In the world of healthy vegetables, broccoli occupies the special status of being one of the most nutritious vegetables around. Broccoli is a rich source of a variety of biochemicals that are known to fight cancer. One of the most well known and extensively studied is…
Research discovered that cells from individuals who take a multivitamin have a younger biological age than cells from individuals who don’t take a multivitamin. Researchers looked at the length of telomeres, DNA sequences at the end of chromosomes that shorten as cells replicate and age.
Stevia, also known as Stevia Rebaudiana, is an herb that has been used as a natural sweetener for centuries. Its been suppressed for decades by the FDA, but with Coca-Cola and Cargill interested in using it, Stevia is about to go mainstream. Extracts from the leaf of the Stevia plant have been found to be high in [...]
A recent study by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine revealed that an extract from broccoli sprouts actually boosts the body’s ability to fight damaging UV rays. While lycopene in tomatoes has been known to fight free radicals that increase skin cancer, broccoli contains high levels of [...]
After more than seven years of discussion, the U.S. FDA is set to approve genetically engineered animals into the human food chain. Genetic engineering generally refers to the use of DNA (rDNA) techniques to introduce new characteristics or traits into an organism by splicing together [...]
Goji berries are a superfood among superfoods being one of the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet! They are a small red berry produced by the Lycium Barbarum plant, which is native to certain remote regions of China, Tibet, and Mongolia. They have a mild tangy taste that is slightly sweet and sour with a similar shape and chewy texture as [...]