Healing Benefits of Dark Chocolate

One of the healthiest and most potent antioxidant rich food is dark chocolate.  Chocolate has been known to improve heart health.  A 2007 report in The Journal of the American Medical Association study showed that procyanidins and epicatechins, which are the flavanols in cocoa, can improve heart health by reducing cholesterol and blood pressure.  It…

Superfood Flaxseed – A Powerful Antioxidant that Fights Disease

Credit: Getty Images Flaxseed Why it’s super: Not only does flaxseed lower blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack, but it is also a rich source of lignan, a powerful antioxidant that may be a powerful ally against disease and certain cancers, especially breast cancer. Just 2 tablespoons of ground seeds (which are…

Healing foods – Kale

Brought to us by VT Healing Foods Kale Warding off cancer, vascular disease, and eye disorders, spinach’s curly edged cousin is a low-calorie antioxidant heavyweight Chock-full of essential nutrients, such as calcium, folate, potassium, fiber, iron, and vitamins A (in the form of beta-carotene), C, and K, kale provides more nutritional value from fewer calories…

Black Rice

I just came across a wonderful product that was just DELICIOUS and wanted to share. It is BLACK RICE by Hinode and it happens to be a natural SUPER FOOD. If you haven’t already tried it I encourage you to try it at your first chance. It cooked very quick at 35-40 minutes. It has…

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which is a pigment that gives tomatoes their red color providing potent antioxidants. Their are  only three known sources of lycopene which exists in tomatoes, pink grapefruit, and watermelon. Of these the tomato has the highest concentration of lycopene which is known to be an incredible cancer-fighting food.  Lycopene has…

Raw Organic Kale

KALE: Dark Leafy Winter Greens…a great source of Nutrition Dark Leafy winter greens are highly nutritious and a great sources of antioxidants to get in this year.  Kale goes well in salads and in soups all year long.  My favorite variety is the Organic Italian Lacinato, aka Organic Lacinato Kale .  With many types of…