Archive for the 'Natural Superfoods' Category
Summer is the time when we can enjoy the best benefits and nutritional properties of fresh veggies and fruits. Check out the list of the healthiest natural superfoods for summer 2011.
- Kale. This leafy green is extremely good for our health as it is packed with a huge number of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. This low calorie and fat-free food is rich in vitamins A, K, D6 and C, dietary fiber, antioxidants, manganese, potassium, copper, magnesium and others. Kale has very strong antioxidant and anti-cancer properties which are especially effective for breast, colon and ovarian cancer prevention. Plus very strong cardiovascular support and anti-inflammatory properties. Add fresh green leaves of kale to your daily vegetable salad, and do not forget to garnish your salad with a pinch of sesame seeds, as well as dress it with some high quality olive oil.
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Currently, such health problem as breast cancer is among the most common types of cancer and the most feared women’s diseases. Breast cancer prevention has become one of the main issues and concerns of the world’s leading medical organizations and associations because nowadays, the rates of breast cancer incidents in Europe are increasing. Only in the UK, more than 45,000 incidents are annually diagnosed, and every month about one thousand lives are lost. Read the rest of this entry »
An apple a day keeps the doctor away! We all know this very well. However, in average we eat only 65-70 apples a year… But who does not like warm and almost therapeutic smell of an apple pie with cinnamon? Apples are definitely among the most common fruit in our latitudes, which are available and affordable year round. But do they really as beneficial and healthy as the old proverb says? Let’s try to find out together. Read the rest of this entry »
Bell peppers are juicy, crunchy, and very tasty foods, which are the most used as decorative motifs and ornaments. Native to South America, bell peppers go in a big array of colors: red, orange, yellow, purple and green colors, and sometimes they are called “sweet peppers”. Botanically, bell peppers should be considered fruit, but it is common to call them vegetables even though their taste is quite sweet. Health benefits of bell peppers have been known for centuries. Read the rest of this entry »
Needless to say, how serious the problem of increasing occurrence of breast cancer is for today’s public health. Millions of women around the world have to fight against it and do everything possible in order not to lose this hard war. Latest studies suggest that regular consumption of the following natural foods is linked to lower chances of breast cancer in every modern woman. Read the rest of this entry »
Early summer is just the perfect season for strawberries, the berries with beautiful look and amazing taste. Known as common ingredients of jams, bakeries, desserts, jellies, syrups, ice-creams and so on, strawberries have a variety of therapeutic properties, and even using frozen berries can help you enjoy strawberries health benefits year round. Below, there are some facts about strawberries and their therapeutic powers. Read the rest of this entry »