Using Superfoods for Better Health


Superfood Health BenefitsWelcome to Superfood Profiles. This website is about using the world’s most nutritious foods for improving your health, preventing diseases and losing weight naturally. 

While better skin and healthier hair are usually positive outward signs of enhancing your diet, certain superfoods can also be made into effective treatments for your hair and skin, for an immediate improvement in your appearance.

Superfood Profiles also has many quick, simple and delicious recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, soups, smoothies and juices, to have more of these healthiest of foods and experience more energy in your day. 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 »