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Posts Tagged ‘Antioxidants’

Green coffee bean extract has been all over the market for the past year now, but what is it that makes it so special? First of all, let’s make sure we know what it is. Coffee beans grow on trees and are found within red “cherries” seen on the plants. Once the shell is removed [...]

Beet Juice as a Superfood

January 10th, 2013

Beets have been recognized as a very powerful vegetable for many years now, and we just keep finding out more benefits of this deep red vegetable. Antioxidant Flavonoids. The deep red color isn’t actually from lycopene (in tomatoes and bell peppers) but from betacyanin related to anthocyanin. I know…these just sound like random big words. [...]

Cruise around your local Farmers Market as a fun way to start adding more fruit and Superfoods into your diet.   If you haven’t noticed, the Farmers Market scene is really popping right now.  Just in Orange County alone, I found 33 Certified Farmers Markets!  There is at least one every day of the week except for Monday as [...]

Learn about different superfood powders we carry at AllStarHealth.com and their wonderful health and antioxidant powers!

The benefits of green tea antioxidants are explained in-depth and supplement recommendations are offered to best capture the benefits of green tea in your diet.

Learn the best supplement stacks for losing fat, recommended by an industry expert and put together by AllStarHealth.com

Cherry Fruit along with other deep red fruits can have anti-inflammatory effects, antioxidant powers and also protect the skin from collagen breakdown.  These Super Fruits rank high on the ORAC scale (oxygen radical absorption capacity) which means they protect you from cellular damage and oxidative stress. 

Lutein is the cartenoid found in Eye Health Formulas because of its antioxidant and cancer fighting abilities.  Cartenoids are naturally ocurring red or yellow pigments found in certain plants and animals.  Not only is it important to eat foods rich in Lutein, it is also important to supplement with one of the Eye Health Formulas on the market. 

Chia Seeds are recognized as a Superfood because they are rich in Essential Fatty Acids, Antioxidants and Vitamins such as Vitamin B, Calcium, Niacin, and Thiamin.  Chia Seeds form a gel substance when hydrated and can absorb more than 9 times their volume in liquid.  This not only produces a feeling of fullness, but also helps [...]

Antioxidants are among the most popular of all dietary supplements and include many familiar nutrients like vitamins C and E. Antioxidants have a wide-range of health benefits that all stem from their ability to neutralize unstable chemicals (known as ‘free radicals’) that damage delicate cellular structures by oxidizing them, just like bleach ruins fabric. Exercise also has a wide-range of health benefits that stem from the fact that it improves body strength and functions. But paradoxically, exercise and antioxidants may not go well together. Find out more in today’s AllStarHealth.com blog.