Tartary Buckwheat (Golden Buckwheat) Serving Suggestions

How Do you eat Tartary Buckwheat?

Oriyen Golden Tartary Buckwheat lets every member of your family enjoy deliciously crispy, puffy buckwheat anytime, anywhere. It provides essential nutrients and helps to improve your overall health by regulating important physiological functions. It also helps you maintain a slim figure by making you feel full and preventing cravings so you are less likely to eat excessive or unhealthy foods.

Suitable for vegetarians.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Eat it directly as a delicious crispy healthy snack
  • Add hot water to serve as a drink
  • Add it to your favourite beverage, milk or cereal
  • Replace cornflakes when baking nutrient-rich biscuits and cakes
  • Sprinkle it on hot soup or porridge
  • Use it to prepare delicious spring rolls
  • Cook 1 part of Tartary Buckwheat with every 3 parts of rice to increase the nutritional value of your rice dishes

Note: There’s no need to rinse the buckwheat

Directions for Use:
Take 3 heaped tablespoons (approximately 15g) 1-3 times daily.

Ingredients : Tartary Buckwheat

Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 15g
Servings Per Pack: 13
Average Composition
Per Serving
Per 100g
Energy

59.7kcal
249.9kJ

398.2kcal
1666.1kJ

Protein
1.7g
11.2g
Fat, Total
0.2g
1.0g
– Saturated Fat
0.0g
0.0g
– Trans Fat
0.0g
0.0g
Carbohydrate
12.2g
81.6g
– Sugar
0.0g
0.0g
Sodium
1.0mg
6.6mg
Dietary Fibre
1.4g
9.0g

Tartary Buckwheat (Golden Buckwheat) – The King of Cereals

A Natural Food to Help Beat “The 3 Deadly HIGHs” – HIGH Blood Pressure, HIGH Blood Sugar & HIGH Triglyceride Levels!


In general, there are two types of buckwheat, the common buckwheat ( Fagopyrium Esculentum Moench) and the Tartary Buckwheat (Fagopyrium Tataricum Gartner). Tartary Buckwheat is also known as ‘Golden Buckwheat’.

Golden Buckwheat is touted as the ‘King of Cereals’ and in recent years has gained much attention from nutritionists and medical doctors, because of its high nutritional content. In Korea it is known as the ‘Food for Fairies’, in Japan as ‘Longevity Buckwheat’ while in Germany it is called ‘Oriental God’s Herb’. Buckwheat is naturally low in fat and high in protein, fibre and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and calcium. Tartary Buckwheat is also rich in rutin, quercetin and other nutrients that are good for health.


Rutin or Vitamin P is unique to Buckwheat and Golden Buckwheat has 5 times more of it than common buckwheat. Rutin is a natural antioxidant with powerful properties that can help neutralise free radicals that may cause damage to the body. Rutin can help to prevent colon cancer and act as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and tumour inhibitor.

Recent studies have shown that rutin may provide the health benefits listed below:

1 ) Inhibits Platelet Aggregation

Rutin can inhibit the activity of phosphodiesterase to prevent platelet aggregation. It helps to thin the blood and improve blood circulation. It also protects platelets from oxidation thus helping high blood pressure patients to achieve and maintain a healthy blood pressure.

2 ) Strengthens & Improves Blood Vessels

Rutin inhibits the activity of Lipoxygenase & Prostaglandin synthesis enzyme to prevent the weakening of blood vessels, especially the capillaries. At the same time, it also expands blood vessels to reduce the risk of bruising, NF tumours and haemorrhoids. It can also help to lower blood pressure and triglycerides and prevent strokes.

3 ) Prevents Diabetic Complications
Aldose Reductase is an enzyme found in the eyes and other parts of the body. It can help to convert glucose into sorbitol (sugar alcohol). Excessive sorbitol that accumulates around the eyes and nerve cells can cause retinopathy and neuropathy (severe eye & nerve problems which often happen to diabetes patients). Studies also showed that flavonoids (including rutin) can help to prevent and inhibit Aldose Reductase activity to prevent or delay the risk of diabetic complications.

4 ) Maintains Skin Youthfulness

Rutin helps the body to absorb and utilise vitamin C. This can help to prevent cells from free radical damage and to maintain collagen levels which results in a reduction of fine lines and wrinkles.

Golden Tartary Buckwheat contains more soluble fibre than other grains. It has 4 times more soluble fibre than paddy, 2.7 times more than wheat, 1.1 times more than corn and 1.6 times more than common buckwheat. Dietary fibre fills you up and provides a sense of fullness which can help to prevent overeating for successful weight loss. It also promotes healthy bowel movement easing constipation and eliminating toxic build-up in the gastrointestinal system.

Soluble fibre can help to reduce the accumulation of bile juice which helps to prevent gallstone formation. The American Journal of Gastroenterology reported that consuming high amounts of dietary fibre can reduce the risk of gallstones! Glucan-based dietary fibre may also help to prevent sugar spikes after meals (good for preventing diabetes). Dietary fibre can also help to control the body’s cholesterol levels.

One more unique nutrient found in Golden Buckwheat – D-Chiro-Inositol, plays a similar role to insulin in reducing blood sugar levels effectively.

This pure and natural product is made using an advanced technology without the use of chemicals, preservatives, additives or fragrances. This preserves the integrity and bioavailability of the nutrients to offer you maximum health benefits.


Oriyen Cranberry Chewable Tablets

A convenient cranberry product.

Oriyen Cranberry Chewable Tablets contain NutriCran®, a concentrated juice extract from the famous North American cranberries supplied by Decas, a renowned producer with over 70 years experience in growing and processing cranberries. The company employs a state-of-the-art chemical solvent-free extraction process that preserves 100% of the cranberry’s natural nutrients without adding any preservatives, additives or artificial colouring.

Harvesting Cranberries
Harvesting Cranberries

Researchers (including ones from Rutgers University in New Jersey and the University of Michigan ) have shown that cranberry offers protection against certain antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can cause urinary tract infections (UTIs). Cranberry prevents UTI-causing bacteria from adhering to urinary tract walls so they can be flushed out with the urine stream before doing any damage.

Researchers have found that drinking three glasses of cranberry juice a day significantly raises the level of ‘good cholesterol’ in the blood and increase plasma antioxidant levels, thus reducing the risk of heart disease.

With a potent formula consisting of no less than 35% organic acids, 9% quinic acid, anthocyanin, procyanidin and other nutrients, 2 chewable tablets are equivalent to the goodness of 100 grams of fresh cranberries.

Because cranberries can prevent bacteria from adhering to teeth, taking these tablets can promote good dental health and minimise dental plaque and dental caries (tooth decay). They literally cleanse your mouth as you chew!

The antioxidant power of cranberries enhances general health so your skin stays healthy and younger looking.Cranberries - ORAC Score

No Added Sugar!

Chewable tablets are tastier and healthier than ordinary cranberry drinks that are bitter-sour and/or high in calories.

Suitable for those who want to avoid high-sugar drinks or supplements. Great for everyone, including the elderly and children who are prone to urinary tract infections.

Cranberries

Directions for Use:

As dietary supplement: 2 tablets daily
For health enhancement: 4 tablets daily


Cranberry – Tiny Fruit With Huge Health Benefits

Cranberries are perhaps best known for their effects on urinary tract health.


Cranberry
Cranberry

However, recent research indicates that these tiny berries are also great for your tummy, skin, gums and teeth because they are packed with powerful antioxidants and organic acids, including ellagic acid, citric acid, malic acid, quinic acid, flavonoids, proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins, and vitamin C. Several studies have shown that cranberries may even play an important role in reducing cardiovascular risk and preventing cancer.

Cranberries for Preventing Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

UTIs are usually caused by E. coli, a type of bacteria that is normally found in the digestive tract. They can also be found on the skin around the rectum, and may even make their way up into the bladder. Although UTIs are often associated with women, men and children can suffer from UTIs too. Symptoms of UTIs include an urgent desire to empty the bladder, frequent urination, burning sensation during urination, the feeling of having to urinate(even though little or no urine actually comes out), lower abdominal pain, and cloudy or foul-smelling urine. If left untreated, bacteria can travel up to and infect the kidneys, causing serious complications.

Due to the fact that strong antibiotics can irritate the stomach and kill off the friendly bacteria in the gut (and that more E. coli strains are becoming resistant to them), antibiotics are no longer the best solution for UTIs. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), cranberries can offer great protection and relief from UTIs — including the ones that are resistant to antibiotic treatment.

Studies show that cranberries contain A-type proanthocyanidins (PACs) which are more effective in inhibiting the adhesion of E. coli to the urinary tract epithelium than the B-type proanthocyanidins found in other sources. When E. coli bacteria are unable to stick to the urinary tract walls, they are unable to cause any mischief. The beneficial effects start within two hours after intake and can last up to 10 hours in the urine.

Canberry extract inhibits UTI
Cranberry extract inhibits UTI

Other Benefits of Cranberry

Improves gastric ulcers

Helicobacter pylori infects up to 60% of the world’s population, causing gastric and duodenal ulcers and increasing the risk of gastric cancer. Although there may not be any obvious symptoms until a gastric ulcer has reached an advanced stage, some of the earlier symptoms include bloating, frequent burping, nausea, change in appetite, or a burning pain in the stomach. Helicobacter pylori is transmitted through saliva, so sharing food or eating out may pose a risk if the food or eating utensils are contaminated. Fortunately, studies show that cranberries can effectively stop Helicobacter pylori bacteria from attaching to the stomach crevices that can protect them from stomach acids. When exposed to stomach acids, the bacteria are destroyed, flushed out and expelled from the gastrointestinal tract.

Encourages healthy gums & teeth, & keeps breath fresh

Cranberries prevent bacteria from sticking to the teeth, keeping teeth cleaner longer. This helps to prevent the formation of plaque, tooth decay and bleeding gums. Cranberries have the power to crush offensive-smelling bacteria that can build up in the mouth and lead to bad breath.

Encourages healthy heart & reduces stroke damage

Cranberries contain significantly high amounts of flavonoids and polyphenolic compounds that help prevent the oxidation of LDL (‘bad cholesterol’). This reduces the risk of plaque formation that would otherwise restrict blood flow. Studies, including one by the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, concluded that cranberries may reduce the brain cell damage associated with stroke. These findings suggest that cranberries can reduce the severity of stroke, and aid in recovery, particularly during the earliest stages, when the most severe damage occurs.

Reduces the risk of kidney stones

The quinic acid in cranberries reduces ionised calcium, thus, reducing the risk of kidney stone formation, even among those prone to recurring kidney stones.

Promotes a fairer & more youthful-looking complexion

Free radicals destroy collagen in the skin, causing wrinkles and sagging skin. They can also cause skin to appear dull, red or inflamed. Cranberries have a very high ORAC value (which means that they have potent antioxidant capabilities and can effectively quench free radicals for fairer, more youthful skin)

Alleviates gout

Cranberries help to eliminate uric acid that could otherwise crystallise around the joints and cause the painful symptoms of gout.

Improves anaemia & relieves tiredness

Cranberries are naturally rich in vitamin C and aid the absorption of iron, which is crucial for the red blood cells in the body. Without sufficient iron, one can feel persistently tired, due to a lack of oxygen caused by low haemoglobin levels.


Hot Chocolate Made Healthy – Your Winter Warmer

Keep Healthy this Winter and turn your mid day snack into an antioxidant boost.

I hope you have heard about the health benefits of chocolate. if not this is a great time to find out.  Cacao chocolate contains more antioxidants than any other chocolate. Now the news is even better with the limited internet only release of BodyAlive International’s Healthy Hot Chocolate.

Exclusively Formulated with More Antioxidants Than ANY Other Chocolate Beverage because it contains extra ingredients:

Healthy Hot Chocolate
Healthy Hot Chocolate

This is the ONLY Healthy Hot Chocolate with so many Antioxidants!

Exclusively formulated to:

-Assist in Lowering Cholesterol Levels

-Helps Reduce Hypertension

-Builds Stronger Immune System


Click above to Pick up Body Alive’s Healthy Hot Chocolate Today!


Maqui Magic

Plants which grow in harsh environments must have special “skills” to survive.

Over time these plants have become “enhanced” with special chemicals – called phytochemicals – in an effort to protect them from environmental factors like intense sunlight, predatory insects etc.

This is good news for us, as the fruit (a deeply purple berry) of such plants contain high levels of antioxidant rich phytochemicals.  We can harvest the fruit and gain valuable nutrients from these Natural Superfoods.

Maqui Berries
Maqui Berries

The fruit I’m referring to is called the Chilean Maqui Berry (Aristotelia Chilensis), which is considered a sacred plant by the native Mapuche Indians.  The Mapuche are a strong people who sustained their freedom under attack from the Incas, Spainards and probably more.  They have never been conquered.  Historically they credit their legendary strength to the Maqui Berry.

Even better, the Mapuche Indians are directly involved in the sustainable, organic farming of the Maqui Berry in locations far from pollution.

• 100% Certified Organic by CERES a
• 100% from pollution free native forest (far from industrial, main roads, polluted water & air source)
• 100% hand picked, wild harvested by Mapuche Indians (No machinery allowed)
• 100% pesticides and herbicides free
•  Sustainable Harvesting Practices
These practices will ensure the longevity of the Maqui Berry trees and the success of the Mapuche Indian people.
So what are the benefits of the Maqui Berry to us?
•High level of Polyphenols and Anthocyanins Antioxidants
•Supports Healthy Aging
•Protects Cells from Oxidative Stress
•Neutralizes Free Radicals
•Supports Healthy Immune & Inflammatory Function
•Natural COX-2 Inhibitor
•Supports Cardiovascular Health
•Supports Healthy Blood Sugar Level
•Excellent source of Vitamin C, Iron, and Potassium
•Possible weight loss benefits:  Thermogenic

Maqui Berry is available as a Maqui Liquid Supplement which contains Organic Maqui berry, Organic Wild Blackberry, Organic Elderberry, Organic Raspberry, Organic Chilean Guava, Organic low glycemic agave nectar.

or

Maqui Vcaps containing only Organic Maqui as ingredient.
•Both products are 100% Certified Organic by CERES, compliance with USDA
•Both products contain the same ORAC value of 2000 umole/serving. (1 tablespoon or 15ml of liquid supplement is equivalent to 2 capsules)
•Both products are 1 month supply


Exciting New Project

I’ve been a bit quite lately, but that doesn’t reflect what’s been happening behind the blog.


I’ve been researching an exciting new project.  Something which will provide solutions for a number of health problems, like:-

  1. Weight Management
  2. Anti-aging
  3. Extra Energy
  4. Sleep Problems
  5. Pain Relief

I’ll keep you updated as things progress.  All I can say at the moment is that I was a volunteer to try out something very interesting and it worked out great for me (and a lot of other people).


Green Tea and Weight Loss – The Scientific Facts

There has been a lot said about Green Tea and Weight Loss.  Is there any science to back up the claims?  See for yourself in this study conducted in Thailand. This is just one example of a scientific study supporting the link between Green Tea and Weight Loss.

Title Effectiveness of green tea on weight reduction in obese Thais: A randomized, controlled trial.
Author(s) Auvichayapat P, Prapochanung M, Tunkamnerdthai O, Sripanidkulchai BO, Auvichayapat N, Thinkhamrop B, Kunhasura S, Wongpratoom S, Sinawat S, Hongprapas P
Institution Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, 40002, Thailand.
Source Physiol Behav 2007 Oct 18.
Abstract This study was undertaken to investigate the effects of green tea on weight reduction in obese Thais.

A randomized, controlled trial involving 60 obese subjects (body mass index, BMI > 25kg/m(2)) was conducted. All subjects consumed a Thai diet containing 3 meals (8373.6kJ/day) for 12weeks, prepared by the Nutritional Unit at Srinagarind Hospital. The diet contained 65% carbohydrates, 15% protein, and 20% fat. Body weight, BMI, body composition, resting energy expenditure, and substrate oxidation were measured at baseline, and during weeks 4, 8, and 12 of the study. Serum levels of leptin and urine VMA were measured at baseline and during the 12th week. Differences over time and between the treatments (green tea or placebo) over time were determined using two-factor ANOVA with repeated measures. In comparing the two groups, differences in weight loss were 2.70, 5.10, and 3.3kg during the 4th, 8th, and 12th weeks of the study, respectively. At the 8th and 12th weeks of the study, body weight loss was significantly different (P < 0.05). At the 8th week, the difference in resting energy expenditure was 183.38kJ/day (P < 0.001), the difference in the respiratory quotient was 0.02 (P < 0.05), and no significant differences existed in satiety score, food intake, or physical activity. Urine VMA was significantly different in the 12th week of the study (P < 0.05).

We conclude that green tea can reduce body weight in obese Thai subjects by increasing energy expenditure and fat oxidation.

Language ENG
Pub Type(s) JOURNAL ARTICLE
PubMed ID 18006026

Secret Fat Business

The Fat Loss business is big business.

“I guess it’s just a matter of economics,” suggests the doctor who researched the real reason we put on weight.

Dr Suzanne says, “after all, if people follow my advice they will never get sick in the first place, they will never get fat, and therefore they will have little need or dependency on either other doctors or special diet foods.”

And this means a major loss in income to doctors and food manufacturers — and in terms of BILLIONS of dollars lost to them!

So serious this has become that Dr Suzanne recently suffered death threats — believed by at least one federal law enforcement agency to have originated from high up in the world of big business from the drug empires (and I don’t mean the illegal drug dealers, but the “legal” drug dealers!)

“Officials” won’t say yet who their chief suspects are — and most likely the whole matter will become “hushed up” all too soon.

Hushed up because:

1. The “powerful drug companies” are certainly rich enough to pay someone to close any investigation

2. The more threats she gets, the more people everywhere will “KNOW” she’s telling the truth, because if she weren’t these “powerful bigwigs” wouldn’t be so upset!

Dr Suzanne’s “Secret” works on getting your body to get rid of the toxins — NOT on trying to get you to make major changes in your lifestyle, few people if anyone can really muster.

I mean think about it:

99% of everyone you know that says they are doing a “new diet” only end up failing anyway.

The woman we all know who said five years ago that she was on some new diet to “L0SE 25 pounds” now weighs 50 pounds more (Ha! Horrible, yet a tad funny!)

Or how about the guy who joins the gym to “get back into shape” who a year later looks even worse?

These are the people YOU and I both know.

They’re all around us, and are clear “PROOF” that diets and exercise DON’T really work – and not because those things aren’t good for you and me, but because something else is standing in their way!

And that’s none other than “toxins!”  Get rid of “them,” and get rid of “everything else!”

It’s just that simple.

But you MUST know what you’re doing, or else you may make a mistake by thinking you have, when in fact you haven’t!

And that’s precisely what’s inside Dr Suzanne’s secret fat loss plan.

Now, at this point I would like you to strongly consider everything I’ve said here, and I hope you will even get her “Secret” for yourself.

Ordinarily I’d say do whatever you want as I would never try to twist anyone’s arm.

However, in this particular case, I must press you.  You see, because Dr Suzanne has been the target of death threats, and because she’s now taking so much heat from the so-called “good guys” out to sell you every “legal” drug under the Sun, she may be forced to remove her “Secret” out of YOUR reach very, very soon!

And if that happens, “YOU” at least may never find out the TRUTH, and not be able to use it for yourself or those you love and want to protect!

That’s the real reason I’m writing you today:

So that you have the chance to be armed with something that if you act right away no one can ever take away from you!

So, rather than write a single word more, why don’t I just give you the link so you can get it right now before it’s too late:

->   http://www.secretkeytofatloss.com

That’s it.

Please, do what you think right now is BEST…

Just looking out for you, as always,

Judi


Secret Key To Fat Loss

Toxic Build-up in Your Colon is the Key

You should meet the doctor who discovered something that a small group of other doctors are just now catching on to.

Namely that ALL sicknesses and diseases (including Obesity) start in the intestines (your colon).

Nasty Build Up in Your Colon
Nasty Build Up in Your Colon

This happens because of “toxic build-up” due to your body being unable to get rid of a small amount of what you eat in every single meal or snack you take in.

And over time, this little “left over bit” starts to add up – and BIG TIME!

It works basically like this:

  • You eat say 100 “units” of toxins in every meal or snack. You “poop-out” most of it — say 99 units.
  • Subtracting means you have 100 – 99 = 1 left over “toxic” unit, right?
  • Over 1,000 such snacks or meals you end up having 1,000 “toxic” units in ‘build-up.’

You do the math!

Although each small meal or snack may seem meaningless to you, these built-up “stores” of toxins cause your body to equally build-up FAT.

Why?   To “protect” you from the poisonous “toxins.” That’s right! The extra pounds are your body’s way of putting a big “rubber tire” of insulation between YOU and the “bad junk.”

And once you have BOTH extra “fat stores” and “toxins” you’re in BIG, BIG TROUBLE!  What then happens is you fall vulnerable to every kind of ‘sickness’ and ‘disease.’

And this pattern is what’s been happening now for the better part of 50 years (more so in the United States than perhaps anywhere else on earth!)

Before 1954 in fact, people ate much fattier foods, full of greasy cholesterol and oils, yet the number of people who suffered diabetes, cancers, strokes and just about everything else, pales compared to today!

So the “guilty party” had little to nothing to do with all the so-called “bad foods” — and pretty much went completely unnoticed.

“Unnoticed” until Dr Suzanne began studying the problem.

You see, Dr Suzanne comes from a family of “chunky” people — yet despite this she is very lean and even “sexy!”

People who meet her think she’s some kind of “aerobics trainer” or someone who starves themselves half to death — but that’s NOT the case at all!

Dr Suzanne doesn’t really exercise that much, and she even “eats like a pig!” (according to one close friend and “insider”).

So how is this possible?

Luck? … Hardly!

Dr Suzanne discovered that if you simply get rid of the same amount of toxins and JUNK going in, you never end up getting the “toxic build-up” in the first place.

And NO toxic build-up means absolutely NO disease, and NO extra “pudge” around the middle, butt, or love handles, nor the armpits or the backs of the legs.

Going back to our little equation above, we get:

1,000 “toxic” units – 1,000 “toxic” units = 0 “toxic” units

And when you have 0 “toxic” units, you have 0 “toxic” build-up.

And of course, when you have 0 “toxic” build-up, you have 0 “disease,” and 0 “extra fat!”

But what is more surprising than this discovery is the fact that even though she (and a growing number of other newly enlightened doctors) has mountains of evidence supporting this, the “mainstream” medical establishment is out to get her just like prosecutors in the notorious “Salem Witch Trials!”

Short of trying to burn her at the stake, other doctors would rather keep selling you “toxic” drugs — that although eliminating one symptom cause who only knows how many “other” very damaging and
even dangerous conditions?

Also, not surprisingly, weight-loss food companies would equally like some “evil” to befall the lovely Dr Suzanne.

“I guess it’s just a matter of economics,” suggests Dr Suzanne, “after all, if people follow my advice they will never get sick in the first place, they will never get fat, and therefore they will have little need or dependency on either other doctors or special diet foods.“


Green Tea Catechins Burn Fat

Finally the mainstream market is recognizing the benefits of green tea.

The following quote is from green tea supplier, Japan based, Taiyo.


“The huge consumer interest in foods that can play a role in health and wellbeing has brought green tea squarely into the mainstream,” said Josef Skrna, sales and marketing director at Taiyo Europe. “Antioxidant-rich green tea catechins may help reduce the risk of major health problems such as strokes, heart failure, cancer and diabetes.”

Taiyo said the catechins present in green tea and its extracts burn subcutaneous and visceral fat at a rate 1.3 times higher than caffeine, breaking down stored fat into fatty acids that are burned by the body.

“Green tea is also beneficial in helping lower blood glucose levels, regulating the blood sugar ‘swings’ associated with high GI (glycaemic index) foods – and offering natural aid to the 160 million type-2 diabetes sufferers worldwide,” the company said.

“A further 12-week study reports that catechins contained in green tea activate fat metabolism, resulting in ‘significantly lower’ body fat, particularly abdominal fat.”

A recent study published in Nutrition found extracts from green tea may reduce blood pressure, cholesterol and markers of oxidative stress within three weeks.

The study adds to an ever growing body of science reporting the potential health benefits of green tea and its extracts, which already range from reduced risks of cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and certain cancers.

Read more about green tea.