By Kylie Delfino, RHN Discover nutritional benefits of tomatoes! The antioxidants present in tomatoes are found to be protective against cancer development including colon, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung, and pancreatic cancer. Lycopene, a flavonoid antioxidant, is the unique phytochemical present in the tomatoes. Red varieties are especially concentrated in this antioxidant. Together with carotenoids, it…

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By Kylie Delfino, RHN Discover 3 compelling reasons as to why you should add asparagus into your summer regime! Asparagus is loaded with nutrients: it is a very good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose…

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By Ellen McDonell, ND and Julie Ennis, PhD.  Don’t I need more carbs?  Do I need sports drinks or electrolyte replacement?  What about beet root juice, and coffee… I heard those improve athletic performance?  We hate to break it to you, but for most people nutrition doesn’t need to change to compensate for exercise. Many people…

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