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10 veggies a day, the doctors way

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We all would like to eat more veg wouldn't we? But it is really hard to incorporate lots more veg into our diets unless you are juicing regularly. I juice as often as I can remember, but I'm not consistent, so I've teamed up with Dr Cowan's Garden to easily incorporate fruits and vegetables into my daily life.


Who is that? I hear you ask. Well, Dr Cowan is an author, public speaker and keen gardener. He decided to make his own powdered veg supplements after discovering that many on the market contained preservatives and fillers. His family help to grow, pick, dry and powder the veg on site at his home in the USA.


Sounds amazing doesn't it? What a fun way to live with all of your family. Taken directly from his website, the following information describes Dr Cowan's journey with food.




FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOURS

Dr. Cowan is a long time holistic physician living and practicing in San Francisco who specializes in helping people heal through diet and natural medicines. His book How (and Why) to Eat More Vegetables describes why eating small amounts of a wide variety of vegetables is key to optimal health. Dr. Cowan’s Garden came from his vast knowledge and experience with healing through food. Today, the company is a family-owned maker of true organic vegetable powders, and continues his legacy of health and healing by helping people diversify their nutrients with easy-to-use vegetable powders.


ABOUT US THE FAMILY Dr. Cowan's Garden is a family-owned-and-run business. The idea began at a family vacation in Cape Cod in July 2015. Asher is the CEO, Joe directs operations and Tom still gardens and writes blogs. We love feedback! Let us know how you're using the powders, as well as any other feedback you have for us, at info@drcowansgarden.com. THOMAS COWAN, M.D. Dr. Cowan is a long time holistic physician living and practicing in San Francisco who specializes in helping people heal through diet and natural medicines. His book How (and Why) to Eat More Vegetables describes why eating small amounts of a wide variety of vegetables is key to optimal health. He is the author of Human Heart, Cosmic Heart, published by Chelsea Green in 2016, is the primary author of The Fourfold Path to Healing, and co-author, with Sally Fallon, of The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Child Care. He is one of the founding board members of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and he is trained and experienced in Anthroposophic medicine as well. He is also a passionate and knowledgeable grower of vegetables. He did, indeed, plant and tend many of the vegetables that were turned into these powders.


FOUNDING MISSION: TO IMPROVE HUMAN, ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC HEALTH BY INCREASING THE CULTIVATION AND CONSUMPTION OF PLANT DIVERSITY. From Dr. Cowan: The philosophy behind our company is simple and emerges from my almost 40 years of studying food and nutrition and from working with my patients. My conception of a healthy diet is one that includes a liberal amount of healthy fats (grass-fed butter or ghee, coconut oil, olive oil) and proteins (wild fish, grass-fed land animals, pastured poultry and eggs) to build a healthy body, make hormones (fats), nourish our immune systems (fats and proteins) and obtain calories for energy (fats). These two categories of food should make up the bulk of most people's diets. The plants have a different purpose. We eat grains (for those that tolerate them) as an energy food, and fruits and vegetables for their concentrated vitamins, minerals and varied phytochemicals, which are so important for human health. Unlike animals, plants are stationary and use chemistry to defend themselves against predators and disease. These chemicals also provide vitamins, antioxidants and other healing elements for humans.

In fact, taking our lead from healthy traditional peoples, we should strive to eat at least 10 to 12 different plants a day: some roots (carrots, beets), some stems (celery, Brussels sprouts), some leaves (kale, chard), and some fruits and flowers (tomatoes, zucchini). Eating different plant parts and colours is the surest way to avail ourselves of all the nutrients plants have to offer. The problem is, even for someone with a large garden, it's challenging, if not practically impossible, to eat even five plants a day. Dr. Cowan's Garden powders were created to address this problem.


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