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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Little Wild Mountain Blackberry

When the words ‘Great Pacific Northwest’ are uttered, there comes to the minds eye images of majestic brown bears, pure glacial waters and impressive evergreen forests that seem to yield an eternity of wilderness. It is hidden within this kingdom of trees and wild life that there lies another kind of evergreen. This one is…

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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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Berries: An Underrated Source of Fiber

By Kelly Ann Atterberry, BS “Berries are an underrated source of fiber”, said Alethea Flemming, ND of Vital Aging Clinic in Anacortes, Washington, as we walked through the Anacortes’ Farmer’s Market this past summer. Dr. Flemming was teaching a class to the community on medicinal foods throughout the market that day. The class toured the…

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