|Posted by Sara Love, ND on September 14, 2011 at 4:10 PM|
Growing up as an active teen and young adult I always had the thought of inflammation as exclusively an acute process. Minor traumas from running and horseback riding caused swelling, heat, redness, and pain. These are all the hallmarks of acute inflammation. This physiological process is important to the healing of the tissues and as long as the pain did not interfere with my daily activities I ignored it. Years later, while in medical school to become a Naturopathic Physician I learned abou...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sara Love, ND on August 10, 2011 at 3:50 AM|
Cannellini beans are also known as white kidney beans. They are an amazing source of iron (2x more than beef!) fiber and other major and minor minerals. The nutritients these amazing legumes pack include molybedenum, this little element is responsible for detoxification of sulfites and other toxins which can cause headaches and fatigue. Manganese is also a huge part of the modest cannellini bean, manganese is a big part of he...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Sara Love, ND on August 5, 2011 at 9:00 AM|
Arugula greens are a nice way to start eating a new green. They are superbly flavorful, wonderful for waking the taste buds. Not only that, but looks can be deceiving. Arugula is not a lettuce at all! It is in the kale family, and rich in many minerals and vitamins, far exceeding iceberg or other lettuce, and perfect for salads and spring dishes. So why not?
Even if arugula is new to you, consider this:
- Arugula contains about eight times the calcium, five times the vitam...Read Full Post »