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Lutein: The Eye's First Defense

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 20, 2016 11:00:57 AM

What is Lutein?

 Lutein is an organic yellow pigment that is exclusively created by plants. It is found in high quantities in green leafy vegetables like spinach, kale, and yellow carrots.  Animals obtain lutein either directly or indirectly from plants.  Egg yolks, animal fat, and the macula of the eye all contain the pigment- causing their yellow hue.  Animals use it as an antioxidant and light absorber.

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Foraging For Food In The Wild: Fall Edition

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 29, 2014 3:00:51 AM

Every so often, a new diet craze story flashes across the news, tapping into the pulse of the fitness and healthy diet conscious. Some diets have even become the subject of passionate discussions on positions of one over the other. We won't be getting into that. Instead, let’s talks weeds and how foraging for food in the wild is the next rage. They get everywhere - in your potted plants, in your backyard. It’s almost like they spontaneously appear. It’s a war! But they're all not bad. In fact, some of us eat them! But before we dive in, a few simple rules:

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These Foods Will Never Make You Fat

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 7, 2014 11:14:53 AM

Next time you’re going grocery shopping, make sure to include some of these super foods that will never make you fat, onto your shopping list. You can eat as much as these low calorie foods as you want, without packing on any pounds!

Foods that will never make you fat #1-Celery
16 calories per cup chopped

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Healthy or Not So Much? The Skinny on Green Juices

Posted by Team healtheo360 on Jan 4, 2014 1:33:54 PM

Derkien/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It sounds like the liquid version of Peter Parker’s spider bite or Bruce Banner’s Gamma rays: A magic elixir that can take you from average to super-powered with just a few sips.  It’s green juice: the modern-day equivalent of Popeye’s spinach, in liquid form.

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10 Everyday Superfoods For Better Health [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 11, 2013 9:51:47 AM

Eating well is important for both your health and your waistline, but it can often be difficult to make the time to prepare healthy meals – or to even know exactly what to eat!  To help with this, we’ve come up with a list of the top 10 everyday superfoods that will help nourish your whole body.  Simply eating the foods from this list help with creating a happier and healthier you!

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