Tag: antioxidants

Prunes for Osteoporosis

“Prunes for Osteoporosis” We are in an epidemic of osteoporosis. 10 million Americans have it and one in three older women will get it. We urgently need public health strategies to maintain bone health and prevent osteoporosis. Might fruits and vegetables be the unexpected natural answer to the question of osteoporosis prevention? Evidence from a…


8 Performance Enhancing Supplements, Foods & Nutrients For Cyclists

– Most nutritionists recommend a balanced diet for the general population, but intense exercise is likely to increase the demand for certain nutrients. Here, we explain some of the best nutrients, and supplements, that you might wish to consider to help boost your performance. Totally legally, I would like to add. [Music Playing] – Number…


VITAMIN C In Your Skincare Routine: Brightening, Hyperpigmentation & Clear Skin

Hey guys, it’s Felicia, and Rowena! So welcome back to our third series of A, B and C’s of skincare. (*both singing*) A, B, C, it’s easy as 1, 2, 3! In our previous episodes, we’ve covered vitamin A, otherwise known as retinol or retinoids, vitamin B3 known as niacinamide, and today, you guessed it!…


Broccoli: Sprouts vs. Supplements

[Music] interest continues to grow about targeting cancer stem cells with a dietary component of broccoli and especially broccoli sprouts cancer stem cells are thought responsible for initiating and maintaining cancer which I’ve talked about in the past there’s also been a number of randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials on the use of broccoli sprouts…


#1 Anticancer Vegetable

“#1 Anticancer Vegetable” That doesn’t mean some veggies aren’t better than others. Some of these vegetables target multiple cancers at the same time. So, using this groundbreaking new data, let’s play “Which is healthier?” Imagine you’re standing in line at one of those custom made-to-order salad places, where you get to choose your lettuce, choose…


Beans, Beans, They’re Good For Your Heart

“Beans, Beans, They’re Good For Your Heart” I’ve talked previously about the anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects of various phytochemiclas in beans, but there are protective effects on the cardiovascular system as well. Plant-specific compounds can have a remarkable impact on the health care system and may provide therapeutic health benefits, including the prevention and/or treatment…


A guide to Phytonutrients – Huel Nutrition

today we’re going to talk about phytonutrients phytonutrient is a substance found in plant food that’s been demonstrated to have health benefits and could have a role in preventing certain human diseases however they are not essential per se but are very useful antioxidants are substances that prevent oxidation our oxidation is a naturally occurring…


Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity

“Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity” A 2014 systematic review and meta-analysis of dietary patterns and depression concluded that a healthy diet pattern was significantly associated with the reduced odds of depression. But out of the 21 studies they could find in the medical literature, they were only able to find one randomized controlled…


Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds

“Inhibiting Platelet Activation with Tomato Seeds” In the prevention of cardiovascular disease, the consumption of fruits and vegetables is crucial. Yes, preventing the oxidation of cholesterol may be one of the mechanisms by which fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. However, hyperactivity of platelets is also critically important in the…


Are Dates Good For You?

“Are Dates Good For You?” Dates are whole foods, but, by weight, are 80% pure sugar. Just to put that in perspective, Froot Loops are only 40% sugar. Half the sugar content of dates— and has fruit-shaped marshmallows— so it’s got to be healthy. Straight frosting? Only 60% sugar. Jelly beans? Only 70% sugar. Dates:…