We are focusing on mindful nutrition and this week, we're starting with veggies!
Why is there such an emphasis on fruits and vegetables when talking about healthy nutrition? What is all the fuss? Research has proven many health and healing benefits of different nutrient components of fruits from beta carotene in carrots to sulphurane in broccoli and sprouts. There are many chemical compounds that work with the cells inside of the body to both regulate and stop abnormal cell growth. In addition, vegetables contain immune boosting and anti-oxidant value which help to remove damaged cells that may cause inflammation that promotes disease as well. There are vast amount of healing veggies available, but here are 7 vegetables that are a must have in your regular diet.
Today we have a great recipe for you. I have to tell you I love kale. But for so long I never liked to eat kale raw because I thought it’s so potent, it’s so hard to chew, and I didn’t realize it was so easy to make a kale salad. Today, we’re going make a springy kale salad with a lovely citrus dressing.
On my radio show the Wellness Blueprint Radio, my colleagues Deb Davies, Andrew Carr, and I talked about the benefits of pranayama. Because it was such an energetically expansive conversation and very informative, I felt that a follow up blog would be beneficial.