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Turmeric and Ginger Tea sweetened with Pineapple juice

Turmeric and Ginger Tea sweetened with Pineapple juice

  A combination of pineapple juice and turmeric-ginger tea combination might sound like an odd bunch but it did wonders for my cold. Pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain, which aids in digestion and lowers inflammation. Turmeric (Curcumin) and ginger are anti-inflammatory, and I added some fresh lemon for a boost of Vitamin C. I have seen recipes of smoothies using these three ingredients but as I was in no mood to sip something cold I opted to make a tea using these ingredients. The result is a warming tea loaded with anti-inflammatory ingredients like Turmeric to help boost the immune system. Ingredients: 1. 1...

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Turmeric for Cancer

Turmeric for Cancer

 It comes to no surprise that turmeric, known for its powerful antioxidant properties, destroys and fights cancer-causing free radicals. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death around the world, yet there is a bright yellow-orange super spice that is safe and natural and has potent anti-cancer properties for nearly every type of cancer.  Turmeric’s active ingredient, curcumin, is responsible for its strong antioxidant properties. It helps protect us from free radicals in the body that lead to cellular damage of DNA. If damage occurs to DNA, it may help contribute to the development of many illnesses, including cancer. These...

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Virgin Turmeric Toddy

Virgin Turmeric Toddy

A warm and comforting drink for winter or days in other seasons that feel like winter. I adapted this recipe from Elizabeth Peyton-Jones website. Elizabeth Peyton-Jones is the author of Cook Yourself Young. She is a well known authority in the world of nutrition and loves Turmeric. I connected with her when she was on the book tour in Toronto. I love her book, it has amazing easy to follow recipes and a lot of information on how foods impact aging.   Ingredients: 1. 1 cup organic apple cider or juice 2. 1/2 cup water 3. 1.5 tsp WINTER -...

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Spice Up Your Immune System

Spice Up Your Immune System

  Are you constantly battling colds and flus? Does the change of seasons have you instantly feeling under the weather? Stress, over the counter medication, diet and low activity level all contribute to a weakened immune system. When an immune system is weakened, it suppresses the immune system’s natural response to every day germs and illness, causing recurring infections and frequent sick days. It’s impossible to avoid germs, but fortunately there are many nourishing super foods to help supercharge and boost your immune system back into gear, just like turmeric. Turmeric is one of the best natural aliments to naturally...

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