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14 Super Foods to Keep You from Rusting

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Superfoods carry more power! Be sure you’re regularly powered up by these superfoods.

Are these super foods on your shopping list?


Black currants Cabbage family
Blueberries Arugula Rutabaga
Garlic Bok Choy Turnips
Ginger Cauliflower Wasabi
Onions Collard greens Watercress
Pomegranates Horseradish
Rosemary Kale
Spinach Kohlrabi
Teas Mustard
Turmeric Radish


Super-foods are more powerful in dealing with oxidative stress (rust) than drugs or supplements because they carry anti-oxidant power. Why do we need anti-oxidant power? Because oxidation of our tissues drives degeneration of our tissues, early aging, and misery in old age or premature death.… Read the rest

A Delicious Memory Booster

berries boost memory







This delicious taste treat boosts your memory.


You may be surprised to find out (like these researchers) the amazing value of these delicious little fruits in keeping you bright, alert and healthy.


Berries keep your brain healthier


The folks who ate berries in the Nurses’ Health Study (1995-2001) delayed the onset of memory loss and mental cognitive decline by 2.5 years. Eating only half a cup of blueberries or a cup of strawberries per week facilitated memory improvement. What a delicious way to protect our brains.


What’s the secret in … Read the rest

How About Joining Me for a Cup of Tea

After reading several articles about some benefits of drinking green tea, I sat down to share some of that information with you, thinking I would write one simple article. But then…

My curiosity got the best of me and I just had to do more research and find out more about the health benefits of drinking green tea. Looks like it’s going to be more than one little article. At least 1000 research papers have been written about the effects of green tea.

Personally I’ve never been a tea or coffee drinker and avoided green tea because of the caffeine … Read the rest

Astaxanthin – the King of Carotenoids and Antioxidants

Sunscreen in a pill? Have you heard of this amazing, powerful carotenoid called astaxanthin?

Asta – what?

Big word for a carotenoid that comes from a tiny microscopic alga with a big name, Haematococcus pluvialis. When its water source dries up it produces increased amounts of astaxanthin to protect itself from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays. That allows it to survive.

And what’s a carotenoid?

Carotenoids give food color and help protect the plant from the sun’s radiation effects. Essential for photosynthesis and plant growth, they produce a beautiful array of colors in vegetables and fruit.

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Radiation Exposure

Because of the concern about radiation exposure from the nuclear power plant problems in Japan I’m posting this special edition of Be Wise-Health Wise. Two well respected doctors in natural healing sent information about the best way to prepare for any radiation exposure, much more complete and informative than anything I’ve seen in the media.

If you follow a healthy life style way of eating, you will already have protected yourself from the effects of radiation exposure.

Dr. Jaffe,  MD,  Ph.D. “Acting from an excess of caution” explains that radioactive materials only cause damage if you don’t have enough antioxidants Read the rest