Dragon Fruit is a fighter!

Godsource 101™ – Dragon Fruit

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No fire breathing from this crazy looking fruit, but it will crank up the heat on your metabolism.  Dragon Fruit is a power packed ball of goodness in so many areas of health.  This exotic super-fruit not only helps speed up your metabolism with the proteins that it offers, but it is also a delicious tropical superstar when it comes to lowering …

Keep your mind strong with brain foods!

Godsource Foods™ 101: Foods for FOCUS!!!

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Keepin’ the Mind Sharp! Olive oil, salmon, avocado, dark chocolate, walnuts, blueberries, water, broccoli, celery, eggs and spinach.  Turmeric, oatmeal, rosemary…and the lists just keeps going.  What do you immediately notice about all these foods and spices? First of all, they are ALL Godsource Foods™!  And what is a Godsource Food™, you may ask?  Godsource Foods™ are foods that were …

Turkish Figs

Godsource Foods™ 101: Not Just a Cookie~Figs!

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Turkish Figs, to be exact! The health benefits of this ancient fruit are unbelievable! Dating back to biblical times, figs were served to kings and peasants alike. The ficus tree is where you will find these amazing fruits and they originate from the Middle East and parts of Asia. Full of much needed vitamins and minerals that our bodies need …

Strawberries

Godsource Foods™ 101: The SuperBerry (aka, the Strawberry)

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Low on the glycemic index — so diabetics, this is your go-to fruit — a known cancer bully, and found on page 28 of my awesome new book, One Bite At A Time~Everyday Meal Plans for Fighting Cancer, Heart Disease, IBS, Obesity and Other Ailments, (available everyday at www.chefcathyzeis.com and at Amazon), this super-duper berry is one you must keep in your food …

brazilnuts

GodSource Foods™ 101: A Mineral Similar to Arsenic Is Actually Good For You

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Why we need something with similarities to arsenic to stay healthy.  What?  Yep…that’s correct.  With the symbol Se on the periodic table, this nonmetal, chemical element is a major player in our health.  Any guesses?  The atomic number of 34 might help.  No?  Not to worry, I wasn’t the best at chemistry either, but it is important to understand that selenium …

The Tomato

Godsource Foods™ 101: The Tomato

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Tee Up the Tomato! Keepin’ the ‘ol ticker in excellent working order needs to be a priority for all of us these days. According to the AHA (American Heart Association) “cardiovascular diseases and stroke cause 1 in 3 woman’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds.” WOW! Heart disease is also the number cause of death in …

Godsource Foods™ 101: The Egg Comes First

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Eggs…one of God’s great foods! The poor egg got a bad scramble a few years back when it came to nutritional labels. Cholesterol is high in eggs but in today’s health guidelines, dietary cholesterol isn’t as big a deal anymore in healthy people, according to the U.S government guidelines that were revised in 2015. Full of lutein, a powerful nutrient …

Avocado, asparagus, tomatoes & more

Chef Cathy’s Words of Wisdom on Healthy Done Right

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I am very excited about this platform that my Lord has provided me to not only enlighten you about the food trends in the eating world, but hopefully, will guide you to being more creative in your own kitchen, as well as, helping you become more food savvy about eating healthy!   Throughout the website, I will share with you recipes that I …

Godsource Foods™ 101: It’s Good to be Full of Mush!

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Mushrooms…some of my most favorite foods in the world! With a huge variety to choose from and the wonderful health benefits, it is truly hard to go wrong when choosing this amazing food! Did you know that penicillin is extracted from the mold of mushrooms? Putting that information into play, it just makes sense that mushrooms help in keeping us …