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The Health Benefits of Eating Garlic

…peripheral vascular resistance. Others indicate that garlic's antihypertensive value may be related to its ability to prevent the digestive system from turning fat into cholesterol. In fact, eating one-half to one clove of garlic daily or taking a garlic supplement can reduce your cholesterol levels by about…

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…One clove of garlic, chopped * 3-4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil * Celtic sea salt and ground black pepper to taste * Organic butter * Cilantro or parsley to garnish 1. Wash Brussels sprouts, remove outer leaves and stems, and cut in half from top to bottom. 2. Sauté a clove of chopped garlic in 3-4…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition: White Bean Salad

…drained 3-½ cups water 1 medium onion and 2 garlic cloves, chopped to add to bean’s cooking liquid 1 medium red or Vidalia onion, finely chopped 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped 1 yellow or red pepper, chopped ½ tsp. dried mustard 1 minced garlic clove 1 T. flax or olive oil lemon juice and balsamic…

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On the Menu: Mediterranean Chicken

…good HDL cholesterol, along with garlic, roasted peppers, and more. Mediterranean Chicken (Makes 2 servings) Ingredients: 8 oz. organic or free range chicken breast, cubed or sliced 4 Tbsp. flour (gluten-free preferred) 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 roasted red peppers, from…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…, both of which are excellent natural means to prevent inflammation, allergies, and histamine release. I also take garlic (500—1,000 mg as a supplement, or one clove of fresh garlic), and drink ginger tea. 6. Drink red wine (1–2 glasses once or twice a week), green tea (1-3 cups a day), and water…

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Cooking for Cancer

…challenge. For fun, try one of the quicker recipes from The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Avocado Dressing Use to top salads, fish, or chicken ¾ C water 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tsp agave nectar 2 TBSP extra-virgin olive oil ½ tsp sea salt 2 TBSP brown rice vinegar ½ ripe avocado 2 TBSP freshly squeezed lime…

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A Smart, Easy Summer Recipe that Doesn’t Turn Up the Heat

…is cut two avocados up into bite sized chunks, and mix them with sliced organic onions (red or Vidalia are my personal favorites). Then, add a clove of garlic finely chopped and season it with sea salt and olive oil drizzled to taste (but no vinegar).You can enjoy this simple salad by itself, or make…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Made Over

…g, Sodium 170 mg, Carbs 15 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 26 g Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Vegetable Soup (Makes 4 servings) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 medium turnip, diced 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 2 tsp. each of dried thyme, tarragon, and parsley ½ tsp. black…

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A Delicious Way to Boost Your Heart Health

…reduces blood pressure. Finally, garlic is an excellent natural blood thinner and has a proven track record for lowering both blood pressure and cholesterol. So don’t pass up this pasta recipe! Spelt Pasta with Asparagus and Tomatoes * 1 Tbsp. olive oil * 3 cloves garlic, chopped * 4 oz. asparagus, cleaned…

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A Spring Favorite in My House: Grilled Mediterranean Halibut

…steaks Juice of 1 lemon 2 Tbsp. olive oil 3 cloves garlic, crushed ½ tsp. grated lemon peel 3 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped and divided 2 tsp. capers, drained Fresh ground pepper to taste Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, whisk lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and lemon peel. Stir in capers and 2 tablespoons…

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8 Ways to Avoid Colorectal Cancer

…Probiotics: Which populate your colon with healthy bacteria—and help to crowd out unwanted bacteria. 5. Eat Garlic: Research has shown that high consumption (1-2 cloves daily) of raw or cooked garlic decreases the chance of colon cancer by 30 percent, and stomach cancer by 50 percent. 6. Take B Vitamins…

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In a Healthy Heart Diet Beware of Hidden Salt

garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 medium onions, diced 2 lbs. fresh plum or cherry tomatoes (preferably organic) 2 Tbsp. red or white wine 1 Tbsp. chopped basil 1 tsp. fresh oregano leaves, crushed Celtic sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Directions: Pour the olive oil into a pan and sauté garlic

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7 Ways To Survive Cold and Flu Season Naturally

…your heart health. * Drink healing tea: If you feel run down and susceptible to getting sick, create an antimicrobial tea by crushing 3–4 cloves of garlic, grating a piece of thumb-sized ginger and squeezing the juice from half a lemon into 6–8 cups boiling water. Simmer for 5–10 minutes. Add…

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