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Are There Specific Super Fruits and Super Seeds to Add to Your Diet?

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Are There Super Fruits and Super Seeds to Add to your diet?

Super Fruits and Super Seeds: In the latest copy of Food Technology, the contributing editor identified nine super seeds and super fruits that are helpful for those who want to move toward a natural, minimally processed diet. These include: 1) Chia Seeds that are high in omega -3 fatty acids, calcium, photo nutrients, antioxidants, mineral and vitamins and can be used in a variety of ways including yogurt, trail mix, baking, and snacks; 2) Flax seeds that are a good source of protein, fiber, antioxidants and photoestrogens in the form of lignans and omega-3 fatty acids and according to research may help lower blood cholesterol; 3) Sunflower Seeds that provide monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, protein, fiber, vitamin E and photochemical; 4) Pumpkin Seeds that have protein, fiber, manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus; 5) Blueberries are packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals, fructose and antioxidants and may reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness, and prevent or delay diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and aging; 6) Acai Berries that are anti-inflammatory and are a rich source of anthocyanin and have a fatty acid ratio similar to olive oil; 7) Tart Cherries are high in antioxidants and anthocyanins and facilitate sleep, and act as an anti-inflammatory in arthritis and sports recovery; 8) Avocados are useful in reducing bad cholesterol, and  9) Cranberries are beneficial for urinary tract health and glycemic responses.

Interviews with Cancer Survivors, Susan Gonzalez (breast) and Sam Corti (cervical) Now Available for Listening

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Guests for the Holistic Health Show on Saturday were Susan Gonzalez (left) and Sam Corti (right).

Susan is a registered nurse with a baccalaureate degree and is in partnership with one of the top preventive cardiologists in the country where she counsels hundreds of patients on creating and meeting their lifestyle needs. Her upcoming book,. 100 Perks of Having Cancer Plus 100 Tips for Surviving It is due on the market Spring 2013. More information was presented earlier on this website.

Sam Corti, from  England, survived cervical cancer using a combination opf traditional and natural intervention and now has a tea business called tea4life at

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Interviews with Dr Jacob Teitelbaum (Fibromalgia, CFS, Alzheimers) and Kristin Mallon (Midwifery) Now Available for Listening.

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Guests on the show yesterday were Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum (left) and Kristin mallon (right).

Dr Teitelbaum is one of the leading authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and has written best selling books, appeared on major radio and television programs and spoken internationally. More information is available at:

Kristin Mallon is a certified nurse midwife with a masters in nursing and is in private practice in northern new Jersey and is a published author and breastfeeding counselor. More information is available at:

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