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What Is Amaranth Good For?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Amaranth Nutrition Facts Amaranth Advantage Botanical name: Amaranthus Cultivated by the Aztecs 8,000 years ago and still a native crop in Peru, the ancient history of amaranth can be traced to Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula. Today, it’s grown in Africa, India, China, Russia, throughout South America, and emerging once again in North America. Somewhat of an unknown quantity to many, amaranth is tall – often six feet – with broad green leaves, bright red or gold flowers, and around 60 different species. The flowers are made up of minuscule, grain-like buds, one reason why this plant often falls into the “grain” category. But amaranth isn’t technically a grain like oats, wheat, or rice. It’s sometimes referred to as a “pseudo-cereal” because its nutritional profile is very similar. One of the most important aspects of this tiny grain is that it’s gluten-free. When ground, the flour is generally a pale ivory shade, although the red “buds” can be ground as well for a red-tinged and very healthful grain. Being extremely dense, amaranth is too heavy to be used by itself. It’s best used with other grains for a lighter texture, and with a proven combination of ingredients like guar gum to impersonate gluten. Cooking amaranth is comparable to cooking pasta or rice: boil plenty...

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Vitamin D

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins for good health – which is great if you live in St Lucia. Here’s what to do if you don’t Yes, you know Vitamin D is good for you, but do you know just how good for you? Well recent research has found that a deficiency is associated with an increased risk in breast cancer among Asian women. Researchers think the vitamin is linked to regulating cell growth and, although the findings aren’t conclusive and more studies are needed, there’s a wealth of evidence to show the benefits of getting enough of the sunny vitamin. We’ve spoken to some of the country’s top nutritionists to get the lowdown on how we can overcome the UK’s serious lack of sunshine with these 10 vitamin D foods. Below is everything you need to know  – from the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency to whether it’s worth taking a vitamin D supplement. Why is vitamin D so important? Vitamin D is known for its essential role in bone health and the way it helps the body absorb calcium, but new research shows this could be just the start of its benefits. ‘Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins because it has an abundance of uses,’ says...

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Health Conditions in Which Vitamin D Plays an Important Role

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Vitamin D is crucial for good health, and may be one of the simplest solutions to a wide range of health problems, from diseases of the eyes to the bowels, and conditions rooted in chronic inflammation and immune dysfunction in particular. Vitamin D deficiency is common around the world, even in sundrenched areas, yet many people, including physicians, are unaware they may be lacking this important nutrient. Even the Indian Medical Association1 is pushing for a nationwide awareness campaign,...

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Juicing for energy. Get rid of fatigue and juice your exhaustion away

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Juicing for energy is one of the most popular reasons people juice. It provides your body with nutrition  to boost brain and physical power (when it has the vitamins it needs, you get energy!). If you need a quick boost of energy, you’ll generally want to juice greens and you might want to think about doing a juice cleanse or a juicing fast. Any juicing program will help get you back on track if you’re not feeling like you...

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The World’s Population Is Getting Sicker

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

The largest analysis of health trends around the world from 1990 to 2013 has been released — with some striking findings.1 Only 4 percent of the global population was free from health complaints in 2013, while one-third, or 2.3 billion people, struggled with more than five health problems each.2 While in some cases death rates have declined, rates of disability have increased. Further, the proportion of years of healthy life lost due to illnesses is rising at an increasing rate,...

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Eat Your Cancer-Fighting Vitamins

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

12 foods to fight cancer One of the easiest things for a person touched by cancer to address is THEIR DIET. Here are 12 foods that can each play a role in fighting one or more steps in the multi-step cancer process. Remember that ´good nourishment´ is a crucial weapon in the fight against cancer and any illness. Good cancer nutrition can be vital in increasing your personal odds of survival. A 2012 report by the ACS, covered in...

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What Are Apples Good For?

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Apples: Botanical name: Malus domestica                                                      Delicious, crunchy, juicy, and sweet are all adjectives used to describe apples. They travel well, making them a popular lunchbox food and snack. Apples are extremely versatile. Although they are often thought of as distinctly American, they actually originated in Mesopotamia. Around 2,500 apple varieties are grown in the...

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