phytonutrients

How to Detox With This Miracle Food
Beets are a super-healthy vegetable with a sweet taste and an amazing color. Despite this, beets don’t seem to be consumed as often as other vegetables. Perhaps it’s because most people feel that beets need to be cooked before they can be eaten, ... Read More
Don’t Skip These Foods If You Want Strong Bones
After a lengthy campaign to promote calcium and vitamin D intake for bone health, most of us have jumped on the bandwagon and are supplementing our diets with these two nutrients—especially as we get older. In fact, we’ve been told that as we age... Read More
The Four Microgreens for the Best Health
The folks at the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Maryland have recently made an important discovery about some healing foods. These foods are special, because they contain extra doses of disease-fighting antioxidants and... Read More
The Healing Food That’s a Tasty Snack
Not much is written about health benefits of pistachios — although many people eat these delicious nuts. More attention seems to be paid to other nuts such as almonds or peanuts. Pistachios, however, are quite nutritious, it turns out. A recent... Read More
A Liquid Food Remedy for Better Lungs?
An abundance of evidence from the past 20 years makes it clear that red wine, in moderation, could be considered a liquid food cure. The main factors responsible are the phytonutrients (plant-based compounds) that are floating invisibly within red wi... Read More
The Best Cooked Vegetable for Your Health
Do you ever wonder what impact cooking has on the nutrients in your food? After all, if your take the time to make a home-cooked meal, you’ll want to get all the health benefits you can. Here’s some health news that you’ll want to c... Read More
Traditional Remedy That Can Help You Treat Constipation
Ah — prunes. Your grandparents likely ate them, and not because they are sweet and surprisingly tasty. It’s likely they ate the dried fruit to treat constipation. It’s no wonder then that prunes have fallen by the wayside these days... Read More
The Cancer-preventing Protein
If you’ve decided to cut back on your consumption of red meat and are looking for a protein substitute, here’s one that could help you fight cancer: soy. Soy is an inexpensive, high-quality plant protein. It is vitamin- and mineral-rich. ... Read More
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