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Tag: antioxidants

Are All Nuts Created Equal?

Becky’s recent post about the health benefits of nuts made me curious. Since they’re so good for you, which ones should you eat? Is one better than another?

‘7UP Antioxidant’ No More

Snapple has agreed to discontinue, reformulate and re-market the ‘7UP Antioxidant’ line of soft drinks as a direct result of a successful class action lawsuit. No More ‘7UP Antioxidant’ It [ … ]

How to Get Those Pomegranate Seeds [VIDEO]

Pomegranate seeds are delicious. They are also incredibly good for you and have been linked various health benefits (sometimes falsely), as well as increasing libido.

If you’ve never tried one these curious fruits, it’s worth picking one up at the stores to give it a go, but getting at the seeds can be a bit tricky. The juice of the seeds show no relent for staining fingers and clothing and anything else. I was going to write about my trick for removing the seeds, but this youtube video does a better job than I can do in writing.

Blueberries May Bust Cellulite

Cottage cheese legs. Orange peel skin…pretty much every woman on the face of the planet knows what cellulite is and knows that they don’t want it.

The good news is that my favourite food, blueberries, may be able to help!

Whole Food Nutrition vs Supplements

Is taking a Vitamin C pill really the same as eating an orange? Companies who manufacture supplements would like you to think so…as it is a billion dollar a year business. However, they are not the same.

POM Gets Spanked by the FTC

POM Wonderful has been called out by the Federal Trade Commission to stop claiming that pomegranate products can cure, prevent or treat any disease until approved by the FDA.

Raw Sauerkraut: A Fermented Superfood

The following is a cross post from Folksy Brews. Making sauerkraut requires a process of pickling called lacto-fermentation. Lacto-fermentation is a form of food preservation that employs various lactic acid [ … ]

In Season Now: Beets and Carrots

Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties areΒ  also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler [ … ]