Collagen’s Key Role In Anti-Aging and Youthful Skin

Collagen is the main structural protein in the extracellular matrix in the various connective tissues in the body. As the main component of connective tissue, it is the most abundant protein in mammals,[1] making up from 25% to 35% of the whole-body protein content. Collagen consists of amino … Continue reading Collagen’s Key Role In Anti-Aging and Youthful Skin

30 Anti-Aging Tips To Look Younger

                This list is made using some of the worlds most famous and reputable skin care experts, doctors, and icons.  These are simple tips, trade secrets, and recommendations for all skin types and anyone … Continue reading 30 Anti-Aging Tips To Look Younger

25 Alkaline-Promoting Foods | The Dr. Oz Show

Great article on foods that cause your body to be alkaline and not acidic. When you eat acidicand non alkaline foods it causes major inflammation and create a weird ph balance in your body. This is the ideal situation for diseases such as cancer and also why sugar is cancers best food to feed. Sugar make the body non alkaline. Continue reading 25 Alkaline-Promoting Foods | The Dr. Oz Show

Kale & Watercress Should Be Eaten Daily

1. Kale

With an ANDI score of 1000, kale is at the very top of the nutrient density chart A 100 gram portion of kale contains 200 percent of the RDA for vitamin C, 300 percent of the RDA for vitamin A (from beta-carotene), 1000 percent of the RDA for vitamin K, a giant dose of vitamin B6, fiber, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper and manganese. Kale is also lower in oxalates (substances that bind to minerals and preventing them from being absorbed) than spinach. With all of its various bioactive compounds, kale may help to fight cancer (as concluded from animals studies on two such compounds, Isothiocyanates and Indole-3-Carbinol).

kale-infoA single cup of raw kale (about 67 grams or 2.4 ounces) contains (1):

  • Vitamin A: 206% of the RDA (from beta-carotene).
  • Vitamin K: 684% of the RDA.
  • Vitamin C: 134% of the RDA.
  • Vitamin B6: 9% of the RDA.
  • Manganese: 26% of the RDA.
  • Calcium: 9% of the RDA.
  • Copper: 10% of the RDA.
  • Potassium: 9% of the RDA.
  • Magnesium: 6% of the RDA.
  • Then it contains 3% or more of the RDA for Vitamin B1 (Thiamin), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Iron and Phosphorus.

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