2What’s Camu Camu?

May 5, 2015 Food Benefits, SuperFoods, SuperFood, Immune Support
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The Camu Camu Berry The camu berry is one of the world’s most abundant sources of vitamin C—as much as 60 times more C per serving than an orange. This antioxidant-rich berry from the Amazon is also a plentiful source of potassium, calcium, protein, beta carotene, amino acids and powerful phytochemicals. These tiny berries pack a big punch to help aid in the body’s overall health & vitality. Immunity A strong immune system gives you the power to fight foreign invaders…

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0What is Glutathione?

April 14, 2015 Food Benefits, Supplements

Glutathione is a nutrient-like molecule that is one of the most powerful protective substances in the human body. Its many jobs include: eliminating toxic chemicals; maintaining cell proteins; supporting immunity; acting as an antioxidant; and maintaining the status of vitamins C and E.1 Glutathione Sources Glutathione is both supplied by the diet and produced by the body. All cells can make glutathione, and the liver produces the highest amounts because of its central role in detoxification. The best dietary sources of glutathione are…

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0Plant Proteins – What’s the difference?

March 26, 2015 Food Benefits

These potent powders offer unique benefits Protein powders derived from plants, such a pea, rice, or hemp, are growing in popularity. In addition to being a convenient source of vegan protein, they are less likely to trigger food sensitivities. “Plant-based protein powders are more easily digestible and have a more balanced phytonutrient profile,” says Lauren Beardsley, ND, a naturopathic doctor at Integrative Health in Scottsdale, Ariz. If your system is too acidic, she says, “They can help balance the pH,…

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0Benefits of Bee Pollen

February 17, 2015 Food Benefits, SuperFoods, SuperFood

Article copied from Mercola.com http://www.mercola.com/article/diet/bee_pollen.htm What Is Pollen? Pollen is the male seed of flowers. It is required for the fertilization of the plant. The tiny particles consist of 50/1,000-millimeter corpuscles, formed at the free end of the stamen in the heart of the blossom. Every variety of flower in the universe puts forth a dusting of pollen. Many orchard fruits and agricultural food crops do, too. Bee pollen is the food of the young bee and it is approximately…

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0Avocado Uses and Health Benefits Infographic

January 20, 2015 Organic Eating, Food Benefits

Take a look at this awesome infographic on avocados from Mercola.com

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0Daily Calcium Needs

September 29, 2014 Weight Management, In The News, Food Benefits, Immune Support

When it comes to bone health, calcium isn’t the only factor. Overall diet and activity levels determine bone health and even calcium needs. Countries with the highest calcium intake have the most osteoporosis, so there’s obviously more to the bone-health story than calcium alone. Here’s another helpful factoid, vitamin D—which is necessary for calcium absorption and is best obtained from 20 minutes of sunshine 3 times a week during summer months and fortified, nondairy foods or supplements during winter months—is…

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0Why Coconut Oil is So Good

September 2, 2014 Weight Management, Cooking & Baking, Food Benefits

Natural health physician and founder Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses the truth about the many health benefits of coconut oil and why it is better than vegetable oil or any other cooking oil.  

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05-Nuts that are crazy good for your health!

August 25, 2014 Food Benefits

Raw macadamia nuts are a powerhouse of a nut, containing a wide variety of critical nutrients including high amounts of vitamin B1, magnesium, manganese, and healthful monounsaturated fat, just to name a few. They have the highest fat and lowest protein and carb content of any nut. This is particularly helpful if you are seeking to implement intermittent fasting and treating insulin resistance. Pecans: Pecans contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals, and research has shown they may help lower…

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0Better health with beets [infographic]

August 14, 2014 Food Benefits, SuperFoods

 From purifying to energizing, explore the benefits of beets (plus delicious ways to use them!) in this infographic from Delicious Living and Megafood. 

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0Top 20 Foods to Balance Your Hormones and Give You Glowing Skin

August 13, 2014 Organic Eating, Food Benefits

Who doesn’t want to have a great glowing skin? Our facial skin is especially exposed and prone to damage that is quickly evident on the way we look. But not only external factors like UV radiation and pollution damage our skin. It appears to be that what we eat can affect our hormone balance, cause acne, and create or improve inflammation, which affects skin aging. We tend to spend a lot of money on expensive creams and serums, but what we…

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