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Another Win For Kale!

by Leisa on February 2, 2016

Kale is now famous! It recently made it into the weekend newspaper with an article about the benefits of Kale in the prevention of glaucoma. In a Harvard Medical School research paper published in JAMA Ophthalmology, showed that an intake of leafy green vegetables can reduce the risk of glaucoma by 20 – 30%. Although
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Remember To Rotate Your Greens!

by Leisa on June 28, 2010

I’m a big advocate of Green Smoothies, – I like to have one nearly every day and I regularly recommend them to people – however I always make sure I caution everyone to make sure they rotate their greens. By this, I mean don’t use the same type of green every time.  It is easy to get into
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The Kitchen Klutz’s Kale Chips

by Leisa on May 24, 2010

When I was in Adelaide for the David Wolfe Tour – I met the lovely Remedy Bliss who generously hosted as at her home and shared all her wonderful, wonderful food with us. One big hit with me, was Rem’s Kale Chips.  She grows the kale in her organic garden, and then makes the yummiest
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Lots of Red Meat Can Harm Vision

by Leisa on March 20, 2009

This was an interesting report: – “Feed the man meat, but don’t overdo it or he could go blind – that’s the finding of a study carried out by the Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Researchers from the hospital and the Centre for Eye Research Australia have found a link between red meat consumption and
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K is for Kale

by Leisa on March 10, 2009

Continuing on with my “alphabet of healthy foods” which I haven’t posted for a while, next in the series is K for Kale. Kale is a green leafy plant belonging to the Brassica family, which also includes cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts and collard greens.   This is a family of vegetables that should be rotated through the
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