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Colorful carotenoid trivia

Human breastmilk is a complete source of nutrients, antibodies, growth factors, essential fatty acids and bioactive components such as carotenoids – all in a hopefully perfect balance for the developing infant. But did you know that American women fall up … Continue reading

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How do you like your fish cooked?

Do you like your fish baked, broiled or fried? Baked and broiled fish contain higher levels of brain-healthy omega-3 fatty acids than fried fish because the fatty acids are more often damaged by the high heat of frying. A recent … Continue reading

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How to shop for eggs

The Department of Agriculture compared conventional eggs with pastured eggs to find that pastured eggs have: 1/3 less cholesterol, 1/4 less saturated fat, 2/3 more vitamin A, 2X the omega-3 fatty acids, 3X the vitamin E, 7X more beta carotene … Continue reading

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How now organic cow

Organic milk contains significantly higher concentrations of heart-healthy fatty acids than conventional dairy milk. Organic/pasture-fed cows naturally have the exact omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid ratio that humans need for brain and body development. But the grain-fed cows have more … Continue reading

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The amazing hemp seed!

Hemp seeds contain all 20 amino acids – including the 9 essential amino acids our bodies cannot produce. Eating hemp seeds helps immune deficiency diseases and also treats nutritional deficiencies brought on by tuberculosis. Hemp seeds contain a high percentage … Continue reading

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