RAW FOOD SCHEDULE
Our Raw Food Potlucks have changed to the first Wednesday of every month and the 3rd Sunday of the month.
Living on Live Foods Level I Class: February 8,1pm-5pm Cost: $157
Raw Food Breakfast Class: February 22nd, 2pm-5pm Cost:$117
Our raw food classes are fun and we teach you how to make gourmet delicious raw foods with no sugar, tofu, dairy, gluten, grains, eggs or animal products. Check out theraw food class schedule.
FIGS BOOST EYESIGHT
Health benefits of figs can be attributed to the presence of
minerals and vitamins in them. Figs contain vitamin A, vitamin B1,
vitamin B2, calcium, iron, phosphorus, manganese, sodium, potassium and
A few of its health benefits include:
Prevent constipation: There are 5 grams of fiber per three-fig serving. So, it helps in healthy bowel function and prevents constipation.
Helps to reduce weight: The fiber in figs also helps to reduce weight and is recommended for obese people.
Figs contain Pectin, a soluble fiber. When fiber goes through the
digestive system, it mops up globes of cholesterol and carries them out
Prevent coronary heart disease: Dried figs contain phenol, Omega-3 and Omega-6. These fatty acids reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Prevent colon cancer: The presence of fiber helps to mop up and usher out cancer causing substances.
Protection against post-menopausal breast cancer: Fiber content in figs give protection against breast cancer.
Good for diabetic patients:
The American Diabetes Association recommends figs for a high fiber
treat. Fig leaves reduce the amount of insulin needed by diabetic
patients who have to take insulin injection. Fig is rich in Potassium.
Potassium helps to control blood sugar. Fig leaves have anti-diabetic
Prevention of hypertension:
People used to take more sodium in the form of salt. Low potassium and
high sodium level may lead to hypertension. Figs are high in potassium
but low in sodium. So, it helps to avoid hypertension.
Strengthens bones: Figs are rich in Calcium. Calcium helps to strengthen bones. People
having high calcium diet may be affected by increased urinary calcium
loss. Potassium content in figs helps to avoid that.
Prevent macular degeneration: Vision loss in older people is due to macular degeneration. Fruits and figs generally are good for avoiding this condition.
Relief for throat: The high mucilage content in figs, helps to heal and protect sore throats.
Figs are quite useful in various respiratory disorders including
whooping cough and asthma. Since they are also good for digestion, they
help in treating constipation, indigestion, stomach ache, etc. Fig is
also good for fever, earache, boils, abscesses, venereal diseases and
is excellent for the liver. Fig is a highly alkaline food, therefore
helps to regulate the pH of the body. Figs are rich in flavonoids and
polyphenols. These are antioxidants, which prevent the damage caused by
free radicals. Fig is known for its soothing and laxative properties.
Figs are low in fat and sugar.
For all those wondering how our little precious Abigail is doing, she is just GRAND! We feel so blessed to have her in our lives. She is so cute and loves to sleep with her hands up or out.
We want to thank all of you again for all the wonderful baby gifts. Here is a cute video of Abigail Dahl.