WHY? Ginger

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Ginger PREVENTS STROKE- Actually ginger, onion and garlic all of anti-clotting abilities which help prevent strokes and heart disease DIGESTION- Ginger has been shown to ease the stomach and support healthy digestion so what you eat can be absorbed and the waste can be pushed out IMMUNITY- Do you ever drink ginger […]

WHY? Garlic

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Today were going to talk about something that adds a lot of flavor to dishes…. GARLIC! Why should you add it to your food? PREVENT CANCER- Garlic is shown to prevent and reduce breast cancer (1) IMMUNE SYSTEM- Garlic is antimicrobial, antiviral and anti-fungal! This is because the component allicin DEMENTIA- Garlic […]

WHY? Cilantro

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Cilantro HEAVY METALS- Did you know that some heavy metals like aluminum and lead can reside in our bodies and cause all kinds of issues. Cilantro has been shown to loosen this metals from the bodies tissues which helps them be eliminated (1) ANXIETY- Cilantro can actually relieve anxiety and help you […]

WHY? Kiwi

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Kiwi VITAMIN C- Kiwi has more vitamin C than an orange! One cup provides 275 percent of your RDV COLLAGEN- Kiwi has been shown to almost double collagen synthesis in your body. Collagen is the foundation of healthy skin and nails (1) LUTEIN- There is a antioxidant called lutein found in kiwis. […]

WHY? Plantains

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Plantains Good source of carbohydrates- Plantains are a good, healthy source of starchy carbs. Sometimes when people clean up their diets they are left without many choices and can go too low carb because they aren’t eating the processed junk that is filled with empty, processed carbohydrates. If you’re feeling sluggish and […]

WHY? Mustard Greens

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday but on a Wednesday😉 Mustard Greens DETOXIFY- Mustard greens contain chlorophyll which can literally pull toxins from the bloodstream INCREASE BILE- It has be shown to increase bile binding when cooked, which is when your liver uses cholesterol to make bile acids and therefore, lowers cholesterol levels (1) VITAMIN K- High in […]

WHY? Butternut Squash

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Butternut Squash GOOD SUBSTITUTE- You can use butternut squash for so many things like fries, mashed, cheese sauce, soups! VITAMINS OBVIOUSLY- Butter squash contains vitamin C, A, and minerals like potassium and manganese. SKIN CANCER- Squash has a protein that can actually inhibit the growth of skin cancer. (1) FATIGUE- The extract […]

WHY? Bok Choy

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Bok Choy CANCER FIGHTING- Bok Choy contains brassinin, an antimicrobial substance that’s a proven chemopreventive agent (meaning they help protect you from cancer cell formation) (1) INFLAMMATION- Bok Choy contains the beloved omega-3 fats! And vitamin K which both help fight inflammation CARROTS?- You know how everyone says carrots are good for your […]