What's New and Beneficial About Spinach by George Mateljan Recent studies continue to underscore the amazing versatility of spinach. Because this leafy vegetable is rich in water-soluble vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins, minerals, and a wide variety of phytonutrients, there are many different ways to incorporate spinach into your meal plan and enjoy a variety of nutritional benefits.... Continue Reading →
Not all lettuce is created equal, but if you start your meal with a salad made of romaine lettuce you will be sure to add not only a variety of textures and flavors to your meal but an enormous amount of nutritional value. The vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fiber found in romaine lettuce are especially... Continue Reading →
In addition to being antioxidant powerhouses, one of the most fascinating new areas of raspberry research involves the potential for raspberries to improve management of obesity. Plus they taste great! It is easy to see why they are a wonderful addition to our nutrient-rich smoothie. They can help jump start your day by energizing you... Continue Reading →
What is collagen, exactly? And how can you incorporate this powerful superfood in your daily life? For starters, collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies. It’s found in muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, digestive system and tendons. It’s what helps give our skin strength and elasticity. And it even plays a role in... Continue Reading →
Valerian root is often referred to as “nature’s Valium.” In fact, this herb has been used since ancient times to promote tranquility and improve sleep. Although it has received a lot of positive attention, questions have also been raised about its effectiveness and safety. This article outlines the benefits of valerian, explores concerns about its... Continue Reading →
People often DON'T THINK of sardines when considering increasing their fish intake as a health-promoting measure to improve bone health. But sardines are a relatively inexpensive and easily accessible source of nutrients, which are often difficult to find in many other foods. For example, they are a rich source of bone-building vitamin D, a nutrient not... Continue Reading →
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