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Be sure to have these items in your shopping list!

  1. Coldwater Fish & Free Range Chicken
    Salmon, haddock, halibut, bass, cod, mackerel, other deep ocean water fish.
    Chicken that’s antibiotic-free, hormone-free, not pen-kept, allowed to forage and roam about.
    Good options for protein.
  2. Apples
    Crispy, tastes great, juicy and lots of varieties to choose from. Easy to work into your diet.
    High in fiber, pectin for elimination of toxins, not a super high glycemic index food so it will not spike your blood sugars as severely as some of the other fruits.
    Rich in antioxidants.
  3. Nuts
    Hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds, macadamia. Not peanuts because they are not truly a nut.
    God’s perfect snack. Eat them raw – not salted or cooked.
    Energy producing. Good quality protein, complex carbohydrates, good fats and oils, good source of Vitamin E, Folic Acid.
  4. Organic Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Olive Oil
    Greek olive oil tops the list.
    Monounsaturated fat, polyphenols helps reduce insulin resistance, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.
  5. Legumes, Beans
    Soybeans, garbanzo beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, black beans.
    Tastes great!
    Protein, fiber, perfect blend of carbohydrates that can keep the blood sugars level.
    Helps fight cancer and has cleansing capacities on the body to keep the body high enough in fiber to help us stay regular and eliminate toxins.
    Great source of chromium, magnesium and manganese.
  6. Garlic, Onions
    Excellent for detoxification, they help to raise your body’s stores of glutathione, great antioxidant capacities, have bioflavonoids, rich in quercitin, cancer protective.
  7. Berries
    Raspberries, boysenberries, strawberries, dark cherries, blueberries, blackberries, etc.
    Eat colorful berries! In particular, the dark colored berries are a wonderful concentrated source of antioxidants, incredible source of nutrients. They support overall health.
    “Ounce for ounce, I don’t know that you’d find another food that does more good things for you than the dark colored berries.”
  8. Sweet Potatoes, Squash
    Foods that are deep yellow or orange in color in nature are rich in mixed carotenoids. That’s Vitamin A, very protective antioxidant and cancer protective.
  9. Oats
    Helps stem cancer and keeps cholesterol down.
    Rich in fiber, which is helpful in absorption of toxic remnants from the intestinal wall and intestinal track. Encourages the formation and production of butyrate in the colonic tissues and this is a good thing.
  10. Brassica or Cruciferous Family of Vegetables
    Cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, kale, spinach
    Incredible sources of nutrients and antioxidants. Contains indole carbinols which are helpful in detoxify estrogens and estrogen- and hormone-like components.

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