We’re keeping sugar down – even natural sugars – and flavor up with this delicious strawberry and red cabbage smoothie from Elle at AccordingToElle – see the end of the post for details. Strawberries are naturally low in sugar. And, yes, I did say red cabbage. Cruciferous veggies like cabbage are so good for us; all are rich in fiber, vitamins (most notably vitamin C), minerals like potassium and calcium, and cancer-fighting compounds. Other cruciferous vegetables include Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, and chard.

Dr Weil says …

A Netherlands study of 100,000 people found that those eating the most vegetables had a 25 percent lower risk of colorectal cancer, but those eating the most cruciferous vegetables did nearly twice as well – they had a 49 percent drop in colorectal cancer risk.

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