Good food has healing power, owing to it’s content of minerals, phyto-nutrients, fiber, vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, etc. Nutritious cuisine can make you well again and keep you healthy.
Beans contain many phytonutrients that affect our heart in very positive ways. #Lignans balance our blood sugar and our hormones. This keeps inflammation down inside the arteries. Black beans are really purple. Purple foods contain #Anthocyanates. This phytonutrient strengthens the vascular system Read more
Day 1February is #HeartHealth month and today begins my “28 Weapons of Heart Disease Destruction.” Stay tuned for another WHDD each day this month.
♡ Here are the 3 most damaging habits to the human heart; as told to me by Dr. Amar Kapoor. Dr. Kapoor is considered by many to be one of the top cardiologists in the world.
- Critical Cynicism
- Free Floating Hostility
- Overt acts of aggression
These various states of discontent and anger cause chemical changes that create long term damage to our hearts. Some research shows negative emotions to be more damaging than a LACK of proper nutrition, exercise, and sleep. #HavingFunIsGood4Us #LaughingBuildsImmunity
In my 35 years in the fitness industry, and 28 years as the Medicine Chef, I have found that when people understand the power food has to heal them, it becomes much easier to make better choices. I have included my phytonutrient chart for your viewing pleasure. Just click the image, below. Read more
Day 31Weapons of Breast Cancer Destruction
Well, this is it! The final day October and the last of our “Weapons of Breast Cancer Destruction” The most important weapon of all: JOY! Read more
Day 30Weapons of Breast Cancer Destruction
Hey, it’s #TastyTuesday for the third day this week and the next to last installment of our WBCD series. The focus is on pumpkin around this time of year. CheckitwithLeigh has my Pumpkin Seed Clouds recipe. And then there are my Pumpkin Spice Martinis to round out our mini-theme, Pumpkin 3 Ways in 3 Days. Decorate your holiday desserts, or fill a candy dish, as pictured. It’s time to have some holiday fun in my #AgelessKitchen. #Pumpkin3waysn3days.
Day 29Weapons of Breast Cancer Destruction