Carotenoids are the primary pigments found in red, yellow and orange colored plants (fruits and vegetables). They are synthesized by plants in the chromoplast, an organelle different from the chloroplast, which synthesizes chlorophyll. Carotenoids are lipid-soluble antioxidants that are involved in the normal maintenance of mucus membranes in the eye. Beta-carotene, lycopene and lutein are the most important of the carotenoids and in addition to supporting the eye, they are…
 Traditional or folk medicine denotes the health practices of Native peoples. This includes American Indians, Arabs, Amazonian and African tribes. The Amish, gypsys and Aborigines have their own "home remedies". No to mention the Ancient Greek, Indian and Chinese peoples from whose medical arts practice today are descended. Their medicine depended on the use of plants or natural processes to prevent and cure illness. They infused plant products with water…
  The Athlete‚Äôs Diet is a program based on sound nutrition and exercise. It was written to educate athletes on the best ways to improve health, avoid injury and delay aging.   It is a form of Self-care and is best summed up by the statement 'Improved fitness extends life'. Food and herbs are its medicine. Exercise is its healing stimulant. Plants improve athletic performance and provide botanical anti-inflammatory compounds…