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Where to Buy Miracle Fruit / Miracle Berry?

Miracle Fruits Exchange, based in Florida USA, is a family-run business that has been producing miracle fruit for over 20 years. It is now the largest miracle fruit producer in the world. Their range of Dulci Berry miracle fruit products include:

– Dulci berry (frozen miracle berry)
– Dulci Tricker (dehydrated miracle berry)
– Dulci Trits (miracle berry powder)
– Dulci Lolly Pop (miracle berry as a lollipop – great for kids!)
– Dulci Gum
– Dulci Seasonings

You can buy these Dulci Berry miracle fruit products here

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Coconut Palm Sugar: A Low Glycemic, Natural Sweetener

Advantages of Coconut Palm Sugar (more…)

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Dr Oz: Top Cancer Fighting Supplements

Dr Oz was joined by Dr Lindsey Duncan, a naturopathic doctor and certified nutritionist, to reveal his top 4 cancer fighting supplements. They provide the building blocks for your body to fight and defend itself against cancer. Nevertheless, exercise and diet are still the key foundation  to good health.

4 Top Cancer Fighting Supplements

1. Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP-6)

Dr Lindsey said IP-6 should be only everyone’s radar screen. Animal studies showed that it may help to prevent colon, liver, lung and soft tissue cancer. IP-6 is compound found mainly in high fiber foods such as grains, legumes and seeds.

Recommended dosage of IP-6: Take 500 mg, twice a day (morning and evening).

2. Selenium

Selenium is a trace mineral that may help prevent colorectal and lung cancer. It is also a super antioxidant that builds your body defence system and wipes out free radicals in the bloodstream. Thus, it prevents free radical damage that is associated with cancer.

Recommended dosage of selenium for cancer prevention: Take 200 mcg per day.

3. Black Raspberry

The dark, rich colour of this black raspberry is a rich source of anthocyanins. These are powerful antioxidants that may prevent esophageal and cervical cancer.

Black raspberry contains several hundred times more anthocyanins than other berries. It is the top choice of cancer fighting supplement for Dr Lindsey. Be sure to look for freeze dried black raspberry supplement.

Recommended dosage of black raspberry: Take 300 mg, twice a day.

4. Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 is not only for cancer prevention but also important for overall health.Low levels of vitamin D3 has been linked to female cancer such as cervical, breast and colorectal cancer.  Known as a triple threat, it may destroy cancer cells, interrupt the growth of abnormal cells and cut off blood supply to tumors..

Recommended Dosage of vitamin D3: 1,000 IU per day.

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Dr Oz Cancer Fighting Supplement: Black Raspberry

On Dr Oz show, Dr Lindsey Duncan (naturopathic doctor and certified nutritionist) reveals why black raspberry is his favourite cancer-fighting supplement. He takes it every day without fail.

How Does Black Raspberry Differ From Other Berries?

The main differences are in their colour and micronutrient content.

Black raspberry is high in antioxidants, anthocyanins and ellagic acid.

Anthocyanin is found in the colour pigmentation of black raspberry. It is a healing compound that is anti-inflammatory, supports immunity, eyes, brain function and healthy blood pressure. Black raspberries contain several hundred times more anthocyanins than most other berries.

Black raspberries have high ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity), about 3 times more than that of blueberries. This is a measurement of its ability to scavenge and neutralise free radicals that cause premature ageing, inflammation and diseases.

Ellagic acid has antibacterial and antiviral properties to support immunity.

Black Raspberry Health Benefits

– healthy vision and eyes
– heart health
– memory and brain function
– healthy blood pressure
– immune function

Black Raspberry & Cancer

Dr Lindsey said that the active compounds in black raspberry may help prevent oesophagal and cervical cancer.

How to Choose a High Quality Black Raspberry Supplement?

Look for black raspberries that are freeze-dried to lock in the freshness and nutrients.

Recommended Dosage

Take 300 mg, twice a day.

Dr Lindsey said that 1 capsule of 300 mg is equivalent to 4 cups of black raspberries.

Where to Buy Black Raspberry Supplement

Fresh freeze-dried black raspberry capsules –> Available here
Fresh freeze-dried black raspberry powder –> Available here

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Dr Oz Best Belly Blasting Supplements

Besides excess calorie intake, there are other factors such as stress, a sluggish metabolism and lack of sleep which can contribute to belly fat. Bloating can also result in the appearance of a fat belly.

Dr Oz recommended the 4 best belly blasting supplements to help you achieve a slimmer waistline. These are best used in combination with exercise and healthy eating.

Best Belly Blasting Supplements (more…)

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Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP-6): Potential Cancer Fighter

What is Inositol hexaphosphate (IP-6)?
Inositol hexaphosphate (IP-6) is a combination of inosity (vitamin B) and phytic acid. It is a promising compound for treating and preventing cancer.

Dietary Sources of IP-6
IP-6 is found primarily in grains, legumes and seeds. It is also available as a dietary supplement.

Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP-6) & Cancer (more…)

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Carnosine: The Super Anti-Aging Nutrient

What is Carnosine?
Carnosine is a naturally occurring dipeptide that consists of 2 amino acids: alanine and histidine. It is mainly found in tissue cells of skeletal muscle, heart muscle and brain.

Anti-Aging Properties of Carnosine
Aging and age related diseases are caused by:
– free radicals, and
– damage to cellular proteins.

Carnosine has been demonstrated to be a unique anti-aging nutrient with the following properties: (more…)

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Dr Oz PMS Stress Buster: Agnus Castus

What is Agnus Castus?
Agnus Castus is also known as Vitex, chaste tree, wild lavender or monk’s pepper tree. It is a shrub with fragrant clusters of flowers that are violet/purple in colour.

Traditional Uses
Extracts of the fruits of Agnus Castus (or chaste berries) has long been used in traditional herbal medicine for treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

Treatment of PMS with Agnus Castus (more…)

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Dr Oz PMS Stress Buster: Fiber Gummies

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Nutrition Now Fiber Gummies was featured on Dr Oz show. They are an excellent source of fiber, with 4 grams of fiber per serving.They come in natural flavours: blackberry, peach and strawberry.

If you are not consuming enough fiber, taking Fiber Gummies is great way to meet your daily fiber intake. They double up as a healthy, sweet treat at only 10 calories per serving (2 gummies).

Fiber Gummies also provide (more…)

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