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Eating Seasonally and Why It’s Important.

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We believe that knowledge should be shared, especially with those who can gain from it without learning it the hard way!

That’s why we’d love to share Isle Acre Farms Post,

“The One Thing They Don’t Tell You About Eating Seasonally and Why It’s Important.”

 

As respected friends, bloggers, farmers, and lovers of the planet, we cannot thank Becky and Pete enough for sharing their knowledge

 

Be sure to stop by their farm for fresh produce (or their site for more information!)
They raise real food, no chemicals right here in central Texas. They’ll teach you how to feed your family the best you can, plus a “zillion recipes that make dinner a breeze!”
Click on the photo below to head over to Isle Arce Farms.com and read the full scoop on Eating Seasonally

Isle Acre Farm eating seasonably “The One Thing They Don’t Tell You About Eating Seasonally and Why It’s Important.”

Heart-Healthy Shopping List Mediterranean Style

Heart Healthy Foods

Stock your fridge and pantry full of these to create a Heart-Healthy Nutrition Diet Plan

Organic Fruits & Vegetables

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Cherries
  • Dates
  • Figs

 

 

 

  • Grapefruit
  • Lemons
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Rhubarb
  • Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Chard
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Kale
  • Lentils
  • Lettuces
  • Mixed Field Greens
  • Onions
  • Parsnips

 

Add Some flare and Flavor with Herbs!

  • Alfalfa Sprouts
  • Basil
  • Cinnamon
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Hawthorn
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Turmeric
  • Whole Black Peppercorns

Put the meal together with whole grains, protein, and toss in a few nuts or seeds for crunch

  • Organic whole grain pita bread/ Nan
  • Couscous
  • Organic Vegetable-based pasta
  • Oatmeal
  • Sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, flaxseed
  • Almonds, Hazelnuts, Walnuts
  • Organic grass-fed Chicken – Eggs – Beef – Salmon- Halibut
  • Organic grass-fed cheeses, yogurt, and Whole milk
  • Red-wine vinegar/ apple cider vinegar
  • Olive / Avocado Oil

 

 

 

 

Take off the list:

  • Processed foods that contain white flour and sugar: Bread, cereals, pasta, pastries, cookies, etc.
  • Foods that contain hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils.
  • Canned vegetables and processed fruit juices.
  • Fast food, especially fried foods.
  • Processed High-fat cheeses and cheese substitutes
  • Foods that say No Fat or Sugar-Free
  • Foods that are made or contain words you cannot pronounce

Supplements are also very important. Talk with your medical provider on which ones would best benefit you. A simple blood test can be done to determine what you may be lacking.

  • Coenzyme Q10
  • Vitamin E
  • B Vitamins
  • Vitamin C
  • Fish Oil
  • Evening Primrose Oil
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • L-Carnitine
  • Folic Acid
  • Chromium
  • Hawthorne berry
  • Milk thistle seed
  • D-Ribose