Change Your Greens For Sprouts To Meet Your Daily Vitamin Quota

CHANGE  YOUR GREENS FOR SPROUTS TO MEET YOUR DAILY VITAMIN QUOTA

“Let food be they medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates

VITAMIN CONTENT SKYROCKETS  WITH SPROUTED FOODS

Sprouts and Microgreens
Sprouts and Microgreens

Certain B-vitamins increase 1200 percent during the germination process.   Because sprouts also contain an abundance of highly-active antioxidants that prevent DNA destruction that also protect us from the ongoing effects of aging and cellular breakdown.  Sprouts like alfalfa, radish, broccoli, clover and mung bean contain concentrated amounts of petrochemicals that can protect against disease.  Johns Hopkins found that broccoli sprouts contain a substance called sulforaphane, a compound that helps mobilize the body’s natural cancer-fighting resources to reduce the risk of developing cancer.  Sprouts also contain a high source of fiber.  Many sprouts also contain plant estrogen’s, which have been helpful in controlling hot flashes, menopause, PMS symptoms and fibrocystic breast .  Alfalfa sprouts are a good source of another compound, saponins.  Saponins lower the bad cholesterol and fat but not the good HDL fats, and also stimulate the immune system by increasing the activity of natural killer cells such as T-lymphocytes and interferon. Read More

Digestion: How Food Combining Matters

 

Millions of Americans are plagued with heartburn, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, nausea, bowel difficulties and other digestive problems.  Much more than inconvenient, these are telltale signs of poor digestion-result in in deficiency and toxicity.  To eliminate these problems, follow a few simple guidelines, which will support healthy digestion.  You can choose digestion habits that will bring nutrients into your cells and let wastes out of your body efficiently.

The basic steps for food combining that matters are:

Eat the right combinations of foods, because certain foods digest better together than others.

Chew your food well, to assist in the digestive process.  Nutrients must be absorbed properly through your intestinal walls and transported throughout your body to all the cells that need them. Read More