IS THERE STILL HOPE FOR COUCH POTATOES?

Is There Still Hope for Couch Potatoes? A recent (7/27/16) article in The Lancet entitled: “Does Physical Activity Attenuate or Even Eliminate, the Detrimental Associations of Sitting Time with Mortality? A Harmonized Meta-Analysis of Data from More than 1 Million Men and Woman,” indicates that moderate physical activity of 60 …

PURSLANE

University of Connecticut researchers indicate that Purslane (Portulaca oleraceae L.), “has been recently identified as an excellent source of alpha-linolenic acid.” Purslane also has been described to have “a higher nutritive value than other vegetables due to its omega-3 fatty acid, α-tocopherol, ascorbic acid, β-carotene and glutathione rich shoots.” Int. …

WINE AND HEALTH

A 2000 study in Denmark reported in the Annuals of Internal Medicine, which included “13,064 men and 11,459 women, 20 to 98 …

THE AMAZING MATCHA

Matcha is a powdered form of Green Tea (Camelia sinensis). This tea is used in Japanese tea ceremonies and also used by …

MOROHEIYA – SUPER FOOD

Moroheiya – Super Food   The Japanese Government has analyzed a plant named Moroheiya (Corchorus Olitorius) and found it to be an abundant source …

BISPHENOL A (BPA)

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in the production of many plastics including baby bottles. BPA is said to exhibit hormone-like …

WHAT ARE CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES?

Cruciferous (Brassica) vegetables include: arugula, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, horseradish, kale, kohlrabi, mustard, radish, rutabaga, turnips, wasabi, …

Fluoride Toxicity

Did you ever swallow toothpaste when you were a young child? Well, large numbers of children probably continue doing so but this …

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