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tag: phytonutrients

How Do Broccoli Supplements Compare to Sprouts?

Your grandparents and parents were smart to tell you†to "eat your broccoli." But†how often did they tell you to eat broccoli sprouts? What about broccoli supplements? Is one version of the green cr…

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Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional? Large Study Says Yes.

On the heels of†media reports declaring that organic food is no†more nutritious than conventional produce grown with pesticides, a larger, comprehensive study declares otherwise. A†meta-analysis pu…

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The Reason We Need More Antioxidants (And Why We’re Not Getting Them)

Glucose is the primary fuel of the human body. We consume glucose and breathe in oxygen to make the energy needed to power our bodies. Plants then take the water and CO2 we breathe out to make oxygen …

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What to Eat to Reduce Your Toxic Exposure

It is not very common that a single molecule attracts enough interest to merit international scientific conferences of its own. Ah receptor, however, "belongs to the rare elite of such molecules." (Fo…

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Eating Better to Look Better

Inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption may kill millions around the globe every year, so the public health community is not beyond appealing to vanity. How do you tell if someone's healthy? You…

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11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes

This year my husband and I planted 18 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.† We also made a long distance move.† Our tomatoes were in the ground even before we opened most of the boxes, which may sound absu…

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Is Our Produce Lacking the Nutrition We Thought It Had?

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of accompanying an expert forager, along with a small group of people, out on an expedition into the woods. While the findings of the day were fairly meager, due to …

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The Missing Link in Preventing Disease: Eating the Rainbow

Most people know that we need adequate amounts of oxygen, water, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and good carbs for great health. What they donít realize is that a group of micronutrients…

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17 Ways to Build Better Blood

Your blood feeds every cell, tissue, gland, organ, and organ system in your body. Without strong, oxygen-rich blood these systems can become compromised. Here are 17 ways to build stronger, richer, he…

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Quick and Easy Mexican Salad

This is one of my favorite salad recipes. Don't be scared off by the ingredient list. It's quick and easy to make.† And even better to eat. Ingredients: One head of leaf or romaine lettuce, wash…

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