Jenny's Recommended Food as Medicine

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

  • Ginger

  • Many fresh herbs: Fennel, Parsley, Mint, Basil, Oregano, Thyme, Cilantro

  • Leafy Green vegetables:Mustard Greens, Collard Greens, Kale

  • Bok Choy

  • Celery

  • Cabbage

  • Garlic

  • 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)

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