Free eBook: 7 Superfoods for Beautiful Skin


Welcome to Superfood Profiles. I’ve created a new eBook as a gift to readers. It’s called 7 Superfoods for Beautiful Skin and has some of the best foods to eat for a healthy appearance.

As well as some great tasting smoothie recipes, inside you’ll find special facial treatments to make at home for an immediate improvement to the look and feel of your skin.

Also free with the eBook is the Health Enhancements newsletter with detailed articles on improving your health and appearance with superfoods twice a month. The first edition is on how to have better hair with superfoods and you can receive it and the new 7 Superfoods for Beautiful Skin eBook now by adding your first name and email below and hitting send.

 

How to Use Black Currant Oil for Hair Loss and Better Health


Black currant seed oil propertiesBlack currant oil is an unusually powerful nutritional oil with many health benefits. Ahead is how the gamma linoleic acid and other nutrition in black currant seed oil may help treat and prevent thinning hair, the best dosage for hair loss and other potential benefits of black currant oil.

Hormones, Hair Loss and Fatty Acids

Androgenic alopecia is a form of hair loss that can affect both men and women. In men the condition is also known as male pattern baldness and leads to a receding hairline, loss of hair on the crown and eventual baldness. Read more »

The Top 10 Arugula Health Benefits


Healthy RocketArugula is an extremely healthy and nutritious cruciferous vegetable that many people have never heard of. Also called salad rocket or garden rocket, it has a distinctive (and I think delicious) peppery flavor to its soft green leaves. Arugula also has some surprising health benefits as we’ll see ahead.

10 Great Reasons Why Arugula Is Healthy

1. Cancer Protection

Like many other cruciferous vegetables, arugula contains special sulfur containing substances called glucosinolates with many potential benefits for your health. Read more »

Mucuna Pruriens Benefits for Dopamine, Testosterone and Better Sleep


Benefits of kapikachhuMucuna pruriens is one of the more potent mood enhancing and libido stimulating superfoods available, with noticeable health benefits and a long list of uses.

This powerful herb can have a direct influence on your brain’s neurotransmitters and potentially have beneficial effects on your mental state, energy levels, ability to relax and even body composition and libido.

Mucuna isn’t for everyone though and it’s important to read the dosage information and potential precautions before taking it. Strength and quality varies but there are details on high potency mucuna pruriens capsules and an organic seed powder at the end of this article. Read more »

Natural Male Birth Control – Papaya Seeds as a Contraceptive for Men?


pawpaw birth controlScientists are working on a male birth control pill designed to block the release of sperm and prevent unwanted pregnancy. So far many of the attempted methods involving inhibiting hormones appear to lead to testosterone problems and decreased libido.

There are however some potential natural methods of birth control without such side effects. One of the most interesting is using papaya seeds for male contraception.

Ahead is what we know about using the seeds of papaya as a contraceptive for men, potential precautions if you choose to use them and the simplest and best tasting way to add papaya seeds to your diet. Read more »

Choosing the Best Avocado Oil


Californian avocado oilAvocado oil is growing in popularity as more and more people recognize its value as a superior cooking oil. Coldpressed avocado oil also has many beneficial properties for improving your appearance, disease prevention and long-term optimal health.

I’ve written before about the importance of the smoke point of the oil you cook with and why avocado oil is the best and perhaps only oil that should be used for high temperature frying. There’s also numerous reasons why the vegetable oils in most people’s kitchens may be damaging their health and why a good avocado oil is the best replacement.

Like all natural products though, there are different levels of quality. I recently tried a new Read more »

Brazil Nuts as a Selenium Supplement and Testosterone Enhancer


Picture of Brazil NutsBrazil nuts are an unusually powerful superfood. As the richest known natural source of selenium, they have many health benefits, but also need to be eaten with caution.

Here’s how to use Brazil nuts as a selenium supplement, why they are superior to supplemental selenomethionine or selenium selenite found in multivitamins, and how eating Brazil nuts may increase your testosterone levels – good news for both men and women. Read more »

Gymnema Sylvestre for Diabetes and Blood Sugar Control


Gurmar teaScience, medicine and politics are all failing to come to grips with the ever rising number of diabetics in America. But using the blood sugar controlling herb gymnema sylvestre for diabetes may help with its treatment.

It’s possible taking gymnema with its active ingredient gymnemic acid may even assist in preventing those at risk from becoming diabetic in the first place.

Details on just how to use gymnema for diabetes ahead, but first let’s look at what’s being described as the number 1 health problem facing America today. Read more »