The Powerful Healing Benefits of Beets

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Beets are one of nature’s most powerful healers. Unfortunately, they’re not at the top of most people’s favorite foods list due to their earthy flavor and seemingly limited usage. However, beets are more diverse than meets the eye and can be consumed in both sweet and savory dishes as well as in many different forms…

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Beetroot Hummus Powder

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Bountiful Beetroot Hummus feat. Beet Powder Vegan | Gluten-Free Ingredients 2 Tbsp Sunfood Superfoods Beet Powder at Richard’s 1 can of chickpeas (drained and rinsed) at Richard’s Zest & juice of 1 large lemon 1/4 tsp garlic powder at Richard’s 2 Tbsp Tahini at Richard’s 1/3 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Richard’s Salt and…

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Savory Lentils

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RICHARD’S SAVORY LENTILS 1 tbsp minced onion (Richard’s Bulk Seasoning) 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan Sea Salt, plus more for seasoning (Richard’s Bulk Seasoning) Freshly ground black pepper (Richard’s Bulk Seasoning) 1 cup dried organic lentils (Richard’s Bulk Aisle) 1 cup Jarrow Chicken Bone Broth- regular or curry (see Richard’s October Sale) 1 cup water 1/2 cup Sundried Tomatoes (Richard’s pre-packed brand) 1/2 cup bulgur (Richard’s Bulk Aisle) 1 tablespoon Red…

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Omega-3

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Omega-3 Vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are known to provide health benefits to those who supplement with them. In addition to traditional nutrients, there is a family of essential fats that is crucial for optimal health and proper functions of the human cel­lular membranes: the omega-3 fats. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) are in the…

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Amino Acids

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Amino Acids* The body uses chemical substances called amino acids to build the exact type of protein it needs. There are two types of amino acids: essential and nonessential. While the body must get the essential amino acids from foods, it can manufacture the nonessential amino acids on its own if the diet is lacking…

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Bilberry

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Bilberry* Botanical Information Bilberry, a relative of the blueberry, has been used for nearly 1,000 years in traditional European medicine. It grows in North America, Europe, and northern Asia. The fruit are rich in astringent compounds called tannins. The fruit can be eaten or made into extracts. Similarly, the leaves can be made into extracts…

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Astragalus

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Astragalus* Botanical Information Native to China, Astragalus has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. A relative of licorice and the pea plant, there are actually over 2,000 species of Astragalus. Teas, capsules and other formulations are made from the plant’s flat, yellowish root. Features & Benefits Used to prevent and treat common colds…

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Milk Alternatives

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MILK ALTERNATIVES Soy Milk Soy milk is made using a simple, centuries-old process of grinding soaked and cooked soybeans and pressing the dissolved soy milk out of the beans. With its unique nutty flavor and rich nutrition, Soy milk can be used in a variety of ways. Buying & Storing Soy Milk: It is most…

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Vitamin K

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VITAMIN K * Health Benefits In the 1930s, researchers in Denmark observed that chicks on a fat-free diet experienced bleeding problems. By 1939, they were successful in isolating an alfalfa-based compound that effectively stopped the bleeding. Because of its ability to help blood clot (called coagulation) this substance was named Vitamin K, for Koagulation. Vitamin…

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Vitamin E

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VITAMIN E * Health Benefits Vitamin E is actually an umbrella term for a group of compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. Until recently, most vitamin E products contained only tocopherols (alpha-, beta-, delta-, and gamma-tocopherols), with alpha-tocopherol recognized as the body’s predominant and most potent form. Researchers also identified heart-healthy powers in the tocotrienols. Combination…

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