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Berries are full of antioxidants: goji berries, raspberries, blueberries

Understanding Antioxidants

What are antioxidants? Antioxidants include vitamins, trace elements and micro-nutrients found naturally in our diet. They are also synthesized by our body. They are mainly known for their ability to fight free radicals. In a previous post, we explained what free radicals are and what they do. They are inevitable and necessary in some ways, Read more about Understanding Antioxidants[…]

Talk show interview: eye health and VISTASAFFRON

Talk show interview on Here’s to Your Health with Joshua Lane, KCAA. Today, Pharma Phoenix pharmacist talks about eye health and how to protect it with VISTASAFFRON, macular support. Listen to this podcast to discover how aggressors such as pollution and blue light can damage your eyes.¬† Then, learn about the benefits of lutein and Read more about Talk show interview: eye health and VISTASAFFRON[…]

Understanding Free Radicals

Free radicals, where do they come from? Free radicals are highly unstable molecules that are naturally formed in the body all the time. Every activity that requires oxygen such as breathing, digesting, converting nutrients into energy and so on, produces free radicals through the oxidation phenomenon. We generally think of them as aggressors that have Read more about Understanding Free Radicals[…]

Why is Saffron so expensive?

It is a well known fact that saffron is the most costly spice in the world. It is worth almost as much as gold and you may wonder: why is saffron so expensive? First, let’s explain what real saffron is, and why it is so special: Real Saffron Saffron comes from the three-part red-orange stigma Read more about Why is Saffron so expensive?[…]

Carrot Soup with Cumin

Add this carrot soup recipe to your diet for your eyes health. Carrots are rich in carotenoids that give them their bright orange color, and are important nutrients for your vision. A root vegetable that was first cultivated in Afghanistan, carrots also contain vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Consider adding carrot-based recipes to your diet for Read more about Carrot Soup with Cumin[…]

Podcast to listen to about Vistasaffron

Podcast to listen to: Vistasaffron, macular support

Here is a new radio podcast to listen to and learn more about VISTASAFFRON, macular support for Baby boomers. This is a 12-minute interview between¬†Pharma Phoenix pharmacist and Josh Lane, host of Here’s to Your Health. You will hear how VISTASAFFRON can help Baby boomers support the macula of their eyes and protect their vision. Read more about Podcast to listen to: Vistasaffron, macular support[…]

Cranberries with antioxidants, vitamin C

Cranberries benefits

Cranberries are small red fruits native to North America, and are harvested from October to January. Commercially-grown cranberries in the northern United States and southern Canada are larger than the wild varieties grown in the southern regions of the U.S. and throughout Europe. American Indians enjoyed cranberries the same we do today: dried and sweetened Read more about Cranberries benefits[…]

Eye twitching: What to do

Eye twitching happens to many of us from time to time, especially when we feel tired. Generally transient and benign, this unpleasant disorder consists of rapid contractions of the muscle (fasciculation) that closes the eyelids (orbicularis oculi), causing an eyelid tremor. Its exact causes are unknown. Fasciculation can reach all muscles but more frequently those Read more about Eye twitching: What to do[…]

Cycling has lots of health benefits

Cycling: The benefits

An outdoor sport, cycling is a very complete and fun discipline that can be practiced at any age. Its regular practice is excellent for health, both mentally and physically. It is an inexpensive sport that respects the environment and is easy to fit even in a busy schedule. The Benefits Impact on mood We know Read more about Cycling: The benefits[…]