Eating a balanced diet is vital for good health and well being. Food provides our bodies with the energy, protein, essential fats, vitamins and minerals to live, grow and function properly. We need a wide variety of different foods to provide the right amounts of nutrients for good health.

"Not placing all your eggs in one basket" as the saying goes, applies to nutrition. Believing that one food is a "power food" and eating it constantly, over other choosing a varied diet, can be detrimental as it may not offer all the vitamins and minerals needed for our bodies to grow and function properly.

A general rule is to include 5 different colors at each meal. Different colored food offers different nutritional values, all of which are necessary. Brown rice, yellow peppers, orange carrots, red tomatoes, purple eggplants, are just a few ideas of the colors available.

Sul­fur is a nat­u­ral­ly occur­ring min­er­al, and the third most abun­dant in the human body behind cal­ci­um and phos­pho­rus. In the body, it is a neces­si­ty for prop­er syn­the­sis of pro­teins and enzyme, vit­a­m­in con­ver­sions, joint health, metab­o­liz­ing amino acids, hair, nail, and skin health, and more.

Sul­fur is required for pro­teins (like ker­at­in) to main­tain their shape, which con­tributes direct­ly to the over­all health, strength, and elas­tic­i­ty of hair which is comprised of keratin. Further, the life cycle of your hair con­sists of 3 phas­es: grow­ing, rest­ing, and shed­ding. Sul­fur has been proven to length­en the grow­ing phase. A longer grow­ing phase (before rest­ing and shed­ding) means longer hair.

Sul­fur is also linked to treat­ing, reliev­ing, and decreas­ing the occur­rences of pso­ri­a­sis, dan­druff, eczema, and fol­li­culi­tis.

Including these foods in your diet will help increas­e your sul­fur intake inter­nal­ly:

high qual­i­ty beef and poul­try (grass-fed is always rec­om­mend­ed)
brus­sel sprouts
wheat germ

You can also take Organic Sulfur (MSM) powder, from your local health food store, but be aware that not all MSM powders are Organic Sulfur. Check the label.

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