Archive | February, 2012

Fave Food #12 Kale!

FoodFave#7 Kale! Specifically kale chips! Yup,chips! I love Kale #in just about anything. It has great texture, is easy to cook and is one of the most nutritious things you can possibly eat. In fact, Kale has the most nutrition per gram than any other vegetable (that’s a fact I read and haven’t validated, but […]

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Fave Food #11 Frank’s Red Hot

FaveFood#9 Franks Red Hot. I put that s**t on everything! There are tons of health benefits of all different varieties of hot sauce (as there is with just about all spices), but this one makes the list because its just so darn yummy! I could tell you that hot sauce is good for the metabolism, […]

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Fave Food #10 Sauerkraut

Fave Food#14 Sauerkraut. Fermented sauerkraut is an amazing way to get super healthy #probiotics that don’t come from a dairy source. (OK, be honest, how many of you are totally shocked by that?)  The common belief is that dairy is the only source of probiotics, but in reality, just about every culture in the world […]

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Fave Food #9 Cinnamon

Fave Food#8 Cinnamon. Want to stabilize your blood sugar,lower your LDL Cholesterol and lower your triglycerides? This delicious sweet spice is where it’s at! Cinnamon is a super powerhouse when it comes to good blood panels, AND, it tastes awesome! The study (one of many) that I have included here used between 1 and 6gms […]

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Fave Food#8 Coffee

FaveFood#5 Coffee! Sure it has pros and cons, but #in my opinion the pro’s win! It’s crazy high in antioxidants and several studies are showing that it can reduce your risk of certain cancers, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and type 2 diabetes.  Do a google search on benefits of coffee and you will get 129 MILLION results!! […]

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Fave Food #7 Salmon

FaveFood#12 Canned salmon! Want a great source of Omega3? Buy salmon #in a can! Did you know canned salmon is ALL wild caught?  The stuff that you buy at the grocery store at the fish counter, not so much. That stuff is usually farmed (it will be clearly marked “wild” if it is indeed wild) […]

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Fave Food #6 Parsley

FaveFood#11 Parsley Mmm, de-lish. If you think of parley as just a garnish you are missing the boat! Check out the posted links, they may seem a bit over the top when talking about the health benefits of parley, but they really aren’t. Parsley is one of the ultimate super-foods….and for those of you following […]

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Fave Food #5 Garlic!

Fave Food#10 Garlic. In numerous studies garlic has been touted to possess a wide range of health benefits;from lowering BP and cholesterol levels to cleaning the blood and improving libido! There are two main reasons I suggest garlic as a staple food for just about everyone; the first is that it acts like a natural […]

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Avocado. Fave Food #4

Avocado’s make the list on day #3, but if this list had to be in order they would have been in first place! I think it is safe to say that I eat close to 3 or 4 avocados a week. So many people shy away from these fruit (yup, it’s considered  fruit) becasue of […]

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Carrots. Fave Food #3

Yup carrots. Seems boring to include carrots in my list of favorite foods, but there’s a reason for it! They atre the ANTI-BORING food for salads. I love salads. I don’t love lettuce. Lettuce is so boring! So….the reason carrots make my list is because carrots often make the “base” of my salads. I medium […]

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