Kale: A Green Nutritional Powerhouse Everyone Should Eat – Live Free, Live Natural

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 Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society Waking Times A delectable green nutritional powerhouse, kale is one of many superfoods that is a must-have in any kitchen.

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Fall is a great time to plant kale. We have kale growing in our organic garden and I just planted some more seeds recently. In our living room, we have a lttle sticky poster that says, "Live long, eat Kale" and this message is so true,.

Kale is a nutritional powerhouse and a must for every kitchen. In addition to benefits that other great nutritional foods have like blueberries and green tea, there are more great reasons to eat kale.

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Can I eat beet greens? Yes, you can!

beet-greens-sauteFrom monamifood.wordpress.com September 27, 4:11 PM

Baby beet greens are a common ingredient in field green salads. But have you ever eaten beet greens from mature beet plants? I must admit that until this weekend, I had not! What a shame — all tho…

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Beet greens, who knew? I've always eaten beets in borscht or beet soup hot and cold – delish!  Recently I sarted eating more raw foods and a new friend told me about beet greens and the red stems. So I tried then and found a new food love. Now when I shop I buy the organic beets with the greens. I love eating them raw, using them as a wrap for side dishes I make. And the beets and stems are great steamed in a little filtered water. When cool, I drink the beet juice and nourish my body at the same time.

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Treat your hypertension naturally with vitamin D

Couple-Happy-SunlightFrom www.naturalnews.com October 6, 8:26 PM

Treat your hypertension naturally with vitamin D

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Vitamin D supplementation s proving to be one of the very best ways people can improve their health and reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, autoimmune diseases, rype 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and many types of cancer.

Vitamin D is produced naturally by the body upon exposure to sunlight.  As people age, it becomes harder for the body to make Vitamin D.

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Study Finds Spirulina to Boost Academic Performance, Brain Power – Live Free, Live Natural

Spirulina_PowderFrom livefreelivenatural.com December 1, 12:16 PM

 Used medicinally for centuries, spirulina is said to be one of the oldest life forms on earth, eaten since at least the 9th century in the Kanem Empire of Chad, Africa. We know it’s loaded with protein and other nutritional benefits, but a recent…

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Spirulina, used medicinally in ancient times is one of the oldest life forms on earth. Loaded with protein and high in antioxidants. It is a complete protein with 60-70% protein by weight and is rich in Vitamins A, C, D,E, and B Vitamins, including B-12 which is not usually found in vegetable sources.

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Curcumin causes colon cancer cells to self-destruct

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From www.naturalnews.com November 26, 7:20 PM

 Curcumin causes colon cancer cells to self-destruct

Sandi Cornez's insight:

What's your current lifestyle in regard to food you consume? If you've been following my posts, then you know my passion is real whole food. Period.

Are you following the bandwagon of the conventional doctors and pharmaceutical companies to have a colonoscopy after age 50? And yes your food regimen could definitely impact that decision.

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7 Foods That Could Add Years to Your Life – Diet and Nutrition Center – Everyday Health

7 Foods That Could Add Years to Your Life - Diet and Nutrition Center - Everyday Health | zestful living | Scoop.it

From www.everydayhealth.com March 26, 10:13 AM

 From berries to beets to walnuts, including these simple suggestions into your diet may be the key to your own longevity.

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Great article. Again remember that veggies and fruits, nuts, seeds, healthy fats and others are the key to healthy living.

This Is Your Brain On Junk Food

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From www.huffingtonpost.com November 18, 4:48 PM

Food companies are spending millions of dollars to design foods with addictive sensations. What can you and I do about it? Is there any way to counteract the money, the science, and the advertising behind the junk food industry?

Via The BioSync Team

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Read how the food companies trick you into craving junk food by making certain foods more addictive and tasty than others.

Steven Witherly, a food scientist has spent the last 20 years studying the why of addictive junk food. Read the entire article to get links to his excellent report, "Why Humans Like Junk Food".

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Open Sesame! 10 Amazing Health Benefits Of This Super-Seed

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From www.greenmedinfo.com Today, 3:16 PM

Sesame (Sesamun indicum) is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, prized as an oilseed for at least 5,000 years.

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Today's medicine cabinet is the cabinet in the kitchen and in our refrigerators. Foods from Mother Earth are nourishing and supporting for the body.

Sesame seeds, one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, prized for its oilseed is making a comeback.as it is exceptionally high in calcium and magnesium. And it is also one of the most potent medicinal foods consumed today.

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10 Amazing Health Benefits Of Bee Pollen

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Bee pollen is a holistic remedy used throughout the world. Unfortunately the vast amount of things pollen can be used for are often overlooked.

Sandi Cornez's insight:

Have you considered eating bee pollen, one of nature's most complete nourishing foods? Made by honeybees, it contains almost all the nutrients required by humans. Bee gathered pollens are rich in proteins (40%), free amino acids, vitamins including B-complex and folic acid.

It's important to note that a one teaspoon dose of bee pollen takes one bee working eight hours a day for one month to gather.

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Nourishment for a Lifetime

1421738_56683347When you ask a child where food comes from, the answer might be from a can, a box, a bag, or a grocery store shelf. This is how far removed we’ve come from being one with Mother Nature.

Many people still today in the U.S. do not eat “real” food. What is “real” food? It’s food which comes from nature, it’s mostly plant based whole food such as fruits, vegetables, whole ancient grains/seeds, nuts, legumes,  and a small amount of  (for non-vegans and vegetarians) wild caught fish, organic pastured meats/eggs and dairy. What it’s not is that which comes with a long label of ingredients you can’t pronounce, you’ve never heard of; ones filled with chemicals, and grown with pesticides.

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