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For many years there has been growing evidence that eating more fruits and vegetables reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease and other chronic ills. Carotenoids are plant chemicals with anti-oxidant properties that give many fruits and vegetables their yel- low, orange and red color. For several years beta-carotene...
 
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Vitamin K has long been known to play an important role in the production of molecules involved in normal blood clotting. More recently, evidence has shown that Vitamin K is involved in the production of osteocalcin, a protein needed for proper bone formation. Osteocalcin has been shown to: •...
 
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Getting Enough From the Sun: 10-15 minutes of the sun on your legs and arms each day in good sunlight is enough to get you to 1,000 IU per day. Of course the actual amount will vary based on your weather, season, latitude, sunscreen and the color of your skin but that is a good ... Vitamin D For Health
 
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Frozen carrots 5542 Pumpkin 4795 Raw carrots 4649 Baby carrots 4425 Boiled carrots 4109 Canned carrots 3470 Butternut squash 1130 Hubbard squash 820 Grape leaves, canned 629 Babyfood squash 308 Green beans frozen 292 Fiddle head fern greens 270 Collards raw 238 Baked beans 147 Tomatoes ripe 112 Collards......
 
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L-ergothionine has been around for a long time but no one really has any idea what if any role it plays in human metabolism. People with rheumatoid arthritis have a mutant L-ergothionine transporter that more efficiently takes it up and so have higher levels in the blood but whether...