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It’s no Trick: Pumpkin is a Healthy Treat

Enjoy the health benefits of pumpkins just like our forefathers before us. Native American Indians used pumpkin as a healthy staple in their diets for centuries before... Read More

Greater Intake of Colorful Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Longer Life

The healthier your diet in carotenoids (a group of pigments responsible for the rich color in many fruits and vegetables) the greater the likelihood of longer telomere... Read More

Eating Berries Reduces Your Risk of Heart Attack

Berries are one of my super foods, and are represented by the second “B” in G-BOMBS. Rich in fiber and phytochemicals and low in calories, they have the hi... Read More

How to Tell Which Foods Deliver the Best Health Protection

How to Select the most Nutrient Dense Foods The Nutritarian diet is based on eating an adequate amount of foods that have the highest nutrient density. Consuming en... Read More

You Say Tomato—We Say Lycopene, a Protective Carotenoid to Fight Cancer, Heart Disease

Lycopene makes tomatoes a key food to fight cancer, heart disease Carotenoids are a family of over six hundred phytochemicals, including alpha-carotene, beta-c... Read More

Blueberries Protect Blood Vessels, May Slow Age-Related Mental Decline

Native to North America, blueberries have been part of the human diet for more than 13,000 years, long before they were formally recognized for their healthy and anti-... Read More

9 Pomegranate Health Benefits that Offer Powerful Disease Protection

Ruby red, delicious and nutrient rich pomegranates pack a mighty punch in safeguarding your health. Pomegranate contains a unique and powerful antioxidant called punic... Read More

Mediterranean Pine Nuts: Winner in Protein and Nutrients

People of the Mediterranean region have been eating the nuts of Pinus pinea (also called pignolia) for thousands of years. There is evidence that pignolias were eaten ... Read More