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Friday, June 20, 2014





The last few weeks I have been learning about foods that fuel your body with amazing nutrients that invoke potential healing responses. It never ceases to amaze me the effects that food has on our body, to fight disease or to create it.









emoticon The other day I learned that Rhubarb has amazing healing properties. When dear hubby and I went to the grocery store I purchased some. I dislike rhubarb pie. It tastes so nasty to me, so I didn't hold much hope to enjoying the flavor of rhubarb. But as I have aged I am more open minded about re-exploring, trying out foods I have rejected. I have found that what makes or breaks a fruit or vegetable is the recipe. It's all in how they are prepared and seasoned. So many things I have tried as a child and disliked, I now enjoy. Maybe I can learn to love rhubarb.








emoticon According to Eden Prescription Rhubarb is an amazing food. Due to this article I was inspired to try eating it. "Rhubarb Potently Kills Breast Cancer Cells in Vitro: Rhubarb is a rich source of the anticancer compounds emodin and aloe-emodin, and these were shown to kill up to 86% of human breast cancer cells (MCF-7) in vitro after four days, and to kill virtually 100% of these cells after six days. These compounds have also been shown to kill prostate cancer, lung cancer, gallbladder cancer, colon cancer, and leukemia cells in other lab studies. Another rhubarb compound, rhein, is truly fascinating because it literally starves cancer cells of the sugar they need to live, thereby killing them. Rhubarb itself is a very healthy fruit, low in sugar (just 20 calories per serving!) but rich in calcium, potassium, cancer-fighting vitamin K, and also lutein—which helps prevent macular degeneration. It’s been used in traditional Chinese medicine due to its numerous other health benefits (antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant) and has also been used in several clinical trials (but not yet for cancer). And women with osteoporosis take note: a very recent study showed that emodin actually increased bone density in mice by increasing the number of osteoblasts, which are bone-building cells." In vitro means the cancer cells are killed in a petri dish or glass container. It does not mean it works the same way in the body. Further testing would have to be done. But think of the POTENTIAL. To me this means find a way to eat more rhubarb.









emoticon In the kitchen lab, I created a delightful recipe using Rhubarb. Yes, I am converted into a lover. After a good scrubbing of the muddy stems, I cut the ends with a sharp knife. With the Angel juicer I put in the stems of 3-4 pieces of Rhubarb. Out came a beautiful rose blushed juice. How does it taste? Sour, kind of like a lemon, but not lemony. When you have something sour you need sweetness to balance things out. Right now deep purple Concord grapes are some of the sweetest fruit available in the stores. I had a bag of grapes. Into the juicer they went. I added enough to make the juice a nice sweet/tart blend. It needed a kick, so I added a nice size chunk of ginger. Another taste. It needs sweet potato, to sweeten it more and add a starchy texture to the juice. It adds an orange Julius texture and flavor. Perfection. The juice is loaded with vitamin A. It has revesterol another cancer fighting, health promoting food. Dark colored foods have more nutrients than lighter colored foods. The juice is delicious. It is something I can consume regularly. The juice is full of cancer fighting foods. emoticon I found the rhubarb at Safeway in the produce section.









emoticon The other food I am super excited about is Watercress. According to the Eden prescription, "Watercress is Highly Toxic to Breast Cancer Cells: The watercress compound PEITC was shown to kill up to 90% of breast cancer cells (MCF-7) in vitro, and when combined with paclitaxel, it boosted paclitaxel’s cancer killing power by an amazing 300%! How does PEITC do this? It’s absolutely fascinating: PEITC rapidly enters cancer cells and chemically combines with glutathione—an antioxidant that cancer cells depend on to live. It then leaves the cell, detaches from the glutathione, and goes right back in the cancer cell to do the same thing again, and again, and again. This rapidly depletes cancer cells of glutathione and leaves them highly vulnerable to oxidative stress, from which they quickly die. Watercress recently took the #1 spot on the CDC’s Power Foods list because it’s a great source of potassium, vitamin K, beta carotene, B vitamins and other minerals. But watercress is also now emerging as a powerful anti-cancer superfood with studies now showing promising activity against bladder cancer, leukemia, glioma, melanoma, prostate cancer, colon cancer etc. Watercress makes a great addition to salads, sandwiches, vegetable smoothies, omelets, soups and other dishes—but just remember its cancer killing powers are best when it's eaten raw. And alkaline diet fans take note: watercress has double the alkalizing power of pure lemon juice!" Wow, 90% of cancer cells are killed. Simply amazing. I must get some to eat.








I want to get lots of watercress into my diet. I want the cancer protection that these foods might offer. The best way I can absorb it is through juicing. I juiced one package of watercress and one clump of parsley. That makes a very green juice. Then I added in a sweet potato, ginger, lemon, purple grapes, lemon, and fresh turmeric. Wow. It's delicious. It's amazing. It's full of superfoods. Lemon, turmeric, sweet potatoes, and ginger are all know to fight cancer. Parsley is an amazing brain food, stimulating more neural growth. Ginger kills 95% of the cancer cells in vivo 72 hours after treatment. Wow. Food amazes me. Parsley Extract Kills 95% of Human Breast Cancer Cells in Vitro.


emoticon Can you see the pattern as to how I eat? I search to find foods that help fight disease. Then I add them into my diet. I find ways to make them taste good so I can eat more of them. Juicing allows me to consume a large amount of foods that I would not normally eat. The absorption of the nutrients is fast. Yes, I do eat foods. I avoid fake foods that look like food. I also juice. Juicing adds a big punch of life to my health. It makes my life sparkly.





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MAYBER 7/18/2014 2:27PM

    Very informational Thank you you are an inspiration
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KMRJPR 7/9/2014 1:32PM

    Thanks for sharing! I love rhubarb and SP has a strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe I made that was delicious. Next is to try a jam. Knowing how good it is for us only wants me to try it in new and delicious ways!

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CORNERKICK 7/4/2014 3:10AM

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DASARMEHASEN 6/27/2014 6:28PM

    interesting. i also dislike rhubarb pie, but if there are strawberries in there too it does delightful things to the rhubarb. of course, juice is still a healthier option.

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SHERYLP461 6/25/2014 8:21AM

    Thanks for sharing this, food is a great healer, Whole Food Plant Based has been scientifically proven to be the best and has healed cancer, high blood pressure, heart disease and much else.

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DIANNEMT 6/24/2014 9:21PM

    Glad you can try these new things!

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MANDIETERRIER1 6/23/2014 1:00PM

    I have heard that asparagus is very good for you. I don't know if I can get into rubarb.

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MILPAM3 6/23/2014 4:07AM

  Here's hoping my new neighbor will continue to let me get rhubarb from his garden. Love the stuff!

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DUGDIXIE1 6/23/2014 2:44AM

    Thanks for your information. I have cancer on both sides of my family.

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SEEINGCLEARLY53 6/23/2014 12:39AM

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GRANDMABABA 6/22/2014 11:06PM

    I grew up eating lots of rhubarb and lots of other wonderful fruits and veggies from our large garden. I continued growing things while my kids were young. My dad died pretty young from cancer and I am a breast cancer survivor. My birth mother died of ovarian cancer and birth father of lung cancer despite eating most of their food from their gardens as well. I still eat pretty clean. There is much we don't understand. Good health to you!

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GOOSIEMOON 6/22/2014 9:33PM

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MAMAMOOSE54 6/22/2014 8:19PM

    Love your blog-I grew up eating rhubarb but haven't eaten it for years. Sounds like I better start eating it again!!!

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--CHERYL-- 6/22/2014 8:17PM

    Thank you for such an informative and interesting blog!

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RLKARMAN 6/22/2014 7:58PM

    Great job taking something you're not too sure of and turning it into something positive. Way to keep moving forward.
cheers!

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SAM60SUMTHINK 6/22/2014 7:32PM

    Love how you took the once-hateul rhubard and created that fantastic drink!! Total antioxidant heaven!! All your ideas are fantastic, and thank you for the reminder of a thought that had slipped my mind! I'd read about the benefits of watercress, couldn't find any in our local stores... and... yup: forgot to keep looking. Gotta look again!

Thank you for sharing this wealth of solid nutritional information, recipes!

(and how I adored the picture of the cat... so appropriately placed by comments on rhubarb!!)

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DOILIEQUEEN 6/22/2014 5:13PM

    I can not stand the smell of rhubarb cooking. We used to have a plant when I was growing up and I accidentally on purpose mowed it down. LOL!

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MAMA_CD 6/22/2014 4:29PM

    Interesting, I'd never heard about the benefits of rhubarb before.

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AINBUXTON 6/22/2014 12:15PM

  Thank you for sharing. I love both.

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SUCHANUT 6/22/2014 11:53AM

    OK, I will try them both again.... emoticon

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DWORB415 6/22/2014 11:17AM

    Wow this information is exciting to hear! Thanks for sharing!

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CUDDLYPOLARBEAR 6/22/2014 9:35AM

    Thank you for sharing

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JUNA89 6/22/2014 9:01AM

    AMAZING!!! emoticon for the insight! emoticon

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CARRIELYN56 6/22/2014 7:57AM

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PENOWOK 6/22/2014 7:51AM

    I have not heard of those exciting findings! I am not a fan of sour and haven't tried rhubarb in many years because of it. Perhaps I'll have to reconsider!

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KATESCAPE 6/22/2014 6:12AM

    emoticon this blog! Thank you for sharing your experiences~

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ROCKYCPA 6/21/2014 11:40PM

    Thanks for sharing!

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CICELY360 6/21/2014 11:23PM

  good blog

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MIAMIRN 6/21/2014 11:23PM

    Hi,

Definitely a winner! I like Rhubarb. Thanks for the recipe! I'm going to try it.

As a matter of fact, you have inspired me to go more organic than I have already.

Thanks so much!

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JERICHO1991 6/21/2014 10:07PM

    Thanks for sharing your research.

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FITNFUNJEN 6/21/2014 9:45PM

    Interesting info! Wish I could come over and taste your juice!

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HONEYBEEGRL77 6/21/2014 8:58PM

    Great information! I haven't had rhubarb since I was a child. Our neighbors had a rhubarb plant and didn't like it so they told us to take as much as we wanted. Then every summer my mom and I would go and cut the fresh rhubarb and collect it all in a basket. I loved helping her wash it. Then the best part we'd sprinkle a little sugar on it and eat it raw. I remember thinking it tasted like a crunchy strawberry. These days, I don't want to consume the sugar. Your juice sounds wonderful!! Thanks for sharing.

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JIBBIE49 6/21/2014 8:38PM

    We grew rhubarb on our farm when I was a kid and my mother fix it with custard. I see it in the grocery store but never buy it.

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CHARTHESTAR 6/21/2014 7:32PM

    You are definitely awesome!!

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JUSGETTENBY42 6/21/2014 6:10PM

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JSEATTLE 6/21/2014 4:47PM

  I love rhubarb and watercress too. Have rhubarb in the garden and Mom has a secret spot to forage for watercress.

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PATRICIAANN46 6/21/2014 3:42PM

  We grow two kinds of rhubarb. One is an earlier variety, so we have it available for at least 6 to 8 weeks. I remember as a child, my Grandma would give us a small paper cup with powdered sugar and we would dip rhubarb stalks in it. I have always loved it.
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NONNAOF2 6/21/2014 2:30PM

  Although available where I shop, I just haven't been able to bring myself to buy it! I'm always fascinated in your finds and information about it! :-)

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NASFKAB 6/21/2014 11:48AM

  thanks for sharing the great information

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LIVELYGIRL2 6/21/2014 11:15AM

  that's interesting. I didn't like it much, but this blend sounds like it would taste good. If I get a juicer, I'd try it.

I really am interested in the bone improvement thing. So perhaps I can figure out another way to have it.

I guess one would need to figure out how much they need to get these benefits.

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ERIN1957 6/21/2014 10:56AM

    All sounds good, real good.
I never knew until a few years ago, that rhubarb leave are poisonous.
Now I am hungry for it, I have always been a fan.
Have a great week end!

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SHOAPIE 6/21/2014 10:28AM

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LCRUMLEY81 6/21/2014 10:11AM

  Thank you!



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KNYAGENYA 6/21/2014 10:02AM

    Better start eating rhubarb.

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