Green Barley

March 13, 2012 Green Barley powder is made from young leaves of the barley plant. Barley was first cultivated as early as 7000 BC and the young leaf is high in various essential vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and amino acids. Green barley is highly digestible, which allows the body to use its nutrients quickly. These properties…

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Blackcurrants are a superfood

Blackcurrant Constituents. Recent research has shown that the blackcurrant is “…bursting with more health-promoting antioxidants than most other vegetable and fruits, including blueberries…” Not only do they contain more vitamin C ‘weight for weight’ than a fresh orange, they are also packed with high levels of vitamins too. Research has also shown that these high…

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New research highlights sports recovery potential in blackcurrants

A preliminary study by the New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research suggests that natural chemicals found in blackcurrants may help balance the impacts exercise can have on the body. Researchers have found signs that an extract derived from New Zealand-grown blackcurrants – taken in capsule form before and after exercise – has three…

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Protective effects of Broccoli / Sulforaphane for Specific Diseases

In association with Dr Carolyn Lister of Plant and Food, the following is a dossier of scientific research on the benefits of broccoli. DISCLAIMER: This information is intended for educational purposes only, it is a review of some of the scientific literature on the health benefits of broccoli and does not constitute product claims. There…

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Could Broccoli powder hold a key in the fight against Osteoarthritis?

The good news about Broccoli powder keeps getting better!! Researchers at the University of East Anglia in the UK led by Professor Ian Clark, believe that the Sulforaphane compound found in Broccoli has the ability to block an enzyme that causes inflammation of the joints and which leads to a breakdown of the cartilage often…

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