Do Cruciferous Vegetables Harm the Thyroid?

Articles have circulated the internet claiming that eating cruciferous vegetables suppresses thyroid function. Is there any truth to these rumors? Read more at DrFuhrman.com

The Power of G-BOMBS

G-BOMBSUnleash your immune system’s special forces! “G-BOMBS” is an acronym you can use to remember the most nutrient-dense, health-promoting foods on the planet. These are the foods you should eat every day, and they should make up a significant proportion of your diet. These foods are extremely effective at preventing chronic disease, fighting cancer, and promoting health and longevity. Read more at DrFuhrman.com

Ten Best and Worst Foods for Health and Longevity

Food on forksI am often asked for my list of the best foods to eat — the foods that contain the most micronutrients, phytochemicals and other health-promoting compounds. People want to know which high-nutrient foods provide the keys to optimum health and longevity. They are searching for a simple answer to the question, “What should I eat to reach my ideal weight, achieve immunity to disease and feel my best every day?” Read more at DrFuhrman.com.

Which is Better for my Health, a Green Juice or a Green Smoothie?

Green drinkVegetable juices and green smoothies (also called blended salads) both have a place in the Nutritarian diet. Both are great ways to get more raw leafy greens into your diet, in addition to your usual salads. But which is better for your health? Find out in this article.

Onions and Garlic are Anti-cancer Foods

OnionsOnions and garlic protect against cancer! Learn more about these super foods in this article.  

Eight Steps to Living a Nutritarian Life

SaladTo be healthy, you must eat healthfully. However, for most of us, there is an internal conflict – part of us wants to be healthy, but another part seeks pleasure without regard for the consequences. Fear of change and of giving up unhealthy foods that you like, and the temptation of unhealthful food choices can derail your best intentions. To establish a healthy diet, the key is to learn and practice until you instinctually prefer healthy foods. Read more at DrFuhrman.com

Beans: the Ideal Carbohydrate

BeansBeans are the ideal starchy food. They promote weight loss because they are low-glycemic and satiating, and they are also associated with reduced risk of diabetes and colon cancer. Read more at DrFuhrman.com

Basics of Nutritarian Cooking

VegetablesThere are a few essential cooking techniques that need to be mastered when you commit to a nutrient-dense eating style. Nutritarian cooking can be simple or gourmet. You don’t have to be a chef and have unlimited time to cook wonderful meals. On the other hand, if you do enjoy spending time in the kitchen you don’t need to stifle your culinary creativity. Soups, salads and smoothies are the backbone of the Nutritarian diet. Read more at DrFuhrman.com.

Anti-Cancer Foods: Cruciferous Vegetables

GreensAll vegetables are nutrient rich and promote good health, but green cruciferous vegetables (like kale, broccoli, and bok choy) have the highest nutrient density scores and are associated with the most substantial health benefits. Why is that? In addition to vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, cruciferous vegetables contain an exclusive class of phytochemicals called glucosinolates (glu'ko-sin'o-lates), which are the precursors to powerful anti-cancer compounds. Learn about the cruciferous family of vegetables and how they fight cancer in this article

Pumpkins

PumpkinsArtificially-flavored pumpkin foods are all over the place this fall. Pass them by and instead, learn how to enjoy the wonderful flavors and health benefits of real pumpkins.

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