Don’t Throw Out Old, Sprouting Garlic — It Has Heart-Healthy Antioxidants

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“Sprouted” garlic — old garlic bulbs with bright green shoots emerging from the cloves — is considered to be past its prime and usually ends up in the garbage can. But scientists are reporting in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that this type of garlic has even more heart-healthy antioxidant activity than its […]

Freezing Blueberries Improves Antioxidant Availability

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Blueberries pack a powerful antioxidant punch, whether eaten fresh or from the freezer, according to South Dakota State University graduate Marin Plumb. Anthocyanins, a group of antioxidant compounds, are responsible for the color in blueberries, she explains. Since most of the color is in the skin, freezing the blueberries actually improves the availability of the […]

‘Musical Fruit’ Rich Source Of Healthy Antioxidants; Black Beans Highest

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Although researchers haven’t come up with a foolproof way to avoid the indelicate side effect of beans, they have found yet another reason why you should eat more of them. In addition to their high fiber and protein content, a new study finds that beans, particularly black ones, are a rich but overlooked source of […]

Coffee Consumption Decreases The Risk Of Colorectal Cancer

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Whether you like your coffee black, decaf, half-caff or even instant, feel free to drink up. Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center of Keck Medicine of USC have found that coffee consumption decreases the risk of colorectal cancer. The study examined over 5,100 men and women who had been […]

Higher Antioxidants And Lower Acid Found In Puroast Coffee

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Research findings from the University of California, Davis’ Dr. Taka Shibamoto reveal a specially roasted coffee, Puroast®, has more than 7 times the antioxidants found in green tea and on average, more than 5 times that of the other coffees tested. Acid levels were also tested in this study, and using pH analysis, this data […]

Discover Moringa Superfood Treasure

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Moringa appears to be a medicinal cornucopia.  It is considered to be exceptionally nutritious and is sometimes referred to as the “miracle tree.” The bark, leaves and roots are thought to have medicinal properties and have been used for centuries in folk medicine for a variety of health-promoting purposes. Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated […]