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Since I have incorporated the Green Smoothies into my diet, I am curious of their nutritional content. Here is what I learned about Kale today:
Kale is considered to be a highly nutritious vegetable, with powerful antioxidant properties and is anti-inflammatory.
Kale is very high in beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, lutein and zeaxanthin and reasonably rich in calcium. Because of its high vitamin K content, patients taking anti-coagulants such as warfarin are encouraged to avoid this food since it increases the vitamin K concentration in the blood which is what the drugs are often attempting to lower. This effectively lowers the effective dose of the drug.
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Happy At Home proved my thesis. There IS a difference in the local eggs and the grocery store eggs. I bought my first dozen a week or so ago from L & D Farm Fresh Produce. No hormones. No cages. No pesticides. No cruelty. And, all the while no guilty mama conscious.
Thanks for the awesome post. I can’t figure out how to trackback her post so I am reposting it.
To the right: Store bought, from a cage-kept, grain eating, never-saw-the-light-of-day-much-less-grass chicken.
Guess what? Remember my post on Glow Mama Give-away? Well, Lucy picked up the post! Here’s the comment she posted:
I am just launching my new drink and
company this week and I’m excited to get the
word out. I would love to send you some free
product so please let me know your address. It’s only
fair you taste the drink and let us know what you
For your many readers and fans I’d like to offer
free shipping on any Glow Mama ordered through
our website www.drinktoglow.com
Thanks once again,
So girls, it looks like we scored free shipping on our orders. And, I will accept her offer, taste it and let you know what I think. Hey, I might even share a few bottles with you!