Health Tips by Bob Barefoot

Kim Estes Interview with Bob Barefoot

6 Important Health Tips by Bob Barefoot

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Medical researcher and expert Bob Barefoot shares Health Tips for Actors – from the cancer preventative perspective. Here’s a list that we can use on a daily basis:

1) Calcium (coral calcium to be exact) and Vitamin D are two of the most important tools to put into your tool box. We can go down the list from there…

2) Get some Sun – one of the most important things you can do is get your Vitamin D the natural way…

African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans should be especially vigilant to ensure that they are getting a greater exposure to the sun than others. It just takes longer to get the proper amount of absorption due to the melanin in the skin.

3) Eat properly – for example here is a short list of Anticancer Foods that are grouped in different categories under:

Proteins you have fish, shellfish (selenium, Vitamin D, and long chain omega-3) especially salmon, mackerel, whole anchovies, sardines, eel, cod liver, and occasionally white albacore tuna (canned in water)

Vegatable proteins – lentils, peas, beans, chickpeas, mung beans.

Grains and Carbohydrates you have multigrain or sourdough bread, whole grain rice (or basmatic or Thai rice), quinoa bulgur, oatmeal, muesli, All-Bran, sweet potatoes, or yams.

Fats you have olive oil, flaxseed oil, cod liver oil (Vitamin D), canola oil.

Vegetables you have cabbages, brussel sprouts, bok choy, Chinese cabbage, beta-carotene-rich vegetables – carrots, sweet potatoes, yams, squash, pumpkins, beets, tomatoes, spinach, and mushrooms (Shitake, maitake, enoki, portobello.

Herbs and Spices you have tumeric, curry, marjoram, oregano, parsley and celery cinnamon and ginger.

Probiotics – organic yogurt and kefir, sauerkraut and kimchee.

Prebiotics – garlic, onions, tomatoes, asparagus, bananas and wheat and Seaweed – Nori kombu, wakame, arame.

Fruits – berries of all shapes and sizes and cherries and citrus fruit and persimmons and apricots Dried fruits – Walnuts and hazelnuts pecans and almonds.

Desserts – Dark Chocolate – more than 70% cocoa And for drinks Red wine, filtered water, all green teas and gingerroot infusion

4) Get some exercise and

5) Get some rest

6) Get help as soon as you need it….don’t hesitate see your doctor and clear your mind.