The Synergy of Whole Foods

When you look at research and compare the analysis of antioxidants and other natural compounds found in food, all the true benefits come from the food in its most whole form. Most research on isolated supplements have shown them to be more negative on your health than positive. In the end, an isolated supplement is…

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Tips for a Holiday Gravlax

Tips for Making Easy Homemade Gravlax Gravlax has become the attainable luxury appetizer made at home with quality salmon.  Simply put, Gravlax is a Scandinavian salmon dish that is cold cured with salt and sugar, infused with fresh dill, and flavored with aromatics and spices.  Here are three tips for preparing gravlax at home and…

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Five Super Berries To Add To Your Diet

DNA in every single cell of your body is attacked 10,000 times by free radicals every day, according to the book, ‘The Antioxidant Miracle’. Free radicals are dangerous because they cause oxidative stress that contributes to a variety of illnesses. You need antioxidants to fight these free radicals to keep you healthy. In the Burlington area,…

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Aronia Berries Help Manage Glucose

Aronia Berry Anthocyanins Activate Insulin Release According to research, aronia berries have exceptionally high anthocyanin content1 Anthocyanins are the phytochemicals that give plants their bright colors. Fruits like aronia berries – whose anthocyanins provide deep blue, purple, or black hues – seem to be particularly beneficial for human health. The high anthocyanidin content of aronia…

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Fresh Frozen Peaches

Peaches are the quintessential summer food. Their sweet flavor and rosy complexion speak to the warmth of July and August when they first begin showing themselves. The flavor can range from cloyingly sweet to refreshing with a bit of tang. What are they? Peaches are native to northwest China and a member of the rose…

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Organic Cranberries of Washington

The cranberry is a classic holiday accompaniment with its tart tangy flavor all in a bite-size red package. Packed into this lovely berry are lots of helpful antioxidants and beneficial nutrients, too. The varied uses, relative ease with which it can be preserved and appealing flavor profile of the cranberry make it a popular edible…

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Lingonberries: A True Super Fruit

About: Wild Lingonberries are a tiny, round berry about the size of a pea. They grow wild throughout Europe, mostly in the Nordic countries like Finland and Sweden where they are extremely popular. Flavor: Lingonberries are bursting with a cranberry like flavor and color. They can be substituted in any dish calling for cranberries. Lingonberries…

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Antioxidant Levels in Berries

Data compiled by the University of Alaska Fairbanks shows the great nutritional values our wild and specialty berries provide for your health. Research has proven antioxidants to be very important to our health. Thousands of natural chemicals make up antioxidants such as vitamin C, vitamin E and beta carotene. Research has proved that antioxidants play…

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Black Currants May Help Fight Glaucoma

The research into the effect of black currants on glaucoma patients is incredibly important because the loss of vision cannot be restored, but successful treatment can prevent it from continuing and worsening. Japanese research shows that glaucoma patients can benefit from supplementing their daily diet with black currants. This same research also indicates that healthy…

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Antioxidants in Berries May Help Reduce Cancer

Antioxidants in berries may help reduce cancer. Scientists know certain foods contain compounds that help protect against some types of cancers. How these phytochemicals, or naturally occurring plant compounds, produce anti-carcinogenic effects is still somewhat of a mystery. Dr. Gary Stoner, of Ohio State Universities Comprehensive Cancer Center, has a passion for understanding how certain…

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