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Rocket: A Spicy Salad Leaf With Potent Health Benefits
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, October 12, 2009
This hot, peppery leaf is packed with essential disease-fighting nutrients, and is a healthful way to liven up a salad. Rocket, also known as [b]arugula, rucola[/b] or [b]roquette,[/b] is a spicy salad leaf with a di ...
Whole Grains Explained
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, October 09, 2009
Whole grains are cereal grains that contain all essential parts of the grain, in contrast to refined grains, like white flour, in which most of these have been removed by processing, which also removes many of their bene ...
Glutathione: A Vital and Powerful Antioxidant For Health
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Glutathione is an amazing powerful antioxidant; is found in all cells of the body and is essential for maximum antioxidant activity from all other antioxidants. It is one of the most important protective molecules in the ...
Blackcurrants are an Excellent Source of Vitamin C and Potassium
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, October 02, 2009
Blackcurrants are tart, uniquely flavored berries that are an exceptionally rich source of vitamin C, containing four times as much as an equivalent weight of oranges. They have also been shown to have twice the potassiu ...
Mustard Seeds Help to Remove Harmful Toxins
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Mustard seeds have unique healing properties. They protect the lungs in many ways and have a warming effect which makes them useful for fighting infections and removing toxins from the body. Mustard seeds are from th ...
Resveratrol: The Super-Nutrient For Cancer, Heart Health and Longevity
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Resveratrol is a potent antioxidant found in many foods, especially grapes. It is a powerful nutrient that supports increased lifespan and helps to protect the body from diseases like cancer. Resveratrol is unique amo ...
Chia Seeds: A Highly Nutritious and Versatile Superfood
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, September 28, 2009
Chia seeds are a great example of a super-seed; they are a concentrated source of health-promoting nutrients that are comparable to flax seeds, but unlike flax seeds they are more easily digestible whole and possess natu ...
Artichokes Are Excellent for Digestive Health
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, September 15, 2009
This wonderful vegetable has many detoxifying qualities; it has numerous benefits for the digestive system, provides a variety of beneficial nutrients and strengthens the immune system. Artichokes are the immature flo ...
Protein-Rich Pine Nuts Are Beneficial for Weight Loss
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Pine nuts are full of protein and minerals; these small kernels can not only aid the prevention of disease, but they are also a useful weight loss aid, as they have been found to effectively suppress the appetite. P ...
Chard Is Packed With Health-Promoting Nutrients
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, September 14, 2009
Chard is a green vegetable with an exceptionally impressive list of health promoting nutrients. Its high beta-carotene content makes it beneficial for healthy eyesight, it contains calcium and magnesium which promote hea ...
The Dangers of Sugar
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Sugar is found in all kinds of foods and drinks, in many different forms. But sugar is actually an artificial, harmful substance, devoid of all nutrients, in fact it robs the body of nutrients, and the body cannot digest ...
Eggplant Has Disease-Fighting Properties
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, September 04, 2009
The aubergine, or eggplant as it is also known as, contains powerful and protective qualities for health. Its phytonutrients help to remove harmful free radicals from the body, which damage cells and cause disease. They ...
Romaine Lettuce: An Excellent Source of Vitamin C
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, September 03, 2009
Romaine lettuce, also known as [b]cos [/b]lettuce, is the most nutritious of all lettuces and is an excellent source of vitamin C - more than five times that of iceberg lettuce. This salad vegetable has deep green, lo ...
Courgettes Are Low in Calories and High in Nutrients
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, August 25, 2009
The cougette, also known as [b]zucchini[/b], is an energizing food that provides numerous vitamins and minerals, helping to keep energy levels high and blood sugar steady. Although it comprises of about 95 per cent water ...
Unrefined Wheat Is A Highly Nutritious, Energy-Providing Food
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, July 16, 2009
Wheat is the most commonly used and vitally important staple grain worldwide. It is used to make a variety of popular food products such as bread, pasta, cereals, bagels, cakes and muffins. Wheat, in its natural unrefine ...
Oats Are Packed With Health-Promoting Benefits
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Regularly eating all forms of whole grains are associated with good health, but oats in particular have special qualities and a host of health benefits. The compounds found in oats help to protect the heart and lungs, re ...
Kale: A Highly Nutritionally Dense Vegetable
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, July 02, 2009
Kale is one of the most nutritious of the dark, leafy green vegetables; its high vitamin C content helps to boost the immune system, and it is one of the best sources of a carotenoid that helps protect eyesight. With all ...
The Health-Protective Benefits of Cauliflower
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, June 30, 2009
The cauliflower has many health-promoting attributes. It provides powerful backup for the liver in cleansing the body and removing toxins that cause cell damage, leading to cancer and other diseases. It also contains phy ...
Peanuts Rival Fruits in Their Antioxidant Capacity
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Peanuts are a wonderful and highly nutritious food, and contrary to popular belief, they do not cause weight gain. In fact, a 2007 study found that people who ate nuts, including peanuts, at least twice a week were much ...
Turmeric: A Remarkably Powerful Disease-Protective Spice
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, June 29, 2009
Turmeric is a very versatile, vividly colored spice with powerful antioxidant and health protective properties. It contains curcumin, a strong antioxidant chemical that detoxifies carcinogens and calms inflammation, prot ...

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