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Imagine that your feel weak and tired. Imagine that your colleagues are also experiencing “lack of power”. You want to rebuild your energy, as well as, you would like to help your friends and customers. You think to apply something that can give a more gradual, permanent and lasting “return to life” (not like after sugar consumption).

But wait a moment.

Do you know that one reason for our fatigue and tiredness is an excessive acidification of the body? Researchers suggest that for a proper metabolism (and our state of being) important is to balance the acidic foods in our diet (e.g. grains, protein foods, dairy, and legumes) with alkaline foods (e.g. vegetables and fruits). Unfortunately today, in our “always busy” life, for many of us managing a balanced diet is difficult and we are eating too many acidic foods.

In many cases, we just need to eat the food, which can alkalize our body. Another option is to implement in the typical food more ingredients, which will be able to reduce an acidity of our body.

And now, it is a time for your solution for yourself, your friends and customers. Try to apply plant powders, which can help you in this case. There is a future trend for use of plant powders by new product developers and the food manufacturers.

Let’s manufacture products, which can boost the body vitality by reducing its acidity and which are low in calories, as well. Let’s look how wide variety of healthy ingredients can be supplied by plant powders and how they can boost your body.

 

This is a part 6 (S-Z) of the article. Read also other parts: part 1 (A-B), part 2 (C-D), part 3 (E-H), part 4 (J-L), part 5 (M-R), part 6 (S-Z).

 

Saffron

Safranal, cineole, phenethenol, pinene, borneol, geraniol, limonene, p-cymene, linalool, terpinen-4-oil – act as antioxidants and have cytotoxic effect on cancer cells, as well as, anticonvulsant, antiseptic, antidepressant and antidepressant properties.

Carotenoids (alfa-crocin, picrocrocin) - have antioxidant, anti-depressant, and anti-cancer properties.

Carotenoids (zeaxanthin, lycopene, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene) – are antioxidants that help protect the human body from oxidant-induced stress, cancers, infections; act as immune modulators.

Potassium - helps control heart rate and blood pressure.

Manganese, copper - act as co-factors for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.

Iron - is essential for red blood cell formation and as a co-factor for cytochrome oxidases enzymes.

Calcium, selenium, zinc, magnesium, vitamin A, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin C – are essential for optimum health.

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Sage

Essential oil (alpha-thujone, beta-thujone, cineol, borneol, tannic acid; cornsole, cornsolic acid; fumaric acid, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, nicotinic acids, nicotinamide, flavones, flavone glycosides) - have counter-irritant, rubefacient, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-fungal and anti-septic properties.

Thujone - is gamma-aminobutyric acid and serotonin receptor antagonist, so it improves mental concentration, as well as, focussing and quickens the senses.

Salvigenin – has a relaxant effect on the vascular system, so offers protection from cardiovascular diseases.

Flavonoids (apigenin, diosmetin, luteolin), phenolic acids (rosmarinic acid) - act to reduce inflammatory responses by altering the concentrations of inflammatory messaging molecules (like leukotriene B4).

Rosmarinic acid - is an antioxidant.

Superoxide dismutase and peroxidase - are antioxidant enzymes.

Vitamin A - is a powerful natural antioxidant for maintaining healthy mucus and skin; is essential for night-vision.

Vitamin C - helps in the synthesis of structural proteins like collagen; supports the immune system.

Folic acid, thiamine, pyridoxine, riboflavin - support metabolic processes.

Potassium, zinc, calcium, iron, manganese, copper, magnesium – are essential minerals for healthy functioning.

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Scallions

Organosulfur compounds –act as cancer-fighters supporting a health of a heart.

Vitamin K - enables blood to clot properly.

Vitamin C - keeps skin and membranes healthy and works.

Vitamin A - maintains a healthy immune system.

Iron, potassium, manganese, calcium, magnesium, copper, phosphorous, sodium and selenium - are essential for normal growth and health.

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Sea Buckthorn

Carotenoids, tocotrienols, tocopherols, phenols, terpenes, glucosides, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, sterols – act as antioxidant.

Isorhamnetin, flavonoids, carotenoids, phytosterols - have anti-inflammatory and anti-microbiological activity; relieve pain and promote tissue regeneration (improve of wound healing).

Superoxide dismutase - an enzyme that helps prevent free radical damage.

Essential fatty acids (omega-3 and 6 (linoleic acid and alpha-linoleic acid), omega-7 (palmitoleic and palmitic acid), omega-9) – promote eye and brain health.

Vitamin B12 - helps improve cognitive decline.

Copper, iron, selenium, manganese – are necessary minerals in the body.

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Seaweeds

Iodine, vanadium (in brown algae and sea vegetables - kombu/kelp, wakame, arame) - support thyroid and adrenal functions; help control blood sugar level.

Haloperoxidases – enzymes, which support antioxidative functions.

Polyphenol antioxidants (like flavonoids) and terpenoid antioxidants (like carotenoids) – act as antioxidants.

Alkaloids – help to fight against disease-causing free radicals.

Fucoidans (sulphated polysaccharides) – have anti-inflammatory benefits.

Bioavailable iron with vitamin C – supports a formation of haemoglobin.

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Sesame

Sesamol, sesaminol, furyl-methanthiol, guaiacol, phenyl ethanthiol, furaneol, vinyl guacol, decadienal - are antioxidants with anti-inflammatory and anti-atherogenic properties; protect against DNA damage caused by radiation.
Phytates – are anti-cancer compounds.
Lignans (sesamin, sesamolin) –have a cholesterol-lowering effect in humans; prevent high blood pressure.
Sesamin - protect the liver from oxidative damage.
Mono-unsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid) - help regulate cholesterol level.
Tryptophan - is a key amino acid used in the biosynthesis of proteins.
Thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin – are vitamins necessary for maintenance proper metabolism.
Folic acid - is essential for DNA synthesis.
Niacin - helps reduce LDL-cholesterol concentrations in the blood; enhances gamma-aminobutyric acid activity inside the brain (helps reduce anxiety and neurosis).
Magnesium - helps lower blood pressure; prevents the airway spasm in asthma; prevents the trigeminal blood vessel spasm that triggers migraine attacks; restores normal sleep patterns in women who are experiencing unpleasant symptoms associated with menopause.
Zinc – is an essential mineral for producing collagen and giving skin more elasticity; helps repair damaged tissues in the body; boosts bone mineral density and bone health.
Calcium –is essential for bone health.
Copper - is important for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant enzyme systems (reducing pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis); plays an important role in the activity of lysyl oxidase, an enzyme needed for the cross-linking of collagen and elastin (so, it helps provide strength to blood vessels, bones, and joints). 

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Shiitake

ICAM-1, VCAM-1, and E-selectin - can help protect our blood vessels.

Iron - is essential for red blood cell formation and as a co-factor for cytochrome oxidases enzymes.

Polysaccharides (fucoidans and galactomannins), polysaccharide glucans (alpha-1,6-glucan, alpha-1,4-glucan, beta-1,3-glucan, beta-1,6-glucan, 1,4-D-glucans, 1,6-D-glucans, glucan phosphate, laminarin, and lentinan) - help macrophage cells achieve activated mode so that they can do a better job clearing of potentially cancerous cells (improves anti-cancer immunity).

d-Eritadenine (also called lentinacin, or lentsine) - helps lower total blood cholesterol.

beta-Glucans - contributes to cholesterol-lowering impact.

Ergothioneine – is antioxidant which reduces an effect of oxidative stress.

Mycochemicals - give anti-tumour effects.

Manganese, selenium, zinc – are key antioxidant minerals.

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Sorghum

Phenolic acids, anthocyanins, phytosterols, policosanols – are high antioxidant activity and act as anti-cancer agents.
Tannins - reduce caloric availability and hence weight gain.
Magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, potassium – supports healthy bone tissue development.
Copper - boosts an immune system and promotes red blood development.
Unsaturated fats - reduce a risk of coronary heart disease.
Iron, niacin - support metabolism and healthy circulation.
Iron - plays important role in immune function.
Niacin - helps break down and metabolize nutrients into energy.

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Soybeans

Flavonoids and isoflavonoids (daidzein, genistein, malonylgenistin, malonyldaidzin), phenolic acids (caffeic acid, coumaric acid, ferulic acid, gallic acid, sinapic acid), phytoalexins (glyceollin I, glyceollin II, glyceollin III), phytosterols (beta-sitosterol, beta-stigmasterol, campestrol), saponins (soyasaponins group A and group B, soyasapogenols) – act as anti-cancer agents.
Polyunsaturated 63% (linoleic acid), monounsaturated 23% (oleic acid), saturated 14% (palmitic acid) fats - omega-3 fatty acids (linoleic acid) are essential nutrients for reducing a risk of both heart disease and cancer.
Proteins and peptides (defensins, glycinin, conglycinin, lunacin) – are broken down by molds, yeasts, and bacteria into peptide fragments that have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and blood pressure-lowering properties.
Calcium, potassium, zinc, magnesium, copper, manganese, molybdenum - is essential for normal growth and health.
Iron – is essential for red blood cell formation and as a co-factor for cytochrome oxidases enzymes (but both phytate and soy protein reduce iron absorption from soybeans).
Niacin, pyridoxine, folacin, riboflavin – are essential vitamins.
Dietary fiber – helps to control blood LDL (bad cholesterol) level.

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Spinach

Choline - supports healthy mental function.

Glycoclycerolipids - help protect the lining of the digestive tract from damage (especially damage related to unwanted inflammation).

Epoxyxanthophylls (neoxanthin and violaxanthin - unique anti-cancer carotenoids) - decrease prostate cancer risk.

Vitamins A, vitamin C, vitamin E, calcium, iron, potassium - are essential for normal growth and health.

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Spirulina and Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (Blue-green algae)

Phenolic compounds, phycocyanins, tocopherols and beta-carotene - essential amino acids antioxidants.

Vitamin B12, gamma-linolenic acid, nucleic acids, chlorophyll – protect the immune system, reduce cholesterol level in blood.

65 vitamins and minerals (calcium, niacin, potassium, magnesium, B vitamins and iron) – act as complete spectrum supplement for health.

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Squashes

Vitamin A - keeps eyes and skin healthy and helps to protect against infections.

Potassium - helps prevent muscle cramps and keeps blood pressure low.

Alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin – act as health-supportive antioxidants.

Linoleic acid and oleic acid – are needed for normal human growth and development.

Pectins (with homogalacturonan) – act as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, as well as anti-diabetic and insulin-regulating compound.

d-chiro-Inositol - regulates blood sugar level.

Omega-3 fats (alpha-linolenic acid) – has anti-inflammatory properties.

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Star Fruit

Vitamin C - helps develop resistance against infectious agents; is a scavenger of harmful free radicals.

Flavonoids (quercetin, epicatechin, gallic acid) – ward oxygen-derived free radicals off the body.

Folate, riboflavin, pyridoxine – act as co-factors for enzymes in different metabolic processes.

Fiber - helps prevent absorption of dietary LDL cholesterol and toxic substances in the gastric tract.

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Stevia rebaudiana

Glycosides (stevioside, steviolbioside, rebaudiosides A-E, dulcoside) – responsible for sweetenes of stevia lives (about 40 times more sweet than sugar), however, they haven’t properties that sucrose and other carbohydrates possess (for example rebaudioside-A is about 300 times sweeter than sugar and has a near-zero calorie).

Sterols, triterpenes, flavonoids (kaempferol, quercetin, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, isoquercitrin, isosteviol), tannins - reduce a risk of cancers.

Chlorgenic acid - reduces an enzymatic conversion of glycogen to glucose, as well as, decrease absorption of glucose in the gut (helps reduce blood sugar levels).

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Strawberries

Vitamin C - helps heal cuts and wounds and keep teeth and gums healthy.

Anthocyanins (cyanidins, pelargonidins), flavonols (procyanidins, catechins, gallocatechins, epicatechins, kaempferol, quercetin, fisetin), hydroxy-benzoic acids (ellagic acid, gallic acid, salicylic acid) - antioxidants and anti-Inflammatory phytonutrients.

Fisetin – has anti-cancer activity.

Hydroxy-cinnamic acids (cinnamic acid, coumaric acid, caffeic acid, ferulic acid), tannins (ellagitannins, gallotannins), stilbenes (resveratrol) - decrease oxidation of fats in the cell membranes of cells that line our blood vessels; decrease levels of circulating fats, including total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol.

Ellagitannins - inhibit the activity of an enzyme called alpha-amylase (which is responsible for breaking amylose starches into simple sugars) and indirectly control releasing simple sugars into the blood stream.

Ellagic acid and ellagitannins – act as anti-cancer substances.

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Sugar snap peas (Green peas)

Omega-3 fats (alpha-linolenic acid) – reduce body fat deposits and improve immune function.

Pisumsaponins I and II, pisomosides A and B, phenolic acids (ferulic and caffeic acid), flavanols (catechin and epicatechin) – are antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients.

Fiber - lowers risk of type 2 diabetes.

Riboflavin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, thiamin, folate, iron and manganese - are essential for normal growth and health.

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Sumac

Anthocyanins – are effective antioxidants.

Methyl-gallic acid, gallic acid - show anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties.

Vitamin C - helps ward off free radicals in a body and protect a body from diseases like cardiovascular diseases, stroke and diabetes.

Polyphenols - lower levels of blood glucose, Apolipoprotein B (the so-called bad cholesterol) and HbA1c (a type of haemoglobin that is measured to identify the average plasma glucose concentration over prolonged periods of time).

Tannins – are antioxidants supported cardiovascular system; inhibit vascular smooth muscle cell migration (a process that plays a key role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis - hardening of the arteries).

Potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, malic acid citric acid, fumaric acid – are metabolism supporting compounds.

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Sweet potatoes

Vitamin C and vitamin A - keep eyes and skin healthy and helps to protect against infections.

beta-Carotene - has powerful antioxidant functions that help the body scavenge free radicals, and thereby limiting damage to cell membranes, DNA and protein structures in the tissues.

Anthocyanins (primarily peonidins and cyanidins) - have important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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Tamarind

Vitamin C, flavonoids, carotenes, vitamins B – act against the damaging effects of free radicals and prevent the risk of cancer.

Potassium - is essential for controlling the effects of sodium in the body, thereby regulating the heart rate and blood pressure.

Magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, copper – are essential for normal growth and health.

Tartaric acid, citric acid – support antioxidants actions zapping harmful free radicals.

Limonene, geraniol, safrole, cinnamic acid, methyl salicylate, pyrazine, and alkyl­thiazoles – support an immune system; have laxative effects and some activity against certain fungi and bacteria.

Mucin type compounds - treatment for dry eyes (mucin is found in the eye and helps protect and wet the surface of the cornea).

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Tangerines (Mandarin Oranges)

Flavonoid antioxidants (naringenin, naringin, hesperetin), vitamin A, carotenes, xanthins, lutein, soluble and insoluble fiber (hemi-cellulose, pectin) – are useful in helping promote detoxification of the liver.

Calcium, iron - are essential for normal growth and health.

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Tarragon

Vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, manganese, iron, magnesium, copper, potassium and zinc – helps to keep a body in good condition.

Essential oil – acts as an anti-rheumatic agent, aperitif, circulatory, digestive, deodorant, emenagogue, stimulant and vermifuge substance.

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Tomatillos

Withanolides (ixocarpalactone-A) - have anti-bacterial and anti-cancer properties.

Vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E – are antioxidants.

Carotenoids (beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, lutein) - help protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.

Potassium - regulate heart rate and blood pressure.

Copper, phosphorous, manganese – are essential minerals.

Pectins - enhance the thickness and volume of stool.

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Tomatoes

Vitamin C, beta-carotene, manganese, potassium, vitamin E, lycopene - promote overall mental and physical health.

trans-Lycopene – has antioxidant properties; supports bone health (prevents osteoporosis).

Glycoside (esculeoside A), flavonoid (chalconaringenin), 9-oxo-octadecadienoic acid - help lower total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.

Flavonones (naringenin, chalconaringenin), flavonols (rutin, kaempferol, quercetin), hydroxycinnamic acids (caffeic acid, ferulic acid, coumaric acid), carotenoids (lycopene, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene), glycosides (esculeoside A), fatty acid derivatives (9-oxo-octadecadienoic acid) – help prevent unwanted clumping together (aggregation) of platelet cells in the blood (thus they lower risk of heart problems like atherosclerosis).

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Thyme

Thymol (carvacolo, borneol, geraniol) - protects and significantly increase the percentage of healthy fats found in cell membranes and other cell structures; has antiseptic, and anti-fungal properties.

Flavonoids (apigenin, naringenin, luteolin, thymonin) – have antioxidant capacity.

Carotenoids (zeaxanthin, lutein) – are active in vision support.

Pyridoxine - keeps up gamma-aminobutyric acid levels in the brain (neurotransmitter in the brain known as a stress buster).

Potassium - helps in cardiovascular system maintenance.

Manganese - is a co-factor of superoxide dismutase (antioxidative enzyme).

Iron - is required for red blood cell development.

Calcium, magnesium, selenium, vitamins B, vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin E, vitamin C – are essential nutrients.

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Turmeric

Essential oils (termerone, curlone, curumene, cineole, p-cymene) – have anti-inflammatory, carminative, anti-flatulent and anti-microbial properties.

Curcuminoids (curcumin, bisdemethoxycurcumin, demethoxycurcumin) – have anti-tumor, antioxidant, anti-arthritic, anti-amyloid, anti-ischemic properties.

Volatile oils (tumerone, atlantone, zingiberone) – are compounds with anti-inflammatory functions.

Pyridoxine - is employed in the treatment of homocystinuria, sideroblastic anemia and radiation sickness.

Niacin - helps prevent "pellagra" or dermatitis.

Dietary fiber - helps to control blood LDL (bad cholesterol) level.

Vitamin C - helps develop immunity against infectious agents.

Potassium – gives relief from stroke, blood pressure, heart and kidney disorders, anxiety and stress; enhances muscle functioning (electrolytic functions).

Manganese - is a co-factor for superoxide dismutase enzyme.

Iron - is a co-factor for cytochrome oxidase enzyme.

Calcium, copper, zinc, magnesium – have many functions in the body metabolism.

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Turnip

Vitamin C - helps the body scavenge harmful free radicals, so it is involved in prevention from cancers, inflammation.

Carotenoids (zeaxanthin, lutein) – are antioxidants.

Vitamin K – is active in blood clotting.

Alkaloids, glucosinolates, terpenoids, flavonoids, tannins, sulfimides, lactones – have anti-inflammatory properties.

Glucosinolates - are phytonutrients that can be converted into isothiocyanates, which have cancer-preventing properties.

Hydroxycinnamic acid, quercetin, myricetin, isorhamnetin, kaempferol - are key antioxidant phytonutrients.

Omega-3 fatty acids (alpha-linolenic acid) – is a building block for several of the body's most widely-used anti-inflammatory messaging molecules.

Folates, riboflavin, pyridoxine, pantothenic acid, thiamine, calcium, copper, iron, potassium, manganese – are key nutrients for a body.

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Ugli

Catechins (flavanols), anthocyanins, flavones, flavonols – give anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-allergic, antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic benefits.

Polyphenol and flavonoid compounds - help protect against viral infections, allergies, and fungal conditions.

Coumarins - protect against tumorous cancers.

Vitamin C - strengths the immune system; fights cardiovascular disorders and promotes healthy gums; is important for the formation of collagen and maintaining artery elasticity.

Vitamins B, fiber - promote oral health; prevents stone formation in kidneys.

Calcium, vitamin A – are involved in a healthy maintenance of bones and skin.

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Vanilla

Vanillin, eugenol, caproic acid, phenoles, phenol ether, alcohols, carbonyl compounds, acids, ester, lactones, aliphatic and aromatic carbohydrates, vitispiranes – have strong antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

Capsaicin - acts as a pain reliever.

Eugenols - work as topical anesthetics.

Niacin, pantothenic acid, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B6 - help in enzyme synthesis, nervous system function and regulating body metabolism.

Calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron, zinc – are essential minerals.

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Walnut

Monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid, linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, arachidonic acid) - help to increase HDL levels in the blood, which help cut down risk of coronary artery disease and strokes; protect from breast, colon and prostate cancers.
Vitamin E (especially rich in gamma-tocopherol) - is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant, required for maintaining the integrity of cell membrane of mucus membranes and skin by protecting it from harmful oxygen free radicals.
Melatonin, ellagic acid, carotenoids, polyphenolic compounds – are antioxidants act as anticancers, anti-aging agents; protect from neurological diseases (100 g of the nuts carry 13541 µmol TE (Trolex equivalents) of oxidant radical absorbance capacity (ORAC)).
Riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, folates – are essential vitamins.
Copper - is a cofactor for many vital enzymes, including cytochrome c-oxidase and superoxide dismutase.
Zinc - is a co-factor in many enzymes that regulate growth and development, sperm generation, digestion, and nucleic acid synthesis.
Selenium - is an important micronutrient, which functions as a co-factor for antioxidant enzymes such as glutathione peroxidases.
Manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium – other minerals needed for proper the body functioning.

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Wasabi

Isothiocyanates (6-(methylsulfinyl)hexyl isothiocyanate), monogalactosyl diacylglycerides – show anti-cancer effects.

Allyl isothiocyanate, 3-butenyl isothiocyanate, phenylethyl isothiocyanate - have anti-mutagenic and anti-cancer properties.

Phytochemicals - stimulate salivary, gastric, and intestinal digestive enzymes secretion and thereby facilitate in smooth digestion; has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Vitamin C - is an antioxidant; helps scavenge harmful free-radicals from the body; helps protect from infections.

Potassium, manganese, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, folate, vitamin B6, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid – act in many metabolism processes.

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Watercrest

Isothiocyanates - have health promotional and disease prevention properties.

Gluconasturtiin – its hydrolysis product (2-phenethyl isothiocyanate) is cancer preventing by inhibition of phase-I enzymes (mono-oxygenases and cytochrome P450s).

Glucosinolates - help keep the liver healthy by regulating its enzymes.

Vitamin C - helps trap free-oxygen radicals and reactive oxygen species; helps maintain normal connective tissue, prevent iron deficiency.

Vitamin K - has an important role in bone health through promoting osteotrophic (bone formation and strengthening) activity; helps limit neuronal damage in the brain.

Lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, vitamin A - prevent UV-damage and maintain skin health.

Vitamins E – has antioxidant properties, so helps in preventing the damage to cells and lowers the cancer risk for lung and throat cancers.

Potassium - acts as a diuretic and draws out excess water weight from the body.

Fiber - treats and prevents constipation and other bowel troubles, helps keep a healthy digestive system.

Iodine - helps maintain a healthy thyroid gland, which in turn keeps the body’s metabolism healthy and active.

Manganese - is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.

Calcium - is required as bone/teeth mineral and in the regulation of heart and skeletal muscle activity.

Riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine, thiamine, pantothenic acid - are essential for optimum metabolic functions.

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Watermelons

Lycopene – is an important compound for cardiovascular health and for bone health.

Citrulline - is an amino acid that is commonly converted by our kidneys and other organs into arginine. Higher levels of arginine can help improve blood flow and other aspects of our cardiovascular health.

Cucurbitacin E - is unique anti-inflammatory phytonutrient.

Vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, potassium – are essential nutrients for the body.

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Weeds (general)

Calcium, iron, potassium, beta-carotene and vitamins A, vitamin C, vitamin D - are essential for normal growth and health.

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Wheatgrass

Chlorophylls - are excellent at fighting infections.

Vitamins C, vitamin E and beta-carotene – are good antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and antibiotic compounds.

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Yam

Dietary fiber – is a good source of complex carbohydrate, so it regulates steady rise in blood sugar levels.

Vitamin C - plays a role as anti-aging, immune function booster, wound healing, and bone growth stimulant.

Vitamin A (and beta-carotene) - maintain healthy mucus membranes and skin, night vision, growth and protection from lung and oral cavity cancers.

Pyridoxine, thiamin, riboflavin, folates, pantothenic acid, niacin - mediate various metabolic functions in the body.

Dioscin, diosgenin, batatasins, allantoin – have anti-inflammatory properties.

Potassium - regulate heart rate and blood pressure.

Copper - is required in the production of red blood cells.

Manganese – works as a co-factor for the superoxide dismutase enzyme.

Iron - is required for red blood cell formation.

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Yerba Mate

Polyphenols (caffeic acid, caffeine, caffeoyl derivatives, caffeoylshikimic acid, catechin, catechin gallate, chlorogenic acid, coumaric acid, epicatechin gallate, epigallocatechin, epigallocatechin gallate, feruloylquinic acid, gallic acid, gallocatechin gallate, kaempferol, myricetin, procyanidin, quercetin, quinic acid, rutin, theaflavin, theobromine – are antioxidants considered to exhibit anti-cancer properties.

Saponins - are phytochemicals which stimulate the immune system and aid the body in protecting against disease.

Vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamins B, calcium, manganese, iron, selenium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, chromium, copper, iron, manganese, nickel, potassium, zinc – are needed for metabolic functions in cells.

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Vitamins A, niacin, folate, vitamin C, carbohydrates, potassium, magnesium, copper, phosphorous, manganese - are essential for normal growth and health.

Dietary fibre - keeps a body in the best shape for the long run.

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Read also other parts of this article: part 1 (A-B)part 2 (C-D)part 3 (E-H)part 4 (J-L)part 5 (M-R)part 6 (S-Z).