It regulates blood pressure, strengthens the pulse, feeds the heart, lowers cholesterol, thins the blood, cleans the circulatory system, heals ulcers, slows hemorrhaging, speeds healing of wounds, rebuilds damaged tissue, eases congestion, aids digestion, regulates elimination, relieves arthritis and rheumatism, prevents the spread of infection, numbs pain, and more.
As with everything else having to do with health, believe it or not, a healthy diet full of a wide variety of organic, nutrient dense fresh produce is the very best way to prevent, heal, and reverse premature aging, damage, and skin cancers that can be caused by the sun.
Raspberry, arugula, avocado, goat cheese salad combines within itself the crispy light crunch of celery and the sweetness of raspberries with the creaminess of avocado and the tartness of goat cheese. Slightly bitter arugula and simple vinaigrette balance it all out, leaving you wanting more.
Superfoods are just that – super foods! Although there are few dictionaries that define the word, the commonly understood definition of a superfood is a food that packs a big nutritional punch – a whole food that contains a high concentration of nutrients.
One of the much-loved flavors, well at least in my book, is the combination of garlic and tomatoes in olive oil. Using it for a dip with Foccacia bread and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese is just divine and will always have me reaching for a glass of wine every time. The perfect “guilt-free pleasure,” I always say. And for the reason that, the benefits of these 3 main ingredients it seems are beyond endless!
Good news. Fat is your friend. Forget anything you’ve ever read, been told, or been bombarded with on the supermarket shelves. Fat and cholesterol are vital for your health and wellbeing. Pretty good news, huh?
This meal is low in saturated fat and cholesterol while being high in dietary fiber, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. From the vegetables alone, depending on how many servings you eat, you are getting your essential recommended daily allowance of protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, and manganese. And because a substantial amount of olive oil is used in this recipe, you’re getting one of the good kinds of fat—one that is high in vitamin E.
The first step in making a kale salad is the oil massage. Chop up a bunch of kale, put it in a bowl, and drizzle it with oil. Then dig in with both hands and massage the oil into the kale until the leaves soften. This is actually fun. Messy, yes, but fun.
Combine the late summer flavor of raspberries with the fall flavor of pumpkin into a delicious, healthy, grain-free, stevia sweetened dessert.
For decades, the need for Calcium and Magnesium for growing and maintaining of a healthy body has been well established. Absorbing these nutrients isn’t so easy, most mineral supplements come from inorganic matter that is not bioavailable. In fact, taking a calcium or a calcium magnesium supplement will often do you more harm than good.