February is Heart Awareness Month

This month is Heart Awareness Month and a great time to talk about keeping your heart healthy through diet and lifestyle.  With Cardiovascular disease, heart disease and stroke being the leading cause of death in the United States according to the U.S Department of Health & Human Services, we want to be sure you know…

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…

Omega-3s & Alzheimer’s

May 3, 2012 Omega-3s May Purge Alzheimer’s Plaque Diets rich in fish fats linked to lower blood levels of the brain-plaque proteins associated with Alzheimer’s by Craig Weatherby The idea that omega-3s from fish support brain health in middle-aged and older adults … even in younger people … keeps on accumulating evidence.   For example,…

Root Vegetable – Red Crimson Beets – Power Vegetable

Beets are incredible root vegetable most commonly seen in the purple color.  Beets have been found to have incredibly high cancer-fighting potential. The betacyanin in beets which gives them their beautiful crimson purple color, have been proven to be a wonderful cancer fighting agent, especially when it comes to cancer of the colon.  Diets rich…

Acai

Acai is a Brazilian purple berry fruit found in the native palm trees of the  Amazonian rain forest. These amazing palms grow up to 60 feet tall.  This incredible Brazilian berry, is known to be one of the most potent super fruits of its kind. It contains a high level of protein, very low in…

Asparagus

Asparagus is a wonderful source of folate and potassium and happens to be very low in calories.  The stalks are rich in antioxidants providing many essential nutrients.  Foods rich in folate have been linked to reduce the risk of heart and cardiovascular disease.  Most recent research shows folate to be key in protecting against neural…

Salmon Oil

Salmon oil is rich in healthy omega 3 fatty acids. Healthy omega 3 fatty acids are considered to be an excellent way to boost up the HDL in the blood.  Salmon oil has proven to be amazing and extremely essential for health. Fish oil is considered to be valuable for human health because it is…