- LIVER (Chicken)
Chicken livers are high in protein and a rich store of folate, which is important for fertility and helps prevent certain birth defects. Livers are also loaded with iron to give you energy and a treasure trove of certain B vitamins, most notably B12. This nutritional profile makes them a good choice for anyone prone to anaemia. Chicken livers are also one of the top sources of vitamin A, which helps eye health.
- BRAZIL NUTS
A good source of protein, copper, niacin, magnesium, fibre, vitamin E, and a great source of selenium (antioxidant)
- BLACK STRAP MOLLASSES
Eating just a couple of tablespoons of blackstrap molasses gives you more than twice the potassium of a banana, more calcium then a cup of raw spinach, and almost 100mg of magnesium
A great source of zinc and iron, which have been linked to optimising the brain’s ability to stay focused and remember information
- SMALL OILY FISH (Sardines, anchovies, mackerel etc)
Deep-sea cold fish have been found to contain the highest doses of omega 3 fat, the type of fat associated with reduced inflammation in the body. They are also a good source of Calcium, micronutrients and fermenting goodness.
A rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, selenium, iodine and manganese
- FERMENTED FOODS
Good bacteria: yoghurt, kefir, sauerkraut, pickles
Yogurt, for example, is a great source of bone-building calcium and beneficial bacteria, known as probiotics. This helps keep down the growth of harmful bacteria in your gut. Eating more yogurt could help with inflammatory bowel disease, ulcers, urinary tract infections and vaginal yeast infections.
- EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
The main benefit of olive oil is that it lowers “bad” LDL cholesterol and raises “good” HDL cholesterol, thanks to its monosaturated fats. Olive oil is also packed with antioxidants called phenols, which may protect artery walls from cholesterol build up.
The antioxidant plant pigments that make blueberries blue guard against heart disease, cancer and age-related blindness and memory loss
- SEA VEGETABLES
Iodine – Add kombu/seaweed to broth/stock