Tuesday, July 8, 2008


I have always loved to eat berries and over the past couple months have been fortunate enough to take a product called Youth Juice. I love the name; it just makes you want to drink it.

Youth Juice is the perfect blend of 10 fruits and vegetables harvested from our lands and oceans. I drink 3 oz every day which contains 100% of all the daily vitamins and minerals most significant for your immune system support. You can’t beat that. As far as colds, kiss them goodbye and my allergies are starting to subside. I truly recommend this product to anyone. I’ve heard great stories of friends and family not suffering asthma or hay fever anymore.

I read a great article in the Calgary Sun regarding the health benefits of berries and wanted to share it with you. As for Youth Juice, stay tuned for more info and contact me if you are interested in learning about this amazing product. There are also opportunities to become a personal distributor and make some extra money.


From the Calgary Sun – July 7, 2008

Small-fruit season has finally arrived!

It's a golden opportunity to enjoy not only the exquisite taste of these delicious berries, but also their numerous health benefits

Whether it's strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or blackberries, certain molecules present in these delicious fruits have multiple anticancer properties that can help prevent this disease.

We now know in order to progress, tumours require a new network of blood vessels that allows them to access the oxygen and nutrients they need to grow.

To generate this new network, cancer cells release chemical signals that attract the cells of the blood vessels present nearby and force them to make their way toward them to produce new vessels.

Since tumours largely depend on their energy requirements, blocking these new blood vessels is a weapon of choice to prevent them from gaining the strength necessary to allow their growth, and thus maintaining them in a microscopic and inoffensive state.

In other words, it is possible to prevent the growth of tumours by subjecting them to a very strict diet!

Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries are not only delicious fruits, but are also food sources of several polyphenols, such as ellagic acid and delphinidin, two molecules that block angiogenesis.

Research work conducted over recent years in our laboratory has shown these two molecules interfere with this process by blocking the activity of the proteins essential to the migration of the blood vessels' cells toward the tumours.

By blocking these proteins' function, ellagic acid and delphinidin prevent the vessels' cells from participating in the formation of the new blood network close to the tumours and, consequently, deprive them from their supply in oxygen and nutritious molecules.

Since all cancers depend on this blood supply, we can consider ellagic acid and delphinidin as extremely important prevention tools, capable of slowing down the development of a large range of cancers.

Small fruits are the only food sources that allow an important input in ellagic acid and delphinidin.

There is therefore no argument that the regular consumption of these foods is a prerequisite to take advantage of their cancer prevention benefits.

Ellagic acid is present in large quantities in strawberries, raspberries and blackberries, while delphinidin is mostly found in blueberries and blackberries.

The simultaneous presence of ellagic acid and delphinidin in blackberries is especially interesting and makes these small fruits precious allies in the fight against cancer.

There are many ways to prepare berries.

Whether you eat them without anything on them, enjoy them in a mousse, add them to yogurts or even make jams with them, these fruits are always a delight.

If you wish to enjoy as often as possible the anticancer properties of the molecules associated with small fruits, you can even freeze them for future use since the anticancer molecules they contain react well to freezing.

Take advantage of summer to rediscover these fabulous fruits, whose extraordinary taste has no cause to be jealous of that of exotic fruits!

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