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Health Ranger appears on Doctor Oz show to discuss toxic heavy metals in superfoods


This is an extraordinary day for all of us who believe in the Clean Food Movement: I'm appearing on the Doctor Oz show today in a segment that discusses toxic heavy metals in rice protein, ginkgo herbs, cacao and other products. Thanks to Doctor Oz, this story is now exploding in awareness, causing more and more people to question the heavy metals contamination of proteins, herbs and superfoods grown in polluted nations like China.

Blueberries: superfood for the heart


Blueberries are well known as being one of the superfoods prized by health experts. While it is important to remember that eating a well balanced diet is the key to good health, there are a number of foods that have been shown to have particularly promising health benefits. It is often that these superfoods have a particularly high level of beneficial components that are optimal in ensuring good health.

Barley grass: a nutrient-rich superfood with many health benefits


Barley was one of the first major grains to be cultivated by man, and remains the fourth most cultivated cereal grain in the world. Matured barley is commonly used in beer production, and as animal feed. Young barley shoots, however, are consumed almost exclusively as a health food, and for good reason: research suggests that these gluten-free shoots, which are called barley grass and are typically consumed in juiced for powdered form, contain a huge number of nutrients that are lost when the shoots enter the reproductive cycle.

Health benefits of taking spirulina daily


We hear so much about superfoods these days. There are hundreds of superfood options on the market, and most of them contain a wide range of minerals, vitamins, enzymes and various other disease fighting components. But there's only one superfood that stands out among the rest, and you should take it every single day to ensure your health: spirulina.

Ask the Expert: Omega-3 Fatty Acid


Omega-3 fatty acids (also known as n-3 fatty acids) are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential nutrients for health. We need omega-3 fatty acids for numerous normal body functions, such as controlling blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain, and since our bodies cannot make omega-3 fats, we must get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids are also associated with many health benefits, including protection against heart disease and possibly stroke. New studies are identifying potential benefits for a wide range of conditions including cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and other autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

7 superfoods that will prepare your body for pregnancy


These foods are powerhouses for priming your body for pregnancy. Supporting the growth and development of a child is no small feat! And your body will need to be nourished with high-quality organic foods in order to prepare your body for the new life it will soon support.

Studies show that spirulina can help prevent cancer, boost brain function and more


Spirulina is a type of green algae that grows in fresh water bodies. It is a survivor plant which, unlike most flora, is able to withstand considerable temperature variations and still thrive. It is cultivated worldwide and has been harvested as a food source for thousands of years.

Boost your energy and immunity with astaxanthin


Astaxanthin is widely considered one of the most powerful antioxidants on the planet. With well over 1,000 scientific papers, scientists have discovered how this incredible carotenoid molecule can improve your energy; prevent blindness and cellular inflammation - the root cause of chronic disease.

Boost your immunity for flu season by eating these four superfoods regularly


Another cold and flu season is upon us and you're probably contemplating whether or not to get that flu shot. Whether your do or not, you should know that there are a couple of "superfoods" you could add to your diet that will substantially reduce your chances of getting sick this season.
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