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Episode 4 

Nutritionist's Perspective

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Broth

  • Low in calories, nutrient dense, intense flavor

  • High in minerals and collagen, derived from the brewed bones, cartilage, and connective tissues

  • High in amino acids, iron, and fatty acids

  • Rich in vitamins and minerals, including Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamins A and K

  • Great for the digestives system, reducing inflammation, and healing the gut

  • May aid in promoting better sleep

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Thai Green Curry​​​

  • Loaded with color, flavor, and aromas from powerful antioxidant-rich vegetables like broccoli, red bell peppers, bok choy, mushrooms, sweet potatoes, eggplant, green onion, sugar snap peas, and basil

  • Garlic is beneficial for immunity, the heart, liver, and lungs

  • Ginger is beneficial for immunity, the lungs, stomach, digestion, and blood circulation

  • Turmeric is beneficial for immunity, the lungs, heart, stomach, and helps improve blood cholesterol

  • Low in calories, nutrient dense, and intense colors and flavor all in one bowl

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Mushrooms

  • Low in calories, nutrient dense, intense color/flavor

  • Loaded with antioxidants that may help prevent cancers and auto-immune disease

  • May help lower blood pressure

  • Ideal source of healthy protein

  • Excellent source of Vitamin D, B-Vitamins of Folate, Riboflavin, Niacin, Selenium, Copper, and Potassium

  • Beneficial for the stomach, lungs, and small and large intestine