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Resumo da Biografia                                                                                   Natural Benefits of Super Foods

Have you been listening to the Super Food Experts expounding the Health Benefits of certain foods that are powerful enough to reduce your cholesterol as well as reduce your risk for Heart disease? As a healthcare professional, I have seen and believed in the benefits of certain drugs as prescribed by physicians. However, in my search to find something other than drugs that works; I have come across some simple Super Foods-great information that show the health benefits of these everyday foods that fall in the Super foods category.

Deborah Klein in her book "The 200 Super Foods That wills Save Your Life" commented on most of these foods and the hidden health benefits.

Did you know that Cocoa Bean is considered as one of these super foods due to its high levels of catechins-antioxidants that provide many benefits for heart health, like controlling blood pressure?

The best way to use this product is by using an unsweetened organic cocoa powder (non-alkaline) which is available at most health food stores.

Another top super food is the Butternut Squash - this vegetable is full of beta-carotene, a fat soluble compound that posses antioxidant properties, which may help prevent cancer, and is also high in fiber? You can pick this up at your green grocer and it can be eaten with fish or chicken for a delicious meal.

Do you enjoy Salsa with perhaps your favorite bag of chips? Then you should know that Salsa contains tomatoes which provide an excellent source of Vitamin C, and the anti-oxidents lycopene. American Natural Superfood The peppers contain Capsaicin which may help fight off bacterial infection which will help prevent heart disease and improve digestion. Onions contain antibacterial and antifungal properties that can reduce inflammation and lower cholesterol.

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So choose organic air popped popcorn, and slip in your favorite movie and enjoy.

Ricotta Cheese is not only a traditional Italian Cheese, which is higher in calcium, and lower in sodium than cottage cheese, it also contains folic acid and phosphorous along with potassium and magnesium, a mineral that is essential.

In helping with certain enzymes in the body. To get ultimate benefit choose the organic version. 
Almond Butter is a winner, because this high protein, high energy spread is an ideal alternative to peanut butter. Not only is Almond Butter rich in monounsaturated fats, is low in saturated fats and has no trans fat.

This product also provides significant amounts of calcium, fiber, magnesium, folic acid, potassium and vitamin C, not to mention one plant sterol, beta-sitosterol which may alleviate the symptoms of an enlarged prostrate.

Hummus - If you know about garbanzo beans, which are low in fat and high in fiber and protein; that is the main ingredient in hummus. They also contain numerous minerals like iron, zinc, calcium and phosphorus, which may act as anti-oxidents.

Two ingredients are also included that are high in monounsaturated fats which can help reduce bad cholesterol levels.

Maple Syrup is one my favorites, this mineral rich sweetener provides calcium, magnesium, zinc and potassium. Using this as a low fat topping provides minerals which makes it a healthy choice.

Horseradish - Like it or not you have to admit that the Horseradish contains significant amounts of glucosinolates - a compound that proves to improve digestion as well as increases the liver's ability and purify carcinogens.