People who have prepared beets know of the horror mess it can cause: It can turn a spotless kitchen into what can only be described as something close to a crime scene.
Read anything about nutrition for health and the word antioxidant inevitably comes up. But what is an antioxidant, really?
A common antioxidant used as a dye in laboratories could one day be added to skin care products as way to slow the signs of ageing, a recent study on the effects of a chemical called methylene blue on human skin cells suggests.
The compound did a better job of helping cells called fibroblasts survive longer, divide faster, and show fewer indicators of ageing than several other antioxidants.
The health ramifications of virgin coconut oil keep surfacing from international studies without much coverage from mainstream media health or food sections. Fortunately, Health Impact News and their CoconutOil.com website is the leading authority today on the health benefits of coconut oil, keeping you up-to-date on all the published research about coconut oil you will never read in the mainstream corporate media.
Dr. Weil, June 2016
If you are looking for a delicious way to add fiber and antioxidants to your diet, look no further than berries. Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are sweet, easy to pop into your mouth as a snack, and are a much healthier choice than a candy bar. All are anti-inflammatory, rich in flavonoids and carotenoids, offer immune-boosting antioxidant activity and:
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO), 03/15/2016
The gradual accumulation of cell damage plays a very important role in the origin of ageing.
Susan Scutti, Mar 13, 2016
Blueberries deliver the most delicious wallop of vitamin C found on the planet (in my humble opinion). One serving supplies 25 percent of your daily C requirement plus additional heart-healthy fiber and manganese, important to bone health.
Michael Greger, March 1st, 2016
I’ve talked previously about the anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects of various phytonutrients in beans, but beans have protective effects on the cardiovascular system as well.
Oxford University Prress, 11-jun-2015
paper published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology confirms a link between peanut and nut intake and lower mortality rates, but finds no protective effect for peanut butter.
Dr. Weil, September 18, 2015
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