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Broccoli and Tomatoes Combination Creates Anti-Cancer Superpower

Broccoli and Tomatoes Combination Creates Anti-Cancer Superpower

May 23, 2013 | by

There are numerous studies available that showcase the effects broccoli can have on cancer cells and tumors. The same can be said for the compound lycopene found in tomatoes. But as effective as the compounds are by themselves, one study has actually found that when used together, they become a virtual anti-cancer superpower.

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How to Clean Your Liver with 5 Natural Liver-Cleansing Tips

How to Clean Your Liver with 5 Natural Liver-Cleansing Tips

May 21, 2013 | by

The modern diet, environmental pollutants, and our increasing dependence on toxic personal care products have put our livers on serious overtime. For this reason, it’s important to know how to clean your liver thoroughly and effectively – oh, and naturally. Here are 5 tips.

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Rice Bran Oil Benefits: Preventing Depression, Cancer, Diabetes, and More

Rice Bran Oil Benefits: Preventing Depression, Cancer, Diabetes, and More

May 19, 2013 | by

Rice bran oil supports cancer prevention, lowers blood pressure and improves cardiovascular health, just to name a few of its innumerable benefits. For more wonderful rice bran oil benefits, read on:

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“Secret Weapon” in Carrots Reduces Risk of Cancerous ‘Full Scale Tumors’ by 1/3

“Secret Weapon” in Carrots Reduces Risk of Cancerous ‘Full Scale Tumors’ by 1/3

May 16, 2013 | by

Researchers with Newcastle University’s School of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development found that rats who ate feed with falcarinol equal to the amount in carrots were one-third less likely to develop “full scale tumors” than those who didn’t have facarinol. These were rats who already had pre-cancerous tumors.

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Compound in Grapes Found to Reverse Kidney Disease

Compound in Grapes Found to Reverse Kidney Disease

May 16, 2013 | by

While reducing fat intake and eating a more balanced diet is the first step in preventing kidney disease, researchers recently found that grapes could play and important role in reversing the kidney damage that is already done.

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Carrots, Beta-Carotene Found to Reduce Heart Attack Risk, Boost Heart Health

Carrots, Beta-Carotene Found to Reduce Heart Attack Risk, Boost Heart Health

May 13, 2013 | by

Beta-carotene is just one of several phytonutrients in carrots, including lutein and alpha-carotene, and it’s in these phytonutrients that we find heart-protecting properties. Several epidemiological studies have linked beta-carotene levels with reduced heart attack and heart disease risk.

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The Dangers of too Much Sugar: What the Sugar Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

The Dangers of too Much Sugar: What the Sugar Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

May 11, 2013 | by

For years, the sugar industry has had to fight negative publicity – and for good reason. Sugar and all its sweet goodness has been blamed for childhood hyperactivity, cavities, diabetes, obesity, and cancer, among other things. But fought back the industry did, and they were largely successful.

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Compound in Broccoli Found to Suppress Tumor Growth, Halt Cancer in its Tracks

Compound in Broccoli Found to Suppress Tumor Growth, Halt Cancer in its Tracks

May 10, 2013 | by

Looking at sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, scientists found that it can work to not only suppress tumor growth, but also stop the spread or onset of cancer.

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Study Finds Avocado-Eaters to be Especially Healthy

Study Finds Avocado-Eaters to be Especially Healthy

May 9, 2013 | by

According to a recent study published in Nutrition Journal,eating avocados is associated with a lower body weight, lower BMI and waist circumference (a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes), higher “good” cholesterol, a lower intake of added sugars, better diet quality overall, and higher nutrient intake levels.

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The Secret Benefits of Eating Organic Brown Seaweed

The Secret Benefits of Eating Organic Brown Seaweed

May 8, 2013 | by

In many Asian countries, seaweed has been used as a flavorful addition to soups, broths, stir fries, and other dishes for centuries. In recent press, brown seaweed has been hailed as a super food, and there is good reason why – the food offers tons of benefits.

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