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INVINCIBLE IMMUNITY

Autumn is my favorite time of the year perhaps because I grew up in Colorado surrounded by the splendor of changing leaves.  I revel in the season’s crisp winds, golden light and harvest foods because to me they provide a sense of renewal. In ancient Chinese medicine, fall is the season of metal. And just as metal […]

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Registered Dietitian Ellie Kempton explains Heart Health and it's relation to Brussels Sprouts.

COOKBOOK: brussels sprout recipes

By now you already know we have a thing for Brussels Sprouts. Our first blog that tells you all about why we love them and offers tips for selecting and storing your Sprouts. Since it’s February, we tackled a topic close to our hearts… heart health! Our second blog explained all the wonderfully simple ways Brussels Sprouts protect your […]

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Registered Dietitian Ellie Kempton explains Heart Health and it's relation to Brussels Sprouts.

FOOD is MEDICINE: heart disease

Heart disease is something that we’ve all heard of. But what exactly is it? What happens in your body that leads to heart disease? Today we will try to tackle these questions and a whole lot more. HEART DISEASE DEFINED When asked to describe heart disease, most of us would mention plaque buildup in arteries, […]

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Simply Nourished Nutrition, a Denver based Nutrition Practice outlines the importance of nutrition for heart health.

NUTRITION Rx: heart health

  As Valentine’s Day approaches, let’s tackle a topic affecting women everywhere: HEART HEALTH. There are 2 sides to this heart health coin [the emotional + the clinical] and it’s critical to consider both to experience the intoxicating freedom and joy of a healthy heart! From a clinical standpoint, heart disease is the number one killer of both men and […]

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Registered Dietitian Ellie Kempton outlines how to use and store Brussels Sprouts. Ellie Kempton also outlines how important Brussels can be for wellness and heart health.

SIMPLY ESSENTIAL: Brussels Sprouts

HISTORY + WHY WE LOVE THEM Once considered a delicacy in Belgium, Brussels sprouts are packed with antioxidants that can help fight the cell-damage done by free radicals- reducing the risk for some cancers AND helping detoxify the body. Clocking in at 56 calories per cup, Brussels sprouts house a HUGE amount of Vitamin C […]

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