Nutritional Facts

The superfoods industry is exploding! Our obligation and commitment is to continuously improve our unique process and systems to ensure that we are achieving maximum nutritional values.

 

To ensure this we engage specialist researchers and food scientists to trial, test and prove our nutrition and superfood facts. 

 

Please see the posts and articles below. We will regularly add things that come to our attention from the Science Daily journal that searches for and compiles research that is relevant to superfoods, health and nutrition. 

Diet rich in apples and tomatoes may help repair lungs of ex-smokers, study suggests

Date:  21 December, 2017

Source:  Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Summary: The natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples, suggesting certain components in these foods might help restore lung damage caused by smoking.

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Fresh fruit associated with lower risk of heart attack and stroke

Date: April 6, 2016

Source: University of Oxford

Summary:

People who eat fresh fruit on most days are at lower risk of heart attack and stroke than people who rarely eat fresh fruit, according to new research. The findings come from a seven-year study of half a million adults in China, where fresh fruit consumption is much lower than in countries like the UK or US.

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Bananas are as beneficial as sports drinks, study suggests

Date: 29 Mary, 2012

Source:  Appalachian State University

Summary: Bananas have long been a favorite source of energy for endurance and recreational athletes. Bananas are a rich source of potassium and other nutrients, and are easy for cyclists, runners or hikers to carry

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Blueberries, the well known 'superfruit', could help fight Alzheimer's

Date: March 14, 2016

Source: American Chemical Society

Summary:

The blueberry, already labeled a 'super fruit' for its power to potentially lower the risk of heart disease and cancer, also could be another weapon in the war against Alzheimer's disease.

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Strawberries lower cholesterol, study suggests

Date: February 25, 2014

Source: Plataforma SINC

Summary:

A team of volunteers ate half a kilo of strawberries a day for a month to see whether it altered their blood parameters in any way. At the end of this unusual treatment, their levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides were significantly reduced, according to the analyses conducted by Italian and Spanish scientists. Several studies had already demonstrated the antioxidant capacity of strawberries, but now researchers conducted an analysis that revealed that these fruits also help to reduce cholesterol.

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