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Study helps prove that living surrounded by green spaces brings lasting mental health benefits

Posted January 8, 2014

Do you recall sighing and naturally relaxing as you drive through a beautiful area? Your body and mind are telling you where it wants to be. A new study confirms that living or moving to a greener area leads to “significant and sustained” improvements in mental health.

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Meat and greens are a great source of vitamin B12

Posted October 29, 2013

Vitamin B12 is essential for a healthy nervous system and for the formation of red blood cells. Dietary sources of vitamin B12 are meat, dairy foods, eggs and green vegetables, such as peas, broccoli and cabbage.

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Which Green Foods Fight Type 2 Diabetes?

Posted May 12, 2013

A new study appearing in the Journal of Medicinal Food explains how broccoli sprouts, which contain a number of important bioactive compounds such as sulforaphane, can benefit people with type 2 diabetes.

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Leafy greens may boost gut immunity: Study

Posted April 27, 2013

Immune cells that play an essential role in protecting intestinal health and could be boosted by consuming leafy greens, say researchers.

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Green Beans Among World’s Healthiest Foods

Posted March 11, 2013

Scientists studying vegetables are finding out more about the long popular green bean. Not only do the pods contain fiber and vitamins C, K, A and B, but the latest research shows they have more antioxidants than other foods in the pea and bean families.

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The Importance Of Eating Your Greens

Posted March 5, 2013

Eating your greens may be even more important that previously thought, with the discovery that an immune cell population essential for intestinal health could be controlled by leafy greens in your diet.

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Green Coffee Bean Extract – Myth or Magic For Weight Loss

Posted February 25, 2013

Bottom line: We don’t yet know if green coffee bean extract might aid in weight loss. This is a good example of evolving research that got out of control because of media hype. Green coffee bean extract surged in popularity when Dr. Oz promoted it as a miracle weight loss product on his TV show. Critics took Oz to task over this bold suggestion. The good doctor then set up his own experiment with 100 female volunteers who took green coffee extract and reported losing 2 pounds in 2 weeks.

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Five green foods with exceptional healing power

Posted February 10, 2013

Although it is unclear who started the green revolution, the world seems to be recognizing the powerful effects of green foods in helping individuals live longer and healthier.

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Green Blood Therapy

Posted September 23, 2012

Green Blood Therapy is the use of wheat grass juice to cure diseases. Wheat grass is called as the “green blood”. Wheat Grass refers to the young grass of the common wheat plant, Triticumaestivum which is freshly juiced or dried into powder for consumption. Packed with chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes, it is a powerhouse of nourishment.

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The Medicinal Use of Griffonia simplicifolia

Posted April 30, 2012

Griffonia simplicifolia is a medicinal plant native to tropical Africa. Considered a shrub of the Caesalpiniaceae family, it flourishes in the wild throughout Central and West Africa. The plant may be expected in grassy savannas, scrub thickets, and disturbed areas of secondary growth.

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