10 Health Benefits Of Eating Romaine Lettuce

rlRomaine Lettuce is such an important Super Food that a Greek island is named after it. Romaine lettuce is a delicious and crispy leafy green. In the United States, it’s primarily grown in California, making romaine lettuce widely available in the country throughout the year.  Continue reading

How This “Miracle Tree” Can Prevent Cancer and Stop Tumor Growth

moringaDid You Know…

… that the superfood known as moringa contains several thousand times more of the powerful anti-aging nutrient zeatin than any other known plant—and that it also has 2 compounds that prevent cancer and stop tumor growth?

The moringa is a genus of trees indigenous to Southern India and Northern Africa. It is a short, slender, deciduous, perennial tree that grows about 30 feet tall.  Once grown only in India, Continue reading

Prevent Wrinkles and Repair Your Skin with Beet Juice

The benefits of beet juice have been backed by countless studies, but it seems most people are unaware of its nutritional power.

These bright red root vegetables pack a variety of vitamins and minerals rarely found in such high concentrations within one food.

Beets became popular around the world in the 19th century when it was discovered they could be used to make sugar; the very first beet sugar plant was built in Poland. Continue reading

Five Super Foods that Will Heal your Gut

sfoodsThe root of good and bad health resides in the gut. This is a centuries old maxim of both Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and India’s Ayurvedic medical practices.

Over the last few decades, renegade MD’s, holistic practitioners, chiropractors, Continue reading

Four Common Health Problems Solved by This Super Food

In the annals of food cures, one whole grain rises to the top of the pile. Its name is quinoa, and here are four reasons why it is considered a “super food.”

1. Quinoa vs. Heart Disease

Eating quinoa five or six times a week is an excellent way for Continue reading

Ancient Incan Super Food: Sacha Inchi Nuts A Potent Anti-Inflammatory

For more than 3,000 years, the Plukenetia Volubilis – also known as the Sacha Inchi or Inca Peanut – has been used by inhabitants of the Amazon Rainforest for better total body health and increased endurance.

Found in the highlands of the Andes Mountains in Peru, the plants are durable, Continue reading

Ecuadorian Research into Ancient Diets Unveils a New Super Food

The contemporary American diet can greatly benefit from the innumerable centuries of experience that many cultures have in food science. Stretching back through generations of home cooking and healing, many of these dietary choices can claim tenure as part of a health positive diet. The successful proliferation of these ancient cultural groups stands as a testament to Continue reading

Pomegranate Benefits the Elixir of Youth Hidden in an Anti-Aging Super Food

Did you know…that pomegranate benefits may even be the elixir of youth from one of the world’s first cultivated fruits?

Pomegranates have been prized for their nutrition value for more than 4,000 years, especially in the ancient world of the Middle and Near East.

Now, research shows Continue reading

More than 101 Reasons to Use Coconut as a Home Remedy to Improve your Health Naturally

Coconuts are a versatile super food providing nutrition, health benefits, and amazing medicinal properties all wrapped in one delicious package. Coconuts are totally natural, easily available and affordable; and every part of the fruit is useful.

Green coconut water uses:

–Natural, healthy source for hydration, energy and endurance, Continue reading

Holy Basil Is a Clinically Proven Antioxidant, Cancer Fighter, Neuropathy Healer, and Anti-microbial

Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum), also known internationally as tulsi, is highly prized in the natural healing community both for its heady scent and for its healing properties. In the Hindu religion, holy basil is a sacred plant which is used during meditation and is considered a staple in every home garden. Among herbalists, holy basil is known as an adaptogen. This means the herb increases the body’s resistance to a variety of environmental threats or stressors. Holy basil’s antioxidant abilities make the herb a favorite super-food. It has been medically proven to combat cancer and heal neuropathy caused by surgery. Holy basil oil may be used as a skin care treatment for acne.

Holy Basil is a medically proven antioxidant which fights against cancer

In a 2007 clinical study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, scientists tested the effectiveness of holy basil (Ocimum sanctum)leaf extract in rats who exhibited oxidative stress, DMBA-induced cancer, and an enzyme imbalance. Continue reading

Eggs Are Good for You

A good proportion of most GPs’ consultations will involve some sort of conversation and advice about cholesterol.

It’s certainly one of the tests that patients ask for most. And yet many doctors and health professionals are still giving out incorrect advice when it comes to diet and cholesterol-lowering measures, and the public’s knowledge on the subject is poor at best.

This is concerning considering that research done many years ago quite definitively demonstrated that dietary cholesterol, from foods such as eggs and shellfish, has only a small and clinically insignificant effect on blood cholesterol. For most people, it’s the amount of saturated fat they eat that has a far greater impact on their cholesterol levels than eating foods that contain cholesterol, such as eggs and shellfish. Yet the advice so often still given is to cut down on cholesterol-containing foods, and as a result many people still believe that there are restrictions on the number of eggs  Continue reading