The Healing Power of Mexican Food

by in Antioxidants, Bioflavonoids, Fiber, Heavy Metal Toxicity, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Superfoods May 5, 2008

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! Since many of you are going out for Mexican food today, I thought I would talk about all the great super foods abundant in traditional Mexican fare. Mexican food can be extremely healthy if prepared properly, try to avoid the greasy dishes in lieu of the lighter ones with veggies. […]

Bioflavonoids and Flavonoids

by in Bioflavonoids, Kitchen Sink February 20, 2008

Bioflavonoids (or flavonoids) are a class of water-soluble plant pigments that bring color to many fruits and vegetables. Citrus fruits are a rich source of bioflavonoids, including disomin, hesperidin, rutin, and naringenin. Flavonoids are broken down into categories. One system breaks flavonoids into isoflavones, anthocyanidins, flavans, flavonols, flavones, and flavanones. Although they are all structurally […]