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Nutrition
is at the core of
everything your body
does for you.

From health to sickness,
from energy to lethargy,
from happiness to depression –
the necessary nutrients your cells
receive or do not receive affect
everything about you. If only one cell
in your body is deprived, it slowly affects
the rest of you.

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How should you
clean your teeth?
Let me count the ways!
When I was a kid
going to the dentist,
my dentist always told me
I had to brush harder.
What did that mean?
When my family moved to another city,
my new dentist told me totally different
things about brushing my teeth.
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My Favorite Paleo Recipes:
Powerhouse Salad

 
evolution rFood is Medicine. This is a powerful statement!
 
Almost 2500 years ago, Hippocrates was credited with saying, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” He also was credited with saying, “The natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well.”
 
Nutrient-dense foods nourish us and assist our natural healing potential by stimulating a myriad of biochemical processes. One process is the activation of the Nrf2 pathway, which I described in this previous blog. Dr. Pall and Dr. Levine, in their 2015 review article, inferred that the Nrf2 pathway might well be one of the most important discoveries of all time.
 
The following nutrient-dense salad includes many phytonutrients, most of which stimulate the Nrf2 pathway in addition to other biochemical pathways. It’s not only delicious but also “medicinal”. This has become my favorite go-to health salad. Play around with the ingredients and their quantities, and see if it becomes one of your favorites.
 

Ingredients: (all ingredients are organic)

  • 1 4-ounce bag of Herb Blend Organic Salad by Earthbound Farm (baby lettuces, chard, mizuna, spinach, arugula, radicchio, parsley, dill, cilantro)
  • 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 avocado, sliced and diced
  • 1 tomato, sliced and diced
  • 1 Tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 Tsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 Tsp Kelp Granules (I use Maine Coast Sea Seasonings)
  • 1 Tsp turmeric
  • 1 Tsp green onion, chopped
  • 1 Tsp fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh berries (blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries)
  • salt and pepper to taste

 

Preparation:

  • Add all ingredients into salad bowl and toss (use more or less of any ingredient to satisfy your taste)
  • Serve in separate salad bowls

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