Ever heard of a tangelo? They are a cross between a tangerine and grapefruit giving them a lovely mix of sweet and sour. Also known as honeybells, they are high in vitamin C, flavonoids, potassium and folate. High flavonoid and vitamin C intake may reduce the risk of asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurological disorders caused by aging. Enjoy!
Fat intake and breast cancer has been an ongoing hot button issue full of conflicting research, strong opinions and controversy. Part of the “flip-flopping” surrounding expert dietary recommendations regarding fats and breast cancer stem from the fact that the nutrition science and research on this subject is evolving. Early studies looking at population data suggested […]
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We usually think of brightly colored vegetables as the ones having the most health-promoting properties – since antioxidants are pigments, and deeply colored plant foods like blueberries are extremely rich in these beneficial pigments. Mushrooms may not be so beautifully colored, but they certainly contain plenty of valuable phytochemicals. Mushrooms support the immune system Mushrooms […]
Over 5,000 different flavonoid antioxidants have been identified, many of these in commonly consumed plant foods – there are many different types of flavonoids: Flavanols are the most common, and are abundant in onions, kale, leeks, broccoli, apples, blueberries, red wine, and tea. Less common are the flavones, which are found in celery and parsley. […]