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Immune Boosters

Sprouted Broccoli seeds

scientists have found these powerhouse of nutrients to contain over 40 times more active and more absorb able levels of specific antioxidant immune properties than regular broccoli. Try to eat twice weekly. Find simple sprouting recipe below

Reishi and Shiitake Mushrooms, use in soups, stews and as a side dish. These incredible mushrooms are a natural source of a protein which induces immune response. They contain a compound which mobilizes our natural defenses, and protect the body by lowering heat toxins created by acid diets. They are also an excellent source of the antioxidant which supports your immune system.

Olive Leaf

This herb contains an effective natural antibiotic support against dozens of bacteria strains

Ginger root

Ginger nurtures the regulation of compounds important for immunity. It has a soothing, antiseptic support action on the body's ability to handle external wind and cold.

Licorice root

This herb and tea helps to counteract the immune suppressive effects of stress. It also moisturizes and soothes immune organ membranes.

Lemon Peel

place the peel of a lemon and squeeze a little of the flesh juice into a cup of warm water for antibacterial effect

simple changes that can support your immune system.

If you want further advice contact Naturo Health Care/ Lisa Fiocchini.

Lisa Fiocchini

ND. RN. Cardiac

Lisa works with food as medicine approach to achieve optimal healing of the body with simple lifestyle techniques

Broccoli sprouts


a large jam jar, some broccoli seeds - I buy mine from the Diggers Club in the Botanical Gardens, fresh water and a piece of cheesecloth or muslin

1. rinse the seeds well, place in the jar and cover with a few centimetres of cooled, boiled water. cover with cheesecloth, secure with a rubber band and leave overnight in a dark warm place - I keep mine in the pantry.

2. Rinse seeds the next day with fresh water. Drain well or the seeds will rot. Return to the dark. Do this twice a day until seeds start to sprout. Tilt your jar to 45 deg angle to allow the sprouts to grow up the jar.

3. place them on a sunny windowsill for a few hours to get an energy boost. Eat or store in an airtight container in the fridge. Sprouts will keep in the fridge for 2 - 3 days.



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