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Month: January 2018

Get with the Beet!

Remember when your mom or dad made you eat this …. thing …. this … this, purple vegetable called a beet?! Maybe you avoided it as a kid, but as we mature our bodies and taste buds begin craving new flavors, and the flavor of a beet soon becomes surprisingly sweet and refreshing (especially to those who’ve eaten all-fried foods for years) … you could say its a taste worth of cultivating! Did you know … Beets and Swiss chard are actually different varieties within the same plant? One species was tended for the root, and the other for...

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Make a Rabbit Jealous: Drink More Carrot Juice

If you think carrots are rabbit food, we have a surprise in store for you today! Yes, this root (which has root colors spanning the spectrum from blue to red) has a long health history, and according to the Carrot Museum in the UK – oh yes, there is such a place(!) – uses date back to the ancient Middle East, Greece and Rome. Kicking back with some fresh, raw carrot juice is a wholesome way to good eyes, powerful polyphenols; cancer-fighting antioxidants, and brings a healthy glow into your cheeks. Capture Some Carotenes! Carrots are today’s the most...

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A Brief History of Juicing

The history of juicing may take us back over 2000 years!  So, what’s the controversy?  Well, there’s this little quote is being paraded around the internet (quoting verbatim): “Some of the first documented evidence of humans “juicing” for health benefits are from the dead sea scrolls from 150 B.C. to 70 A.D. Described in the scrolls as ‘a pounded mash of pomegranate and fig’ resulting in ‘profound strength and subtle form.”’ But no one, and I mean no one is giving the codex number from the Dead Sea Scrolls where such a passage is found. Nor do they counter...

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The Anti Inflammatory Benefits of Raw Juicing

Fruits and vegetables have the power to do amazing things in the body, and raw juicing is one of the best ways to take advantage of the health benefits.  One of these benefits is the ability to reduce inflammation in the body, which can promote better health. Inflammation is linked to a whole host of chronic conditions and diseases including heart disease, arthritis, Alzheimer’s Disease and cancer so it’s definitely something you want to have as little as of possible! What Exactly is Inflammation? In small doses, inflammation isn’t such a bad thing. In fact, it is needed for encouraging...

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