So you have heard Acai may help with weight loss?? But how can be sure before you take the leap?
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It’s hard for your body to fend off the viruses that cause winter infections like colds and flu if your nutritional status is below par. Most people know that vitamin C-rich foods like citrus fruits become particularly important during the winter months. But did you know that other foods may also support your defences against infection and help relieve the symptoms of colds and flu? Here are five of the most important immune system stimulating foods to include in your diet as the weather gets colder. (more…)
Extracts from acai, blueberries and strawberries may enhance the ‘neuronal housekeeping function’ and potentially protect the brain as we age, suggests new research.
The brain’s natural housekeeping mechanism is called autophagy and involves the controlled degradation of cells, including the recycling of toxic proteins. This system declines naturally as we age, but new research suggests that berry extracts may enhance the process and contributes towards brain health.
Antioxidants for eye health
Being able to see clearly is a precious gift, and one that we often take for granted. How different would your life be if you couldn’t read, drive, or see the faces of your family and friends?
As we get older, many of us will experience failing vision. Often the remedy can be as simple as getting an updated prescription for your glasses, but serious eye problems such as cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are also increasingly common, and can have a significant impact on your sight.
It pays to do everything you can now to prevent these conditions affecting you later. One key step you can take is to ensure your diet includes an abundance of antioxidants.
What’s a superfood?
There’s no scientific definition of a superfood and the term itself is somewhat controversial.
In fact, some nutritionists and dietitians believe that the word shouldn’t be used at all. They argue that labelling some foods as ‘super’ will make other foods appear less appealing or worthwhile. Since variety is the key to a nutritious, balanced diet, they’re concerned that some people might favour ‘superfoods’ and exclude other foods from their diets altogether, leading to an excess of some nutrients and a shortfall of others. The term has even been banned on food packaging in some countries.
Have you ever noticed what stunning skin Mediterranean women have? If you weren’t lucky enough to be born with those genes yourself, their glowing complexions have probably left you green with envy more than once in your life.
In a night that recognised Australia’s high achievers in small business, it was clear that this country’s entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well. The 2010 My Business Awards showcased a range of different industries from consumer technology to the food industry with a number of these companies operating solely online.
Your skin is the barrier between your body and the outside world, and every day it is exposed to pollution, sunlight, cigarette smoke and other factors that impact its health and appearance. All of these, as well as many of the body’s normal physiological processes, can culminate in the production of free radicals.
We ware very excited to see that Miranda Kerr and even her entire family has been enjoying eating the wonderful Acai Berry. Eating it daily and reeking the benefits of all the amazing nutrition that the Acai berry has to offer. We have seen a lot of hype in the states from celebrities on Acai, it is good to see some of our own favorouties are gertting healthy from Acai too!.