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  • Ellagic Acid – Phytochemical

    27th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    Ellagic acid powerful antioxidant which neutralises carcinogens before they damage DNA. Foods which have ellagic acid are strawberries, raspberries, grapes, guava,  blackberries, cherries, pomegranate, cranberries, pecans, and walnuts. Strawberries are second only to garlic for anti-cancer properties by protecting cells from developing into cancer.…

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  • Dithiolethiones – Phytochemical

    27th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    Dithiolethiones promotes the production of glutathione the body’s main antioxidant produced in the liver. glutathione absorbs free radicals and detoxes the liver and cells of carcinogens and xenobiotics like drugs, antibiotics, and mycotoxins. Found in cabbage and cruciferous vegetables like Brussel sprouts, broccoli. cauliflower,…

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  • Coumarins – Phytochemical

    27th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    Coumarin is a fragrant organic chemical compound found in many plants coumarins and chlorogenic acid compounds prevent the formation of cancer-causing nitrosamines.   Activities include blood thinning, antifungal, and anti tumour so should be avoided by people taking anticoagulants. It has a vanilla flavour and…

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  • Chlorophyl – Phytochemical

    27th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    Chlorophyl green pigments found in leaves and stems of plants. found in most plants, wheatgrass, seaweeds, algae, and certain bacteria. leafy vegetables – asparagus, beet greens, green bell peppers, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, green cabbage, celery, collard greens, cucumbers, green…

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  • aflatoxin

    26th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    Aflatoxin fungi are found on food crops like maize (corn), peanuts, cottonseed, and tree nuts. Exposer to aflatoxins by eating contaminated plant products (such as peanuts) are associated with an increased risk of liver cancer.   National Cancer Institute – Aflatoxins European…

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  • Carotenoids – Phytochemical

    26th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    Carotenoids are a class of phytonutrients (“plant chemicals”) Carotenoids are plant pigments responsible for bright red, yellow and orange hues in many fruits and vegetables. Rich in carrots, sweet potatoes, watercress, pees There are over 1100 known naturally occurring carotenoids which are…

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  • Boswellic Acid – Phytochemical

    26th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    frankincense/olibanum, are obtained from Boswellia trees. A powerful anti inflammatory which can prevent the formation of leukotrienes in the body. Ayurveda – Traditional Ayurvedic medicine has used the resin from the boswellia tree for anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic treatment. Chinese Medicine – improving…

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  • Flour

    25th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    each kind of flour has a different nutrition profile and cooking or baking qualities. Refined white flour has very few natural vitamins and minerals and can have added preservatives and high fructose corn syrup Wheat Flours Bread flour / Strong Flour…

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  • UK: Iceland supermarket adds vegan aisle with 13 new products

    19th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    UK frozen supermarket chain Iceland has announced it will be creating a vegan isle and increase products by an additional 13 items. They introduced the “no bull” burger made from soya protein back in April as there first step toward their own-brand…

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  • Acrylamide

    18th August 2018PureNakedVegan

    Acrylamide is a Toxic compound. Researchers discovered in 2002 this cancer-causing and potentially neurotoxic chemical, which is created when carbohydrate-rich starchy foods are produced during cooking everyday foods at high-temperature. (above 120°C) Acrylamide has probably has been present in food since cooking began.…

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