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The master antioxident

Gluthathione is called the “master antioxidant” that regulates the actions of lesser antioxidants such as vitamin A and vitamin E in the body. Gluthathione intake has been associated with protection against certain forms of cancer and is a major player … Continue reading

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How I make kombucha tea

The big deal: Who knew that kombucha tea contains glucosamines which are both a natural treatment and preventive for all forms of arthritis?  Kombucha tea also promotes liver detoxification and reduces pancreatic load for natural cancer treatment. President Reagan even … Continue reading

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Popeye didn’t know about dandelion!

Popeye didn’t know that wild dandelion leaves pack 8 times more antioxidants than conventional spinach and 40 times more antioxidants than wimpy iceberg lettuce. Health benefits from dandelion leaves include relief from liver disorders, diabetes, urinary disorders, acne, jaundice, cancer, … Continue reading

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Chamomile to the rescue

Relax! It’s just chamomile. Older women who drink chamomile tea have a decreased risk of death from all causes according to a recent study. And it doesn’t just work for women because chamomile is a well-documented medicinal plant that works … Continue reading

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Want some horseradish?

Horseradish is a superfood! This root from the mustard family packs a goodly amount of dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants along with natural Vitamin C to fight viral infections and boost immunity. Horseradish contains many volatile compounds such as … Continue reading

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Meet blueberry’s first cousin – bilberry

Bilberry leaf has long been used for treatment of diabetes, high cholesterol, vascular disorders, kidney stones, typhoid fever, eye disorders and many other ills. Loaded with anthocyanosides – which are potent antioxidants – bilberry reduces inflammation, strengthens both blood vessels … Continue reading

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Lettuce both slow and fast

Organic lettuce packs some great health benefits health being rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants protect against free radical processes that cause cell damage in the body associated with various diseases. Lettuce contains several different antioxidants like phenolic acids, flavonoids, anthocyanins, along … Continue reading

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Natural cancer killer!

Did you know that Argentina dispenses natural Pau d’Arco to patients with leukemia and cancer? Brazil sells Pau d’Arco for cancer treatment in herb stores as well as regular pharmacies. This is because Pau d’Arco is used in South America … Continue reading

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Why we need selenium

Selenium is a vital antioxidant that protects cells from damage. Selenium is also required for the regulation of blood clotting in the body. Selenium produces natural anti-clotting effects and a selenium deficiency causes both abnormal blood clotting and hemorrhaging. Two … Continue reading

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Talk about neem

Let’s talk about neem oil: Neem leaves and oil are loaded with high level of carotenoid antioxidants that help skin heal and also protect the skin from environmental damage. Neem is rich in essential fatty acids and ripe with vitamins … Continue reading

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Organic food rocks!

The best reason for farming organically is for our health because organic foods provide much more antioxidant power, natural polyphenol levels and nutritious flavonoid levels than conventionally grown food. What’s more, if we want to keep our planet healthy for … Continue reading

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The amazing benefits of hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid – HA – is a water holding molecule that works as a “space filler” and cushioning agent in the body. HA cushions the joints and nerves, hydrates the skin and hair, and also fills the eye. HA is … Continue reading

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Natural sun protection

Are taking a PABA supplement this summer? PABA is Para-AminoBenzioic Acid – what the body uses to pigment for healthy skin and for natural defense against sunburn. Our SAD (Standard American Diet) diets make most people, including children, deficient in … Continue reading

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Organic food wins again!

Once again rehashing the obvious – a very recent food nutrition study published in the British Journal of Nutrition showed that organic foods have more flavor, more antioxidants and less pesticide residues than the non-organic food. Organic crops actually carry … Continue reading

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Essential oils can be used to preserve food

Did anyone tell you that essential oils make great food preservatives? A study in the Journal of Food Science shows how essential oils can be used in commercial food packaging to extend the shelf-life and preserve the freshness of food … Continue reading

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Frozen blueberries are really great!

If you take your blueberries and freeze them, do you know what happens? You simply improve the already powerful antioxidant punch they have according to the latest study. The blue color in blueberries comes from anthocyanins – a group of … Continue reading

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Cat’s Claw for intestinal problems, arthritis, cancer

Cat’s Claw is great for treating ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, leaky bowel syndrome and more as it flushes pathogens and irritants from the gastro-intestinal tract. What else does this amazing herb do? Cat’s Claw defeats inflammation, supports the immune … Continue reading

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Organic versus conventionally grown food

When you keep eating a diet of cheaper conventionally grown food, your body begins to starve – even though you could be gaining weight. When your body lacks for proper nutrition, it sends out signals to the brain for you … Continue reading

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What causes colon polyps?

Colon polyps are merely symptoms of colon problems and are mostly caused by not enough fiber in the diet and eating foods high in trans fats. If you consume a diet of less than 80% raw fruits and veggies, you … Continue reading

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Building your vision naturally

The nutrient lutein is a coloring pigment found in yellow and orange plants and eggs that is a close relative to vitamin A. Lutein is an antioxidant that helps reduce free radical damage – especially in your eyes. Lutein is … Continue reading

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