vitamin E

Wheatgerm oil is a popular source of Vitamin E for a long time. Vitamin E is fat soluble and our body reserves are stored in the fatty tissues. Being a powerful antioxidant, it is much needed for healthy red blood cells. It protects vitamin A and fatty acids from breaking down, aids in cellular energy production and works together with selenium to protect internal organs from free radicals. [Read more…]

goji berries

One of the common ingredients used in Chinese cuisine is the little red berry known as wolfberry or goji. For a long time I always wonder why goji berries are used in herbal soups and chinese foods, not til now have I realized that these berries have preventive and healing properties.

Like all natural healing foods, you need to be a believer to embrace the findings and evidences. Goji berries are known to strengthen the immune system, helps in hypertension and diabetes, improve metabolism, slows down aging, support eye and heart health, increased energy, eliminate menopause symptoms, relieves stress and depression and help weight loss.
While most Chinese still cook it before consumption or boil it in soups and desserts, the latest trend is to consume dried goji berries as a snack. Consuming Goji Berry Juice is also popular among alternative health advocates as more health claims are being made known. When buying goji berries or goji berry juice, try to buy organic ones and those not treated with chemicals and pesticides. Always purchase your health products from a reliable and trusted health store.

benefits of soy

Soy was always believed to be a healthy food and a preventive food for cancer. Traditional soy products such as tofu, tempeh and soymilk are high in protein. Other legumes, nuts and fish are also healthy sources of protein. It is best not to rely solely on soy foods for protein.

The list of benefits of soy are many. Several recent scientific studies have shown that a regular intake of traditional soy foods may help to prevent breast cancer, prostate and colon cancer. It also helps to prevent heart disease by reducing cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, blood pressure and preventing plaque buildup in the arteries. [Read more…]