Fruits-Veggies Anti-Cancer

There are anticancer compounds in fruit and vegetables. An analysis of our blood would let us know if we have been eating enough to help protect against cancer. A 12 year study of 3000 men in Switzerland found that those low in beta carotene and vitamin A were more likely to die of various types … Continue reading Fruits-Veggies Anti-Cancer

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Inflammation and Disease

It is my belief that diseases/sicknesses of the body all have an inflammatory component. Inflammation is not a good thing and is a signal something is wrong. Think about how when someone is angry we say they are inflamed and may ask, "Why are they so irritated?" Inflammation can be prevented and treated by including … Continue reading Inflammation and Disease

The Humble Potato

I say humble because the potato has been the recipient of unhealthy comments for years. Personally, for years I thought of it as the poor man's food, having lived the first 13 years of my life on Prince Edward Island. PEI bore the acronym Potatoes Every Inch. Adding to this thinking is my Irish heritage … Continue reading The Humble Potato

Beta Carotene

Why do we need beta carotene and what does it do for our body and health? Here's a quick overview and as you can see it's primarily to do with Vitamin A. Below is a list of foods containing beta carotene. Sadly with all of the pollution assailing us there is a need to focus … Continue reading Beta Carotene

Protect With Carrots

It is that time of the year we have come to call 'flu' season. The best way to maintain health is to eat well and support the immune system with food that reinforces our body's ability to block those nasty germs we encounter. Food is becoming more expensive and especially fresh produce which is the … Continue reading Protect With Carrots

Health Benefits of Onions

Most of us eat onions one way or another. They are an amazing home remedy and preventative "herb" that ought to be considered when self-supporting our body's health: cancer, heart, diabetes.