Diet and Mental Health

Are you or your child hyperactive or depressed? This could be caused by dyes and preservatives in your food. Red dye 40 is banned in some countries. We can find this in cakes, cookies and other baked goods and cereals.
Solution: Cook from scratch. Do not eat any package or fast foods. Eat mostly a plant based diet with very little grass fed meat. Eat whole grain bread. Bake it yourself. Eat nuts for lunch.

Asparagus the Sexy Vegetable

Filled with antioxidants, vitamins c, and k. It has such high levels of folate that it has been used as a tonic for the reproductive system.
Solution:Best time to buy asparagus is in season, spring and summer. Saute with butter and crushed garlic. Ferment in jar; this will bring out more flavor and nutrition.

Health Benefits of Molasses

This comes from the thick syrup that remains after sugar is produced from sugar cane and sugar beets. Black syrup molasses is high in potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese and copper. It nourishes the digestive track, some say it is a remedy for fibroid tumors and is credited with turning gray hair back to its original color.
Solution: It has 19 calories per teaspoon. Use it to sweeten your drinks. If this triggers you to be compulsive with sugar do not use.

Raw Vegetables and Cancer

Dr. Joel Fuhrman says, studies show that all cancers are reduced by 60% if you eat raw green vegetables. This repairs DNA damage from past unhealthy diets and this removes carcinogens that cause cancer. These effects lasts for days in your body.
Solution: Enjoy a raw vegetables tray with a humus dip. Eat fermented vegetables. Stir fry vegetables very lightly, keep them crisp.

Quinoa: Great Source of Cheap Protein

It it is a seed that comes from the leaf of a dark leafy green plant. It is gluten free and considered a complete protein. Quinoa is high in fiber, minerals and vitamins. It has a nutty flavor.
Solution: Use as a rice. Cook 2/3 water and 1/3 quinoa with a little salt for 10 to 15 minutes.

Benefits of Green Tea

It is a powerful antioxidant and anti bacterial agent. It is proven to decrease the risk or heart disease and high blood pressure. It also lessens the effect of spiked blood sugar. It comes from the same plant as regular tea; it is harvested in its green state.
Solution: Drink organic green tea. Make ice green tea. Brew it in a cup of hot water and pour over ice.

Soda Addiction? It’s a Myth.

So you think you are addicted to sodas. Not true. We all love fuzzy drinks. Want to get off the soda? You should. Diet and regular sodas are chemical drinks that are not good for your health.
Solution: Drink mineral water with lemon, it has fuzz. It has a lot of magnesium in it. This is essential for good health.

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