Linda Latta

Chronic Illness

 

Chronic Illness

 

Those who experience chronic illness highly benefit from refining their diet to include nutrient dense superfoods and eliminate sources of toxicity.  Michael Murry, ND, offers a simplified outline of suggestions to avoid degenerative illness in the following excerpt:

 

How to Prevent & Treat Cancer with Natural Medicine

- Michael Murray, N.D.

Daily

  1. ½ c. broccoli, cabbage, brussel sprouts, cauliflower OR ½ c. dark leafy greens (alfalfa sprouts, kale, spinach, dark lettuce)
  2. ½ c.  beets, squash, bell peppers, yams, carrot, zucchini, or eggplant
  3. ½ c. any other vegetable
  4. ½ c. beans and/or legumes; black eyed peas, chick peas, kidney beans, lentils, lima beans, pinto beans, soybeans, split peas OR ½ c. of tofu/tempeh
  5. ½ c. whole grain rice, millet, quinoa, rye, kamut, spelt - steamed or boiled
  6. 3 c. fresh or ½ c. dried fruit
  7. 6 T. raw nuts/seeds: almonds, brazil nuts, pumpkin, sunflower, sesame
  8. 2T. cold pressed oils: olive, flax, coconut, hemp
  9. add 1 probiotic food daily: kefir, sauerkraut, tofu, tempeh, fermented veg.

 

Weekly

  1. 2-3 servings seafood: Salmon, halibut, herring, sardines

 

Optional

1 serving poultry or eggs

1 serving of red meat

 

 

* It is important to note that inflammatory processes such as arthritis, Crohn’s, Colitis, Fibromyalgia, cancer (and many more degenerative diseases) benefit immensely from the above healthy eating outline.