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Review | Cinnamon

Review | Cinnamon

A review of cinnamon, a must have spice for any grappler.

Summary:

We all know cinnamon in the sense of its most common uses you’ll commonly find it in applesauce, hot apple cider, or in French toast. Surprisingly enough it is in a lot of other foods, or should be, that you would not expect. Why is that? Because it is a powerhouse of health benefits and its so damn common. There are plenty of ways to fully utilize this spice in your daily life, and more importantly plenty of reasons. In this review we will look into those very reasons and give out a recipe.

 General Information

What is cinnamon besides the hilarious star of the internet sensation that is “The cinnamon challenge?”

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Review | Kale

Review | Kale

A review of kale, its not just for juicing anymore.

Summary: 

Oh where to begin. Kale is a leafy green vegetable that has been gaining traction over the recent years for being the poster child for the “super food” movement, Kale is pretty super, I mean not like its out there fighting crime and helping old ladies across the street, but in a way it is…In the sense that the range of people that are eating it are cops all the way to those super healthy yoga ladies in their 90’s that could beat me up. But back on topic, kale is a wonderful food that has a wide range of health benefits for us grapplers and it does not need to only belong in super expensive juices. I’ve put together this review of kale to provide some insight on its inner workings and give out a favorite recipe.

General Information

Kale is, as previously stated, a leafy green vegetable that belongs in the same family as cabbage, Brussels sprouts and collard greens. The technical name the vegetable category would be “cruciferous vegetables.” Vegetables within this family come with all sorts of health benefits. Such as a little known fact, cooked cabbage has more vitamin C than oranges per serving. With that being said, kale is the most super charged vegetable in this category. Kale provides us with shockingly high levels of vitamin’s A and C and staggering levels of vitamin K, which is a fat-soluble vitamin which has cancer reducing qualities and anti-inflammatory benefits.

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