Top 6 Super Foods! Discover the Secrets of Super Foods A list of the top 6 super foods may seem unbelievable, but there are foods that possess such strong health benefits, that they are referred to as "superfoods". This healthy raw food list consists of foods that have more nutrients per calorie than most other foods. A great way to eat these raw health foods - whether you just begin a raw food diet or whether you're 100% raw already - is to add them to your daily smoothie. If you're looking for improvement of health on a raw food diet these are the superb raw uncooked food to eat! Top 6 Super Foods Amazing Wheatgrass Juice Wheatgrass contains most of the vitamins and minerals needed for human health. Did you know that all grasses are edible and that there are over 400 varieties. Magic Goji Berries Tibetan goji berries are extremely rich in anti-oxidants which help protect the cells in our bodies from diseases like cancer. Sexy Maca Maca is a radish like fruit that grows in Peru. Discover Bee Pollen
Raw Food Breakfast Recipes Here are my favorite raw food breakfast recipes and breakfast ideas. Since you don't want to spend much time preparing breakfast in the morning, these raw recipes are all very quick and easy: under 5 minutes to prepare. The ingredients are easy to get. And..., you may as well give them to your kids because they're just that yummy and a lot healthier than cereo's! Enjoy! My Top 10 Raw Food Breakfast Recipes Quick and Easy Oatmeal;Vanilla Coconut yogurt;Fresh Fruit Smoothie;Banana Pancakes;Fresh Carrot Juice;Green Juice;Young Coconut Water;Granola;Apple Avocado Mousse;Fresh fruit or fruit salad. - Raw Food Breakfast -Oat Meal Serves 2 Ingredients 2 apples 1 banana 1 tablespoon golden flax seed 2 teaspoons cinnamon Pure water Directions Put the flax seeds in the purified water and let sit overnight. Peel the apples and cut them in smaller parts (for the blender). Put all ingredients in a blender. Tip You make make this recipe even better by replacing the water with almond cream or fresh juice.
Nutrients You Need And The Raw Foods That Have Them Here’s a handy list of essential vitamins and minerals and which raw foods contain them. Use it as a guide for planning your raw food diet and for finding foods that include nutrients that you want to increase in your meals. To track your diet, I recommend using a software application like Cron-o-Meter. Vitamin A (as Beta-Carotene) Carrots, kale, spinach, leafy greens, pumpkin, collard greens, watermelon, cantaloupe melon, apricot, mango, papaya, pear, broccoli, winter squash, sweet potato. Vitamin B1 – Thiamine Romain lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, watermelon, carrots, pineapple, oranges, Swiss chard, collard greens, sesame seeds, grapes, sunflower seeds, sprouted lentils, green peas, yellow corn, asparagus, crimini mushrooms, eggplant, Brussels spouts, cabbage, summer squash, cauliflower Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin Vitamin B3 – Niacin Vitamin B5 – Pantothenic Acid Vitamin B6 – Pyridoxine Vitamin B7 – Biotin Vitamin B9 – Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin C Vitamin D Vitamin E Vitamin K Calcium Iron Magnesium Copper
Bien-être mental - Comment faire le plein de mélatonine ? On l’appelle aussi l’hormone du sommeil. La mélatonine est synthétisée à partir de la sérotonine, elle-même produite suite à l’arrivée dans le cerveau du tryptophane, un acide aminé que l’on retrouve dans l’alimentation. Pour savoir quels aliments manger pour que votre organisme produise de la mélatonine, LaNutrition.fr fait le point. A l’origine de la mélatonine, il y a la sérotonine et à l’origine de la sérotonine, le tryptophane, le plus rare des acides aminés. Le tryptophane est hydroxylé en 5-hydroxytryptophane sous l'influence de la tryptophane hydroxylase puis décarboxylé en sérotonine. Dans le cerveau, la synthèse de sérotonine dépend de la quantité de tryptophane qui y pénètre à travers la barrière hémato-encéphalique. La transformation de la sérotonine en mélatonine s'effectue essentiellement dans la glande pinéale grâce à l’enzyme hydroxyindole-O-méthyltransférase. Les aliments à privilégier Les aliments les plus riches en tryptophane sont : foiementheœufalguesépinardlentilles
The World's Healthiest Foods 100 foods that can serve as the basis of your Healthiest Way of Eating Links to the articles about these foods can be found below. In addition to questions about our foods, we often get asked about beverages and sweeteners. In the beverage category, water and green tea have been especially popular topics, and in the sweetener category, so have honey and maple syrup. Of course, there are many nutritious foods other than those included on our list that we feel are wonderful, health-promoting foods; if there are other whole foods - such as fruits, vegetables, nuts/seeds, whole grains, etc - that you like, by all means enjoy them. Just because a food is not on our list doesn't mean we don't think it can be included in a diet geared towards the Healthiest Way of Eating as long as it is a whole, natural, nutrient-rich food. To find out why some of your favorite nutritious foods are not included in our list, read The Criteria Used to Select the World's Healthiest Foods. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
Nutrient Information - Omega-3, 6 and 9 Omega-3 and Omega-6/Good Omega-3 Sources/Omega-9 Omega-3 and Omega-6 Two important polyunsaturated fatty acids are linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid. Linoleic acid is used to build omega-6 fatty acids and alpha-linolenic acid is used to build omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids cannot be synthesized in the body and must be supplied by the diet. Pregnant women have an increased need for omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Omega-6 fatty acids can be found in leafy vegetables, seeds, nuts, grains and vegetable oils (corn, safflower, soybean, cottonseed, sesame, sunflower). Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in far less foods than omega-6 fatty acids. Many people have a deficiency of omega-3 without realizing it, since the symptoms can often be attributed to other health conditions or nutrient deficiencies. Good Omega-3 sources Omega-3s are damaged by heat, so the oils should not be cooked with. The absolute best source of omega-3 are flaxseeds. Omega-9
Should Supplements be included on a Raw Food Diet? My Opinion in 2000/My Opinion in 2007 Written in Sept 2000: Should Supplements be included on a raw food diet? Many people have asked me how I feel about taking supplements while on a raw food diet. My answer has always been that in a perfect world, with perfect soil, perfect food and perfect eating habits, supplementation would not even need to be considered. During the years that I worked at Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida, I enjoyed the benefits of a popular brand of freeze dried nutritional blue green algae. I would like to share with you how E3Live AFA has affected me. later. Being a super-food, E3Live AFA affects individuals differently. In fact, Grant Hackett who swims for the Australian team just won the gold medal in Sydney, and 58 year old Mary Louise Zeller won the world champion gold medal in Tae Kwan Do in the men and women’s division. Seldom am I as enthusiastic about a product as I am about E3Live AFA. Vision, Inc is the company that produces E3Live AFA. ” …. ……..
Omega 3 & Omega 6: Healthy Fats For The Vegetarian and Vegan Diet How To Get The Right Balance of Omega 3 & Omega 6 In Your Diet By Dr. Linda Posch, MS SLP ND One of the biggest challenges for the vegan and vegetarian diet is getting a proper balance of healthy fats. With our contemporary, industrialized diet, it’s easy to become deficient in essential fatty acids (EFA), derived from healthy Omega 3 fats. When properly combined with other essential fatty acids, Omega 3’s help to produce abundant health and prevent some degenerative diseases. We all benefit from an overall healthy diet, but the right ratio of healthy fats is vital to our health and well being. This is especially relevant to people in wealthy and industrialized countries with rich, but not-so-healthy diets. Most of the degenerative diseases involve eating the wrong kind and the wrong amounts of dietary fats. Eating healthy fats lowers the risks of cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, and improves our chances of living a healthful life. What Are Omega Fatty Acids? What Is Omega 6? Dr.
Spirulina Health Benefits? What are the Benefits of Spirulina? Any Side Effects? In our last article we discussed the nutritional profile of Spirulina. In this article we will look at how a nutrient rich food like Spirulina can help improve your health. Spirulina Health Benefits You might be saying - "come on, can I really see any health benefits from eating some algae???" Boost the Immune System* Improve Digestion* Reduce fatigue* Build Endurance* Nature's Detoxifier - Cleanse the body* Boost Energy Levels* Control Appetite* Maintain Healthy Cardiovascular function* Support the Liver and Kidneys* Reduce Inflammation* Benefit People Who Suffer from Allergies* Wait A Minute, How Could Spirulina Really Help With All These Things? As much as we could talk about all the individual nutrients in Spirulina, it is really the fact that Spirulina is such a complete food that gives it such a wide range of health benefits. In fact, NASA has conducted studies on Spirulina as a potential food for space travel. Chlorophyll, A Key to Spirulina Health Benefits
Vegetarian Nutrition Vegan & Vegetarian Nutrition Vegetarians can rest assured. Plant-based foods are loaded with nutrients including ample protein, iron, calcium, vitamin D, iodine, omega-3 fatty acids, and zinc. Vegans require a reliable source of vitamin B12. Whether you eat a vegetarian or non-vegetarian diet, the key to health is simple. Click VegNutriton-Feb06 for a print version. Protein Most people can easily meet their protein needs by eating a variety of whole grains, legumes, and vegetables on a daily basis. Iron The American Dietetic Association’s Position Paper on Vegetarian Diets says, “Incidence of iron deficiency anemia among vegetarians is similar to that of non-vegetarians. The richest plant sources of iron are fortified breakfast cereals, soy products andlegumes, whole grains, dark green vegetables, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, potato with skin, and blackstrap molasses. Calcium Dairy products are high in calcium, but needs can also be met on a well-planned vegan diet. Vitamin D Zinc Iodine Iron
Vegans and the B12 Deficiency Myth Vegans and the Vitamin B12 Deficiency Myth [Posted 23 October 2003; last updated 22 November 2008] It seems there's always at least one tired old myth making the rounds about vegetarianism. Twenty years ago when I switched, it was the "protein deficiency" myth. Now that the protein myth has been completely discredited (human breast milk is only 5% protein, and it is estimated that adult humans only need 2-3% protein in their daily diet), these days the vitamin B12 myth occasionally surfaces. Usually it's only preached in places like very old doctors' offices or talk radio shows dominated by heavy recommendations for drugs and dairy products, but the question still comes up. <A HREF=" Deficiencies at Large A small number of people develop B12 deficiencies, most of them not vegans, just like people with deficiencies in every other type of vitamin and mineral. Bacteria: Myth vs. All of the Vitamin B12 in the world ultimately comes from bacteria. 1. 2. 3. H.