Discovering the anti-obesity potential of quercetin

Studies have come out in support of how quercetin, a bioactive flavonoid, can protect the body against certain obesity-related health issues in several ways. With around two out of three adults and one out six children and adolescents in America being considered obese, it may be time to look further into other compounds and nutrients that have … Continue reading Discovering the anti-obesity potential of quercetin

Here’s a laundry list of the disease-fighting effects of anthocyanins

It is often recommended to include greens in a person’s diet but people tend to forget about the red-orange and purple-blue fruits and vegetables. These foods are just as important since they are rich in anthocyanins that exhibit multiple health benefits. In the presence of harsh conditions, such as extreme cold, drought, and ultraviolet light, plants … Continue reading Here’s a laundry list of the disease-fighting effects of anthocyanins

4 ways celery will destroy cancer cells

With its mild flavor, its delicate, pale color, and its (undeserved) reputation as a food with ‘little nutritional value,’ celery just might be the Clark Kent of the produce aisle.  The reality is: this underappreciated vegetable is a nutritional superhero that is just beginning to get its due. Not only is celery packed with essential vitamins, minerals and dietary … Continue reading 4 ways celery will destroy cancer cells