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Try This Simple and Delicious Smoothie During Cancer Treatments

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 12 December 2021
Try This Simple and Delicious Smoothie During Cancer Treatments
Smoothies are made by combining ingredients in a blender. Nothing gets processed out of a smoothie. You drink everything you put in. This means that smoothies are full of fibre. Fibre can help to keep you full longer and will keep your blood sugar stable. Smoothies are easy to sip – especially on days that you don’t feel like eating. They’re full of nutrients, vitamins, and healthy fruits and vegetables. If you choose ingredients with healthy fats and protein, your smoo...
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The 5 Beneficial Effects of Bone Broth

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 5 November 2021
The 5 Beneficial Effects of Bone Broth
Drinking at least one cup of bone broth every day, can be beneficial during cancer healing. 1.) Bone broth is a super-food: it contains the amino acid arginine (essential for immune system and liver function), glutamine (which helps with metabolism), and glycine (which aids in glutathione production and also quality of sleep).  2.) Bone broth contains collagen. The collagen content in the soup bones will break down into gelatin in the broth. This is why when you put the broth in the re...
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A Delicious Paleo Granola Recipe

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 5 November 2021
A Delicious Paleo Granola Recipe
Crunchy and naturally sweet, this coconutty Paleo Muesli is a hardy and delicious grain-free breakfast. An easy recipe, these delightful Paleo granola clusters are also vegan and dairy-free.  Ingredients: Organic Activated Sunflower Seeds, Organic Coconut Chips, Organic Activated Flax Seeds, Organic Activated Pumpkin Seeds, Organic Activated Cashews, Organic Raw Cacao Nibs, Organic Activated Brazil Nuts, Organic Activated Almonds, Organic Activated Chia Seeds Instructions I ...
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Crispy Golden Cauliflower

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 31 October 2021
Crispy Golden Cauliflower
This is a warming side dish, easy to make and highly nutritious! Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory, but only has a high absorption rate if paired with both a fat and piperine, a compound found in pepper. This recipe contains the trio to increase bioavailability. Benefits Cauliflower is high in fibre and sulforaphane (both which aid in detoxification). Turmeric helps lower biomarkers of inflammation. Avocado oil is high in “good” (monounsaturated) fats. INGREDIENTS ...
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Vegan Zucchini Crumble

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 29 October 2021
Vegan Zucchini Crumble
Zucchini is a strange choice for dessert at first glance but when you really drill down, it’s got a lot to offer! This dessert is also vegan, gluten-free, and compatible with an elimination diet. At the top of the list: blood sugar balance. Zucchini is very low in carbohydrates compared to apples, pears, and other fruits traditionally used in crumbles. 1 cup of zucchini clocks in at just 4.6g of carbs compared with 14.8 g in apples, and 44% of your daily vitamin C recommendation comp...
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