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9 Nourishing Foods to Eat This Fall

The cool, succulent produce of summer has transitioned to the heartier roots and squashes of the fall harvest. And as the seasons change, Mother Nature provides the nutrients we need to keep us healthy and strong.


Why Everyone Should Eat Broccoli Once Every 3 Days

Scientists are working on a way to increase the content of beneficial compounds found in broccoli, a superfood, already valuable for its many nutritional properties.



Research Finds These 2 Nutrients Are Most Important for Your Eyesight

These two daily supplements are recommended by the National Eye Institute for patients diagnosed with age-related macular-degeneration.


Is This “Miracle” Antioxidant Really More Powerful Than Any Other?

Astaxanthin is a red-orange carotenoid pigment derived from microalgae, fish and crustaceans that can prevent and even treat conditions that progress from the negative effects of oxidative stress and antioxidant deterioration.


Astaxanthin: New Research Finds It’s Even More Impressive Than We Thought

Astaxanthin, a potent antioxidant with a broad scope of health benefits can help you slow or delay aging.


Macular Degeneration: New Promising Treatment and Natural Alternatives

New treatment alternatives are available for macular degeneration.


Carotenoids from Fruits and Vegetables May Help Prevent ALS

ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurological disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord -- so could carotenoid-rich foods help?


Ladies, Load Up on These Foods to Ward Off Breast Cancer

Carotenoid-rich foods may help woman ward off breast cancer, according to a new study.


Brightly Colored Fruits and Vegetables May Protect Against Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Want to avoid Lou Gehrig’s disease? You may want to reach for these fruits and vegetables.