When do natural foods become, super natural foods?
Can Mother Nature’s super natural foods cure everything from cancer to hay fever?
Natures foods give modern health consumers everything we need.
A hit of essential nutrients in an edible form (even if it’s not always to your taste).
There’s also that hint of the exotic which appeals to consumers willing to experiment with peculiar foodstuffs.
It’s pretty clear that our appetite for natural foods is becoming increasingly insatiable.
Super Natural Foods – To you and I, it seems that super natural foods are popping up faster than birds infected with the avian flu virus.
Barely have you managed to track down a good source of the latest data when it seems it has been superseded by another.
Super Natural Foods – Pomegranates are already yesterday’s news.
The latest super natural foods is the wolfberry.
This deep-red, dried fruit is grown in China. It’s about the size of a raisin and tastes like a cross between a cranberry and a cherry.
It’s a small powderkeg of goodness, containing 500 times the amount of vitamin C by weight than oranges, with even more antioxidants than pomegranates, and it is the richest source of beta-carotene of all known foods.
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Super Natural Foods – Recent research has found that wolfberries, also called goji berries, significantly reduced blood glucose levels, bad cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids in the blood stream that lead to heart disease, diabetes and weight gain).
Meanwhile the journal International Immunopharmacology has reported that wolfberries had a significant effect on the size of cancer tumours in mice.
Further research in China has found the fruit to be effective in preventing the growth of leukaemia cells.
Chinese studies also suggest that wolfberries have anti-ageing properties.
Super Natural Foods – perhaps if the wolfberry isn’t appealing, you could opt for maca.
This addition to the super natural foods group is a root vegetable, sort of like a sweet potato but sold in the West as a powder.
It’s been dubbed “natural Viagra”, with double-blind trials suggesting that it improves sexual desire, sperm count and sperm mobility.
Super Natural Foods – then there’s hemp oil, one of the richest sources of essential fats.
Hemp oil plays a key role in our brains function, reproduction and food metabolism, also in ailments such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s, cancer and arthritis.
This oil is also a good source of GLA, which is believed to help in the treatment of pre-menstrual tension.
A recent study published in the Journal of Dermatological Treatment, compared dietary hemp oil with topical treatments for dermatitis and significant improvements were noted in the group taking the hemp oil.