Make Eating Colorful Easy

Eat By Color By Melissa Roberts Health Magazine Colorful Produce For a More Nutritious You Eat bright colored foods If you’re looking for an easy way to optimize your diet, go for color. Fruits and veggies of all shades contain phytonutrients—plant compounds that work together to protect your health. “These phytonutrients include antioxidants like carotenoids…

Benefits Of Tea

The Truth About the Health Benefits of Tea Does it really fight cancer? Lower cholesterol? Blue Jean Images/Corbis The way scientific studies and health gurus alike have touted the perks of tea over the past few years, you’d think the stuff was some kind of all-powerful magical elixir. Improving heart health, reducing cancer risk, warding…

Links Between Cancer & Soda

Cancer Cells Seem to Love Your Sodas By Naturopath Suzann Wang  We’ve spoken about how high fructose corn syrup has been found to be loaded with mercury, a toxic heavy metal, in a previous post. In that article, we talked about how mercury can damage the brain. Now, new research is even more damning of…

Good Nutrition for Battling Cancer By Jillian McKee

Good Nutrition for Battling Cancer By Jillian McKee Cancer and its treatments place an incredible strain on your body whether you’ve just been diagnosed or are in remission. Therefore, it is important that you maintain good nutrition in order to combat symptoms and increase your odds of long-term survival. Numerous scientific studies have found a…

Healing with Turmeric

Healing Foods Turmeric This beautiful gold hued earthy spice aids in digestive health while delivering strong anti-inflammatory health benefits. Turmeric is a common spice used and seen most frequently in indian dishes. Turmeric goes way back and has been used in many ancient Ayurvedic treatments for all types of arthritis, and digestive issues. The healing…

Reducing Inflammation with Alkaline Foods

How Alkaline is Your Diet? 11 Foods to Try! Brought to us by the lovely kathypatalsky  Alkaline food Alkaline foods and their role in reducing inflammation in the body has been a hot topic in recent years. A diet rich in alkaline foods helps reduces inflammation in the body. Everyone from Dr.Oz to Oprah has…

Dramatic Omega-3 Discovery

Dramatic Omega-3 Discovery A critical genetic variation rules our ability to make essential omega-3s from plant foods; this may explain why rates of disease vary by ethnicity and diet by Craig Weatherby A landmark study shows that people’ genetic profiles greatly influence the impact of the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids they consume.   The…

Black Currants

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLACK CURRANTS These amazing little black berries are power packed with high levels of vitamins, essential nutrients, as well as other healthy phytochemicals (polyphenols/anthocyanins).  The high level of phytochemicals have been linked to lowering inflammation, aiding the prevention of heart disease, cancer, microbial infections, as well as neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s…

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…