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Pomegranate juice, like many brightly colored foods, is an excellent source of antioxidants.
Eating lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, especially colorful ones, is a great way to include a wide variety of antioxidants in your diet. Antioxidants are important for overall well-being, for the prevention of disease and to slow the aging process. They protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals and also prevent the oxidation of LDL cholesterol.
June 3, 2010 at 10:20 AM by Jeff Yeager | If you are what you eat, then I should weigh-in at under $1 a pound. That's because, as a general rule of thumb, I try to only buy foodstuff that costs under a buck per pound.
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Here's some good news for coffee-loving men and women: recent studies link heavy coffee drinking to lower risk of fatal prostate cancer, as well as a certain aggressive type of breast cancer. We've seen before (in infographic format ) some purported health benefits and risks associated with coffee drinking. Coffee's relationship to our health remains very complex and not well understood, but the two studies that came out this week both had similar conclusions: they didn't prove that coffee directly prevents these cancers, but there's a strong association between drinking a lot of coffee and lower risk. The prostate cancer study by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute was the largest of its kind and involved 48,000 men. Those who drank one to three cups a day had a 30 percent lower risk of developing lethal prostate cancer tumors; the men who drank drinking six or more cups a day had a 60 percent lower risk.
Adrenal health Here are the topics covered in this article: A very good friend of mine has been waking up at four, three, sometimes even two in the morning and can’t get back to sleep. She’s dutifully taken all of my advice about sleep hygiene and bought room-darkening shades, turns off her electronics at least an hour before going to bed to enjoy some down-time, doesn’t eat before bed or participate any stressful conversations if she can help it, yet she still wakes up earlier than the crack of dawn each day, revved up and ready to go.
Why does orange juice taste so good with oatmeal? And what is it about olive oil that enhances the flavor of tomatoes? The answers to these questions, it turns out, are buried deep within our instincts. New evidence suggests that certain foods that taste great together also interact with one another in nutritionally positive ways.
We all know we should be eating healthy food ... but we all also know that it's easier said than done. Before you give up on good eating and head for the drive-through, check out these awesome websites that'll help you eat healthy. EatBetterAmerica.com This site "healthifies" recipes to make them lower in fat, sugar and calories.
Hangovers are the worst. That nasty combo of headache, nausea and gut-pain can cost you precious hours of your life. While there are certainly preventative measures you can take to reduce the likelihood of a hangover (headache medication, food, lots of water before bed, etc.), inevitably you’re going to get stuck with a dirty hangover that you need to crush before it kills your day. Here are 11 awesome hangover cures that you can turn to when you need to ease the pain. 11. Ginger
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While that tub of ice cream in the back of the freezer may be what you crave when you’re feeling blue, there is a long list of other (healthier!) foods that can cure a grouchy morning or a stressed-out afternoon.