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 [...]
Superfoods Part I is going to focus on the benefits of Barley, Wheat Grass and Hemp Oil. Superfoods contain super nutrients that your body needs. These superfoods include the Acai berry, Barley, beans and lentils, yogurt, Alfalfa, Wheat Grass, Flaxseed, Hemp seeds, Sunflower seeds, Pumpkin, Avocado, Leafy greens and Wild Salmon just to name a few. Ideally [...]
Acai is getting a lot of attention as a hot new ‘superfood’ thanks to endorsements from celebrity dermatologist Dr. Perricone, the multi-level marketing operation behind the over-hyped MonaVie, and other interests. ‘Superfood’ is a term a lot of people hadn’t ever heard until recently. But ‘superfood’ isn’t a technical or specific term, anyone can call anything a superfood. Cocoa powder, in particular organic unsweetened cocoa powder is a true superfood in every sense of the term.