The Whole Food Ingredients in MadReps Cakes
Damaging substances generated in the body, which are known as free radicals, cause undesirable changes that are believed to be involved in the aging process. They also cause some diseases like cancer and heart disease. Substances known as antioxidants have the ability to combat this damage. APPLES are loaded with antioxidants. Studies show that apple antioxidants could extend average lifespan, prevent cancers of the lung, colon and breast. They also lower cholesterol and other blood fats.
Over 40 studies show that eating OATS in the form of oatmeal and oatbran can help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. Oats have also been shown to help reduce high blood pressure. The complex carbohydrates of oats can help lower the chances to get colon, breast, or prostate cancer and can also better manage diabetes. The soluble fiber contained in whole oats and other whole grains slow down your digestive process keeping you fuller longer making it easier to lose weight.
Do you know how beneficial CINNAMON is for your health? Studies have shown that just ½ teaspoon of cinnamon per day can lower LDL cholesterol, regulate blood sugar, stop medication-resistant yeast infections and reduce the proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells. It also has an anti-clotting effect on the blood, relieves arthritis pain and actually boosts cognitive function and memory! It is also a great source of manganese, fiber, iron and calcium.
HONEY is anti Cancer! Containing as much antioxidant punch as spinach and berries, honey is carcinogen preventing and has anti-tumor properties. Honey is a powerful immune booster with it’s anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties. Honey also is a cholesterol fighter and has the potential to protect against heart disease. And don’t forget…it’s all natural!
The most nutritious of all nuts! ALMONDS are known to lower LDL cholesterol, raise HDL cholesterol, and, protect against Diabetes and certain cancers. Recent research shows that the phytonutrients in almonds inhibit cell growth.
FLAX SEEDS may help to lower cholesterol due to its high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and the fact that it is high in soluble and unsoluble fiber. Flax seeds also lessen the severity of diabetes, may stunt the growth of prostate tumors and promote functioning of the intestines (it is often used as a natural laxative). There is also evidence that flax may promote fertility, reduce peri-menopausal symptoms and possibly prevent breast cancer.
RAISINS are good for you! Not only do they contain a concentrated source of energy, vitamins and minerals, but they also contain phytonutrients and fiber! The phytonutrients help to reduce inflammation in the body, are cancer fighters, and have blood cholesterol fighting effects. Additionally, they are rich in potassium which reduces blood pressure by countering sodium and thereby prevent strokes, CHD and peripheral vascular diseases.
WHEAT GERM loves your heart! Loaded with phytonutrients, antioxidants and omega 3′s, wheat germ can lower your cholesterol and blood pressure! Wheat germ is also a cancer fighter helping the body combat free radicals. It is a great source of fiber, as well as many vitamins and minerals…B vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, vitamin E and zinc!