A healthy diet incorporating a variety of super foods will help maintain your weight,. fight diseases, and make you live longer.
Super foods contain antioxidants that prevent or reduce the damages caused by oxidation and neutralize free radicals in the body. Free radicals are the cause of degenerative conditions like arthritis, damage to nerve cells in the brain, deterioration of eyesight, accelerated aging, and certain types of cancer. .
Welcome to our world of Power Pickles! We call them power pickles because they're packed with powerful antioxidants that are so vital for good health. We use organic and naturally grown ingredients loaded with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients you wouldn't expect in a jar of pickles. But besides their health benefits, these pickles are absolutely delicious!
Green Papaya Pickles
Purple & Green Cabbage Pickles
Cabbage is a super food. In the veggie world, the Brassica genus reigns supreme and cabbage is the most impressive of the lot, which includes broccoli and bok choy. Cabbage is high in acids, low in carbohydrates, and an excellent source of Vitamins A, C, K, B1, and B6. It contains plenty of potassium, protein, and magnesium. It is rich in dietary fiber which promotes a healthy digestive system.
Cabbage contains compounds called indoles, which have been shown to reduce the risk of cancer dramatically. It is found to be associated with lower incidence of cancer especially lung cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, and prostrate cancer. Cabbage contains the cell phytonutrients that help the body in fighting against the free radicals responsible in damaging the cell membranes , the main causes of rheumatism , gout, arthritis, renal calculi, and hardening and discoloration of the skin. Cabbage contains lactic acid that acts to clean the blood and remove toxins. It is rich in iodine, which is good for building muscles.
*green and red cabbage, carrots, green and red peppers, garlic, cane sugar, black pepper, cider vinegar, and a dash of salt.
Purple & Green Cabbage Pickles
Green Papaya Pickles
Papaya- "Fruit Of The Angels", as Christopher Columbus called it, is an excellent source of powerful antioxidants. Papayas contain papain, an enzyme that is especially concentrated in the fruit when it is green or unripe. Our Papaya Power Pickles are made of green papayas.
Papaya provides great protection against heart disease. It is rich in fiber and beta carotene. Papaya studies have shown that Type I diabetics who consume high fiber diets have lower blood glucose levels while Type II diabetics may have improved blood sugar, lipids, and insulin levels. Among younger men, diets rich in beta carotene may play a protective role against prostrate and colon cancers.
Papaya promotes digestive health. It contains protein-digesting enzymes which lower inflammation in cases of asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. It also promotes healthy skin and hair due to its building and maintenance of collagen properties.
* green papaya, red and green bell peppers, carrots, red onions, garlic, ginger, raisins, honey, cane sugar, cider vinegar, honey, black pepper, dash of salt
Bitter Melon - is increasing in popularity due to its benefits associated with diabetes. People are consuming bitter melon juice and extracts, oils, powders, pills, and other byproducts. Just like the papaya, its anti-diabetic properties are explored in books, talk shows, and other health venues,
Bitter Melon contains at least 3active substances which aids in the prevention and management of diabetes; namely, charantin, vicine, and polypeptide -P. Bitter melon has been shown to regulate blood sugar levels, lower blood pressure, fight obesity, relieve headaches, improve eyesight, and alleviate eye problems. Bitter melon also boosts immunity, relives colds symptoms, disinfect, protects spleen and liver, and improves psoriasis condition. Its health benefits are far-reaching.
*bitter melon, red and green bell peppers, carrots, onions, garlic, ginger, cider vinegar, cane sugar, honey, dash of salt
Kimchee - is a traditional fermented Korean cabbage prepared with a range of spices and seasonings. As the craze continues for consuming fermented foods, Kimchee is back on the limelight even more. Kimchee is part of a high fiber, low fat diet that has kept obesity at bay in Korea. It is loaded with Vitamins A, B, C, but its biggest benefit may be its "healthy Bacteria" called lactobacilli. This good bacteria helps with digestion; helps to stop and even prevent yeast infections, AND more good news: studies show fermented cabbage has compounds that prevent the growth of cancer.
Health benefits include cardio-vascular and digestive systems health. Cabbage has a wealth of antioxidants naturally, and when fermented, Kimchee becomes even more packed with nutrients. Kimchee exercise healing effects in medical conditions like cancer, diabetes, obesity, atopic dermatitis, and gastric ulcers. It is rich in essential amino acids and minerals like iron, selenium. It has an impressive assortment of antioxidants , healthful components like capsaicin, chlorophyll, carotenoids, flavonoids with low amount of fat and sugar.
Nappa cabbage, garlic, salt, chili peppers, vinegar, ginger, jalapeno peppers
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* We can custom order your fermented Kimchee to your choice of vegetable. Choices are: green zucchini, eggplants, daikon radishes with carrots, bean sprouts with chives, cauliflower, tofu with green onion bulbs, Chinese string beans , baby bok choy, leaks, mustard leaves, mushrooms, leek, celery, brussel sprouts, etc. Price will vary according to ingredients. Custom Order minimum is $75.00 plus shipping.
Nappa Cabbage Kimchee
Brussel Sprouts Kimchee
Bok Choy Kimchee
Soy Bean Kimchee
Daikon Radish Kimchee
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