—–I’m so into smoothies! It’s like the gift that keeps giving in wonderful options for taste and excellent health.
An excellent documentary on the health benefits of juices and smoothies is called “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead” on Netflix, about a man who was really unhealthy and on tons of pharmaceutical medication, and then decided to start juicing which led to his astounding health.
—–“…The symbiotic relationship between our gut health and how we feel is a hot topic of discussion and research. Scientists, physicians, and mental health practitioners are increasingly aware of the important relationship between the balance of “critters” in our gut and how we experience our brain, mood and emotions.
From a holistic vantage point our gut is known as the “second brain” and there are structural/anatomical reasons for this reference. The “second brain,” known scientifically as the enteric nervous system, consists of sheaths of neurons located in the walls of our gut. We refer to these sheaths as the vagus nerve and it runs from our esophagus to our anus, roughly nine meters long.
Due to the interconnectedness of our brain and enteric nervous system, via the vagus nerve, once our gut bacteria is out of whack, we are vulnerable to a pattern of emotional discomfort, usually marked by increasing episodes of anxiety and depression…”
—-Turmeric has been heavily linked to anti-cancer, liver detoxification, helping inflammation in joints, anti-oxidant, treatment for Alzheimer’s, takes heavy metals out of your brain, soothes eczema/itching, prevents type 2 diabetes, battles depression and promotes cognitive health. And it’s delicious as well. Need I say more? Eat your daily turmeric. About 1 to 2 tablespoons a day.
10/14…..Away With Medicine and Ailments That Can Be Cured And Prevented Through Eating Well
—-This video represents the most modern science related to nutrition. Remember G-BOMBS (Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries, Seeds). Eat a whole lot of those and you’re doing pretty well!