DILL – This anti-inflammatory herb has been used for years for gastrointestinal issues and menstrual problems. Dill contains Vitamins A, C, and manganese.
EGGPLANT– Not only is this vegetable cancer-fighting but it contains nutrients that reduce blood pressure and help ward off hardening of the arteries. Leaving the skin off is best because it is full of antioxidants. Try cubing it and roasting it or use it in stir-fires. Eggplant has fiber, potassium and manganese (VERY IMPORTANT FOR BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM).
FENNEL – Did you know that fennel is the cousin of the carrot? Tons of fiber – 1 bulb 7 grams of fiber. More fiber means healthy cholesterol levels. Fennel also contains potassium which helps regulate blood pressure and selenium which lowers rates of prostate, bladder, gastric and other cancers. If you love licorice, you can snack on this raw. Cooked you can roast with potatoes.
GRAPES – Grapes prevent heart disease and neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer’s. It may one day even treat cancer! Great source of fiber for a healthy gut and one cup is a great source of Vitamin K for healthy bones and blood clotting. They are so versatile that you can freeze them to eat like Popsicles or roast them with sea salt to add on top of chicken or fish.
WHICH ONES DO YOU EAT ALREADY? WHICH ONE WILL YOU TASTE THIS WEEK?