A Natural Healer

Greens have more valuable nutrients than any other food group on the planet, which is why I consider them my number one superfood.  Not only do they contain a wide range of vitamins and minerals, they contain the power of chlorophyll.

Chlorophyll is a natural detoxifier.  This is because it has been found to help renew damaged tissue, build blood, counteract the effects of radiation, assist with wound healing, fend off bacteria, assist with digestive disorders, increase healthy gut bacteria, remove drug residues from the body, improve liver function and trigger enzymes that produce vitamins A, E and K — all of which are needed to feed the body and help release toxins.

Interestingly enough, the make-up of chlorophyll is almost identical to our blood; the only difference is that chlorophyll carries magnesium at its center and our blood carries iron!  What this means for you is that green foods are easily assimilated in our bodies, and can be a powerful source of life giving and cleansing properties!

Did you miss the online class, Eating Greens Made Simple, that aired in March?  Here is a clip showing the quickest way to prepare your leafy greens:

 
 

Brook Rivera About Brook Rivera

When she's not playing her role as Program Director or Nutrition and Wellness Educator at Wellness Within, Brook shares her expertise as a Certified Holistic Health Coach on her website Sweet-Shine. Having worked in the health field for over 20 years, she loves supporting others in making simple changes to their diets and lifestyles so that they may experience greater joy and health, and spread it to others!

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