Posts Tagged "fiber"


Juicing Supplements-Flax Seeds

Juicing Supplements-Flax Seeds


Posted By on Jan 12, 2014

Flax Seed It is not every day that Dr. Mike and Dr. Oz on the same page. And while eating plain steel cut oatmeal with flaxseed oil every day of your adult life for breakfast sounds more like part of a prison sentence than a delectable brunch menu; we do agree that flaxseeds are very beneficial dietary supplement. Flaxseeds are another juicing period supplementation that deserves consideration. While they may be advertised as a...

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Juicing Supplements-Wheat Germ

Juicing Supplements-Wheat Germ


Posted By on Jan 7, 2014

Wheat Germ The name wheat germ is unfortunate, since it seems somehow to indicate the plant equivalent of cooties. Wheat germ has nothing to do with germs or bacteria. Wheat germ refers to the part of the wheat kernel that actually germinates into the plant; it is the plant embryo. In most modern processing methods, this vital piece of nutrition ends up being discarded. One of the reasons that wheat germ is removed from refined flours...

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A raisin d’être


Posted By on Mar 31, 2012

Grapes are great for many reasons. They are tasty, are great sources of needed nutritional items and they make wine. Even dried and shriveled up they retain their incredible taste and value. Now it seems they can also help drop your blood pressure. A small study out of Louisville examined 46 men and women who were on the verge  of developing hypertension: their systolic blood pressures (the top number) ran from 120-139mm Hg and the...

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Apples are good for a lot of reasons. The fact that, at least for post menopausal women, they can keep the cardiologist at bay is just icing on the apple spice cake, as it were. A study that was recently presented at presented at the Experimental Biology 2011 meeting in Washington, D.C that provided just such evidence. The study looked at post menopausal women who were asked to consume a daily serving of apples (dried) each day. After...

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