Nash Vega

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About Nash Vega

As founder of Empowered Wellness, my mission is to empower people to develop a passion for healthy food and good nutrition in order to increase happiness and well-being in their life. When we are unhealthy, we are also unhappy. Food matters, and food is medicine. When we give our body what it needs to properly function - disease disappears, pain and suffering go away, energy and happiness increase. Are you ready for some empowered wellness? Let's do this!

White vs Brown Rice: Why is Brown Rice Healthier?

The next time you reach for the white rice, you may want to reconsider. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently conducted a study that confirms brown rice is the hands-down healthier choice for your dinner grain.   The Health Differences Brown rice is essentially what almost all forms of white rice looks like before [...]

By | September 3rd, 2016|Healthy Living, Wellness Topics|0 Comments

Amazing Healing Properties of Burdock Roots

Burdock is a biennial plant and it is cultivated all across the world. While all parts of the plant are used in herbal medicines, it is the root that makes Burdock so popular, and it is called Gobo. Burdock root is  power-packed with calcium, potassium, magnesium, amino acids, carbohydrates, iron, folate, flavanoids, inulin and Vitamins [...]

By | July 31st, 2016|Healthy Living, Superfoods, Wellness Topics|0 Comments

Blueberry Banana Camu Camu Smoothie

Ingredients 1 Banana ½ cup Soy Milk 1 cup plain Yogurt 1 ½ tsp Flax Seed 1 tbsp Camu Camu Powder 1 ½ Tsp Honey 2/3 cup Blueberries. Preparation Combine ingredients into a blender adding liquid components last Blend to desired consistency. ***add mint leafs for an added taste

By | July 27th, 2016|Healthy Recipes, Immunity Boosters, Smoothies & Shakes|0 Comments

New Study Proves Sugar Is More Addictive Than Cocaine!

Refined sugars (e.g., sucrose, fructose, high fructose corn syrup) and synthetic sweeteners were absent in the diet of most people until very recently in human history. Today though, overconsumption of diets rich in sugars contributes together with other factors to drive the obesity and chronic disease epidemic that we currently are witnessing in America. Overconsumption of [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Toxic Foods, Uncategorized, Wellness Topics|0 Comments

Are You Eating Toxic Bread?

Below is an important article by the great people over at Naturally Savvy, and in it they reveal the ingredients of many popular brands of bread you can find at nearly any American grocery store, and how those ingredients are affecting your body. I encourage you to be conscious of what is actually in the [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Healthy Living, Toxic Foods, Wellness Topics|0 Comments

8 Healthy Ways To Boost Your Energy Naturally

1) Maca Powder Maca powder is made from a root that belongs to the radish family that grows in the mountains of Peru.  It has been called “Peruvian ginseng”, and Maca’s benefits have been long valued by the native people. Only recently has it been popularized in America as a supplement and food ingredient. Maca is [...]

Vegan Artichoke and Spinach Pesto Pizza

Topped with marinated artichoke hearts and cheesy basil and spinach pesto, this pizza is sure to be your new favorite. It can be made with any kind of crust, whether you like thin, crispy crusts, grain-free, soft and doughy ... it's all about the toppings and this pizza has them right. It's all topped [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Entrees, Healthy Recipes, Vegan|0 Comments

Vegan Superfood Protein Shake

Looking for a quick protein shake that will boost your energy levels and provide you with plenty of plant-based protein and healthy fats? This Superfood Protein Shake is packed with essential vitamins and minerals thanks to the addition of several superfoods. You can enjoy it as a quick healthy breakfast, have it as a [...]

Mango Energy Bites

Give your body a nutritious energy boost with these super delicious, naturally sweetened, mango coconut energy bites. This recipe requires just 30 minutes and 6 ingredients to make! Plus, they’re so easy. Simply soak dried mango, roast your nuts, blend, scoop, and roll into a coating of your choice. This recipe requires just 30 minutes and [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Healthy Recipes, Healthy Snacks, High Energy|0 Comments

Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Recipe

Cookie dough. Who doesn’t want some? This ice cream is so simple, requiring no fancy methods and just 10 ingredients! Likely items you already have on hand too, especially if you’re vegan or dairy free. If you were to tour my pantry at any given time, you’d likely find multiple cans of coconut milk, lots [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Desserts, Healthy Recipes, Vegan|0 Comments