Archive for February, 2010

Top Ten Longevity Foods

1. Healthy Greens – Chlorophyll, present in all green plants, has anticancer and detoxifying properties. Green, leafy vegetables are high in vitamins and minerals that naturally reduce inflammation and help protect against cognitive decline. Many green foods contain calcium, which helps build strong bones and teeth and improve vision. It is recommended you eat at least one serving daily of leafy green vegetables. Alfalfa is becoming increasingly popular as a nutritional supplement that is rich in chlorophyll. If you choose to supplement with alfalfa, it is best to select a product that is made from premium alfalfa leaves (Medicago sativa) grown under carefully controlled conditions. (more…)