June Specials // Choose Love

June 26, 2017

CHOOSE LOVE

AFTER THE TRAGIC EVENTS OF LAST MONTH IN OUR CITY OF MANCHESTER OUR THEME FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE IS ‘CHOOSE LOVE’. ALL PROCEEDS FROM OUR SPECIALS THIS MONTH WILL BE DONATED TO FOUNDATION FOR PEACE. THIS GREATER MANCHESTER BASED CHARITY DO AMAZING WORK (BOTH LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY) IN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES TO INCREASE THE DIALOGUE SURROUNDING TERRORISM AND VIOLENT CONFLICT AND PROMOTE PEACE AND INCLUSIVITY IN THE NEXT GENERATION. CHECK OUT SOME OF THEIR OTHER WONDERFUL PROJECTS AT WWW.FOUNDATION4PEACE.ORG.

 

SEASONAL VEG OF THE MONTH:

BROAD BEANS

1. EXCELLENT SOURCE OF PROTEIN
2. GREAT SOURCE OF FIBRE
3. RICH IN FOLATE
4. RICH IN B-VITAMINS
5. GOOD SOURCE OF IRON

 

SEASONAL FRUIT OF THE MONTH:

STRAWBERRIES

1. PACKED WITH ANTI-OXIDANTS
2. EXCELLENT SOURCE OF VITAMIN C
3. GOOD SOURCE OF POTASSIUM
4. CAN HELP REDUCE INFLAMMATION
5. GREAT SOURCE OF FIBRE
SUPERFOOD OF THE MONTH:

WHEATGRASS

LIKE OTHER NUTRIENT-DENSE GREENS, THE CHLOROPHYLL IN WHEATGRASS IS USED IN THE HUMAN BODY FOR A NUMBER OF IMPORTANT PROCESSES: IT IS A NATURAL LIVER CLEANSER + DETOXIFIER, ACTS LIKE AN ANTIOXIDANT TO REDUCE FREE RADICAL DAMAGE, IT IS A BLOOD STRENGTHENER + CAN HELP GIVE YOU A BOOST IN ENERGY. CHLOROPHYLL IS NOT ALL WHEATGRASS HAS TO OFFER. WHEATGRASS BENEFITS ALSO INCLUDE BEING LOADED WITH AMINO ACIDS (THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF PROTEINS), ENZYMES WHICH ARE NEEDED FOR DIGESTION, AND MANY VITAMINS AND MINERALS NEEDED FOR DISEASE-FREE LIVING.



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