ALKALIZE FOR HEALTHY BONES! Though most of our tissues are alkaline in nature, in digesting certain foods, we create acid that needs neutralizing. This means that on a daily basis our bodies have to use the mineral compounds that make up our bones to neutralize the overabundance of acids in our bodies. TOP TIPS FOR SHIFTING YOUR BODY BACK INTO ITS ALKALINE COMFORT ZONE: 1. EAT MORE FRUITS & VEGETABLES 2. REDUCE FIZZY DRINK INTAKE 3. ADD FRESH LEMON TO YOUR WATER 4. LIMIT ANIMAL PROTEIN:
Mini Chicken Meatballs with Crispy Potatoes and Romesco Sauce
HOW TO “NOT” LOSE YOUR MIND It is quite common for many of us to forget important things in our daily lives. Almost half of the cases of cognitive decline are due to modifiable risk factors:- 1. DIABETES: 80% of population suffering from cognitive impairment are also diagnosed with an impaired glucose metabolism. 2. HEART DISEASE: People with atherosclerosis (thickening of the walls of blood vessels) are 2 times more susceptible to neurodegeneration (loss of function of brain cells).
CALCIUM 101.. 1) WEIGHT LOSS: Calcium stored in fat cells plays a crucial role in regulating how fat is stored & broken down. 2) ACID/ ALKALINE BALANCE: When blood pH starts getting low, calcium starts getting released from the bones to bring acid / base balance back into balance. 3) BLOOD PRESSURE: Eating a diet high in Calcium rich foods- fat-free dairy products lowers blood pressure.
Shrimp and Avocado Rice Bowl- this was great. I made sesame oil by sauteing sesame seeds in vegetable oil. Topped the dish with a combo of light soy sauce, lime juice and vinegar. Also added carrot ribbons and green onions.