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Fibrous Foods that are Good for Your Gut and Mood

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Most disease originates in your digestive system. This includes both physical and mental disease.

Your gut serves as your second brain…
…and even produces more serotonin – known to have a beneficial influence on your mood – than your brain does. It’s quite possible that this might be one reason why antidepressants, which raise serotonin levels in your brain, are often ineffective in treating depression, whereas proper dietary changes often help.

A big part of our emotions are probably influenced by the nerves in our gut [...]

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Broccoli has been reinvented as a tender-stem, purple sprouting nutritional powerhouse. This tasty vegetable is packed with vitamins, minerals and superantioxidants. Raw broccoli is one of the best natural sources of the phytonutrient glucoraphanin (GR) – a long lasting antioxidant that boosts the body’s natural defenses against pollutants and toxins.

Benefits of glucoraphanin last up to 3 days while other antioxidants last only up to 3 hours. [1,2] Glucoraphanin , when consumed, converts to a potent antioxidant and cellular protector called sulforaphane [3].

Why is broccoli a superfood?

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