Evolution of space food. What is next?
How Superfoods resolve the top 5 effects of space on the human body. The next step is to provide the ultimate astronaut's nutrition plan with high nutritious food able to deal with ultra-violet radiation, bone mass loss, muscle atrophy, stress and anxiety in space exploration.
Goji Berries contain: Essential polyunsaturated fatty acids, Omega 6, Omega 3, Omega 7 help shrinkage of tumor cells and prevents depression and stress. Betaine for better liver functionion, kidneys and nervous system. Calcium 112.5 mg/ 100g which helps bone intensity. 25,100 Micromoles of antioxidants/ 100 g. Powerful antioxidant that helps reduce cellular senescence and inhibiting the oxidation of LDL - 'bad cholesterol.' Antibacterial and antifungal properties. Insomnia and enhance memory. Reduction of blood pressure. Enhance vision. Improving sexual ability.
Aronia contains: Pectin which help absorb and protect organisms from the radioactivity. It causes release of radioactive substances and heavy metals. 16,062 Micromoles of Antioxidant / 100 g. Helps to treat cancer. Prevents and treats a range of cardiovascular diseases. Strengthens connective tissues. Lowers levels of stress hormones. Helps fight uveitis (inflammation in the eye).
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ResourcesFacebook page - http://www.facebook.com/Astrofoods
Youtube Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K92hPetmYWM
Nasa Website - http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/topnav/materials/listbytype/Space_Food_and_Nutrition_Educator_Guide.html
Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aronia