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National Nutrition Month – “Get Your Plate in Shape”

March 26, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

Delta Holistics is proud to join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) during March in celebrating National Nutrition Month®. This year’s National Nutrition Month theme is “Get Your Plate in Shape” and encourages consumers to remember to include a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and dairy on their plates every day. Here are a few ways to “Get Your Plate in Shape” from the food and nutrition experts at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Make half of your plate fruits and […]

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Vegetables For Juicing – Part 2: Dandelion – Onions

March 21, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

“If you drink fresh juice you are likely to lose weight.” Continued from the previous post…here are some of the common vegetables and something about the good they do in the body: DANDELION greens are a good source of potassium, calcium, sodium and magnesium. Dandelions nourish the bone structure and help the health of the teeth. It is good for the lymph and helps release toxins through the skin pores. Dandelion is a cold loving plant that will have a mild flavor if harvested in the cold months. It will […]

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Vegetables For Juicing – Part 1: Alfalfa – Cucumbers

March 20, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

“When you drink your fruits and vegetables you absorb up to 80% more of the nutrients.” With rare exceptions, any vegetable we can cook will give us greater nutrition if eaten raw. I think we would be chewing all the time to process that much vegetable fiber. Because most vegetables are 80% or more water, juicing will make the nutrients much more usable in your body than eating the whole food. While Fruits act as cleansers of our systems, Vegetables act as builders of cells and tissues. Vegetable juices are […]