Beets

Juicing Your Way to Optimum Health

…combine leafy greens with fresh fruit, beets, and a splash of ginger. Here is one if his favorites. Combine one or all from each category: * Berries: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries * Other fruit: apple, banana, kiwi (no citrus) * Vegetable: Beets are our breakfast favorite (but mixed…

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A High Antioxidant Diet Lowers Heart Attack Risk

…convenient, but fat and sugary, foods on-the-go. Instead, we should all eat more antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, beets, red bell pepper, cranberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and strawberries. One of my favorite ways to get antioxidant-rich fruits and…

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Folic Acid for Dementia & Alzheimer’s Prevention

…only form that crosses the blood-brain barrier. I recommend taking 100 mcg of 5-MTHF folic acid daily. Plus, remember to eat your beets and broccoli. Of all foods, beets and broccoli have the most powerful methylation capability for converting harmful homocysteine into harmless methionine. Now it’s…

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The Heart-Brain Connection

…, raspberries); * Oranges; * Cherries; * Plums; * Red grapes; * Spinach; * Broccoli * Kale * Brussels sprouts; * Alfalfa sprouts; * Bell peppers * Beets; * Eggplant; and * Onions. Essential Fatty Acids * Almonds, * Pecans, * Walnuts, * Olive oil, * Halibut, * Mackerel, * Salmon, * Trout, and * Tuna.…

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Proper Sodium-Potassium Balance Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

…olive oil. Some foods that are especially high in potassium include raisins, prunes, apricots, papaya, dates, avocados, bananas, cantaloupe, oranges, beets, strawberries, watermelon, greens, spinach, peas, squash, tomatoes, mushrooms, beans, and baked potatoes. (A baked potato alone has about 800 mg of…

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