10 FUNCTIONAL FOODS THAT INHIBIT TUMORS

1. Turmeric Curcumin, possibly the most powerful antioxidant known from the popular Indian spice Turmeric, has countless health benefits. A recent study led by a research team in Munich showed that it can also inhibit the formation of metastases. Curcumin exerts anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects by inhibiting tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha), suggesting that its effect on endothelial function […]

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Zero Trans Fat Living Today

Hydrogenation, complete or partial, is a chemical process in which hydrogen is added to liquid oils to turn them into a solid form. Partially hydrogenated fat molecules have trans fats, and they may be the worst type of fat you can consume. Don’t confuse these man-made trans fats with those that occur naturally in some […]

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Breadfruit!

Breadfruit is used widely in Caribbean cuisine to make both savory and sweet dishes. Throughout the Caribbean one can find many breadfruit trees. Breadfruit was brought to the Caribbean during the colonial era by Captain Bligh on behalf of the plantation owners who wanted to find a cheap but filing type of food to feed […]

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L-Carnitine and how it is important to one’s diet

What is L-Carnitine? L-carnitine is an amino acid (a building block for proteins) that is naturally produced in the body. It is synthesized in the body from the amino acids lysine and methionine. L-carnitine helps the body produce energy. It is important for heart and brain function, muscle movement, and many other body processes. L-carnitine […]