Inspirational Healthy Eating Quotes
“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.”
― Ann Wigmore
“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition."
— Thomas Edison...
“Very simply, we subsidize high-fructose corn syrup in this country, but not carrots. While the surgeon general is raising alarms over the epidemic of obesity, the president is signing farm bills designed to keep the river of cheap corn flowing, guaranteeing that the cheapest calories in the supermarket will continue to be the unhealthiest.”
— Michael Pollan
“If you do just one thing—make one conscious choice—that can change the world, go organic. Buy organic food. Stop using chemicals and start supporting organic farmers. No other single choice you can make to improve the health of your family and the planet will have greater positive repercussions for our future."
― Maria Rodale
"Processed foods not only extend the shelf life, but they extend the waistline as well."
— Karen Sessions
“The first wealth is health."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.”
“Let things taste of what they are."
― Alice Waters
“Were the walls of our meat industry to become transparent, literally or even figuratively, we would not long continue to raise, kill, and eat animals the way we do.”
— Michael Pollan
Healthy Foods I love !
Blueberries highest antioxidant capacities among all fruits, vegetables, spices and seasonings. Antioxidants are essential to optimizing health by helping to combat the free radicals that can damage cellular structures as well as DNA
After many years of research on blueberry antioxidants and their potential benefits for the nervous system and for brain health, there is exciting new evidence that blueberries can improve memory. If you want to maximize your antioxidant benefits from blueberries, go organic!
Basil - Did you know there are actually 35 different types of basil? Basil plants come in a range of variety and sizes, but holy basil is the most researched type of basil thus far. Holy basil is the species of basil most known for its powerful healing qualities. To date, at least six different essential oils have been identified in holy basil The most common cooking basil used as a fresh herb in recipes is Italian basil, which also boasts numerous health benefits because of it’s high levels of antioxidants, magnesium and vitamins. household cleaners and in dental-care products since one of the known benefits of basil is its ability to act as an anti-bacterial and anti-microbial agent that fights germs and bacteria.
Manuka Honey You’ve probably heard of the super bug that has plagued hospitals the past several years, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (or MRSA). What has happened is that antibiotic overuse and drug ineffectiveness has caused certain strains of Staph to become virtually indefensible using typical hospital and nursing home medical protocols. Spreading so rapidly, most people affected by MRSA end up getting so infected that they require invasive procedures or devices such as surgeries, artificial joints or intervenes tubing to save their lives. Manuka honey down-regulates the most potent genes of the MRSA bacteria. Some scientists now suggest that regular topical use on cuts and infections (especially in the hospital and nursing home setting) may keep MRSA naturally at bay.
Fresh From farm to table
SIBO, Low Stomach Acid, Acid Reflux
Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), low stomach acid and acid reflux go hand-in-hand. Because of Manuka honey’s known natural antibiotic qualities, it is a great medicine for any bacteria related disorder. In fact, in a recent study, one dangerous bacteria related to all three conditions, Clostridium difficult was found to be quite susceptible to Manuka honey’s bactericidal effects. So taking Manuka honey is very beneficial at reducing reflux and balancing your digestive system to heal stomach and intestinal
Bone broth to make soups. Heal and seal your gut, Protect your joints, Look younger, Sleep better, and feel better, Immune support, Stronger bones, More energy, bone broth is one of the three pillars of the LA Laker’s official team diet.....
Iodine is an element that your body cannot make but need in order to function. It can be found all over our oceans, soil, rocks and concentrated by seaweed. Our bodies need iodine for the development of important thyroid hormones. Your thyroid is a gland located near your neck, and is in charge of metabolic process such as growth and use of energy. Over the last 40 years, the rate of iodine deficiency has increased 4 times! A deficiency in iodine can lead to the following problems:
Most common cause of goiter (hypothyroidism)Links to breast cancer and fibrocystic breast diseaseLeading cause of preventable intellectual disability or mental retardation in children Causes weight gain, lack of energy, depression, cardiovascular
Belgian endive, tangy Stilton, sweet pear gorgonzola, and earthy walnuts
Weather in a salad or a handful walnuts contain a number of neuroprotective compounds, including vitamin E, folate, melatonin, omega-3 fats, and antioxidants. Research shows walnut consumption may support brain health, including increasing inferential reasoning in young adults. No aspect of walnuts has been better evaluated in the research than their benefits for the heart and circulatory system. Some review studies have emphasized the very favorable impact of walnuts on "vascular reactivity," namely, the ability of our blood vessels to respond to various stimuli in a healthy manner. In order to respond to different stimuli in a healthy way, many aspects of our cardiovascular system must be functioning optimally. These aspects include: ample presence of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, proper blood composition, correct balance in inflammation-regulating molecules, and proper composition and flexibility in our blood vessel walls