If you eat liver paté for the iron in it, the absorption is maximized if you take parsley with it !
06/18/2012 - 8:25am
lycopene is also good for the prostate
06/18/2012 - 9:31am
I take a supplement that has the synergy of 5 "foods" that make it work so well (tumeric, bacopa, milk thistle, greent tea and ashwagandha). It's been compared to sulforaphane in a published study and is much more effective in reducing free radicals and oxidative stress. I found this article interesting in that you talk about synergy! It really is true.
06/18/2012 - 11:26am
Presumably, the sugar doesn't have to be in the coffee, the turmeric on the salmon, or the mustard on the broccoli. I want my coffee black, but I'm not opposed to a donut with it. I'd serve salmon with rice to which turmeric has been added, or chicken with a honey-mustard glaze with the broccoli. This approach wold give the cook a lot more flexibility. What would be good to know, though, is whether heating, say, the mustard or the turmeric would destroy the crucial enzyme
06/18/2012 - 11:58am
Lemon sesame kale salad with flax dressing plus organic smoked almonds
06/18/2012 - 12:10pm
Basmati and mung beans form perfect proteins, and make a great base for veggie stew. A staple in a good Aryuvedic diet.
06/18/2012 - 4:55pm
Fish and coconutmilk
cheese and brussles sprouts
shrimps and sojacheese
06/18/2012 - 5:05pm
I am surprised you don't mention taking black pepper with curcumin (aka turmeric or haldi). According to the anti-cancer book I have there's research showing the black pepper increases curcumn's anti-cancer properties by a huge factor.
06/18/2012 - 5:23pm
Tomatos with olive oil? Sauteed onions and garlic? Come on! Science was needed to confirm what every Greek, Turk, Cypriot, and Italian knows from childhood? Eastern Meditteranean diet is extremely healthy, nutritous and tasty, in good part because it includes olive oil, a measure of good wine, lots of fresh vegetables, legumes, nuts, and moderate amounts of meat.