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When you think of antioxidant-rich foods, fruits and vegetables probably come to mind. But there’s another source of these healthful compounds – and it just may be the most powerful food of all. You won’t find this potential superfood in your garden, though. In fact, you won’t find it on land at all. That’s because this antioxidant powerhouse is a type of seaweed. Proponents say that, when taken in regularly, it can cure everything from heart disease, to obesity, to hair loss. But what is the science behind this super antioxidant of the sea?

Continue reading Ecklonia Cava: A Deep Sea Algae that Can Reverse Heart Disease?

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Eat THIS to Keep the Doctor Away

We’ve all heard the old adage: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” And as much as that seemslike an old wives’ tale, there just might be some truth to this claim. See, apples ­– along with onions, berries, grains, and even red wine – are rich in a substance that may indeed keep the doctor away. Well, at least if you suffer from certain conditions. And while you may not want to eat a bushel of apples (or onions, for that matter) every day, you can find this substance in supplement form, too.

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“Step right up ladies and gentlemen and try the world’s most amazing elixir. It gives you energy, melts wrinkles away, and even makes your children do their homework!” Sounds like the barking pitch of yesterday’s medicine man, doesn’t it? Or does it? Today, these sideshow vendors have moved their elixir wagons to the Internet, selling promises of better vision, better hearts, better sex, heck, a better life. Some of the pitches are obvious fabrications (“Lose 20 pounds in 20 minutes!”) while others make you stop and pause. Like resveratrol. Incoming search terms:resveratrol side effects (488)resveratrol side effects hair loss (25)is […]

Continue reading Resveratrol: Is Wine Really Good for Your Heart and Health?

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For thousands, if not millions, of years, salmon and krill and lobster have swum together in the ocean of life. As they float and frolic, each reveling in their resplendent hue of orange, they are blissfully unaware that the answer to inflammation, heart disease, and even eye health lies deep within their tissues. If you think you’ve heard this story before—that you know all about omega-3 fatty acids—think again.  Omega-3s are so yesterday.  We are talking about is a super-nutrient that been found to be one of the most potent antioxidants and anti-inflammatories around. Incoming search terms:astaxanthin side effects (1353)astaxanthin […]

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Far off the coast of Panama, on a remote island, there lives a native tribe called the Kuna, who maintain remarkably good health. Despite their daily indulgence in decadent treats, they have six times less incidence of heart attack, 17 times less incidence of stroke, and 18 times less incidence of cancer than their mainland contemporaries. And, as if that wasn’t enough, Kunas that are retirement-age and older have blood pressure rates that rival those of any healthy 20-year old. So what’s their secret?  Well, it isn’t good genes.  It’s something delicious and nutritious. Incoming search terms:flavonols (1033)flavanols (19)

Continue reading Chocolate Flavonols: A Sweet Treat That is Good for Your Heart?

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