Rose Hip Uses & Benefits

Rose hip is the fruit that develops from the blossoms of the wild rose plant. A common ingredient in herbal teas, rose hip is also available in supplement and powdered form. Rose hip contains a number of antioxidants, including vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and lycopene. Uses Rose hip is touted as a natural remedy for … Continue reading Rose Hip Uses & Benefits

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Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): Ubiquinone & Ubiquinol

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a nutrient, discovered by Fred Crane in 1957, that has profound effects on our levels of energy, stamina, organ health, immune system functionality and more. CoQ10 can be found in fish, beef and peanuts. CoQ10 is a fat-soluble nutrient produced naturally by our bodies. Found in every cell in the body, … Continue reading Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): Ubiquinone & Ubiquinol

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea is a product made from the Camellia sinensis plant. Black tea is also made from this plant, but unlike green tea, black tea is made from leaves that have been fermented. Fermentation may reduce the levels of some compounds, such as antioxidants, in the tea. It can be prepared as a beverage, which can have … Continue reading Health Benefits of Green Tea

Goji Berry (Wolfberry): A Superfood

Also called the wolfberry, the goji berry is a bright orange-red berry that comes from a shrub that is native to China. Other names includes; Lycium barbarum, gou qi zi and Fructus lycii. Goji berries grow on an evergreen shrub found in temperate and subtropical regions in China, Mongolia and in the Himalayas in Tibet.

Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA): An Antioxidant

Alpha-lipoic acid is an antioxidant that is made by the body and is found in every cell, where it helps turn glucose into energy. Antioxidants attack "free radicals," waste products created when the body turns food into energy. Free radicals cause harmful chemical reactions that can damage cells in the body, making it harder for … Continue reading Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA): An Antioxidant

Health Benefits of Cranberry

Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the subgenus Oxycoccus of the genus Vaccinium. About 95% of cranberries are processed into products such as juice drinks, sauce, and sweetened dried cranberries. The remaining are sold fresh to consumers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZPXQ7nw_9Y Benefits Delicious, tart cranberries have significantly high amounts of phenolic flavonoid … Continue reading Health Benefits of Cranberry