“Luscious” foods that actually feed your body!

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Leeks
Lemons and Limes
Licorice

Lucky you! Luscious, lovely foods that will feed and heal your body. You deserve it!

LEEKS
Sweeter than an onion and FABULOUS in a stirfry. This vegetable contains a whole pharmacy of compounds with health benefits (including allyl sulfides that provide protection from cancer). Lowers LDL (the bad cholesterol); lowers blood pressure. Goodness right down to the roots, they are mineral dense and full of flavour. Great for eye health, contain fibre, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin K, and over 1400 IUs of vitamin A.

LEMONS/LIMES
Lemons used in folk remedies for centuries. Hot lemon for sore throats, lemon and honey too, lemon and water before bed to cleanse the liver, and avoid kidney stones.
Lemon Peel and black tea reduces the risk of skin cancer, great source of vitamin C and anti-inflammatory (just 1 tbsp/week). When making lemonade, use the WHOLE LEMON even the peel. Limes saves live – vitamin C rich and tastes GREAT!

LICORICE
Not the candy…the root. Great for treating coughs and lung disease. Commonly used for respiratory tract health, soothes inflamed mucous membranes. Used for urinary tract irritations, adrenal fatigue and exhaustion, immune deficient stated, allergies, liver disorders and detoxification. Japanese use licorice to control hepatitis, and chronic fatigue. Makes the top 6 list of anticancer activity!

What are you adding to your shopping list this week?

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