(NaturalHealth365) You love avocados as a sandwich garnish or mashed in guacamole at your favorite Mexican restaurant, but this little green superfood is so much more than just a dip or a garnish. Avocados are loaded with nutrients – which offer profound health benefits.
The heart is our most important and most active muscle. In addition to the benefits for the heart of having a healthy active lifestyle and eating a healthy diets, there are several key herbs, minerals vitamins and other nutritional items which can provide great boosts for heart health. Here are 12 of the best: 1.…..Read more
Thanks to the exponential growth of technology, modern society is evolving fast. Unfortunately, disease is also on the rise. Our bodies are suffering from exposure to petroleum byproducts, air pollution, processed foods, agrichemicals, and radiation.
In this context, prevention is critical. One of the easiest ways to promote overall wellness is by eating a nutritious diet high in beneficial vitamins and minerals. Cruciferous vegetables cannot be neglected! This class of veggies includes broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, radish, rutabaga, turnip, and arugula.
What makes cruciferous vegetables so potent is that they contain an important phytochemical called sulforaphane. Sulforaphane has been getting a lot of attention in research for the last quarter-century for its anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidant promotion.
Sulforaphane has been shown to prevent oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is when the body starts producing a lot of ROS (reactive oxygen species) as a natural immune defense. The ROS synthesize into free radicals and the body doesn’t have enough antioxidants available to cope...