Cultivated well before 4000 BC, Azuki beans have a higher antioxidant value than cranberries or blueberries. Needless to say, they offer numerous health benefits that definitely qualify them for the ‘super-food’ category. Here are a few brief, quick ways Azuki beans can boost your health.
Popular Flinstone’s Vitamins contain a whole laundry list of unhealthy ingredients: aspartame, sorbitol, zinc oxide, artificial colors, GMO corn, and more.
According to the lead researcher of one study., polyphenols found in apples actually extend the lifespan of fruit flies. The average lifespan of a fruit fly was extended by 10% in their study. In humans, this could equate to an additional 7 years or so.
Superfoods are considered super because they are more nutrient dense than most other foods. One superfood, unsulphured blackstrap molasses, is among numerous superfoods receiving little recognition when it should be in everyone’s home. Read on to learn about blackstrap molasses benefits and what this superfood actually is.
Research indicates that extracts from apples and other fruits may reduce the formation of cancer causing chemicals from cooking meat, making the meat safer.
One study found that those who ate at least three servings of spinach each week saw a reduced risk of skin cancer recurrence by about 50%.
Numerous studies, some from Harvard, have found that consuming spinach reduces the risk of developing ovarian cancer and prostate cancer. Why? You guessed it – spinach contains numerous highly beneficial compounds.
According to Dr. Thomas Shea, Director of the Center for Cellular Neurobiology & Neurodegeneration Research at the University of Massachusetts, as little as two glasses of fresh apple juice each day could significantly reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s.
Scientists with the University of Michigan Health System presented a report at the ADA’s Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition detailing how apples can actually reduce oxidative stress while reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels. In essence, apples are fabulous for promoting heart health.