Spinach’s “Hidden” Health Benefits?

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Spinach is well known as one of the most nutritious vegetables, but does it have “hidden” health benefits? According to the Organic Jar blog, it does: Beyond the iron that Popeye was yearning for, spinach contains carotenoids, antioxidants, vitamin K, coenzyme Q10, B vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, polyphenols, betaine and, interestingly, plant-derived omega-3 fatty acids All […]

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Pomegranate: Mythical Fruit of Paradise, Antioxidant Powerhouse

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Pomegranates feature prominently in ancient mythology, but their super powers for health are anything but! Pomegranates have incredibly potent levels of antioxidants – more than red wine, green tea and blueberries. In initial studies, this superfruit has been shown to protect against heart disease and also appears to have potent anti-cancer and anti-inflammation capabilities, which researchers are just starting to study. Plus, it tastes great!

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