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  Kale is growing in abundance right now and I have the privilege of being able to pick some whenever I want from my family’s vegetable plot. In fact, there’s so much of it we have to get very creative about how to use it!   Packed with Nutrients! Kale is a really nutritious leafy green vegetable that is really easy to grow, and also fairly inexpensive to buy in the shops. It’s part of the cruciferous family of vegetables and is packed full of nutrients, with a few examples being: Vitamin K – not always well known, but critical […]
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Last time I shared the need to “eat the rainbow”. Today we’re getting more specific, focusing on a few of the most critical vitamins for your immune system and where you can find them in food. Listed are some examples of rich sources – you’ll see lots of duplication across the groups! Vitamin A: carrots, leafy green vegetables, bell peppers, sweet potatoes, squash, broccoli, tomatoes, cantaloupe melon, apricots, calf’s liver Vitamin C: bell peppers, broccoli, strawberries, citrus (lemon, orange, grapefruit), kiwi, leafy green vegetables, tomatoes, cauliflower, brussel sprouts Vitamin D: your best source of Vitamin D is from the sun! For food sources look to salmon, sardines, cod and eggs Vitamin E: […]
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Are you someone who feels as though as soon as they’ve fought off one bug they’ve got another to contend with. Frequent coughs, colds, coldsores and mouth ulcers can be common symptoms that your immune system needs to boost. The best way to protect against these nasties is to get your immune system in the best shape possible – the stronger the immune system the easier it is for your system to fight off infection. The immune system itself is a complex web of different glands, organs, cells and fluids in our body. Luckily we can keep things simple and focus on dietary and lifestyle measures […]
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