Beet is well known as a liver and blood cleanser. Due to its high-antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties, it has been linked to the prevention of lung, liver, colon cancer and many diseases.
Simple ways to incorporate beet into your diet include:
- Make an immune-boosting smoothie with beet, lemon, ginger, and raspberries
- Make a healthy side dish with roasted beet
- Add grated beetroot into your big salad
- Add fresh beet leaves into your big salad
- Steam beet, broccoli, cauliflower, tofu together and serve over brown rice or quinoa
- Make a beet and carrot soup
- Make a Beet Latte with beet juice, almond milk, ginger, and honey/maple syrup
1 small nub Ginger Root
1 small nub Turmeric
1 tbsp Fresh Mint
2 medium cucumbers
3 orange/yellow bell peppers
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Preventing Chronic Disease with a freshly made organic juice in the morning. Experience with different in-season produce and keep a blend of vegetables and fruits at a 2 to 1 or 3 to 1 ratio. If you can tolerate a pungent taste, incorporating healing roots such as ginger and turmeric may boost your immunity.
According to Ayurvedic Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Ginger and Turmeric have been associated with digestive health and having anti-aging properties. Their powerful antioxidants can repair the free radicals our body produces, reduce cellular DNA and membrane damages that cause premature aging and chronic disease.
The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center suggested that FRESH ginger and turmeric (Curcumin) may contain anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties, potentially suppressing cancer cells growth and inflammation. Other lab studies suggested that ginger may protect brain cells against Alzheimer’s disease, delay the aging process and strengthen memory. The anti-inflammatory agents in ginger and turmeric may be helpful in improving the symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Don’t forget to maintain an active lifestyle. Proper exercise can improve joint mobility and reduce inflammation.