants and important anti-inflammatory benefits, ginger is also an excellent remedy for all stomach ailments. Great with sushi!

One of the most popular and healthiest foods in the world, chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans) are loaded with antioxidants, vegetable protein and fiber. The main ingredient for hummus, these legumes are amazing.

Mike loves almonds and eats them just about every day. Why? Besides loaded with vegetable protein and healthy fiber, almonds are high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients that can help you lose weight and lower unhealthy cholesterol. Try almond butter – you will like it!

Lentils are one of the healthiest foods on the planet, enjoyed daily by billions. This versatile legume is loaded with vegetable protein and fiber, and can help reduce cholesterol and fight cancer. Mike loves lentils!

Mike discusses all of the amazing health benefits one gets from using olive oil instead of butter. Loaded with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory elements, this popular oil is not only one of the healthiest foods on the planet, but delicious!

Mike’s latest “why eat” video embraces the amazing health benefits one gets from eating sunflower seeds. High in antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, eating this food daily will extend your life. Also an excellent source of fiber and vegetarian protein, sunflower seeds is a raw food you need to eat.

Mike talks about the many nutritional benefits from eating dragon fruit. This interesting looking, but delicious tropical fruit is loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants. Aloha!

Also called Tuna and Prickly Pear, Cactus fruit is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Loaded with antioxidants and antiflamatories, vitamin C and fiber, this tropical fruit is also delicious. Check it out….peace and aloha.

Mike talks about all of the amazing health benefits one gets from eating papaya. Did you know that you can even use the seeds to help digestion? Try this delicious superfood today.

Just in time for the holidays, broccoli is a wonderful vegetable to accent all of the other foods your will consume this thanksgiving or Christmas. Loaded with vitamin and fiber, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, broccoli is one of the healthiest, and tastiest foods on the planet.

Mike loves eating avocados! Besides being delicious, they are loaded with vitamins and antioxidants that will help you live a healthier life. Live longer too! He even demonstrates how simple and easy it is to eat one.

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