Posts tagged flavonoids

What Happens to Our Bodies After We Exercise & How to Boost the Health Benefits
Health & Nutrition

How to Boost the Benefits of Exercise

We all know exercise is beneficial to our health. Then why is it that ultramarathon runners may generate so many free radicals during a race that they can damage the DNA of a significant percentage of their cells? Researchers have looked at the exercise-induced increase in free radical production...

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shares / 4 days ago
Reducing Muscle Soreness with Berries
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Berries to Prevent Muscle Soreness

The burning sensation during strenuous exercise may be related to the build-up of lactic acid in our muscles (see Reducing Muscle Fatigue with Citrus), but that’s different than the delayed onset muscle soreness that occurs in the days following a bout of extreme physical activity. This...

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shares / 4 months ago
How Citrus Might Help Keep Your Hands Warm
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How Citrus Might Help Keep Your Hands Warm

In 1936, Albert Szent-Györgyi, who won the Nobel Prize for discovering vitamin C, described a vitamin “P,” which we now know encompasses a class of thousands of phytonutrients called flavonoids. Some, like quercitin, are widespread in plant-based foods. We can tell something is widespread in...

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shares / 4 months ago
How Plants May Help Stop Cancerous Tumors
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Starving Tumors of Their Blood Supply

About a third of common cancers may be prevented by eating a healthy, plant-based diet; being physically active; and maintaining a healthy weight. One of the ways plants may help is by cutting off the supply lines to cancerous tumors. A tumor cannot grow without a blood supply. Currently, it is...

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shares / 5 months ago
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Foods That May Block Cancer Formation

More than 85% of breast cancers are sporadic and attributable to long-term exposure to environmental carcinogens, such as those in the diet, through a multistep disease process progressing from non-cancerous to pre-cancerous to malignant stages. How can we interrupt this process? The chemical...

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shares / 1 year ago
Burning Fat With Flavonoids
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Burning Fat With Flavonoids

Nuts appear to boost one’s metabolism, such that when we eat nuts we burn more of our own fat to compensate. In my 2-min. video, Testing the Fat Burning Theory, I show that people who don’t eat nuts tend to burn off around 20 grams of fat a day–about 5 pats worth of butter, but those...

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shares / 2 years ago
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