Tag Archives: anti-cancer

broccolli

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Iron, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin C, A, K, B2, B5, B6, Folate SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin E, B1, B3, NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES One of the most nutrient dense foods Broccoli sprouts are … Continue reading

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mushrooms (various)

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Iron, Manganese, Vitamins B6, B12, Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Anti-cancer due to polysaccharides and beta-glucan components FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS PHYTONUTRIENTS DANGERS Chemical treatment whilst … Continue reading

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maitake mushroom

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin D, Potassium, Copper, and Vitamins B1, B2, B3 SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B5 and Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Significant source of Vitamin D Good dietary absorption of anti-cancer compounds when eaten in food Adaptogenic … Continue reading

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shiitake mushroom

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Manganese, Copper, Zinc and Vitamins B2, B3, B5, B6 SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Iron, Magnesium and Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Stimulates natural killer cell activity to combat Cancer, fatigue syndrome, and common infections such … Continue reading

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bell peppers

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin A, C, E, B6 SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, K NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES One of the most nutrient dense foods FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS  Antioxidant, Anti-cancer, Heart Health PHYTONUTRIENTS Capsaicin and a … Continue reading

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phytonutrients!

I became fascinated by phytonutrients (or plant based nutrients) when I first began studying nutrition. Again and again I was reading about how a food and nutrition could trigger healing as well as enhance health, and it was plants and phytonutrients … Continue reading

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radishes

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin C, Molybdenum SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Calcium (in leaves), Iron, Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Folate NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Low in calories. Cooking destroys vitamin C content FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS Cruciferous family: cancer protective Helps liver disorders – … Continue reading

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ashwagandha

Part used Root Use 1/2 tsp dried root in 8oz water decoct 10 mins and steep 1/2 hour; effects take a week of daily use to become effective Benefits Calming adaptogen Rejuvenating, balancing, strengthening to nervous system, relieves fatigue, nervous … Continue reading

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grapefruit

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Potassium, Vitamin A, C SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin B5 NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES Limonoids, Flavonoids, Lycopene, Glucarates, Pectin FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS Cholesterol lowering and heart health – due to pectin fiber Normalizes hematocrit levels (% red blood cells … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard

PRIMARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin A, C, E, K, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Manganese, Copper SECONDARY MICRO NUTRIENTS Vitamin B2, B6, Folate, Calcium, Phosphorus NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS and NOTES  Highly nutrient density High Carotene and Chlorophyll content FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS Bone health – due to … Continue reading

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