Vegetable Juices

Cleanse with Cabbage Juice

…the pulp. The now-fermented cabbage juice can be stored in a glass jar in the refrigerator. If you keep it covered, it should stay fresh between one and two weeks. Try a batch of this fermented cabbage juice, and make an effort to eat more of this wonderful vegetable. Now it’s your turn: How do you incorporate…

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Six Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Life

…liver. Vegetable juice's ability to quench these free radicals and stop oxidation is one of the reasons I recommend a juice fast as opposed to a water fast. It's important that the toxins being released during a fast be neutralized and removed from the body as quickly as possible. Juicing takes care…

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Replacements and Substitutions for Healthier Cooking

…volunteers reported that low-salt tomato juice spiked with fresh lemon juice “fools the taste receptors in the brain, adding a zest that makes you think of salt.” Fresh lemon juice can be used as a salt substitute in several things like soups, fish, vegetable juices and chicken dishes. You can also use…

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How To Measure Hypothyroid Activity

…to two drops daily. If your thyroid’s function is normal, then consider your potassium level. You can raise it by drinking more fruit and vegetable juices (freshly made, if you have a juicer) and by cutting back on sodium intake. These steps will improve other aspects of your health as well, and…

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How to Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables

…fermented vegetables at home. Here’s how I do it: * Choose a selection of your favorite vegetables. Organic vegetables like carrots, peppers, kale, seaweed, collards, and broccoli are good choices. * Create a brine by juicing stalks of celery. Celery contains natural sodium and keeps the vegetables in an…

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Digestive Diet Tip: Make Your Own Sauerkraut

…then now is the time to start. And you don’t even have to leave your house. You can easily make your own lactic acid-fermented cabbage and other vegetables right at home. There are several books currently in print on the subject of lactic acid-fermentation as a method of preserving food. However, some…

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Food Causing Your IBS? Use Food to Fight It

…eating more water-soluble fibers found in flaxseed, fruits, vegetables and legumes like beans and peas. These fibrous foods help stimulate the cleansing of the colon. * Avoid troublesome foods. Sugar and foods high in sugar like fruit juices can be IBS triggers, as well as highly acidic foods like tomatoes…

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One Food Can “Beet” High Blood Pressure

…your diet is through juicing. I suggest starting with a few ounces a day and gradually increasing that amount to about a cup. (Do this over a week or so.) A study at Queen Mary University of London found that when individuals with high blood pressure consumed a cup of beet juice a day, their blood pressure…

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Six Steps to Preventing Kidney Stones

…ounces a day, the “dosage” used in the above study, equates to roughly two small glasses.) Grapefruit juice had the highest negative impact. A daily eight-ounce glass of grapefruit juice increased the risk of developing kidney stones by 44 percent. Caffeine-free, sugar-free colas can exacerbate…

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Vision Saving Foods

…goal—healthy vision for a lifetime. Cultivate diversity at the dinner table. Green tea, green apples, red or white wine, onions, eggplant, and black currant juice are all rich in quercetin, a powerful antioxidant and bioflavonoid. Whole-food supplements rich in quercetin include blue-green algae and spirulina…

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Six Steps to Successful Sprouting

…to eat. 6. Rinse once again before eating, and then enjoy! Sprouts are fantastic in salads, sandwiches, mixed vegetables, and as snacks, and they can even be ground up in your favorite juice drink. Store extra sprouts in the refrigerator. Now it’s time to start another batch so you have a continuous…

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The Best Probiotic Foods for Digestive Relief

…may have been on to something, eating her curds and whey. The liquid left over from clabbered milk can be used in soups, added to vegetables or blended with fruit juice. * Kefir: This beverage is created by combining kefir grains, colonies of yeast and bacteria that look like clumps of rice, with milk…

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Natural Treatments for Anemia

…in iron a priority can help with borderline anemic problems. Foods rich in iron include: * Green leafy vegetables * Red cabbage * Parsley * Beets * Alfalfa * Watercress * Wheat grass * Tomato juice * Fish * Coconuts * Eggs * Black cherry * Blackberry Supplementing wth taurine can also help with iron…

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