Posts Tagged "cardiovascular disease"

Call in the Cauliflower!

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Blood Sugar Balance, Essential Fats, Gluten-Free, Just. Eat. Real. Food., Vegetables & Sides | 0 comments

Call in the Cauliflower!

“How’s your cruciferous vegetable intake?” asked the doctor never. When concerned with anti-aging strategies, fighting off cancer, and reducing inflammation, cruciferous vegetables should be on your plate. In general, cruciferous veggies are jam-packed with dietary benefits. They are low in calories, and high in fiber, calcium, iron, vitamins A and C, and beneficial enzymes. Crucifers contain important disease-fighting phytochemicals that may help lower your risk of cancers.

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Our Body’s Toxic Burden

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in Hormonal Balance | 0 comments

Our Body’s Toxic Burden

  You don’t want to think about this. . . but you have to. There are hundreds of chemicals (xenobiotics) inside you, in me, in everyone. We are exposed to a multitude of chemicals everyday in our food and water and air, yet also in the most unlikely places: Teflon and non-stick cookware, water-repellent jackets (yes, even Gore-Tex, my NW friends), shampoo, cosmetics, bath and beauty products, household cleaners, plastics, food-can linings, stain repellents on carpet, clothing and furniture, microwave popcorn bags, nail polish, dental floss, and baby’s toys. Stuff most of us use...

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