As you can see, we have a few quick messages for you this week.
Remember the December 8, 2017 post “Curing Your Anxiety With A Vitamin”, well I went through a lot of trouble getting Folinic Acid and tried it on myself.
Amazon won’t ship to Turkey or the UK, and most pharmacies in Europe have never heard of it. Good old Google to the rescue; I found a website in London and had them ship it to a friend, who brought them to Istanbul.
Why did I try Follinic Acid? Three things; bad temper, occasionally feeling depressed, and the fact that I seem to have too much B-12 in my blood. My family doctor said there is no problem with too much B-12, but I thought it might be a “gene” problem as I mention in the post.
I have been taking one tablet after breakfast for the past two weeks, and here are my preliminary findings:
- Even though I have never felt lethargic, a 15 minute knap, on the couch, after a meal was nice. I cannot even close my eyes now.
- My wife says my quick temper has all but disappeared. I no longer “flare up” at stupid, insignificant things.
Give it a try, if you can get a hold of it.
Beetroot and other good stuff
This is a juice that I picked up in the social media and thought it was a good idea to pass it on.
You need a vegetable/solid fruit juicer, and the ingredients are:
- 1 beetroot
- 1 carrot
- 1 apple
- ½ lemon
It tastes great and can
- Prevent cancer, heart attacks, acne, high blood pressure, and constipation.
- Strengthen immunity, eyes, liver, kidneys, pancreas, and digestion.
Simple, tasty and definitely worth trying.
This is another short post I picked up in the social media.
If you recall, I explained some benefits of consuming sweet potatoes in my February 22, 2017 dated post “COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)”. Doctors tell COPD patients that smoking causes this disease and that they have to stop smoking immediately. Well, its not smoking that causes it directly but the depletion of Vitamin A in the body caused by smoking.
Getting back to sweet potatoes, they provide a rich combination of nutrients.
- Beta-carotene, an antioxidant
- Vitamin-A, an anti-inflammatory
- Disease fighting compounds
These compounds contribute to optimal eye health and vision, and skin health.
They also support your immune system and lower the risk of heart disease.
Before I give you some recipes, a warning; don’t overdo it, after all they are “sweet” potatoes, and what do you think makes them sweet? Yes, SUGAR.
My wife is in the kitchen right now, experimenting with “sweet potato muffins”. If they turn out well, I’ll pass the recipe on to you next week.
Two simple recipes
Cut the sweet potatoes into very thin layers. Put them in the oven and bake until you have crisp chips. They are tasty and not a health hazard like the garbage that is sold as potato chips.
Another way of cooking them is to cut them like French fries, pour a little olive oil on them and bake them until crisp.
That’s it for now. See you all next week.