Could spinach stop cataracts?

Could spinach stop cataracts? Eating foods rich in vitamin E could cut chances of developing the eye disorder by a quarter By JENNY HOPE FOR THE DAILY MAIL Expert analysis found high levels of vitamin E protected against cataracts Food such as spinach, broccoli,...

Eggs: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

by Jessie Szalay Which came first — the egg or controversy about its healthfulness? Few foods in Western culture have come under such scrutiny. One day, nutritionists are saying they’re healthy, and the next they’re saying they’re terrible. The controversy mostly...

Antioxidant-Rich Berries Beyond Blueberries

By Kiri Tannenbaum Blueberries are hopefully already on the list of superfoods incorporated into your weekly diet. Juicy and sweet, blueberries contain high levels of antioxidants and lower blood pressure, and 2/3 cup of these gems delivers 14 percent of your daily...

When to Cook Your Veggies

When to Cook Your Veggies By Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN Talk to raw-food advocates and they’ll insist that food is most nutritious if it never hits temperatures above 116 degrees. However, the theory that vegetables are healthier raw isn’t always true. The nutrients in...

Lutein and Zeaxanthin Benefit

Lutein and Zeaxanthin Benefit Young and Old Alike By Irfan Qureshi AREDS2 highlighted the importance of lutein and zeaxanthin for AMD, but recent studies also show benefits for younger populations. Xanthophylls are yellow pigments and one of the two major subgroups in...
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