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Are You Eating Enough Fruit & Vegetables a Day?

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Ask.com says we should be eating about 9 – 10 servings every day. How much is that? They suggest typical serving sizes as:
• one banana
• six strawberries
• one apple
• one peach
• one-half cup of orange or other fruit juice
• fifteen grapes
• five broccoli florets
• one Roma tomato
• half of a baked sweet potato
• one ear of corn
• four slices of an onion

Cancer Beware – Broccoli is on the Way!

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Studies show that broccoli may help in the pre...

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The Linus Pauling Institute at OSU (Oregon State University) confirms that a substance in broccoli, Sulforaphane, actually attacks cancer cells but not healthy cells.  Broccoli may just be a modern-day super hero. This is a great study that shows the power of plant-based foods on human health. This study talks about using Sulforaphane as a drug but cites
that because it’s in food naturally doesn’t mean it is safe to take! Why not just eat broccoli? It is safe and cheaper than drugs. Why does everything have to be a money-making drug?

More Studies on Power of Plant-Based Diet

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Studies show that broccoli may help in the pre...

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The Canadian Globe and Mail posted an article titled “Eat your Broccoli and Ward of Cancer” states:

  • Vitamin E-rich diet is key to Alzheimer’s protection
  • Magnesium-rich foods could reduce cancer risk
  • Arugula, red grape and toasted walnut salad
  • Eat lots of Broccoli, cauliflower, Green Tea and Soy

Once again we see the power of plant-based foods over our health. Eat more plant-based foods and raise the probability you will be healthier.

Broccoli Everyday may keep Cancer Away!

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A study reported by CTV News on Health says brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage and soy beans may be part of an “Epigenetic Diet” that can prevent cancer. In a study at the University of Alabama (UAB) they found the substances in many plant-based foods can prevent cancer and other illnesses. These foods cause the suppression of genes that can cause fatal illnesses. The past 6 BLOGS I did were on a doctor and surgeon that have found vegetarian based diets to be very healthy. Here is another university study finding the power of epigenetics is our hands. Use it wisely and live a healthy life. The UAB team describes their Epigenetic Diet as the following foods: