Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Natures Superfoods II

Nature's Superfoods
Om Chef Stars

Reduces blood cholesterol, triglyceride levels, and platelet aggregation
Cultures where hot pepper is used liberally have a much lower rate of heart attack, stroke and pulmonary embolism.
Lowers risk of type 2 Diabetes, boosts immunity, helps stop the spread of prostate cancer and prevents stomach ulcers
triggers release of 'happy' endorphins and promotes libido health

Nuts and Seeds
omega- 3's, heart and brain health

ultra high in healthy monounsaturated fat, aka cholesterol lowering oleic acid, high in protein and potassium
contributes to healthy blood flow, healthy blood flow = a healthy brain
also lowers blood pressure. Dramatically enhances absorption of other vitamins and nutrients.

ultra high in heart healthy fiber,
Soybeans and Tofu:complete vegetarian source of protein

Sweet Potato
potassium, calcium, helps stabilize blood sugar levels and lowers insulin resistance.

ultra high in antioxidant L-Ergothioneine, protects the body's DNA from damage
potential cancer preventive and high in beta glucan. Long known in Asia as a longevity tonic, heart medicine and cancer remedy

excellent for detox, liver health, digestive tract and kidney function.
ultra high in carotene, folic acid, silicon, potassium, magnesium and calcium pectate ( cholesterol-lowering properties)
Silicon strengthens connective tissues and aids calcium metabolism and is great for your skin
The beta-carotene in one medium carrot cuts lung cancer risk in half

prevents cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, high in vitamin C, carotenoids, calcium and fiber.

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