“Health – A to Z” – B

“Health – A to Z” – The Letter B

Beta-Carotene

The natural orange color in fruits and vegetables, a sign of high antioxidants.

Boost

What you need to do to your immune system to ward off illness and disease.

Blueberries

High in antioxidants, phytoflavinoids, potassium and vitamin C. A delicious healthy berry to help lower your risk of heart disease and cancer. Also have anti-inflammatory properties.

Brain Food

Eat foods like salmon, rich in essential fats (your brain is more than 60% fat), include lecithin which contains phosphatidylcholine (PC).  PC is part of the actual membrane that surrounds the cell. Once PC is ingested in the body through lecithin-containing foods or supplements, it is broken down by the body into choline which is vital for the proper functioning of the brain.

Broccoli

Low in calories, high in health giving vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, including  the phytonutrients sulforaphane and the indoles, which have significant anti-cancer effects.