I consider beans the most underutilized and under-appreciated superfood. Here are 8 reasons to include them in your diet every day. Beans have megawatt nutritional power. They provide a vegetable protein, more fiber and folate than any other food, potent antioxidants, and several key minerals. Beans fill you up without filling you out. Their high […]
Artichoke Hearts – Even right out of the can or jar, this drably colored veggie rivals berries with its supreme antioxidant power—providing 8 times more than oranges! They are also a great source of vitamin C and fiber, including a special form of fiber called inulin that nourishes the growth of the “good” bacteria in the […]
Spring has sprung and so have asparagus. Tender, green and so delicious, asparagus is a delicacy that you can enjoy with the promise of improved vitality. Like other green vegetables, asparagus is overflowing with nutrients-providing twenty-two vitamins and minerals and an equally impressive list of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant phytochemicals. And of course, all of this […]
Kiwis are one of the most nutritious of all fruits. One kiwi provides an entire days worth of vitamin C along with a nice dose of fiber, potassium, folate, and antioxidant phytochemicals .
Artichoke hearts may be the most under appreciated and underutilized of all the superstar foods. For just 60 calories per serving you get a mighty kick of vitamin C, folate, and fiber along with a full cadre of minerals. But what really makes this special vegetable shine so brilliantly is its remarkable antioxidant power. Even right […]
I am personally convinced that you can eat yourself happy or eat yourself sad, but it is great to get some data to back up my beliefs. In an evaluation that monitored the diets of over 2000 adult males in Finland for a period of 13-20 years, those adhering to a “healthy” diet had less […]