Your Body’s Master Defender Against Disease and Aging

Inside your cells this nutrient is without equal as an antioxidant — for its ability to neutralize toxins, boost immunity, fight disease and hold back the aging process. Continue reading

A folate deficiency puts you at risk of several diseases, research finds

Folate, also referred to as vitamin B9 or folic acid, is an essential nutrient obtained from many fruits and green leafy vegetables. Not getting enough of this B vitamin can lead to many health problems. One of these is fragile X syndrome, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Continue reading

Chlorophyll: How to Get This Valuable Nutrient From Foods

STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • Chlorophyll is a pigment that absorbs sunlight to help plants to make their own food, as well as give them their green color
  • Chlorophyll is generally known for its ability to help increase the production of red blood cells
  • According to the Journal of Food Science, dietary chlorophyll contains antioxidant and antimutagenic properties that may benefit your health by fighting free radicals throughout your body

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7 Natural ways to relieve dry eyes

Eye health can sometimes be an overlooked aspect of your overall well-being, but that shouldn’t be the case. If you suffer from dry eyes, Continue reading

Cabbage Beats Chemo for Cervical Cancer

Mainstream medicine’s cancer treatments of radiation and chemotherapy are far from a cure.  In fact, they make cancer more deadly.  But new research shows some common vegetables may be more effective in battling cancer. Continue reading

Benefit of Glutathione: The Master Antioxidant

Did You Know…that your body naturally produces a substance which, if present in ample amounts, reverses the aging processdetoxifies the body…and strengthens the body’s immune system? Continue reading

Fruits and Vegetables Have Different Effects on Colon Cancer Risk

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables has long been recommended to promote overall well-being and health. Researchers at the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research now believe that the types of produce consumed can affect a person’s risk of colorectal cancer in different ways, depending on the site of the carcinoma.

In a study, a team of scientists found that brassica vegetables — which include Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage — may have a protective effect against distal and proximal colon cancer. However, apples were specifically associated with a lower risk of tumors of the distal colon, while fruit juice appeared to increase chances of rectal cancer. Continue reading