• Low-carb diet may shorten your life – unless you’re plantbased

    18th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    In the news this week has been filled with many discussions and research about Carbs. Referring to both low carbs and high carbs risks and what is the best quantity to have in to increase longevity. Popular weight loss diets such as Atkins and Dukan include a substantial amount of meat-based foods, high-protein, restricted low-carb…

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  • PlantBased Doctors & Scientists

    29th July 2018PureNakedVegan

      Dr. Michael Greger – Nutrition Doctor The amazing nutrition facts creator who evaluates reputable studies and evidence-based nutrition plant-based facts Website: Nutrition Facts Books: How Not To Die: Discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease The How Not To Die Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease Podcast: Nutrition Facts with Dr.…

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  • Semi Essential Nutrients

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Phytochemicals are not essential nutrients that we need to survive but play avital role in the bodies biochemistry. Great to think of them as semi essential nutrients or natures pharmacy.    

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  • ORAC – Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Ranks ability for antioxidants food to absorb free radicals   High-ORAC Foods May Slow Aging Oxygen-radical absorbance capacity assay for antioxidants. Development and validation of an improved oxygen radical absorbance capacity assay using fluorescein as the fluorescent probe. The chemistry behind antioxidant capacity assays. Antioxidant capacity of vegetables, spices and dressings relevant to nutrition. Mechanisms…

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  • Best antioxidant formula

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Combination of the following to disarm oxidants. Vitamin E – Nuts, Seeds, peas, broad beans Vitamin C – Raw vegetables & fruit as heat destroys it Beta-Carotene – red, orange, yellow vegetables and fruits Glutathione  – cruciferous vegetables Anthocyanidins –fruit and vegetables deep red, purple or blue hues. Lipoic Acid – Co enzyme Q10 –   Recently, researchers at…

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  • Anthocyanins and anthocyanidins

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Purple-coloured foods contain a certain antioxidant called anthocyanin. This is the beautiful plant pigments which give fruit and veg their deep red-orange, purple or blue-violet hues. They are polyphenolic pigments that belong to the flavonoid group Many purple foods contain anthocyanins a flavonoid with potent agents to protect DNA and genomic activity. purple foods are…

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  • essential nutrient

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Essential nutrient are nutrients like water, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and amino acids that the body needs in order to function but our bodies cannot make adequate amounts on its own so must be provided by the diet. These are necessary for the body to function properly. Essential nutrients are those. Vitamin A Beta-Carotene Vitamin C Vitamin…

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  • Micronutrients

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

      Macronutrients and Micronutrients Micro-Nutrients and their importance

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  • Phytonutrients & Phytochemicals

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Phytonutrients & Phytochemicals Bioactive compounds which play a vital role in the bodies biochemistry.These are not stored in your body so you need to continually replenish them with fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds. Fruit and vegetables apart from vitamins and minerals and fibre are a rich source of bioactive compounds. Which Scientists believe these compounds with irrefutable…

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  • Free Radicals

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

      What are free radicals? Free radicals are unstable molecules with unpaired electrons. The body metabolises oxygen efficiently but its believed that 1 / 2% gets damaged in the process and these molecules turn to free radicals. They are free as they are missing a critical electron which sends them off desperately in search of the…

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