Best Smoothie Ingredients to Make You Feel for Fuller for Longer

Smoothies are a delicious way to gobble down some nutrients in a quick and convenient manner.  They are usually considered to be more of a snack than a meal. But some smoothies, by what they contain, are considered "meal replacements' [...]

Have You Had Your Dose of Vitamins Today?

Vitamins keep our bodies working at their peak. They allow your immune system to fight of disease and lethargy. The average person's daily diet lacks the proper amount of many of the most important vitamins. This is why the supplement [...]

Feeding the Immune System

The purpose of food, of course, is to supply our bodies with energy. The energy comes in the form of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. These molecules are delivered to us by the food we choose to eat daily. But we [...]

Types of Protein Supplements

In the world of supplements you can get just about anything you are looking for. Need more Vitamin A,B,C,D,E,K etc.? Its available. If you are looking for extra protein in your system to help build muscle that is available in [...]

Anti-Cancer Additives for a Smoothie

It is widely believed in the medical field that cancer comes from carcinogens as well as inflammation. Throw is a possible genetic predisposition and you may be in trouble. The DNA part may be out of your control but eating [...]

Re-Opening Soon for 2019

Island Smoothie shuts down for the cold winter months. Spring will soon be here and we are revving up to serve our customers all the tasty food and beverages that they have become accustomed to. We will be opening at [...]

Flax Seeds

Not only is flaxseed loaded with plant omega-3s, it also has more lignans (compounds that may prevent endometrial and ovarian cancer) than any other food. The soluble fiber in flaxseed has also been shown to lower cholesterol, helping to prevent [...]

Maca Powder

Grown in the Andes, maca is a root vegetable that is picked, dried, and processed into a powder.   According to folk belief, it is a plant known for its legendary ability to deliver energy, endurance, mental clarity and even [...]

Acai Berries

Not only does it taste good but the health benefits of this exotic berry are totally off the charts. Acai berries are becoming one of the most popular super foods because they are delicious, and highly nutritious.  After all, they [...]

Cacao Powder

According to Elson Hass in his book “Staying Healthy With Nutrition,” cacao provides antidepressant benefits.  He explains that cacao contains the substance phenethylamine, which is a neurotransmitter found in the brain that acts as a mood elevator and natural antidepressant.  [...]