Blueberries, Black Raspberries: There are an abundant amount of antioxidants in these two raw fruits, as discovered by Tufts University’s Center on Aging. They reverse the harmful effect of aging on neuronal (brain cell) signals. These signals are crucial to memory and even the prevention of Alzheimers; they also play a direct role in reducing depression and melancholia.
Cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, and kohlrabi): These sulphur—rich vegetables contain a phyto-nutrient called sulforaphan helping to fight cancer cells including the cell growth of breast cancer, as reported in the journal of Nutrition. Sprouted seeds of each of these vegetables increase their health-promoting effects exponentially.
Daikon Raclish: This japanese root vegetable that has a long history of assisting the body in blood purification, improved circulation and the reduction of ulcers. When juiced, the large community of nutrients and phyto chemicals are received in adequate quantities to assist in the above—mentioned areas.
Endive: This blood builder and liver detoxifier contains a high quantity of minerals and chlorophyll, making it similar to nettles and dandelion which are commonly used in the battle to reduce aging and increase vitality
Fenugreek (sprouts): these pungent and spectacular germinated seeds assist in all gastro—intestinal and eliminative concerns. They have a direct impact on the pancreatic blood sugar levels for both low and high blood sugar sufferers.
Garlic: This powerful herb and food contains allyl sulfides which researchers believe inhibits the growth of cancer cells, act as an antiseptic disinfectant, and helps to reduce ventricular plaque and inflammation- the cause of both heart attacks and stroke.
Hemp Seeds & Sprouts: Edible complete proteins that are an absolutely balanced essential fatty acid food. They not only build muscle, but also maintain brain, organ, and nervous system function, ultimately fueling a healthy metabolism. In the seed’s germinated form, it is 24 times more bio—available than fatty acids, which helps to curb appetite and weight gain.
Iceberg Lettuce: Although not known for its nutritional properties, Iceberg lettuce, often called head lettuce, contains silica and silicone as well as an opiate aphrodisiac. Silica and silicone strengthen the skin, hair, bones, and sheathing of the nervous system, while providing elasticity in the soft tissue.
Jicama: Eaten either as a root vegetable or as a green leafy sprout (grown in a clay pot in soil,) this food can help with blood sugar, electrolyte balance, cardiovascular disorders, while providing increased energy The germinated version is superior to the consumption of the root vegetable itself. Kale: Its superior calcium, phosphorus and magnesium content strengthens the teeth, the skeletal structure and red blood cells. lts sulphur content assists in the reduction of ulcers and other gastro—intestinal disorders.
Mustard Seeds: As sprouts, they are significant mucous membrane cleansers that also play a roll in ridding the veins of debris. When consumed in abundant amounts, they also help respiratory disorders, including asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and chest colds.
Lettuces: The leafy green varieties contain a close cousin to opiates, which have the ability to heighten positive mood increase sexual desire. It is often used as an aphrodisiac in its juiced from, providing far more benefits than eating large amounts of the leaves themselves.
Onion: This root vegetable contain a multitude of phyto-chemicals that help to protect the cell from mutagens as well as fungal concerns. lt has also been helpful with lyme’s disease.
Nutmeg: This spice contains a wide array of phyto-neutrients that have been directly linked to improving urinary flow and to the reduction of bladder inflammation. Many have reported that Nutmeg has been helpful for regulating frequent urination.
Pea Green sprouts: These are a complete protein, serving to build the muscles and fibrin of the cells. Their high beta-carotene content protects vision and creates and anti-oxidant effect against many forms of cancer. This powerful, germinated food has inherent blood-building properties.
Quinoa: Is a high-protein and high—mineral grain that helps to alkalinize the body It also provides an abundant amount of energy for mental and physical activity.
Red Sweet Peppers: These succulent fruit/vegetables are rich in Vitamin C, which acts as an antioxidant to reduce free radical damage— the essential cause of all premature aging and disease. When drying the seeds and germinating them you will attain 37 times greater positive effect from their banquet of nutrients.
Sweet Potatoes and their spourted greens: Highly nutritious vegetables containing every vitamin and the majority of minerals and trace minerals. They have been used to: increase vitality both mental and physical; strengthen the heart and other vital organs and, most importantly increase the cell’s ability to regenerate at a more rapid pace.
Yucca and its sprouted greens: these are commonly used as a stomach and small intestine cleanser_ a gastrointestinal and elimination canal lubricator and most important as a reservoir of energy for physical activity and stamina.
Watermelon and its sprouted Seeds: These are often used as a diuretic and to Hush the kidneys and bladder. Watermelon provides high chlorophyll and minerals when the outer skin is juiced and high protein and minerals when the seeds are sprouted into greens. This delicious fruit has been used as a morning drink by living food connoisseurs over many decades.
Ugli fruit: This variation on the grapefruit contains the citric acids, nutrients and phyto-chemicals that help to dissolve waste in the gallbladder and liver create an antiseptic effect in the blood stream break up excess mucus and reduce excess uric acid. All of this effectively helps to alkalize the body.
Zucchini: this summer squash contains a unique variety of phyto—chemical that have been noted as protectors of hearing & eyesight. It also reduces female disorders such as PMS. The zucchini flowers also provide an extraordinary amount of beta-carotene one of the most important antioxidants for protecting the body from cancer and other invasive disease.
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