Most nutrition supplements (mineral and vitamin supplements) are a waste of money! This statement may surprise you. But let me tell you why most vitamin and mineral supplements are a waste of money – and even worse - may even be harmful.
Research links a diet that is rich in cruciferous vegetables (about 1 serving per day) with a number of health benefits. Cruciferous vegetables, if eaten soon after they are harvested are nutritional power houses. Besides vitamins, minerals and fiber, they are loaded with powerful phytonutrients that promote healthy cells and tissues, particularly of the breast, prostate, colon, uterus, ovaries and digestive tract.
A study conducted on mice suggests that antioxidants (as found in fruits, vegetables and legumes) are not only crucial in increasing a mouses life expectancy, but also adding years to a human’s life. Heart disease, cataract development, and other signs of age-related damage were delayed or reduced, the researchers report in Science Express, the advanced online edition of Science.