138.Greens and Beets as Superfoods With Yaakov Levine

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Beets and Greens are the neglected superfoods which are key to getting right nutrition all year round. Do you get enough fruits and veggies in your daily diet? Whether you’re an herbalist, nutritionist, a health-minded individual or not, chances are, the answer is “probably not”. Even vegan herbalists can struggle to get enough veggies every day. Today, we’re talking with Yaakov Levine, Therapy practitioner and Nutritional Health Coach at Natural Grocers in Eugene, Oregon about the best veggies to round out your daily diet.

Resources we mentioned:

Herbs we mentioned:

  • Beets
  • Horseradish
  • Chlorella
  • Spirulina
  • Collards
  • Kale
  • Chard
  • Magnesium (Citrate, Oxide, Glycinate)
  • Glycine

Further References

Join podcast cohost Sue Sierralupe at the Traditional Roots Herbal Conference in Portland, OR May 18-20th, 2018. You can hear both Candace and Sue speak at the Herb Day Celebration in Veneta, Oregon on May 5th, 2018. Thanks to the Journal of Functional Herbalism for their excellent work and inclusion of Real Herbalism Radio as a resource.

Yaakov Levine

Yaakov Levine

After many years working in health care and in various capacities in the natural products industry Yaakov Levine, NTP, received his certification as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner in 2007 from the Nutritional Therapy Association. Yaakov has had his weekly “Nutritionally Speaking” column in a number of local weekly newspapers since 2007, and has had articles published in the Price-Pottenger Foundation Journal, in the Well Being Journal, and the NTA newsletter and Oregon Senior News. His feature and “In Health” articles have appeared in the quarterly Take Root-Willamette Valley magazine. Yaakov brings his passion for empowering others to find their own path towards optimum health to his writing, classes he teaches and his individual coaching sessions. When not working at Natural Grocers, Yaakov can be found biking, hiking and on leisurely walks out in nature.

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