Red, Blue, Purple – Are The Super Foods Really Super?

From pomegranate seeds to acai berries, plus their more well-known cousins like blueberries and raspberries, brightly colored berries have been getting a lot of attention in the media lately. Widely heralded as nature’s “super foods,” berries have been touted by … read more »

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The Uniqueness Of Vitamin D, Why It’s So Important, And Why Most Americans Don’t Get Enough

You may think that if you pop a daily multivitamin you’ve got your vitamin needs covered. Think again. Vitamin D, an essential vitamin and well-known for it’s role in strong bones, is continuously being linked to more vital life functions. … read more »

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Go Nuts! 4 Great Health Benefits Of Munching On Nuts

It is likely you have heard some buzz about nuts lately. Perhaps you are ready to brush it off as the latest fad. However, before you desert the nuts, take a look at four quick study-backed benefits of eating nuts. … read more »

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The “Forbidden Rice” – A Superfood Rich In Antioxidants

Black rice, also known as Forbidden Rice, is nutritious and loaded with antioxidants.  It contains fiber and minerals, and has more health benefits than brown rice.  Indonesian black rice and Thai jasmine rice are common varieties available in markets.  In … read more »

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Do Statin Drugs Actually Alter The Effects Of Exercise?

For those struggling with dangerously high cholesterol, statin drugs were once thought to be practically a life-saver. One in four Americans over the age of 45 are currently taking statins, a medication designed to lower cholesterol levels. For years now … read more »

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Drink Your Green Tea – It’s Not A Passing Fad

Not so many years ago, the only place you heard of green tea was when it was offered to you in tiny cups at Chinese restaurants. Today, however, it seems that everywhere you turn people are telling you to drink … read more »

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