cruciferous vegetables

Dr. Stacia Van Slyke’s Broccoli Quinoa Salad

INGREDIENTS FOR THE DRESSING​: ¾ cup raw cashews ¼ cup water 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar ½ heaping teaspoon salt 1 clove of garlic Ground pepper to taste INGREDIENTS FOR THE SALAD​: 2 large broccoli crowns (quickly blanched and chopped when cool) 1 cup red grapes, halved ⅓ cup slivered almonds [...]
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Three foods that promote liver health

Summer cocktails can take a toll on your liver, but fear not, I’m not suggesting that you ditch the cocktails and cold ones! Of course, moderation is important, but if you enjoy a cocktail occasionally on a hot summer day, read on for some suggestions on how you can keep your liver healthy despite the […]

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Spring into Health: What in the world is Kohlrabi?

I incessantly encourage my clients to eat more cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts, bok choy).  They are loaded with phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals that can help with hormone balancing, cancer prevention, and heart disease prevention. Their natural anti-inflammatory properties can avert any form of inflammation. If you dislike any of the aforementioned [...]
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PMS prevention tips

How do you feel five to 11 days before your period? Bloated? Irritable? Tense? Anxious? Emotional? Exhausted? Mood swings? Do you get migraine headaches? Do you have insatiable cravings for sweets? If you experience any of these symptoms, then premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is no stranger to you.  Guess what though? I have good news for [...]
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Boost your bone health nutritionally

Worldwide, an osteoporotic fracture takes place every three seconds. One in three American women over the age of 50 will experience at least one osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. Osteoporosis is far more common in women than in men. You can drastically decrease your likelihood of being diagnosed with osteoporosis through nutritional measures. And these [...]
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