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…

Eating Organic & Why

The Importance of Eating Organic – The Dirty Dozen Submitted by Jeremiah Samborski on Mon, 2012-02-20 22:28 in Healthy Eating The Dirty Dozen list highlights the top 12 fruits and vegetables that are best to eat organic due to the highest level of pesticide contamination:  Question #1: How can you be healthier and contribute to…

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…

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…