John Hopkins Medicine have shared studies describing how a chemical found in abundance in broccoli sprouts can potentially assist in restoring imbalanced brain chemistry associated with Schizophrenia.
This can be combated by mixing the cooked cruciferous vegetables with mustard seed powder, which helps restore the sulforaphane.
A new study out of Purdue University and published in the scientific journal “Circulation” has shown that swapping out the red meat in your diet with plant-based protein sources such as beans or nuts.
This was a meta-analysis encompassing over 1800 participants which showed lower levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol in diets which were high in plant proteins.
If you’ve read the Blue Zones book you would already know that beans and nuts with small amounts of meat seem to be the key though!
It has long been known that elderberries can assist with flu symptoms and now researchers at the University of Sydney may have made a breakthrough in understanding why.
Phytochemicals contained within the elderberry juices were able to stop the virus infecting cells and even help prevent further infection when cells have already been infected.
These can be consumed in jams, pies, or even wine!
Recipes coming soon.