Sunday, January 20, 2013

Benefits of Carrots


Those of us who grew up watching Bugs Bunny cartoons should've paid attention to his eating habits and copied at least one habit - his fondness for carrots!  Carrots are high in beta carotene, carotenoids, Vitamin B2, B6, C, E, K, dietary fiber, potassium, manganese, folate, and phosphorus. 

All these nutrients help protect the body against free radicals, improve heart and dental health, cleanse the liver, strengthen the immune system, nourish the skin, and protect the eyes.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Top 10 Anti-Aging Foods


Aging isn't just about how you look.  It's also about how you feel.  When you feel like you did in your youth or in your younger years and can still keep up with the same amount of physical activity you did then, it shows in how you look, feel, and behave.

That's reason enough to "obsess" if you will, over trying to keep our bodies from aging.  We must protect our bodies from sustaining irreversible damage. Good nutrition and exercise are two ways we can try to do this.  But with so many different food choices out there, how do we know which ones work the best at anti-aging?