THE POWER OF PROTEIN AND TOP 6 SYMPTOMS OF PROTEIN DEFICIENCY

THE POWER OF PROTEIN Protein is a rich source of amino acids needed in the body for several processes from structural support to transportation of oxygen into lungs and tissues. From a structural standpoint amino acids are needed to fuel and support the skeletal muscular system as well as structural support on a tissue and…

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Cranberry Sauce with Orange Zest

CRANBERRY SAUCE WITH ORANGE ZEST FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cranberries are well known for their effectiveness in treating urinary tract infections because they contain high levels of proanthocyadinins that inhibits bacteria from attaching to the bladder and urethra. Cranberries are also an excellent source of Vitamin C and are one of the top antioxidant rich foods.…

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Sweet Potato, Jicama and Beet Shoestring Fries

SWEET POTATO, JICAMA AND BEET SHOESTRING FRIES FOOD AS MEDICINE: Jicama is also known as the Mexican Yam and is a crisp root vegetable that can be used in many different preparations. Jicama is a great source of prebiotics, which help to support a healthy microbiome by fueling beneficial bacteria. Jicama is also a great…

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Truffle Aioli

TRUFFLE AIOLI FOOD AS MEDICINE: Industrialized oils are oils extracted from things like grains, seeds and beans such as canola oil, cottonseed and soybean oil. They began to largely replace traditional saturated fats in the diet as saturated fats became demonized and as processed, packaged food became more common in the American Diet. We new…

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Golden Turmeric Latte

GOLDEN TURMERIC LATTE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Turmeric is the main ingredient in curry dishes and is one of the most potent anti-inflammatory spices. Curcumin is the active component in turmeric and has been shown to reduce formation of fat tissue as well as improve insulin resistance. Curcumin is also beneficial for reducing symptoms and preventing…

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NATURAL ANTIBACTERIAL FOODS

NATURAL ANTIBACTERIAL FOODS Antibiotic resistance bacteria is on the rise and the CDC’s own director refers to these drug-resistant strains as “nightmare bacteria.” The World Health Organization released a statement late last year, predicting the end of modern medicine as we know it, and a time when “common infections will once again kill” noting a prediction…

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ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE ON THE RISE!

ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE ON THE RISE! Antibiotic resistance on the rise! Antibiotic resistance bacteria is on the rise and the CDC’s own director refers to these drug-resistant strains as “nightmare bacteria,” and The World Health Organization released a statement late last year, predicting the end of modern medicine as we know it, and a time when…

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STRESS BUSTING SNACKS!

STRESS BUSTING SNACKS! Snacking can help to balance blood sugar levels and regulate cravings but did you know it can also help to reduce your stress levels? Below are 4 nutrients with featured foods to help with reducing stress hormones and chronic fatigue! Stress is a big deal and many of us tend to overlook…

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5 WAYS TO INCREASE VEGETABLE INTAKE

5 WAYS TO INCREASE VEGETABLE INTAKE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY 1.PURREING/BLENDING/PROCESSING Cooked veggies into sauces, spreads, and casseroles! As you venture into the vegetable world, you may be ready to encounter new tastes, shapes, and textures, but some family members may oppose. In the beginning it can be helpful to steam or roast vegetables…

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