Posts Tagged "probiotics"

Boost Your Immune System

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Health | 2 comments

  7 Ways to Boost Your Immune System During Cold/Flu Season   1.     Cut Back on Sugar While this is especially difficult during the holiday season (Halloween candy, pumpkin pie, Christmas cookies…) one of the best things you can do is limit your sugar consumption. Sugar promotes inflammation in the body and leads to suboptimal immune system performance. Get creative this year and look for healthier versions of holiday treats. Think less “processed” ingredients, and more “whole food” ingredients. 2.     Physical Activity Daily physical...

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Fermented Beverages

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Nutrition | 1 comment

Fermented Beverages

Fermented Beverages Drinking fermented beverages with meals or in between meals aids greatly in digestion, adds trillions of beneficial bacteria (probiotics) to your inner ecosystem, controls cravings and helps keep hunger at bay. Kombucha, Kevita, Inner-Eco and Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar Drink are all examples of products that you can introduce into your life! Inner-Eco—this is a fermented coconut water, also referred to as coconut kefir. Coconut water is full of wonderful minerals like calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium that our bodies need. It’s also full of natural electrolytes to keep...

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Cauliflower Tempeh Curry

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Nutrition | Comments Off on Cauliflower Tempeh Curry

Cauliflower Tempeh Curry 2014-05-13 22:54:22 Tempeh—made from cooked and fermented soybeans, tempeh comes in a compressed patty or cake, similar to a very firm veggie burger. It can be crumbled, sautéed, or treated just like chopped meat in any dish. It has a mild nutty flavor and a meaty texture. It is very low in fat and high in protein. Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1 T. coconut oil ½ cup chopped onions 2 med. Garlic cloves 8-10j brussels sprouts, quartered 2 heaping cups cauliflower florettes 1 cup diced zucchini 2 T. curry powder 2 mild green chilis, like Anaheim or...

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Cultured Vegetables Probiotics

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Nutrition | 1 comment

Cultured Vegetables Probiotics

Cultured Vegetables = Probiotics! Eating cultured vegetables, sometimes referred to as fermented vegetables, is an extremely good way to introduce healthy microflora (probiotics) into your gut.  They literally contain trillions of beneficial bacteria to help colonize you gut. There are so many amazing benefits to consuming these foods, and once you develop a taste for them, you will actually begin to crave them and enjoy them as a snack and with every meal.  Some of the benefits are: They improve digestion!  The beneficial bacteria actually pre-digest the vegetables, so they...

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