What Do You Mean He Don’t Eat No Meat?

If you aren’t a Big Fat Greek Wedding fan, then you probably don’t understand today’s post title. If you are, then I hope you are firing me up some lamb on a spit in your front yard 😉 Let’s be honest, in My Big Fat Greek Wedding we all judged Ian Miller a little bit […]

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You Mango Me Loco

MANGOES // rich in beta-carotene Beta-carotene is a powerful carotenoid. This element of mango helps to enhance the immune system and make it impervious to bacteria and toxins. Excess beta-carotein is also transformed into Vitamin A. This is another antioxidant vitamin and gives you additional protection from the free radicals that harm your internal systems. […]

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If Looks Could Kale

KALE // packed with vitamin c Vitamin C is an important nutrient. It is a water-soluble antioxidant that serves many vital functions in the body’s cells. For example, it is necessary to synthesize collagen, the most abundant structural protein in the body. Kale is much higher in vitamin c than most other vegetables, containing about […]

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Chickpea Party

CHICKPEAS // help support wound healing and bone development Garbanzo beans also contain vitamins and minerals and significantly boost your intake of manganese and folate. The mineral manganese helps support bone development and would healing and also help carry out chemical reactions important to your metabolism. A 1-cup serving of chickpeas contains 1.7 milligrams of […]

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Pineapple Express

PINEAPPLES // have improved immune function and reduce inflammation The immune system protects our bodies against diseases, fights off harmful microorganisms and repairs damage. Test tube studies have shown that bromelain strengthens the immune system and reduces inflammation. Animal studies have also shown that bromelain may reduce the severity of inflammation, stimulate immune responses and […]

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Snap, Crackle, Pomegranate

POMEGRANATES // have impressive anti-inflammatory effects. Chronic Inflammation is among the leading drivers of many killer diseases. This includes heart disease, obesity, cancer, Alzheimer’s and Type 2 diabetes. These anti-inflammatory properties are mediated by the antioxidant properties of the punicalagins. Test tube studies have shown that it can reduce inflammatory activity in the digestive tract, […]

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Turmeric // You’re Golden

“Turmeric is extremely effective due to curcumin.  It is the best aid in treating many anti-inflammatory diseases.  Psoriasis, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis and many more.” -Authority Nutrition Turmeric entered my life about 6 months ago after coming across a few articles on Facebook, the most trusted science source we know of, obviously. For […]

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