Iron-rich foods

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Many people are deficient in iron, women especially. I’ve listed foods below that are rich in iron. Iron is best absorbed when taken with vitamin C. Citrus fruits or even broccoli are great foods to pair with the iron-rich foods below.

Seasame seeds

Black beans

Cooked spinach

Dark chocolate

Garbanzo beans

Kale

Sun-dried tomatoes

Kidney beans

Swiss Chard

Sunflower seeds

Lentils

Prunes

Potatoes

Olives

Lima Beans

Black-eyed peas

Peas

 

Have a great week!

~Sam

50 questions that will free your mind

By: Marc and Angel

These questions have no right or wrong answers.

Because sometimes asking the right questions is the answer.

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
Which is worse, failing or never trying?
If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do?
When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?
What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world?
If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?
Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing?
If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently?
To what degree have you actually controlled the course your life has taken?
Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things?
You’re having lunch with three people you respect and admire. They all start criticizing a close friend of yours, not knowing she is your friend. The criticism is distasteful and unjustified. What do you do?
If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be?
Would you break the law to save a loved one?
Have you ever seen insanity where you later saw creativity?
What’s something you know you do differently than most people?
How come the things that make you happy don’t make everyone happy?
What one thing have you not done that you really want to do? What’s holding you back?
Are you holding onto something you need to let go of?
If you had to move to a state or country besides the one you currently live in, where would you move and why?
Do you push the elevator button more than once? Do you really believe it makes the elevator faster?
Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton?
Why are you, you?
Have you been the kind of friend you want as a friend?
Which is worse, when a good friend moves away, or losing touch with a good friend who lives right near you?
What are you most grateful for?
Would you rather lose all of your old memories, or never be able to make new ones?
Is is possible to know the truth without challenging it first?
Has your greatest fear ever come true?
Do you remember that time 5 years ago when you were extremely upset? Does it really matter now?
What is your happiest childhood memory? What makes it so special?
At what time in your recent past have you felt most passionate and alive?
If not now, then when?
If you haven’t achieved it yet, what do you have to lose?
Have you ever been with someone, said nothing, and walked away feeling like you just had the best conversation ever?
Why do religions that support love cause so many wars?
Is it possible to know, without a doubt, what is good and what is evil?
If you just won a million dollars, would you quit your job?
Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing?
Do you feel like you’ve lived this day a hundred times before?
When was the last time you marched into the dark with only the soft glow of an idea you strongly believed in?
If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today?
Would you be willing to reduce your life expectancy by 10 years to become extremely attractive or famous?
What is the difference between being alive and truly living?
When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards, and just go ahead and do what you know is right?
If we learn from our mistakes, why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?
What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?
When was the last time you noticed the sound of your own breathing?
What do you love? Have any of your recent actions openly expressed this love?
In 5 years from now, will you remember what you did yesterday? What about the day before that? Or the day before that?
Decisions are being made right now. The question is: Are you making them for yourself, or are you letting others make them for you?
Please share your thoughts with us.

Eat Right For Your Blood Type

FOOD

TYPE O TYPE A TYPE B TYPE AB
Meats
Goose Avoid Avoid Avoid Avoid
Ham Avoid Avoid Avoid Avoid
Lamb Highly Beneficial Avoid Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Turkey Neutral Neutral Neutral Highly Beneficial
Beans/Legumes
Beans, green Neutral Highly Beneficial Neutral Neutral
Lentils, domestic Avoid Highly Beneficial Avoid Neutral
Peas, green Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Tofu Neutral Highly Beneficial Neutral Highly Beneficial
Breads (for stuffing or serving)
Kamut Bread Neutral Neutral Avoid Avoid
Rice Bread Neutral Neutral Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Spelt Bread Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Whole Wheat Bread Avoid Avoid Avoid Neutral
Grains
Amaranth Neutral Highly Beneficial Avoid Neutral
Millet Neutral Neutral Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Quinoa Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Rice Neutral Neutral Neutral Highly Beneficial
Wild Rice Neutral Neutral Avoid Highly Beneficial
Vegetables
Beets Neutral Neutral Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Broccoli Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Carrots Neutral Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Neutral
Kale Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Mushrooms, domestic Avoid Avoid Neutral Neutral
Onions, yellow Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Neutral Neutral
Parsnips Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Potatoes, white Avoid Avoid Neutral Neutral
Rutabaga Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Spinach Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Neutral Neutral
Squash, all types Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Sweet Potatoes Highly Beneficial Avoid Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Swiss Chard Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Neutral Neutral
Turnips Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Neutral Neutral
Yams Neutral Avoid Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Fruits
Apples Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Cherries Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Neutral Highly Beneficial
Cranberries Neutral Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Currants Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Dates Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Grapefruit Neutral Highly Beneficial Neutral Highly Beneficial
Oranges Avoid Avoid Neutral Avoid
Raisins Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Tangerines Avoid Avoid Neutral Neutral
Nuts
Almonds Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Brazil Nuts Avoid Avoid Neutral Neutral
Cashews Avoid Avoid Avoid Neutral
Chestnuts Neutral Neutral Neutral Highly Beneficial
Macadamia Nuts Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Peanuts Avoid Highly Beneficial Avoid Highly Beneficial
Pecans Neutral Neutral no data
Pistachio Nuts Avoid Avoid Avoid Neutral
Walnuts Highly Beneficial Neutral Neutral Highly Beneficial
Seasonings
Allspice Neutral Neutral Avoid Avoid
Anise Neutral Neutral Neutral Avoid
Carob Highly Beneficial Neutral Neutral Neutral
Chocolate/Cocoa Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Cinnamon Avoid Neutral Avoid Neutral
Cloves Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Garlic Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Neutral Highly Beneficial
Ginger Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Marjoram Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Mint Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Nutmeg Avoid Neutral Neutral Neutral
Parsley Highly Beneficial Neutral Highly Beneficial Highly Beneficial
Pepper, black ground Avoid Avoid Avoid Avoid
Pepper, peppercorns Neutral Avoid Neutral Avoid
Peppermint Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Rosemary Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Sage Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Salt Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Savory Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Spearmint Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Tarragon Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Thyme Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Vanilla Avoid Neutral Neutral Neutral
Wintergreen Neutral Avoid Neutral Neutral
Sweeteners
Barley Malt Neutral Highly Beneficial Avoid Avoid
Corn Syrup Avoid Neutral Avoid Avoid
Honey Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Maple Syrup Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Molasses Neutral Highly Beneficial Neutral Neutral
Rice Syrup Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Sugar, brown Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral
Sugar, white Neutral Neutral Neutral Neutral

This chart is taken from http://www.recipenet.org/health/recipes/er4yt/holiday_er4yt_chart.htm

Balance & Clarity

When you find vibrational alignment with YOU, you personally thrive. You feel good; you look good; you have stamina; you have energy; you have balance; you have clarity; you have wit; you have abundance of all things that you consider to be good. You thrive in all ways when you come into Energy Balance with You. Vibrational Relativity – that’s what it’s all about. — Abraham

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