Inflammation & Diet

1)      What is Inflammation Inflammation is a response to harmful stimuli including pathogens, damaged cells or irritants.  It is a protective attempt by the organism to remove injurious stimuli and to initiate the healing process.  Don’t confuse it with infection; caused by pathogens, Inflammation is rather the body’s response to the pathogen itself.  Inflammation is […]

Vegetables in your diet

Vegetables are the edible portions of plants. Main nutrients delivered in Vegetables: 1)      Vitamins and Minerals. Green-Yellow-Orange – high in Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Beta-carotene, Vitamin B-Complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin K. Folate (birth defects) – black eyed peas, cooked spinach, great northern beans, asparagus. Potassium (blood pressure) – sweet potatoes, tomato paste, […]