Summer Goodness (Part 3) - The last of the ACESZ series

August 28, 2020

Summer Goodness (Part 3) - The last of the ACESZ series

We round out our immune-building series today with Selenium and Zinc:

Selenium(the quiet mineral you never hear about is top notch for nutrition)

Where to find it: Brazil nuts are one of the best + fish & meats, eggs, brown rice, sunflower seeds, oats, dairy, lentils, cashews, bananas

Storage:is minimal in the body and should be consumed on a regular basis 

What it does:strong antioxidant involved in immune function that also enhances the work of vitamin E, may protect body from heart disease and some cancer, supports thyroid health

Zinc

Where to find it: oysters and other shellfish, meat, eggs, hemp and pumpkin seeds, pine nuts, almonds, whole grains, legumes, milk

Storage:not readily stored and should be consumed on a regular basis 

What it does:strong antioxidant involved in immune functionand wound healing,involved in over 100 enzyme reactions, necessary for sense of taste and smell

Bottom line: Eat a rainbow of foods to cover your ACESZ(Vitamins A, C and E + Selenium and Zinc.

Checkout these late summer recipes that help you keep building immunity well into the fall.

#1 Immune Math:

Better Immune Health = Good, Clean Food + Fresh Air + Balanced Exercise + Adequate Sleep + Positive Attitude 
 (Excess) News – Stress – Sugar

 

By Melissa Ford CoxCertified in Holistic Nutrition


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