magic mineral broth

This nourishing mineral broth is easy to make and great to sip on throughout the day. The nutrient and mineral-laden ingredients help to boost immunity, alkalize the body and warm the system. This broth also helps to counter the negative effects caused by stress and has wonderful purifying properties for the whole body.

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Mineral Broth

Wash and cut into 1″ cubes
2 large sweet potatoes, unpeeled
1 medium potato, unpeeled
2 cups celery
6 carrots
1 bunch dino kale
1 bunch parsley
1 cup cabbage
5 shiitake mushrooms (may add a few crimini mushrooms)
1 cup onion
1 clove garlic, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup whole flax or hemp seeds

Place all ingredients in large stock pot. Cover with filtered water and add the following:

4 slices fresh ginger, 1/2 inch
1/2 cup seaweed (choice of any or variety)

Bring water to a boil, lower to simmer and cover. Simmer for at least 3 hours. Strain after cooling. Store in refrigerator. Drink warm.

This also makes a delicious and nutritious base for any soup.

Health benefits of broth ingredients: Seaweed adds tremendous amount of minerals to this broth. It helps to lower blood cholesterol and aids in healthy thyroid functioning (which influences digestive and metabolic efficiency). Some types of seaweed are known to help pull radioactive elements from the blood, while all varieties of seaweed help maintain healthy hair and radiant skin. Parsley adds great anti-cancer agents due to its high content of antioxidants. Shiitake mushrooms are known to enhance the immune system and aid in longevity. Ginger is great for the digestive tract, acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, and supports cardiovascular health. Kale is high in calcium, iron, and Vitamin A, it also supports the nervous and digestive system. Cabbage contains many anti-cancer and antioxidant compounds, protects against colon and stomach cancer, kills bacteria and viruses, stimulates the immune system and helps purify the blood. Carrots are high in beta carotene- which is a powerful anticancer, immune-boosting, artery-protecting antioxidant that contains a large amount of protective powers. Celery aids in digestion, has a mild diuretic effect, and helps with kidney and liver function. Also known to help cure high blood pressure as well as regulate the nervous system.

… so start sipping to achieve optimal vitality and health today!

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