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Is Broccoli the New Superfood for Diabetes?

Broccoli

The humble broccoli is a superfood vegetable. It stands out as one of the best sources of Vitamin C (more than oranges!), full of fiber and phytochemicals, low in calories and is also rich in calcium. Broccoli is good for your heart and has become popular for its anti-cancer properties. A new study, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine,…

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Serena Williams Invest in ‘Superfood’ Delivery Service

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Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow and tennis champion Serena Williams have invested in Daily Harvest, a NYC-based online subscription service that ships frozen “superfoods” used for single-serve smoothies, soups, overnight oats, and chia puddings. Daily Harvest was born when Rachel Drori, a busy New Yorker and even busier mom, found herself craving one of those beautiful instagram-worthy smoothies. But with no…

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Vegetarian diets almost twice as effective in reducing body weight

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Dieters who go vegetarian not only lose weight more effectively than those on conventional low-calorie diets but also improve their metabolism by reducing muscle fat, a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition has found. Losing muscle fat improves glucose and lipid metabolism so this finding is particularly important for people with metabolic syndrome and…

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Pure Protein Launches New Super Food Plant-Based Protein Powder

Pure Protein Super Food

Pure Protein, makers of protein-fortified bars, snacks, drinks and powders and one of the leading protein brands in the nation, have launched Pure Protein® Super Food protein powder. A complete, vegan protein blend, Pure Protein® Super Food is available in three delicious flavors, Dark Cocoa, Vanilla Bean & Mixed Berry Super Fruits, each offering 20 grams of protein (per serving)…

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Superfood Kitchen: Cooking with Nature’s Most Amazing Food

Superfood Kitchen

Experience the Superfood revolution! In Superfood Kitchen: Cooking with Nature’s Most Amazing Food, Julie Morris combines nutrition science with nature’s rainbow of flavors to create healthy masterpieces. The delicious recipes in the book are composed of plant-based, nutrient-dense whole foods that energize and nourish. Each recipe artfully blends ingredients rich in antioxidants, protein, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids resulting…

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Superfood Soups: 100 Delicious, Energizing & Plant-based Recipes

Superfood Soup

Soup’s on! These mouthwatering recipes from New York Times bestselling author—and superfood expert—Julie Morris simply brim with goodness. Acclaimed superfood chef Julie Morris has chosen 100 favorites packed with nutrient-dense and plant-based whole foods such as vegetables and fruits, legumes and grains, nuts and seeds. Plus, she boosts each dish with such scientifically lauded superfoods as chia, medicinal mushrooms, turmeric,…

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