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Tomatoes give antioxidant function of lycopene has been linked in research to prevent heart disease. Diets rich in potassium have also been shown to lower high blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Tomatoes Tomatoes are rich in a carotenoid nutrient called lycopene. Lycopene is a plant pigment considered to be a more powerful antioxidant than beta carotene. Studies have shown that lycopene is extremely effective in reducing the risks of many types of cancer, including colon, rectal, prostat

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In herbal medicine Wild Yam is a remedy that can be used to relieve intestinal colic, to soothe diverticulitis, ease dysmenorrhoea and ovarian and uterine pains.

Wild Yam Dioscorea villosa, Dioscoriaceae Names: Colic Root, Rheumatism Root. Habitat: Common in Eastern and Central USA and is some tropical countries. Collection: This tropical plant is uprooted in the autumn, most stocks coming from west Africa. Part Used: Dried underground parts. Constit

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Spinach is one of the vegetables with the highest amount of chlorophyll, a substance that stimulates hemoglobin and red cell production.

Spinach Enhanced utilization of oxygen. Provides a measured 20% increase in energy & endurance. It improves strength & reaction time. It has been used to optimize the performance of top athletes. Belongs to the goosefoot family along with Swiss Chard and beets. Spinach was the first frozen ve

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Maca root has been used by native Indians in Peru as a vital ingredient to health for thousands of years.

Maca History & Facts Maca root has been used by native Indians in Peru as a vital ingredient to health for thousands of years. Maca's use goes back to around 3800 B.C., when Peruvian Indians cultivated and ate it for both its nutritional and medicinal value. Centuries later in 1549 A.D., records

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Wheatgrass contains a full spectrum of vitamins and minerals, including the thirteen essential ones, packaged with dozens of trace elements and enzymes.

Wheatgrass Book by Ann Wigmore by Ann Wigmore Wheatgrass contains a full spectrum of vitamins and minerals, including the thirteen essential ones, packaged with dozens of trace elements and enzymes. It is a nutritionally complete food which will sustain the growth and development of laboratory a

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Maca for men or women who are "languishing," it may only take a small amount of 4:1 Maca extract to make a meaningful difference.

Maca (Lepidium Meyenii - 4:1 extract - 73 mg per serving is equivalent to 292mg of unrefined Maca) On the high Andes, at extreme altitude, grows Maca. It is a potato-like primary food staple for entire populations living at high altitudes. They trade it for beans and corn with those farming the

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White Chia Seed

Chia Seed Superior Source of Omega 3s, Antioxidants, Fiber And Much More White chia seed, or grain is a standardized, nutritionally consistent crop - very high in protein, fiber and omega-3 essential fatty acids. The mild, pleasant taste makes it very appealing in food preparation and diversity

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Kale is also well known for it's presence of carotenoids, especially lutein and zeaxanthin. These two substances act as a filter and help to protect the eye from overexposure to ultraviolet light.

Kale Nutritionally rated, kale is near the top amongst vegetables. A one cup serving of kale contains only 36 calories. Organosulfur Compounds that Prevent Cancer Carotenoids that Lower Cataract Risk Kale Gets an A+ for its Pro-vitamin A Protection against Emphysema A Healthy Dose of Vita

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Onions may prevent gastric ulcers by scavenging free radicals and by preventing growth of the ulcer-forming microorganisms called Helicobacter pylori.

Onions Onions not only provide flavor, but they also provide our bodies with many health-promoting phytochemicals and nutrients. Onions contain a flavonoid called quercitin. This antioxidant helps delay or slow the oxidative damage done to cells and tissues in our bodies. Studies have shown that

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Green Leaf Juice is one of the richest sources of vitamin A, B complex, C, E and K. It has seventeen forms of amino acids and enzymes therefore rebuilding the blood, cleansing the liver and improving blood sugar.

Green Leaf Juice Green Leaf Juice of Barley, Wheat, & Kamut Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Japan & California Unique enzymes help orchestrate repair of cellular blueprint, creating youthful and more optimal function cell by cell. Cleansing and rebuilding enzymes, trace minerals, enzymatic pigments

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Greens are one of the richest sources of vitamin A, B complex, C, E and K. It has seventeen forms of amino acids and enzymes therefore rebuilding the blood, cleansing the liver and improving blood sugar.

Greens Greens provide one of the highest food sources of calcium, in addition to numerous other minerals. Choline and magnesium alone prevent deposits of fat on the liver and in tissue, and potassium stimulates and invigorates cells. Amino acids are plentiful in greens therefore making these food

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Garlic has been shown to reduce blood clotting and to reduce blood pressure, therefore making it an important part of the treatment for cardiovascular disease.

Garlic Garlic - Allium sativum Daily use of garlic in the body has been shown to have a very beneficial effect on the body, especially the blood system and the heart. One of the World's top producers of garlic is China, which produces 66 % of the world's garlic every year. Nutrients include

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Collards are an excellent source of manganese functions as an enzyme activator. One of the enzymes that manganese activates is the one that helps the body to utilize Vitamin C.

Collards One cup of collards contains only 48 calories. Excellent source of Vitamin A, manganese, Vitamin C, folate, calcium and Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). Very good source of Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), tryptophan, potassium, Vitamin E, magnesium, zinc and Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid). Good sourc

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The polyacetylene in celery is thought to reduce the production of prostaglandins (chemicals that produce inflammation) and thereby help reduce the pain in arthritic joints. This polyacetylene also destroys benzopyrene, a cancer causing substance.

Celery A green vegetable juice especially noted for cleansing provides minerals, and phytonutrients. Nutrients include beta carotene, folic acid, vitamin B3, sodium, potassium, calcium and iron. The dark green parts of the leaves and stalk contain higher amounts of these nutrients than the wh

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Cauliflower is an excellent source of Vitamin C, a well known and extremely effective antioxidant. It is also an excellent source of folate, vital for the maturation of red blood cells.

Cauliflower Excellent source of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), folate, Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) and molybdenum. Very good source of tryptophan, potassium, phosphorus, manganese, Vitamin B1 (thiamin), Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and biotin. Good source of magnesium, copper, pr

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The high content of glutamine, an amino acid that is the preferred fuel for cells that line the stomach and small intestine, is likely the reason for cabbage juice's efficacy in healing ulcers.

Cabbage Those who are familiar with the benefits of enzymatic pigments such as carotene, chlorophyll or anthocyanidins (as in bilberry) will need little convincing about the merits of another precious source. Cabbage itself is among the most highly valued health foods. Instinctually, I personall

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Carrots are rich in carotene, fiber and beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant. They contain calcium pectate, a pectin fiber that has been found to have cholesterol-lowering properties.

Carrots Daucus Carota Carrots are an excellent source of antioxidant compounds, and the richest vegetable source of the pro-vitamin A carotenes. Carrot juice is a very nutritional juice high in beta-carotene. Carrots' antioxidant compounds help protect against cardiovascular disease and cancer a

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Broccoli extract indole-3-carbinol does not act on estrogen at all, but rather works through a different mechanism to halt the cell cycle.

Broccoli Sprouts or Extract Can Halt the Growth of Breast Cancer Cells There are several very important substances in the sprouts of broccoli, one of them being indole-3-carbinol. This component of broccoli and other members of the Brassica genus, halts the growth of breast cancer cells and like

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All over Western Asia, tahini, a paste made from ground dried sesame seeds, is popular and used to thicken and flavor sauces and gravies. Hummus, a bread spread popular in Israel and in the Lebanon, is made from cooked chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, a hint of lemon juice and fresh parsley.

Sesame Sesame - Sesamum indicum Sesame is among the most important oil seeds of mankind, and one of its oldest. There are very different kinds of sesame oil available, and some knowledge about their culinary properties is required to make an educated choice. Basically, nearly all seeds contain

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Beets (and beet juices) are a blood-building herb that detoxifies blood and renews it with minerals and natural sugars.

Beets Beets are a source of magnesium, iron and potassium, they are also a source of Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. This anti-inflammatory activity may influence the development of asthma symptoms. They also contain insoluble fibers associated in the prevention of heart

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Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family. Eating cruciferous vegetables (also cauliflower and cabbages) can help protect against cancer, your risk of heart disease, cataracts and stroke, due to their richness of flavonoids (antioxidants) and indoles.

Broccoli The word "broccoli" comes from the Italian words meaning "branch" or "arm". Broccoli's name is derived from the Latin word brachium, which means branch or arm, a reflection of its treelike shape that features a compact head of florets attached by small stems to a larger stalk. Because o

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Rutin, a phytochemical in each spear, helps to strengthen capillary walls. Asparagus also contains high contents of Glutathione (GSH), a very potent antioxidant and anticarcinogen.

Asparagus Asparagus contains no cholesterol or fat and is very low in sodium and calories. It is an excellent source of Folate, a B-Vitamin essential for proper cell division during pregnancy, as it is necessary in DNA synthesis. Without folate, the fetus' nervous system cells do not divide prope

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Almonds are much used in Middle Eastern cuisine; in Northern Indian cooking style, which was heavily influenced by Persia, they are widely used, besides poppy seeds, as a sauce thickener (in whole India, wheat flour is never taken for this purpose).

Almonds Almonds - Prunus dulcis Almond oil is high in mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids and Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and Vitamin E, which makes it excellent for salad dressings. It's good for the inside and the outside of you! Massage or food. The oil from the almond nut is a superb natural moi

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Like other members of the legume family, alfalfa is a fairly good source protein (up to 50%), B-complex vitamins and several minerals (calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, iron, and potassium).

Alfalfa Alfalfa is a plant with long history of use around the world as a livestock feed. Middle-Eastern cultures have long used alfalfa as fodder for horses claiming increased speed and strength of the animals and leading to the name "Al-fal-fa" meaning "father of all foods". The fiber-rich alfa

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30 per cent of cancers in the West can be attributed to dietary factors - placing food second only to tobacco as a preventable cause of cancer.

Eat Your Vegetables It could be the next best thing to giving up smoking... Eating the wrong foods could be responsible for up to 30 per cent of cancers, but there is growing belief that 'Superfoods'are the key to preventing it. Can broccoli really be that good for you? Andrew Purvis finds out

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Cruciferous Veggies deliver critical nutrients your body needs for revitalization and renewal.

Cruciferous Veggies for A Long Life Why are the Japanese the longest-living people on earth? Perhaps they do something that others do not? Of course, it is in the diet, most of the time. One of the sources of their longevity is a popular health food supplement. This wonderful whole food delivers

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