Superfoods For Better Health

SuperFoods like acai berry, chlorella, goji and noni are some of the most healthy, nutrient rich and medically beneficial foods on earth.

 

Acaiacai berry–  pronounced (ah-sigh-ee) This amazing little purple berry is native to South America and is considered to b
e one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Acai berries are rich in B-vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and Omega 3 fatty acids. Antioxidants neutralize the free radicals that damage your cells and acai berries are packed full of them.  By neutralizing these free radicals, antioxidants from the acai berry help maintain the healthy function of numerous systems and organs.  The USDA says that high levels of antioxidants (ORAC value) may slow aging and prevent metabolic diseases.  Acai has a very high ORAC value and is an excellent addition to a healthy lifestyle.

 

Aloe Vera – Thaloe verae health benefits of aloe vera have long been known.  It is often used externally as a balm for cuts, scrapes and burns.  Aloe also has many health benefits when taken internally in juice or pill form.  It aids weight loss by stimulating the metabolic rate of liver cells so that we burn more energy.  Aloe vera juice has also been known to improve blood vessel health, promote bone and joint health, help heal internal tissue damage and defend against bacteria.  Drinking just two to four ounces a day is all that is needed to gain the many benefits of Aloe Vera juice.  If taken daily, Aloe Vera juice can aid digestion, improve circulation and help detoxify the body.

 

chlorellaChlorella–  This fresh water algae has been alive for around 2 billion years. It served as an oxygen producer and super food for the first living organisms on the planet. Chlorella is an incredible source of vitamins, minerals, proteins and amino acids. It is often referred to as the “green magician” for its amazing nutrient list and ability to help regenerate the cells of the body.  Improved cell regeneration results in stronger bones and blood vessels, less healing time, slower aging and improved health in general. Chlorella aids digestion by bonding to chemicals such as food additives, preservatives, fertilizers and pesticides helping to eliminate them gently and naturally. Use this almost perfect food to help yourself feel energetic and healthy.

 

gojiGoji– The goji berry is a bright orange-red berry that comes from a shrub that is native to China. It has been used in Asian cultures for over 6,000 years and is believed to help protect the liver, help eyesight, boost the immune system and promote longevity. Goji contains high levels of vitamins and antioxidants. Physalin is a natural compound found in goji that strengthens the immune system and has been known to help prevent cancer.  It is often used to detoxify the body and may protect against age related diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

 

mangosteenMangosteen–  This tropical fruit has been prized for centuries.  Its medicinal qualities have been written about since the 18th century and now there are many scientific studies that prove the health benefits of mangosteen.  It contains compounds called xanthones.  These compounds occur rarely in nature. They have mostly been found in just two families of plants and are nutritionally important. Xanthones promote healthy cells by protecting them from free radicals.  If you want to purchase mangosteen products for health benefits, not just the unique taste, be sure to buy the ones that use  the whole fruit because the peel has benefits that are not found in the center fruit.

 

Natural Multivitamins–   Our bodies respond better to vitamins made from natural plant sources.  One of the reasons for this is that they dissolve better than conventional vitamins so more enters our blood stream and less goes down the toilet.  Quality natural multivitamins have a full spectrum of nutrients in a balanced ratio.  Giving your body the vitamins and minerals that it needs in a form that is safe, natural and easy for your body to process is essential for great health in our daily lives.

 

noniNoni– Noni is a small evergreen tree that is native to South East Asia. Noni has many benefits such a being an effective painkiller, digestive stimulant and immune booster. People that consume Noni juice report feeling healthier and less tired, fewer body aches, better digestion and glowing skin. Studies have shown that noni has antibacterial and anti fungal properties and may help prevent tumors. Noni is often used to prevent disease and has been known to help fight many chronic illnesses.  You may want to consider buying noni in pill form because some people do not like the taste of noni juice.

 

Olive Leaf –   The olive tree is know as ” The Tree of Life” for many good reasons.  It has been used for its medicinal properties since ancient Egyptian times.  The olive tree itself lives  for hundreds of years.  You can benefit from its excellent defense system by taking the extract of the olive leaf.  The leaves are a rich source of polyphenols which help fight a wide variety of viruses, bacteria, yeasts and fungi.  Olive leaf extract has proven to be an excellent immune booster and general health tonic.

 

Papaya Extract–  The papaya is a pear shaped fruit that is native to Mexico and Central America.  It is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A and potassium.  The extract of papaya is most often used for the enzyme called papain which has been used for jelly fish and insect stings and has a positive effect on the digestive system.  The enzyme speeds up chemical reactions in the body and can help conditions such as ulcers and helps clean out dead tissues of the body.  Papain has a soothing effect on the stomach and is useful in aiding protein digestion.

 

Pomegranate extract–  Pomegranate is a fruit that is respected for its wonderful health benefits in many different cultures of the world.  It is rich in antioxidants and can help reduce blood pressure and help lower cholesterol.  Drinking pomegranate juice or taking extract supplements can help prevent many types of cancer and helps the brain recover from injury.  Studies have shown  that Pomegranate products may help prevent cartilage deterioration which makes it an excellent aid for people with joint problems and arthritis.

 

Spirulina–  Spirulina is a simple, one celled blue-green algae and is similar to chlorella.  It is contains high levels of  complete protein with all of the amino acids in perfect balance.  Spirulina has the highest beta-carotene levels of all green superfoods making it an excellent supplement for eye health.  It provides optimum levels of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, cell salts, and enzymes.   Spirulina is also a rich source of GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid) a fatty acid with many health benefits.

 

Turmeric–  Turmeric is a spice that is well known for its medicinal properties in India.  It contains potent antioxidants called curcuminoids. Turmeric is a natural liver detoxifier and has many other benefits such as speeding up wound healing.  It is one of nature’s most powerful healers for a wide range of ailments.

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