Parsley is alkalizing and flavorful, and it made the “Save Our Bones” list, so make sure you add it to your meals and never toss it when it garnishes the plate! Here are some of its values:
A study performed at The University of Eastern Finland, and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, studied the diets of men aged 42 to 60, and followed them for 20 years on average to find out if they developed Diabetes. The study concluded that people who ate an average of 4 eggs per week had a 37% lower risk of developing type 2 Diabetes than people who only ate 1 egg per week.
Sayer Ji, founder of www.greenmedinfo.com, extols the benefits of walnuts, because they benefit your heart, brain, bones and more. Here are his 12 reasons to eat more, all of which are backed by scientific, published studies.
Polyphenols are potent phytochemicals we can get from plants, and their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory protections work at the cellular level, meaning that they fortify every cell in our bodies! The next question becomes, “Where can I get some?” Look for bright- and dark-colored foods, such as grapes, berries, exotic spices, and also in red wine, coffee, and even dark chocolate! They are also abundant in certain tree fruits, like olives and pomegranates. A 2009 study* found that “Long-term consumption of diets rich in plant polyphenols offer protection against development of cancers, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and neurodegenerative diseases.” Polyphenols have been widely studied in recent years.