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Can Sprouts Help Autism?

By Steve Meyerowitz, Sproutman® You’ve heard me talk about the anti-cancer benefits of eating broccoli sprouts and the sprouts of the entire brassica-broccoli family—Kale, Radish, Cabbage, Broccoli Raab, and Mustard. They all contain high levels of a group of plant compounds called glucosinolates that convert in our digestive system into isothiocyanates. You might remember the…

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The plastic in the Freshlife Sprouter is safe!

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Many popular kitchen appliances such as blenders and juicers are made with plastics. Since the BPA scare, we are all more mindful about the safety of these plastics. So I decided to take a closer look at the plastic used for the growing barrels of the Freshlife Sprouter (the part that touches the sprouts). Like…

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7 Tips to Nix Holiday Stress

The holidays are upon us! Gifts, good spirits, and beautiful decorations abound. But as jolly as these days can be, they can easily become a little stressful. Amidst all the love and celebration, finances can be tight, family dynamics may become taut, and wits can become stretched to their tattered ends. For many of us, the tide of the…

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Juicers vs. Blenders – Which Is Better?

Isn’t the juice I get from my Vitamix the best? I get this question a lot. The Vitamix is an impressive high performance machine, but it is a blender, not a juicer. (That goes for the NutriBullet, too…)  So the more accurate question to ask is… Juicers vs. Blenders – Which is Better?  Blenders include the whole…

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Get Out Your Sprout Bag. Autumn Is for Sprouting!

Summer is always an exciting season of bounty. Eating healthy becomes incredibly easy with so many local, seasonal greens at our fingertips. But, just because summer is behind us doesn’t mean our plates should become bland and veggie-less. Sprouting has the power to keep every kitchen full of fresh, nutritious greens year round. As autumn sets in, now is the perfect…

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Wheatgrass Protects Against Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Although we are still a long way from curing Alzheimer’s Disease, we do know about some of its causes. Just like plaque buildup in your arteries contributes to heart disease, plaque buildup in the brain has been consistently found present in senile patients. This plaque is mostly made up of a protein called Beta-Amyloid. In…

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Why You Can’t Trust The Food Labels (GMO)

Like most folks, I enjoy fresh, sweet corn in the summer. Most of the time I don’t even cook it. (You don’t have too!) I buy from small farmers at my local farmers market. I love to buy local, but I often wonder, how do I know it’s not genetically modified corn? Once upon a…

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The Best Way to Rejuvenate Your Skin & the Most Delicious Wheatgrass Juice

I want to share with you one of the best wheatgrass products I have been fortunate enough to discover. I first started using Dr. wheatgrass in 2006. I had a small Basal Cell Carcinoma on my nose. After regrettably letting the dermatologist extract another spot from my shoulder, I was not about to let him…

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