Tag: polyphenols

Antioxidants are Good for you Right?

Antioxidants are Good for you Right?

Health foods and natural beauty products alike claim that they’re antioxidative properties help keep you feeling and looking longer. Basically, we can assume that Antioxidants are good for you right? Well, there is more to antioxidants than just keeping us feeling and looking younger.

Why You Should Eat More Blueberries

Why You Should Eat More Blueberries

Why You Should Eat More Blueberries Did you know, bluberries are in season in the United States of America through April to late September? Did you also know that July is National Blueberries Month? In light of July being National Blueberries month, I thought we […]

Vitamin E Basics

Vitamin E Basics

Tocopherols and Tocotrienols What are they? Commonly known as Vitamin E, tocopherols and tocotrienols (tocols) are essentially fat-soluble antioxidants found in our foods. This means that Vitamin E requires fat to be present in order to be absorbed by the body. With that in mind, […]

National Hot Tea Month

National Hot Tea Month

National Hot Tea Month I absolutely love tea. In fact, I went on a huge green tea kick last summer. I felt better than I had in a long time. In the spirit of January being National Hot Tea Month, let’s talk about tea and […]