Super Healthy Foods

Super food for your heart

These are “Super Foods” that are good for your heart. These healthy foods are known to help prevent & fight cancer, heart disease and other conditions. It was taken from a presentation by Dr. Dory Jarzabkowski, cardiologist at the Advocate Heart Institute, at Eureka Hospital. source

Avocado consumption is associated with better diet quality and nutritional intake and lower metabolic risk in adults in the United States: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001–2008 | nutrition Diary

First Bazzano LA: Dietary intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. Background document from the joint FAO / WHO workshop on fruits and vegetables for health. 2005, Kobe, Japan: World Health Organization, 1-65. 2nd U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA] and Health and Human Services (HHS): Report of the Dietary …

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Bioactive compounds with strawberries and blueberries and their potential health effects based on human intervention studies: a brief overview

abstract Strawberries and blueberries are two of the most consumed berries. Berries are generally characterized by their highly nutritious compounds, including minerals, vitamins, fatty acids and dietary fiber, as well as their high content and high diversity of bioactive compounds such as phenolic compounds and organic acids. These bioactive compounds have been associated with protective …

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Whole apple extracts increase the life span, health and resistance to stress of Caenorhabditis elegans

J Funct Foods. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2014 Jul 1 Published in final edited forms such as: PMCID: PMC3714114 NIHMSID: NIHMS471550 Elena M. Vayndorf 1Institute of Comparative and Environmental Toxicology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Sew Sylvia Lee 3Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Rui Hai Liu 1Institute of Comparative and …

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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

abstract Phytonutrients and vitamin and mineral supplements have been reported to provide increased antioxidant capacity in humans; However, there is still controversy. In the current clinical trial, we investigated the antioxidant and DNA protection capabilities of a plant-based, multi-vitamin / mineral and phytonutrient (PMP) supplement in healthy adults usually low in fruit and vegetable consumption. …

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