For the summer season you can help stop sun damage from the inside out with these foods
Top 5 foods to help reverse and stop sun damage.
Cherries: Has Melatonin, protects the skin from UV
Crimini Mushrooms: Has Selenium, fights damaging compounds called free radicals that form in the skin during sunlight exposure.
Iced Green Tea: epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), fights inflammation in the skin i.e burnt skin
Pomegranates: nutrients in pomegranates can reduce the ability of UVB radiation to cause cancer-promoting…
The mighty green powder is all the rage but what are its actual benefits?
Spirulina the actual facts and health benefits.
Proven to increase Fat burning during exercise.
65% high quality protein with lots OF BCAA’s (Brach chain amino acids.)
High in Chlorophyll which boots energy and the immune system and also helps removes toxins.
High concentration of Iron, which makes it an excellent source during pregnancy and anemia sufferers.
High in vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, Vit C, Vit D, Vit A, Vit…
Forget the pills and powders
The incredible health benefits of eating nuts. Nuts are the only food you can solely survive on. They contain every macro nutrient the body needs.
Like having a flu shot. Full of bug beating anti toxins.
Healthy heart. Full of omega-7 which cuts bad cholesterol
Pre-gym. Testosterone boosting. Full of zinc and magnesium, like taking ZMA.
Improves good genital blood flow.
Gut beater. Almond munchers shed 65% more fat than none almond munchers
Depression beater. One a day…
Very low calories, high mixed source of antitoxins, along with iron and multi vitamins and minerals.
The perfect fitness – antitoxin – vitamin evening smoothie. Small amount of healthy fat, high amount of good protein, flavonoids to aid in heart health and protection and lots of digestive enzymes to break down all you have eaten throughout the day aiding your colon and reducing the amount of fat stored as you sleep. You need:
natural greek yogurt, 3tbs
flax seed (Holland…
Still feeling it from the weekend
The only natural detox smoothie you’ll ever need. Because fruit is high in fibre and packed with essential vitamins and minerals, it is a wonderful natural detox for the body after a heavy weekend session.
This detox drink incorporates fruit, along with flax oil and lecithin, to provide essential fatty acids while you detox. In your blender, add:
1 orange4 oz. of pure water½ cup banana½ strawberrieslarge spoon full of yogurt½-inch slice of ginger1 small garlic…
Beetroot is ‘beeutiful’ and full of goodness
The health benefits of eating beetroot.
It is a natural detoxifier and blood purifier
Beets encourage the production of antibodies. That fight disease and infection in our bodies
It’s packed full of iron. That satisfies our red blood cells high need for it, which in turn facilitates the supply of oxygen to our entire body. Giving us increased energy.
The betanin pigment (the reason they are red) is also known as a prominent anthocyanin antioxidant. It helps…
Wheatgrass is one of the most potent healthy substances around
The simple health and fitness benefits of wheatgrass. Having 30ml (a shot glass) is the equivalent of eating 1kg of leafy greens.
Wheatgrass is the young grass stage of grain plants, taken just after sprouting.
It contains over 90 minerals, including high concentrations of the most alkaline minerals: potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium.
It also contains a substance called chlorophyll. Which due to its inherent similarity to red blood cells the human body…
Start the day cleansed and renewed after having this detox smoothie
A powerful morning detox smoothie. This juice every morning of my life because it brings a lot of nutrients to the table and it also helps alkalising the body. If your body becomes too acidic it can cause some serious health problems and many cancers are directly related to too much acid in one’s body.
Blend all the below together and “neck it”.
1. Celery: 5 to 6 short sticks of…
Flaxseed, some call it one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet
The three real and key benefits of eating Flaxseed. There’s some evidence it may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. That’s quite a tall order for a tiny seed that’s been around for centuries.
Although flaxseed contains all sorts of healthy components, it owes its primary healthy reputation to three of them:
Omega-3 essential fatty acids, “good” fats that have been shown to…
It’s rather simple, old and most beneficial
The best way to cook veg for healthy goodness. Is to steam them. Steaming veg for just a couple of minutes is one of the best ways to cook and eat them maintaining over 90% of the vitamins, minerals and anti-toxins, compared to cooking and frying them which reduces this figure.