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Food is for cancer prevention

The best health foods are those that help to prevent inflammation and that have a antioxidant effect. Not only they help prevent cancer, but they also help protect against heart attack and stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. Watch to learn more:      Related articles: tomato fruits garlic ginger – healing herbs and spices turmeric […]

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Top 10 Healthiest Foods

This video shows the top 10 healthiest foods, focusing on Solid Foods From healthy fats to high Vitamin C, Vitamin A and calcium content. These foods help you stay healthy inside and out…       Related articles: Avocado – http://foodisfor.com/avocado/ Kale – http://foodisfor.com/benefits-of-kale/ Apples – http://foodisfor.com/apples/ Oatmeal – http://foodisfor.com/oatmeal-a-carbohydrate/#comment-240 Garlic – http://foodisfor.com/onions-and-garlic/ Share this […]

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Potassium

Numerous cellular enzyme systems depend on potassium, and nerve excitation and muscular contraction are predisposed by this mineralĀ“s levels. A lack in potassium can result in muscular weakness, increased nervous irritability, mental disorientation and cardiac anomalies. If blood levels of potassium get low enough, ventricular fibrillation (heart vibrates instead of pumping) can occur and cause […]

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Health benefits of Raisins

A recent study has shown that significant amounts of phenolic acids are present in raisins, these compounds are responsible for health benefits. Total antioxidant capacity and total polyphenol contents remain relatively unaffected when grapes are dehydrated into raisins. When comparable amounts of grapes are fed either as fresh grapes, raisins or wine (non-alcoholic); similar quantities […]

Beans

Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) are one of the most important sources of proteins, calories, B vitamins and minerals in Latinamerica. So beans are a little difficult to categorize, they are mainly legumes but are also considered starchy vegetables, in this occasion; since they contain a significant amount of carbohydrates we are going to put them in […]

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of the vegetables rich in oligosaccharides. Oligosaccharides are functional foods very popular in Japan; they cannot be digested by the human organism, but are used specifically by bifidobacteria, a group of microorganisms which are antagonists of undesirable bacteria in the digestive tract. The beneficial health effects of the consumption of oligosaccharides are […]

Grapes

Grapes are probably the most cultivated fruit around the world, only a small portion of the cultivated fruit is used as food; the majority of this cultivation goes to wine productions through fermentation processes. Raisins are also grapes, the seedless variety that has been dried. Grapes and its derived products contain phenolic compounds; these compounds […]

Citrus

Citrus, the most important ones are: oranges, lime, lemons and grapefruits. Their seeds are contained in segmented sections of juicy pulp called carpels and they are surrounded and protected by a resistant cover or peel. These fruits are rich in Vitamin C, particularly the white coat underneath the peel; organge juice only contains about 20 […]

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Oatmeal

Cereal with health benefits!! Oatmeal (family Poaceae) is richer in fats and minerals than other cereals, but it is also known for its high protein content (11% in its dry weight). Oatmeal also has insignificant amounts of gluten; therefore it may be well tolerated if you have a mild gluten intolerance. Oatmeal flour contains approximately […]