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Eating superfoods can provide many benefits for your health, including protecting your body from diseases, improving your energy levels and enhancing your overall sense of wellbeing.
Amla, botanically known as Amilica Embillicus, is a small tree native to the Indian subcontinent that produces plum sized yellow fruit with some amazing benefits for our health.
If you’ve ever read anything about amla powder before you’ve probably heard it’s one of the world’s best sources of vitamin C.
Actually, that may not be the case. The real reasons amla is so good for you appear to be far more exotic and interesting. Continue Reading
Welcome to Superfood Profiles. This website is about using the world’s most nutritious foods for improving your health and preventing diseases.
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 superfood recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners as well as soups, juices and smoothies to have more of these healthiest of foods and experience more energy in your day.
My name is Jim and I want to thank you for visiting.
It’s my hope that this website can help more people become aware of and share the many benefits of superfoods in making a positive difference to their daily energy levels, physical appearance and overall health and well-being.
Why avocados are so good for you, avocado nutrients for weight loss, diabetes and a healthy heart and how to use it as a treatment for better skin and hair. Far from fattening, superfood avocados are actually one of nature’s healthiest foods.
Papayas are a rich source of antioxidants for improving your health and enzymes for better digestion. Also learn some unusual health benefits of papaya seeds, side effects to be aware of and how to use them as a natural remedy for parasites.
Delicious yet extremely healthy recipes for making smoothies full of superfoods and packed to bursting with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and other health promoting nutrition.
The health benefits of using avocado oil for high temperature cooking and why it’s so good for hair growth and healthy skin, including treating acne, eczema and psoriasis.
Black currant oil is a potent nutritional oil full of gamma linoleic acid that may help treat and prevent thinning hair. Along with treating hair loss there are many other potential benefits of taking black currant oil.
Using flaxseed oil for weight loss, better skin and strong and shiny hair. Cold pressed flaxseed oil is one of the best sources of omega-3 alpha linolenic acid and an especially healthy oil for women.
A delicious culinary oil, cold pressed pumpkin seed oil is especially beneficial for men in preventing hair loss and prostate problems as it contains unique compounds that control excessive DHT levels.
Amla is an internal rejuvenator that boosts your immune system and liver function and promotes good general health and longevity. Here’s how to use it for a better body, brighter skin and stronger hair.
Gymnema tea can balance blood sugar levels and reduce carbohydrate cravings for weight loss, as an aid in diabetes treatment and as a preventative for those at risk of the disease.
Mucuna pruriens is a potent mood enhancing and libido stimulating superfood for improving your mental state, energy levels, ability to relax and even body composition and libido.
Using stevia regularly may well be one of the most beneficial things you ever do for your health. Not for the nutrition it gives you, but for what it helps you substitute in your diet – sugar.
Triphala is a powerful Ayurvedic preparation that cleanses and detoxifies your body while simultaneously strengthening and nourishing it. Here’s how to prepare triphala and use it for better health and digestion.
How to use black walnuts as a treatment for parasites, to rid your body of candida overgrowth, for excessive sweating, cold sores, warts and other skin problems and fungal conditions.
Eating delicious Brazil nuts to avoid becoming selenium deficient as well as increasing your natural testosterone levels and why this is beneficial for women as well as men.
Pumpkin seed health benefits for improving your skin tone, cholesterol reduction, kidney stone prevention and how to use pumpkin seeds for intestinal worms.
Arugula has some surprising health benefits for cancer prevention, weight loss and body detoxification and is particularly high in many important vitamins, minerals and beneficial nutrients.
Bok Choy is full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and is especially good for improving your skin. Here’s why this vegetable superfood is a great addition to your meals if you value your health and appearance.
Parsley is rich in nutrition and fresh parsley juice is especially good for kidney cleansing and liver detoxification. Also, how to use it for getting rid of dark circles under the eyes, acne and discolored skin.
Healthy pumpkin is an antioxidant rich superfood for disease prevention, better digestion and glowing skin. Here are some great tasting pumpkin recipes plus how to cook it for maximum nutrition.
Avocados are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and fatty acids that can really improve your skin from the inside. You can also use the fruit topically on your face for deep moisturization and regeneration.
Let’s have a look at 4 of the best benefits of avocado for your skin.
Diabetes is a massive health problem with approximately 19 million Americans diagnosed with the disease. There are also believed to be a further 7 million people who are undiagnosed sufferers, according to the National Institute of Diabetes.
That’s over 8% of the US population affected by a disease that is the leading cause of kidney failure, new cases of blindness in adults and non-trauma lower limb amputations.
Diabetes is also a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke and now the seventh highest cause of death in the United States.
The avocado is a uniquely healthy fruit and one well worth eating regularly.
They have an unusually high fat content, though as we’ll see ahead, this is a definite plus for your health.
Avocados are also particularly rich in dietary fiber, have many anti-inflammatory compounds, are a good source of eye protecting antioxidants and cover a number of important nutritional bases.
In fact, avocados are so good for you, they’ve actually been described as the only food you could live on alone. And while I wouldn’t suggest trying that, it goes someway to explaining just how broad the range of nutrients in them is.
Let’s have a look at 7 of the best reasons why avocados are so healthy and why you should enjoy them more often knowing they really are doing your body a lot of good.
Is avocado fattening or should it be considered a beneficial food for losing weight?
New research is revealing that old advice to avoid high fat foods is dead wrong, particularly when it comes to avocados.
Read ahead to see why avocado is actually a premier weight loss food and how faulty low fat advice has been putting your health at risk.
Pumpkin and other winter squash have many benefits for your skin. Here’s 5 great reasons why healthy pumpkin is such a great superfood for improving your skin’s tone and appearance.
Alpha-carotene, beta-carotene and other carotenoids found in the bright orange pulp of pumpkins can help defend your skin cells against oxidative damage.
Many people only eat pumpkin at Thanksgiving in sugary pumpkin pies. What a waste.
Pumpkins and winter squash are some of the healthiest of all vegetables and rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Not only do they taste great, pumpkins are low in calories yet surprisingly filling.
Here’s why it’s worth replacing fattening potatoes with healthy pumpkin on your dinner plate. Your body will thank you for it.
Parsley and garlic oil are a particularly potent combination for better health. They both contain substances that may help prevent cancer, improve cardiovascular health and strengthen our immune systems against viral infections like the common cold.
Parsley oil has many benefits for your health and is also an exceptional natural deodorizer and will actually make the usually pungent garlic oil odorless.
Very good news if you want to enjoy garlic while still being able to talk to people without having them backing away.
Parsley juice is a potent and concentrated version of all the nutrition in the herb, including a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, chlorophyll and volatile oils.
Some of the best known parsley juice benefits include kidney cleansing and liver detoxification. Ahead are 2 special recipes for using parsley as a natural kidney treatment and liver healer.
The first is a powerful parsley juice with a combination of natural ingredients for effective detox and cleansing.
The second is a great tasting parsley, cucumber and watermelon smoothie that is especially good for flushing your kidneys of toxins.
First, a couple of precautions before using the amounts of parsley recommended in these recipes.
Importantly, despite it’s many health benefits, parsley juice should not be used in large amounts by pregnant women or those taking blood thinning medication.
The health benefits of parsley are quite amazing and it’s a superfood well worth eating a lot more of, particularly if you’d like to live longer and lower your risk of serious diseases like cancer, arthritis and heart disease.
If you’re young and care more about your appearance, parsley can help here too, with powerful nutrients for better skin, preventing acne and encouraging healthy hair growth.
Parsley is also a very beneficial digestive aid, detoxifier and internal cleanser, immune booster and can even make you smell better. Both curly and Italian parsley have very similar nutritional properties and there’s definitely a lot more to this herb than just garnish.
Here are 11 important health benefits that show just how good parsley is for you and why you should have it in your meals more often.
While there are many health benefits in eating parsley regularly, pregnant women, people taking blood thinning medications and those suffering from kidney or gallbladder diseases are often advised to not have large amounts of parsley in their diet. Here’s why.
Amongst its many other properties, parsley is considered a emmenagogue in herbal medicine, meaning it can stimulate the uterus and potentially lead to uterine contractions.