Today’s Natural Remedy: Vitamin C & Mangos

Have you had your Vitamin C today?

Vitamin C can be extremely helpful for preventing colds and infections by helping keep the immune system strong. It keeps gums, teeth, and bones healthy; it also helps speeds up the healing of wounds. Vitamin C is the most widely used as a dietary or nutritional supplement. It is available in many forms including caplets, capsules, tablets, drink mix packets, and in multi-vitamin formulations. The best sources of vitamin C are in your citrus fruits like….strawberries, raspberries etc. Vitamin C accompanied with vitamin E, is a powerful antioxidant.

Natural Sources of Vitamin C are: Catnip, Chickweed, Hawthorn, Pomegranate, Apples, apricots, bananas, blueberries, cantaloupe, cherries, coconut, cranberries, dates, fig, grapes, kiwi fruit, lemon, limes, mangos, oranges, papaya, passion fruit, pear, pineapple, plums, yams, prunes, raspberries, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon, yellow dock, rose hips, red raspberry, kelp, parsley, dandelion, turmeric, walnuts, sweet potatoes, potatoes, pine nuts, oregano, oregano oil, lentils, cloves, cumin, chickpeas, chilies pepper, cayenne pepper, basil, winter squash, watercress, turnip greens, summer squash, mustard greens, radish, onions, okra, kale, green peas, garlic, cucumber, celery, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bell peppers, beets, avocado, artichokes, alfalfa sprouts, zucchini and more.

Mangos are high in vitamins A, C & E, potassium, folate, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, beta-carotene, fiber, and potassium. Mangos also assist with digestion, constipation, skin conditions, antioxidant, piles, hemorrhoids, arteriosclerosis, retinal conditions and more.

Frozen Mango Strawberry Smoothie (2 servings)

1 sliced apple
2 cups of sliced strawberries
2 sliced mangos
3 cup of 100% pineapple juice
½ cup of Irish moss (already soaked & blended)
3 slices of fresh ginger

Blend all ingredients together, serve cold or slightly frozen top with granola pieces.
For Irish Moss – clean & rinse a cup of Irish moss then soaked in spring water for about 1 day or boil until soft, then blend with water (a Vita-a-mixer is best), until it’s creamy.

For more great tasting smoothie recipes visit: Fruit Smoothies

Today’s Positive Affirmation:

2day I will Smile & B Happy!
I am Grateful & Thankful for everything good & bad
4 this how I learn 2 grow
I see change as a new opportunity.
I evolve with change… 2 grow 2 the next level
One door closes & another opens.
God is my Strength & suffering is a state of mind.
I must stay focused on the Love & Strength in my Soul.
Never let them see me sweat because I know God got me!
God gives his people Strength & will bless them with Peace! (Psalms 29:11)
I Rebuild anew believing in my Dreams
2 make them come true!
My thoughts create my reality!

NaAshaRa Yvette Bacote-El: Author of “Winning the Game of Life – A 45 Day Guide to Healthy Lifestyle”

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