The first line of defense against disease could be your dinner plate. The science of culinary medicine combats illnesses like heart disease, cancer and diabetes with recipes and meals designed to heal.
Come Together Fitness can show you how your diet can defend against the diseases you fear most.
Food is medicine – that’s the mantra of culinary medicine. As a nutitional coach, Jenny Blaydow, maintains that food is the best way to prevent, treat and even reverse illness. She has harnessed the power of a healthy diet to fight obesity, diabetes, arthritis, metabolic syndrome, heart disease and depression. Even your cancer risk could be reduced! Over 80% of cancers are caused by controllable lifestyle factors, which include diet and execise.
Preventing illness can be as easy as knowing which foods to eat and how to prepare them. Take small steps to fighting disease today by introducing nutrient-dense foods into your diet.
Eating "superfoods" just once a week can provide potent illness-fighting benefits. And that’s just for starters!
Jenny Blaydow recommends this list of foods to be some of the best cancer-fighting superfoods and the best immunity-boosters to keep in your disease-defense arsenal. Try eating some of these foods today!! For more questions about how superfoods can be used as medicine and how they can be prepared call Come Together Fitness.
Cold Pressed oils of all kinds: Flax seed oil, Hemp oil, Grape seed oil, Olive oil.
100% raw Wheat Grass, Barley Grass juice
Bee pollen and Royal Jelly
Fresh pressed vegetable juice
Berries of all types: Acai, Blueberry, Cranberry, Strawberry
Aloe Vera juice
Many fresh herbs: Fennel, Parsley, Mint, Basil, Oregano, Thyme, Cilantro
Leafy Green vegetables:Mustard Greens, Collard Greens, Kale
Sweet Potatoes and Yams
Lemons and Limes
Raw Nuts: Walnut and Almond
Spices like: Turmeric, Cloves, Cumin, Cinnamon
Brown Rice, Oats, Wheat burger, Barley
Chickpeas, Red Beans and Black Beans
Algae’s and Seaweeds of all types: Kelp, Spirulina, Chlorella, Blue Green
Fresh Dried Green Tea Leafs brewed as a tea (If water temp. is heated above 85 degrees then the most beneficial properties are destroyed)