resources & reminders

“FOOD AS MEDICINE” RESOURCES

REMINDERS — SIMPLE, SATISFYING, SENSIBLE, SUSTAINABLE

  • WATER W/LEMON – alkalizes body
  • VEGGIES – both raw & cooked; variety of color; lots of greens
  • FRUIT – berries are super high in antioxidants
  • WHOLE GRAINS – good protein & fiber; wash 3x
  • BEANS/LEGUMES – low-fat protein; lowers cholesterol & blood pressure
  • NUTS & SEEDS – healthy fat; soaked & raw are best
  • GREEN TEA – lowers risk of cancer, heart disease & stroke
  • FERMENTED FOODS – tofu, tempeh, miso, sauerkraut, kombucha
  • SPICES – cinnamon, turmeric, pepper, anise seeds, cumin, sea salt
  • FRESH HERBS – mint, basil, cilantro, parsley, ginger, garlic,
  • SNACKS – kale chips, seaweed, veggies/rice cakes & healthy spreads /hummus, roasted chickpeas, fruit, green smoothie, handful of nuts, dark chocolate, herbal tea, home-made organic popcorn with sea salt
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