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Motivation: Blue Zones and phytonutrients

In this week's Motivation, Dr. Palermo talks more about the Blue Zones and phytonutrients that they include in their diets. Phytonutrients are the chemicals that come from plants. 🌱 Learn more about these powerful nutrients in today’s video, and remember - the best way to get these nutrients is from fruits + vegetables. Supplements don’t provide phytonutrients the way that whole foods do.   https://vimeo.com/693573115  ...

Sardinia Minestrone

This recipe is adapted from the minestrone presented in the Blue Zones. It is packed with all of the good stuff and a hearty dinner. Make sure to pack some for lunch the following day. One can garbanzo beans, organic BPA free, drained and rinsed 1 can cannellini beans, organic BPA free, drained and rinsed 3 T extra virgin olive oil / 4 T olive oil for topping 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped (about 2/3 cup) 2 medium celery stalks, chopped (about ½ cup) [Can chop all vegetables in a food processor to save time] 4 cloves garlic, minced 28 oz can finely diced tomatoes 1 cup tomato sauce 1 broccoli stalk, peeled and chopped, and...