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One of the most potent and effective ways to use superfoods is in complementary combinations in great tasting soups, smoothies and juices you can make at home. Superfood Profiles has many quick, simple and delicious recipes like this as well as breakfasts, lunches and dinners for getting more of these healthiest of foods in your daily diet.

A Natural Smoothie Treatment for Arthritis and Painful Joints


Arthritic-pain-treatmentThis great tasting smoothie for arthritis and inflammation combines natural ingredients that can help reduce joint pain and other arthritic symptoms.

It also contains nutrients like bromelain, curcumin and gingerols that have been demonstrated in research studies to combat inflammatory conditions throughout your body.

There are quite a few ingredients in this smoothie for inflammation and you may not be able to get all of them with a visit to the regular supermarket.

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The Clear Skin Smoothie for Acne, Eczema and Anti-Aging


Smoothie-for-better-skinThis smoothie for better skin is designed to provide plenty of the nutrition your skin needs to look its best.

The recipe is full to bursting with antioxidants, healthy fats and specific nutrients to help prevent and treat acne, eczema and other forms of skin inflammation.

Used regularly it may even help slow down the signs of skin aging caused by collagen breakdown, poor moisture balance and free radical damage to your skin cells.

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A Superfood Smoothie for Better Digestion and Intestinal Health


Digestion-smoothieMany people experience digestion problems eating a ‘modern’ processed food diet but this digestive smoothie to improve intestinal health can help.

The gluten in wheat, lactose in milk, difficult to digest proteins in processed meat, acids in soda and coffee, sugar in just about everything and a wide variety of chemical additives are often linked to digestive issues and poor intestinal health affecting so many in today’s Western societies.

In the long-term, switching to a more natural food diet and particularly incorporating fermented foods can greatly improve digestive health and help treat symptoms like bloating, irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn, ulcers and excessive gas.

For more immediate relief, this smoothie for digestion has a combination of superfoods for quickly relieving intestinal troubles and getting your gut health back on track.

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A High Energy Breakfast Smoothie


Smoothie-for-extra-energyThis breakfast smoothie for energy is simple to make, full of nutritious ingredients and is a delicious way to start your day.

It makes for a much healthier replacement for coffee in the morning and provides a more long-lasting energy than the quick hit and crash of coffee.

Breakfast Energy Smoothie Ingredients

Banana

It’s no surprise the athletes like tennis players often snack on bananas during their matches. The fruit gives a fast and satisfying energy boost and is full of healthy nutrients for this breakfast smoothie.

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A Healthy Smoothie for Hair Growth


Smoothie-for-hairThis smoothie recipe blends natural foods with specifically important nutritional elements for healthy hair into a great tasting drink.

It’s a simple and delicious way to give your hair follicles the valuable fatty acids, protein, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients they need to produce strong and beautiful hair.

Hair Smoothie Ingredients and Their Benefits

Apple

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How to Make Healthier Salads in 4 Simple Steps


Better SaladsSalads can make for a healthy lunch or light, yet nutritious dinner. The key to making a great salad is to move beyond the old iceberg lettuce, tomato and olive oil combination and get more adventurous with stronger tasting greens like arugula and more interesting ingredients.

Here’s a simple formula to create delicious tasting and healthier salads that are also extremely good for you.

How to Make Healthy and Delicious Salads

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A Tasty Black Walnut Pesto Recipe to Kill Parasites


Intestinal worm treatmentBlack walnuts are a well known human parasite killer and were traditionally used by Native Americans for internal cleansing and digestive problems.

They contain potent compounds like juglone that can rid the body of many kinds of harmful organisms. The still green black walnut hull is even more potent for intestinal worms and you can read much more about it in Using Black Walnuts for Parasites.

This page though will share a black walnut pesto recipe I came up with recently. It includes several other worm killing ingredients and makes a tasty accompaniment to many meals.

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Super Skin Bok Choy Smoothie Recipe


Bok Choy green SmoothieHere’s a quick recipe for better skin using bok choy and other healthy foods in a smoothie that taste great and contains some exceptional nutrition for your skin.

If you could make up this bok choy smoothie once or twice a week I’d be very surprised if you didn’t see a significant improvement in your skin’s appearance in a few weeks.

Here’s the recipe.

Bok Choy Green Smoothie Ingredients 

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Bok Choy Juice for Healthier Skin


Juiced bok choyHere’s a recipe for juicing bok choy that is loaded with vegetables and fruits that are particularly good for improving your skin tone and supporting internal cleansing and liver health.

Bok choy is rich in skin nutrients like antioxidant carotenoids, vitamin C, vitamin K , folic acid, potassium and selenium. Combined with the other skin superfoods listed ahead, this juice mixture is a powerful way to improve your appearance.

It tastes great too so why not give it a try and start giving your skin more of the nutrition it needs to look its best.

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How to Use Bok Choy in Your Meals


Cooking with bok choyHere are two simple and healthy ways to use bok choy in your meals. If you’ve never cooked with it before you’ll find it a great base for many recipes. Best of all, bok choy is extremely good for you and when made up like this, very tasty as well.

Lightly Stir Fried Bok Choy with Garlic, Chili and Sesame

I’m a big believer in cooking nutrient rich vegetables like bok choy lightly and on a low heat to retain as many beneficial compounds as possible. Vitamin C in particular is lost when veggies are boiled or cooked at high temperatures.

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Papaya and Amla Superfood Smoothie


Breakfast SmoothieOne of the best tasting ways to get the health benefits of amla and papaya into your diet is to mix amla powder and antioxidant rich papaya into a superfood smoothie.

I’ve been making up different variations on the recipe below to start off my day for quite a while now. It’s been one of the best things I’ve ever done for my health and I’d really recommend trying it for yourself.

You’ll need a good blender for some of the ingredients ahead but it’s a great way to have some very healthy foods that are not always the easiest to eat, especially first thing in the morning.

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How to Take Amla for Better Health


Amalaki usesAmla fruit, also known as Indian gooseberry or amalaki, is a powerful and rejuvenating superfood for better health and more energy. This page will look at how to take amla, how much to have and the best times and dosage.

How to Eat Fresh Amla Fruit and What Does It Taste Like?

Fresh amla fruit has an interesting flavor. I’d already been using the powdered version for a while when I found some in an Indian grocery store and bought a bag.

Cutting open the first amla the taste is quite sour and tart and my initial thought was that I might struggle to eat them all. I’d read though about a couple of tricks to try when eating amla.

The first was to taste a little salt before you bite into them. I tried this with a little Himalayan pink salt and it definitely improves the flavor. There was much more depth, less sourness and more of a combination of flavors, but hard to describe. Continue Reading