Fantastic Foods

Almonds—Help reduce glycemic index, nutritive for the lungs, lower LDL cholesterol and raise HDL cholesterol.

Avocados—Flesh is rich in vitamin E, loaded with phytochemicals, minerals and essential fatty acids. They also contain antibacterial and antifungal properties, while the pit has high amounts of soluble fiber.

Beets—Detoxify blood, help anemia, stimulate liver function.

Bitter melon—Regulates high blood sugar.

Blueberries—Powerful antioxidant, help lower cholesterol, promote urinary tract health and improve memory.

Broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, turnips, kohlrabi and bok choy (all part of the Cruciferous family)—Contain high levels of phytochemicals and have anti-cancer properties.

Carrots—High in beta-carotene, a neutral food that benefits the stomach, while the fiber stimulates bowels.

Chia seeds—High in soluble fiber, a high-energy endurance food, slow conversion of carbohydrates to sugar. Aid digestion, easily absorbed source of protein.

Chlorophyll—Similar in molecular structure to hemoglobin. Offers nutrition for red blood cells, is a blood builder and blood purifier, deodorizes and alkalizes the body, detoxifies the intestines and organs, and is an antioxidant. Can break down kidney stones for elimination, increase circulation and chelation of heavy metals, reduce the binding of carcinogens to DNA in the liver and blood, and can also be used in skin care for its oxygenating, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, wound- and tissue-healing properties.

Coconut oil—High in lauric acid, which is a medium chain fatty acid with antibacterial properties; helps balance metabolism; repair the liver; is used externally as a antihistamine and for its moisturizing properties.

Dandelion greens—Contain high levels of choline, stimulate bile, improve liver and gallbladder function, have high levels of vitamin A, aid digestion, are a diuretic.

Fennel—Aromatic and calming, high in phytochemicals, can be used externally to treat skin problems.

Ginger—Warming, excellent for digestion, nausea and motion sickness; stimulates circulation, natural decongestant, moves qi, anti-inflammatory, relaxes the intestines.

Green apples—Probiotic and improve digestion. Sour, so suitable to eat when watching sugar intake. A source of pectin; reduce blood cholesterol levels and increase viscosity in the intestinal tract, which can lead to reduced absorption of cholesterol.

Kiwi—Seeds are high in alpha linoleic acid and a sour fruit, suitable when watching sugar intake.

Kombucha—Fermented probiotic beverage that contains active enzymes, vitamins, amino acids, glucaric acid and B vitamins. Aids and promotes digestion, healthy function of the liver and detoxification. Energizing, antibacterial and antifungal, balances stomach and spleen. Can also be used externally for skin care, great for acne, detoxifying foot baths or whole body detox soaks.

Papaya—High in proteolytic enzymes, potassium, vitamins A and C, dissolves excess mucus, improves food digestion.

Probiotics—Improve immune function by regulating lymphocytes and antibodies, promote growth of healthy bacteria in the colon, support colon health, improve nutrient bioavailability, support general wellness.

Walnuts—High in antioxidants, omega-3 EFAs beneficial for the heart and inflammatory skin conditions, including psoriasis and eczema.