When it comes to foods with exceptional detoxifying benefits, there are some nutritional superheroes. As you look for more ways to improve your diet, consider integrating these recipes from the Canyon Ranch Kitchen into your “clean routine.”
Nutrition as Prevention
Herbs have been used for thousands of years across cultures to treat various ailments and health conditions. With their long history, popularity and reported effectiveness, it’s no wonder many people turn to herbs to aid their body’s innate ability to detoxify.
The first step in clean eating - consuming whole, unprocessed foods - is to eliminate as many toxins as possible by making educated choices. Being aware of what you eat, where it comes from and how it was produced makes a big difference in lightening your toxic load.
Eating a colorful diet, filled with dark greens, ruby reds and vibrant oranges, doesn’t just make for beautiful meals—it’s a good way to make sure you’re getting a variety of vitamins and nutrients that can help prevent cancer, as well as other health concerns.
When you think about why our bodies produce inflammation, it may seem counterintuitive to want to seek out foods that fight it. But there is such a thing as too much inflammation, and diet can play a big role in preventing it.
Calcium is just one of the bone-building vitamins and minerals your body needs. Although good nutrition has its biggest effect on bone health before age 30, make sure you get adequate amounts of these nutrients throughout your life to help prevent osteoporosis.
Herbs and spices have been appreciated for thousands of years in cultures around the world for their flavors, colors and food preservation properties. Now, sophisticated research is telling us why they were also valued throughout history as health remedies. Here are some of our favorites.
As if the benefit of amazing taste wasn’t enough, the compounds in herbs and spices can have some powerful positive effects on your health as well—another reason why they play a starring role in the food that comes out of Canyon Ranch kitchens.
When we hear the word detox, we often think of what not to eat. But what we put into our bodies is critical. Your body works to eliminate toxins all day every day—through sweat, elimination and internal systems (of which your liver is a part)—and certain foods help facilitate that process.
Cancer and many of the treatments used to beat it take a serious toll on your body, your energy level, your appetite and your attitude. That’s why taking good care of yourself during treatment is so important. Consider these tips to enhance your health.
While you can't change your hereditary cancer profile, you can take steps to reduce your risk of developing certain types—and following a cancer-prevention diet is one of them. Try these dietary recommendations for minimizing your cancer risk.