polyphenols

Cancer, Health

How Coffee Boosts the Brain

This just in.....but not new: If you are consuming the right type of coffee moderately, studies have demonstrated that your body may have lower risks for age-related brain problems such as dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. New data is also suggesting that drinking coffee is positively correlated with the reduction risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease and organ damage. Now that is some great news for our current stimulated generation! How is this possible you ask? Coffee has an amazing ability to lower inflammation in the body and quiet the chemical stresses in the brain.  (more…)

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Polyphenols Benefits and the Top Foods That Contain Them

Polyphenols are powerful antioxidants that plays important roles in the prevention of degenerative diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, immune health, and many types of cancers. Polyphenols are the most abundant antioxidants in the diet. For perspective, they are 10 times higher in immunity boosting potency than the intake of vitamin C, 100 times higher that the intakes of vitamin E and carotenoids (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2005).  Main dietary sources are fruits and plant-derived beverages such as fruit juices, raw coconut water, tea, coffee, and red wine, but many vegetables, fortified cereals, cocoa, and dry legumes also contribute to the total polyphenol

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Top Foods that Prevent Cancer from Coming, Staying & Returning

If you are living with cancer, currently undergoing cancer treatments, recovering from cancer, in remission, or taking care of someone with cancer, research suggests that the following foods are appropriate, and perhaps helpful to eat in optimizing the body’s maximum functionality and wellness. People with cancer often need to follow diets that are different from what they think of as healthy. For most people, a healthy diet includes: 1.       Lots of fruits and vegetables, and whole grain breads and cereals 2.       Good amounts of lean protein-meat and milk products 3.       Small amounts of fat, sugar, alcohol, salt, preservatives, processed foods,

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