macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients (minerals and vitamins), herbs, spices, and other


Macro-nutrients – briefly Macro-nutrients are required in larger amounts than micro-nutrients. Macro-nutrients include: oxygen, water, protein, such as eggs, fish, turkey, liver, and beef, or vegan options, such as lentils, chickpeas, tofu or fermented soy, beans, and quinoa, healthy fats, such as pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, almonds, walnuts, flaxseed oil, olive oil, and coconut oil, […]

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Other nutrients

Other nutrients The ancient advice to “eat the colors of the rainbow” can supply plenty of these phytonutrients. Prebiotics and probiotics According to Dr. Mark Hyman, MD, if your gut is healthy, then you are healthy. If you are unhealthy, then the first step is to clear the parasites in your gut. The second step

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Vitamins – briefly This article is about the documented, therapeutic use of vitamins. It is not about their detailed biochemistry. Briefly, vitamins can be used to prevent and treat illness, according to the various published medical doctors who are cited. Note that low doses of vitamins are not therapeutic. “Recommended daily allowances” or “recommended dietary

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Spices – briefly According to “Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects. 2nd edition“, “historically, spices have shaped many events throughout the world. Many voyagers, including the legendary Christopher Columbus, explored the seas in search of treasured spices. These commodities were valued to flavor, to color, and to preserve food in many places. Today, spices are

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Herbs – briefly   Herbs are leaves or roots that can be used to make tea or other infusions. This site distinguishes between herbs, which are used for tea and for medicine, and spices, which flavor food. This distinction may be arbitrary, since you can also add herbs to food. Herbs nourish your body with essential

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Minerals “Your body will work, if you take the minerals it requires to function.“– Dr. Carolyn Dean MD, author, “Magnesium Miracle“ ”You can trace every sickness, every disease and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.”– Dr. Linus Pauling PhD, two-time Nobel Prize winner, author, “How to Live Longer and Feel Better.“ Minerals make up about

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