All posts tagged: healing

Probiotics for your Belly

Historically, we had plenty of probiotics in our diet from eating fresh foods from good soil and by fermenting our foods to keep them from spoiling.  However, today we use refrigeration and other agricultural techniques to preserve our foods.  These newer aged techniques not only do not harvest the growth of healthy bacteria in our bodies but sometimes contact antibiotics that can kill off the good bacteria in our bodies. Thus, we must add probiotic foods into our diet to make up for this.

Detoxifying Foods to Add to your Diet

No need for crazy juice cleanse, or anything like that.  This is not a Detox Diet.  I’m talking about foods that you should work into your diet daily!  The founder of California organic food and juice company Urban Remedy and author of Urban Remedy: The 4-Day Home Cleanse Retreat says there are plenty of naturally detoxifying foods you can easily add to your plate. “These should be staples of your diet, not foods you take time off from processed ones to eat,” she says.  A diet full of nutritious detoxifying foods will help you eat clean! Detoxifying foods support your liver with react to fat-soluble toxins, and help excrete those toxins from the body.  Nutrients like vitamin C, beta carotene, and fiber are all essential for getting those processes to work correctly. Dandelion – greens or coffee/tea, improves liver function Burdock root – fresh, in juice, or grated into salad, great for your skin (#whatisburdockroot?) Turmeric – as a spice in dishes or added to smoothies/juice, great anti-inflammatory Beet juice – helps to support the liver …