He also recommends one daily form of exercise per day (read the “why” in his chapter on exercise). ALL systems are working together throughout your body, mind and spirit. “Food is thy medicine and medicine thy food!”
He also explains how to group “must have’s” per day to make living “wholefully” more complete yet simple and “doable”!
He also explains how to group “must have’s” per day to make living “wholefully” more complete yet simple and “doable!”
In summation of his guidelines, when you want to eat cooked cruciferous vegetables, (rather than raw) for best nutritional absorption, remember this next part: an enzyme “trigger” lies awaiting in the form of sulforaphane. How to make that happen?
First, “Hack and Hold.” Cut up your cruciferous vegetables first, either from the regular produce department or the prepped produce section of your grocery or even from the frozen food section. Let the vegetable sit for 40 minutes.
Then cook and add a dusting of mustard powder, which has the ability to increase sulforaphane formation (which is a powerful cancer fighter) because the mustard has enzymes which “trigger” the formation of sulforaphane which makes the vegetable more effective and nutrient dense. Stir in the powdered mustard and enjoy.
By the way, additionally, to activate cooked greens to revitalize sulforaphane, add a few shreds of raw cruciferous vegetables (like purple cabbage) as a colorful textural garnish to the cooked greens to make them more nutritionally powerful as well.
These little tips and tricks help increase efficacy and if you are taking the time to make a healthy meal with love, it’s not that hard to take an extra few seconds to allow these vegetables to be their absolute best.
Hmm, when dining out, I could add some more dried mustard to the Midwest Mermaid Muse Land & SEAsoning packets to sprinkle on my vegetables! Easy, right?!! This is implementation of “mindful mouthfuls” even when dining out or picking-up carry out.