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Extra-Easy Chia Pudding

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 12 June 2021
Extra-Easy Chia Pudding
Omega 3 fatty acids are powerful inflammation fighters, essential to an anti-cancer/pro-wellness nutrition plan.  They're found in robust amounts in salmon and other cold-water fish, walnuts and flaxseeds, and certain types of algae.  But have you wondered if there was a FUN way to get your omega-3s? Here it is.  The mighty chia seed contains even a higher ratio of omega-3s than super-protective flaxseeds.  When added to liquid, it forms a gel that makes it a natural ...
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An Amazing Recipe from Beth: LSA Porridge

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 8 June 2021
An Amazing Recipe from Beth: LSA Porridge
Nutritious and easy to prepare. This is how Beth, one of our breast cancer survivors (and thrivers), describes her recipe.   Ingredients: 1 apple 3 tablespoons LSA (linseed, sunflower, almond) 1 tablespoon chia seeds 200 grams almond milk 1 pinch of cinnamon   Method Instructions
1. Remove core of apple and chop into small pieces
2. Place in a saucepan and add remaining ingredients
3. Simmer gently until apple is soft and mixture thickens to a porridge like ...
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Cruciferous Vegetables

Posted on 7 June 2021
Cruciferous Vegetables
The cruciferous vegetables come from the genus Brassica, explaining why they are also known as brassicas.  These vegetables are quite rich in fiber, folate, minerals, and vitamins C, K, and E. Some of these vegetables include: Broccoli is considered a superfood in most households. It has become a favorite among most people due to its low calories and numerous health benefits. The nutritional value of one cup of broccoli (roughly 76 grams) is as shown below: Calories- 24.3
F...
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Foods To Lower Estrogen: Mushrooms

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 7 June 2021
Foods To Lower Estrogen: Mushrooms
There are multiple types of mushrooms, including enoki, shiitake, chanterelle, wood ear, brown cremini, Portobello, oyster, morel, and white or "button". Each kind tends to have a different nutritional profile. So, talk to us to make sure that you do not exceed your calorie intake. Here is a sample of a nutritional profile of one cup of whole, raw mushrooms weighing roughly 96 grams: Calories- 21.1
Protein- 3 g
Iron- 0.5 mg
Total carbohydrate- 3.1 g
Zinc- 0.5 mg
Magnesium...
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Basil Broccoli recipe

Posted on 4 June 2021
Basil Broccoli recipe
Broccoli, cabbage, collard greens, kale, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts are all cruciferous vegetables. This vegetable family contains powerful phytochemicals, including carotenoids, indoles and glucosinolates and isothiocyanates, which have been studied and shown to slow the growth of many cancers, including leukemia and melanoma. One compound, indole-3-carbinol, continues to be studied in that it appears to change the way estrogen in metabolized, which may stop cancer cells from dividing ...
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