Category Archives: Spices

The Top Five Healthy Food Groups

Evidence suggests that the foods we eat impact our health. There are a number of groups of foods that have been researched for their health effects and eating more of these foods can significantly improve health and quality of life. … Continue reading

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Anti-Inflammatory Plants

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The Yellow Spice

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Phytocannabinoids

β-caryophyllene is a phytocannabinoid found in a number of plants including cannabis, black caraway, cloves, hops, basil, oregano, black pepper, ylang-ylang, lavender and rosemary. β-caryophyllene may activate the CB2 cannabinoid receptor in humans and animals. Other plants contain phytochemicals that … Continue reading

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Three Easy Ways To Boost Antioxidant Intake (Tea, Herbs, Whey Protein)

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Do Antioxidants Have to Be Bioavailable to Be Beneficial?

Free radicals are chemicals that possess unpaired electrons. This makes them chemically very reactive. Free radicals can react with other chemicals, and in the process electrons are transferred to the radical, causing the other reactants to become destabilised to a … Continue reading

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The Three Easiest Ways To Increase Antioxidant Levels

Antioxidants are important to humans because they protect our cells and tissues from the free radicals. The free radical theory of disease suggests that excessive accumulation of free radicals such as peroxide, the superoxide anion and the hydroxyl radical are … Continue reading

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