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Healthy Bits, Issue #001 - Top tasty ways to prevent swine flu and cold
October 21, 2009
I hope this newsletter finds you in good health. Don’t we all need it as the flu season has officially begun? More about flu here…
Top tasty ways to beat swine flu and coldSwine flu has become so widespread, that doctors were advised by the WHO to stop testing for H1N1. When everyone around you gets sick, what’s your best protection strategy besides washing your hands? One of my own strategies is to raise my immune system’s defenses by eating healthy foods. I also use foods and spices with proven antibacterial, natural antibiotic, and anti-fungal properties.
Garlic, ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, cloves, oregano, cranberry, raw honey, cabbage, leafy greens, and herbal teas are in my top favorite list. Let me share some ideas how to use these foods in your cooking. I have tested them all at my kitchen.
Pulse garlic in food processor three or four times or until garlic is finely chopped, or pound in a mortar and pestle. Add sage, thyme and rosemary. Pulse three or four times (or pound until mixed in) until finely chopped. Add mustard and salt, pulse until blended. Gradually add three tablespoons of oil, processing as blended. Add vinegar and remaining olive oil and process until well blended.
Centuries old immune-boosting food, packed with antioxidants and Vitamin C. I am about to post a video describing the process of pickling – and meanwhile please check my popular pickled cabbage recipes page. You will find detailed description of steps, troubleshooting guide and suggested use there.
3.Raw Cranberry “Jam”
Blend one cup of cranberries with 3 full tablespoons of raw honey. Pour in a jar and store in the fridge. Use every day on your cereal, in your tea, with bread, or with hot water as a quick healthy drink.
4.Immunity Spice Mix
(From The Answer to Cancer by Hari Sharma, M.D. and James Meade, Ph.D.)
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In the next issue, I will share a traditional german health drink recipe... how do you feel about drinking wine to fight cold?!
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