Friday, May 31, 2013

Pete Labonne, Baby!

finally getting a round tuit ...

this could have been added to my post Pajama Pants, however, I think it deserves its own post.

take a look at Pete Labonne's website, as he wrote Pajama Pants ... from the nav bar, ZOO CABINET, you'll be whisked away to a zone where you can listen to a Pete Labonne original recording of Pajama Pants.

For your further listening pleasure, Labonne at Cafe Lena ... especially for all those who "are just a little bit old"


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

eat your greens

Informative article on why eating your greens not only feeds you, but is healing, too.

"Who told you to eat your green veggies? Your mother? Me, or another clinical nutritionist? Well, not only was mom right, but there is now some amazing research that will get you running to eat that broccoli and kale! Really! Read on…

Food goes into your intestines, you knew that. But did you know that 80% of your immune system is housed in your small intestine? The immune system is the one that either successfully fights off ‘bad guys’ such as bacteria and cancer or it succumbs to infections and disease results.

Three brilliant women, doctors and researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s Molecular Biology division in Melbourne, Australia, just discovered that a special type of immune cell can be controlled by the consumption of leafy greens in your diet."

please click to read the rest of this article "Eating Greens ..." by Dr. Vikki Peterson

Some of best of the Green (Cruciferous) Vegetables, according to the article are:
  • Greenest: arugula (rocket), bok choy, broccoli, broccoli rabe
  • Greener: cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, watercress, kale, mizuna
  • Green: radish, rutabaga, turnip greens

there are others ... I recommend reading the full article