Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Category: Nutrient / vitamin
Niacin is a water-soluble vitamin., and belongs to the
B group of vitamins. Niacin helps to release energy from
proteins, carbohydrates and fats.
Studies have shown that niacin (vitamin
B3) can significantly reduce cholesterol levels, and
also reduce the recurrence rate of heart attacks by as much
Niacin brings a lot of health benefits, but do not overdo
it. Niacin is toxic in high doses (above 100mg)., and can
cause depression, nausea, cramps, headaches, and liver malfunction.
info on niacin (B3)
Category: plant food
Nuts are good for you. Even though they have a high fat
content (70 – 90 per cent of their calories is from
fat), this fat is polyunsaturated. Polyunsaturated fats
from nuts have a beneficial effect on cholesterol.
A major study was conducted on 26,000 members of the Seventh-Day
Adventist Church. The study found that those who ate nuts
(almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, peanuts) at least 5 times
a week, had an average lifespan that was 7 years more than
the general population, and a substantially lower rate of
However, we should scrutinize this a little further, because
Seventh-Day Adventist members also do not smoke, drink or
eat meat. Their generally healthier lifestyle may be a strong
contributing factor to the longer lifespan.
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Nutritional Immunology is a science pioneered by Dr. Jau-Fei
Chen. A multi-award winning scientist. She is based in Utah,
USA, and is also the founder of E.Excel International. A
company that manufactures and markets nutritional and healthcare
products based on the science of Nutritional Immunology.
According to the science of Nutritional Immunology, nutrient-rich
foods contribute to a strong immune response, which in turn
is able to effectively combat disease-causing germs resulting
in the prevention of infections. Nutritional Immunology
focuses on looking after overall health and acts as preventive
maintenance against diseases.
Dr. Chen has identified various natural plants that contain
a high amount of nutrients and anti-oxidants that are able
to boost our immune systems.
Some of the main natural plants that are high on the Nutritional
Immunology list are:
Mushrooms (Shiitake, Maitake, Agaricus Blazel Murill, Coriolus
Versicolor a.k.a. Yun Zhi mushroom, Ganoderma Lucidum a.k.a.