What Is a Superfood?

…nuts are a healthy everyday addition to your diet when taken in moderate servings. Dark green vegetables such as kale, swiss chard, broccoli, and spinach do live up to their reputation. Kale, which has enjoyed a huge boost in popularity in recent years, is unparalleled among leafy greens in providing all…

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How to Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables

…own fermented vegetables at home. Here’s how I do it: * Choose a selection of your favorite vegetables. Organic vegetables like carrots, peppers, kale, seaweed, collards, and broccoli are good choices. * Create a brine by juicing stalks of celery. Celery contains natural sodium and keeps the vegetables…

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Monitoring Your Vision

…acuity, and improve contrast sensitivity. You want to look for a product with 6–12 mg of lutein. Eggs (with the yolk), spinach, and greens such as kale and collards are also high in lutein; a one-cup serving of cooked spinach contains more than 13 mg. * Take astaxanthin. Several studies suggest astaxanthin…

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