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The 6 Best Energy Boosting Foods On Earth

The 6 Best Energy Boosting Foods On Earth

A shortage of energy is the No. 1 complaint of most people who stay busy juggling a career, a relationship and a workout plan. Keeping all these activities going takes, well, a ton of energy. Here are the top five energy boosting foods that will give you true, lasting energy to keep you active all day!

September 24, 30
How Broccoli Can Protect Your Arteries

How Broccoli Can Protect Your Arteries

It’s long been known that broccoli is good for your heart, and now British scientists think they know why. Researchers at Imperial College London have found evidence a chemical in broccoli and other green leafy vegetables could boost a natural defense mechanism that protects arteries from the clogging that can cause heart attacks…

September 13, 4
The Amazing Health Benefits of Broccoli

The Amazing Health Benefits of Broccoli

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…

September 11, 39
How To Read and Understand Food Labels

How To Read and Understand Food Labels

Do you read the Nutrition Facts food labels when you shop? People look at food labels for different reasons. Here are the basics of deciphering food labels, consolidated into ten quick-reference tips.

September 09, 5
Deceptive Techniques of Food Labels, What You Read is NOT What You Get!

Deceptive Techniques of Food Labels, What You Read is NOT What You Get!

If it comes in a bag, a box, a bottle, a can or other container, it may have started out as food, but somewhere all along the way it met the manufacturing process. Some ‘foods’ like glow-in-the-dark candy goo sold to children obviously aren’t food and are highly manufactured products, but a great deal of…

September 08, 0
The Perfect Amount of Omega-3 for Your Health

The Perfect Amount of Omega-3 for Your Health

New research in the FASEB Journal identifies the ‘Goldilocks dose’ of DHA that is ‘just right’ for preventing oxidative stress in men. A team of French scientists have found the dose of DHA that is ‘just right’ for preventing cardiovascular disease in healthy…

September 01, 2
Research Confirms Organic Apples Have More Antioxidants Than Conventionally Grown Apples

Research Confirms Organic Apples Have More Antioxidants Than Conventionally Grown Apples

Organically produced apples have a 15 per cent higher antioxidant capacity than conventionally produced apples, says a new study. Not only is organically grown food higher in nutritional value, but it is free from exposure to harmful herbicides and pesticides that when consumed over your life, can lead to […]

June 01, 2
You May Never Look at a Banana in the Same Way Again

You May Never Look at a Banana in the Same Way Again

You may never look at a banana in the same way again. We all think of a banana as a way to boost our energy, but energy isn’t the only way a banana can help us keep fit. It can also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions, making it a MUST to add to your daily diet.

May 31, 5
Can Eggs Lower Your Blood Pressure

Can Eggs Lower Your Blood Pressure

Researchers in Canada are reporting evidence that eggs – often frowned upon for their high cholesterol content – may reduce another heart disease risk factor – high blood pressure. They describe identification of egg proteins that act like a popular group of prescription medications in lowering blood […]

April 23, 0
Vitamin B Reduces Risk of Vision Loss by 33 Percent!

Vitamin B Reduces Risk of Vision Loss by 33 Percent!

A new study conducted by the National Institutes of Health found taking B vitamins can prevent age-related macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of blindness in people 65 and older, with nearly 2 million Americans affected.

February 23, 3
About 1 in 9 US Kids Use Alternative Medicine

About 1 in 9 US Kids Use Alternative Medicine

Just like their parents, kids are taking supplements from fish oil to ginseng, a sign of just how mainstream alternative medicine has become. More than one in nine children and teens try those remedies and other nontraditional options. Their parents’ practices played a big role. Kids were five times more likely to use alternative [...]

December 10, 5
Appetite For Organic Food Wilts As Economy Suffers

Appetite For Organic Food Wilts As Economy Suffers

The rotten economy is eating into sales of organic foods as fewer Americans put these often costly groceries on their plates. Overall sales of organic food are still rising, though the industry’s robust growth of recent decades is tapering off. Many devotees of organic foods are not willing to cut back though they say [...]

December 09, 8
Too Little Vitamin D Puts Heart at Risk

Too Little Vitamin D Puts Heart at Risk

Several large studies have shown that people with low vitamin D levels were twice as likely to have a heart attack, stroke, or other heart-related event. Traditionally associated with bone and muscle weakness, but in recent years a number of studies have shown that low levels of the vitamin may [...]

December 03, 0
Macadamia Nuts Lower Risk Factors for Coronary Disease

Macadamia Nuts Lower Risk Factors for Coronary Disease

Recent studies are finding that a diet rich in macadamia nuts reduces total cholesterol, including LDL-cholesterol, and reduces risk factors for coronary disease in patients with high cholesterol levels. In April, 2008 the Journal of Nutrition demonstrated that the unique fatty acid profile of nuts beneficially [...]

November 21, 3
Hemp Seeds: The Most Nutritionally Complete Food Source In The World!

Hemp Seeds: The Most Nutritionally Complete Food Source In The World!

Hemp Seeds, are the most nutritionally complete food source in the world! Hemp has been eaten for thousands of years in different parts of the world. It’s the seed that we eat, and it’s beneficial in terms of protein and essential fatty acids. There’s evidence that goes back thousands of years that it was being…

March 17, 58
Quinoa the Unknown Superfood!

Quinoa the Unknown Superfood!

Quinoa is a very highly nutritious food that very few people know about. It’s miscategorized as a grain, but it’s actually a seed. Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) is an ancient food known by the Incas as the “mother of grains”. They used the seed of this plant as one of their chief sources of nutrition and [...]

November 30, 7

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