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Carrots and Other Foods High in Alpha-Carotene Associated With Longer Life
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, December 02, 2010
Vegetables such as carrots, sweet potatoes, pumpkins and winter squashes - are all packed with [i]alpha-carotene[/i], a carotenoid that has been found to help to fight off disease. High blood levels of this beneficia ...
Pomegranate Juice Reduces Inflammation, Tissue Damage and Infections, Study Suggests
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, December 02, 2010
Pomegranates are rich in vitamins B and C, and many other antioxidants. Pomegranate juice has three times the amount of polyphenols than are found in green tea. These polyphenols are antioxidants that have been proven to ...
Lycopene Is A Powerful Disease-Fighter
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Lycopene is a red carotenoid pigment that occurs naturally in fruits and vegetables, including tomatoes, guava, papaya, red/pink grapefruit and watermelon. It is the most common carotenoid in the human body and is one of ...
Eat Coconut Oil to Lose Weight
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, November 01, 2010
Yes, that's right - eat fat to lose weight. But not just any fat - coconut oil contains a form of saturated fat that it is digested and processed differently from other fats. This amazing oil is made up of the most conce ...
Five Reasons to Eat Hazelnuts
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Hazelnuts are not only tasty, but they offer many health benefits as well, making them a delicious and nutritious snack. Here are five reasons to increase your intake of these super-healthy nuts. [b]1. They Contain Go ...
Sauerkraut (Sour Cabbage) is a Superfood - How to Make It
Posted by HealthyMuslim on Saturday, October 23, 2010
[title]Sauerkraut is a Superfood and Excellent Tonic For the Digestive System[/title] Sauerkraut means "sour cabbage" and refers to finely shredded cabbage which has been fermented by lactic acid bacteria. In this pro ...
Eat Brazil Nuts to Boost the Immune System, Enhance Fertility and Ward Off Depression
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Brazil nuts are one of the most nutritious of all nuts. They are a tasty and satisfying snack that contain a rare source of a mineral known to strengthen the immune system, protect against depression and enhance fertilit ...
Ginger: An Excellent Natural Remedy
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Ginger is a warming spice that is versatile both as a medicinal spice and cooking ingredient. This wonderful root is an excellent natural remedy for a wide range of conditions such as combating colds or viruses, nausea, ...
Why You Should Eat Avocados
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, October 01, 2010
Avocados are a super-nutritious, wonderful food. They are actually a fruit and not a vegetable, and these delicious, creamy fruits have great benefits for health. In comparison with any other fruit, avocados contain ...
Water is the Most Vital Nutrient For the Body
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Water is a basic nutrient that is critical for the human body. It supports the digestion of food, absorption, transportation and use of nutrients, and elimination of toxins and wastes from the body. Not only is it ou ...
Tomatoes Have Cancer-Fighting Potential
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, September 16, 2010
Tomatoes are extremely rich in antioxidants and are already known for their ability to halt cancer growth. New findings suggest that a daily serving of tomatoes protects against prostate cancer and slows the growth of tu ...
Increase Your Intake of Antioxidants to Live Longer and Healthier
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, September 16, 2010
Eating an optimal intake of antioxidants, through diet and supplements, is the key to living a long and healthy life. It is well-proven that by eating a diet rich in antioxidant nutrients you can extend a healthy lifespa ...
The Omega Balance: Essential for Better Health
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Getting the right balance of omega fats in the diet is important because these essential nutrients can only be obtained through the food we eat- they are not produced in the body. The modern diet now includes more proc ...
Organic Strawberries 'Are More Nutritious'
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Strawberries contain a wealth of cancer-fighting, health-protective nutrition. They are packed with vitamin C, folate, potassium and fiber. They are second only to plums as the richest fruit in antioxidants, being especi ...
Eating For Better Digestion
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, August 23, 2010
The key to healthy digestion is to keep the gut and immune system healthy by eating the right foods, which can be broken down and absorbed properly, and by avoiding foods that are difficult to digest. How efficiently ...
Pistachios Contain Heart Healthy Antioxidants
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Pistachio nuts, when eaten as part of a healthy diet, are associated with increasing the levels of antioxidants in the bloodstream, according to an international team of nutritional scientists. Antioxidants are molecu ...
Immune-Boosting Benefits of White Button Mushrooms
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, August 10, 2010
White button mushrooms are the most widely available and commonly consumed mushroom. All types of mushroom are health-beneficial but recent research has now confirmed that white button mushrooms also play a powerful role ...
Rosemary Is a Powerful Brain and Nerve Tonic
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Rosemary is a wonderfully fragrant and intensely-flavored herb which has a range of health-enhancing properties, making it an essential herb to have in the kitchen. It is a powerful detoxifier, and has a calming effect o ...
Watermelon Is Replenishing and Rich in Antioxidants
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, July 19, 2010
Deliciously sweet and refreshing, the watermelon is a tasty thirst-quenching summer fruit that is also packed with the antioxidants vitamin C and vitamin A. Eating this juicy fruit is an excellent way to replenish and re ...
Flaxseed Diet Reduces Severity of Ovarian Cancer
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Flax seeds are a healthy super seed that contain many health-boosting nutrients. Flaxseed is the richest plant source of alpha-linolenic acid, one type of omega-3 fatty acid. It is also a superb source of lignans, which ...

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