Hacking micronutrients: the key to reversing disease and losing weight?

This week we are celebrating a great new book written by my friends – and nutritionists – Jayson and Mira Calton, I had the chance to sit down with them in a recent Couch Talk, and got the inside scoop, just for you, on their book,

The Micronutrient Miracle. 

We discussed their journey which started with Mira getting diagnosed at age 30 with severe Osteoporosis and life impacting fatigue. This surprising diagnosis at such a young age led her to connect with Jayson, where they began aggressive research on how nutrition – specifically micronutrients – could reverse her Osteoporosis COMPLETELY.

During our interview they shared their nutrient and exercise hacks, and they have so much more to share in their book, including great recipes and menu plans, plus some great bonuses.

               

Grab your copy of “The Micronutrient Miracle”

and get $200 in GIFT Certificates towards delicious, HEALTHY FOODS as a thank you!

What do you get with your purchase of their book? (along with all the great information and recipes!)

  • $50 to spend at Wild Things Seafood
  • TWO free months + $20 to spend at THRIVE Market
  • $50 for US Wellness Meats
  • $50 for Vital Choice Seafood (yum)
  • $25 to spend at Kasandrinos.com (The BEST gourmet Olive Oil out there!)

Just send your book receipt to book@MyMiracleGifts.com!

Your bonus package of Gift Certificates is waiting.

Wishing you a vida pura!

Dr. Anna

PS:  HURRY!  When they’re gone, they’re gone.

Just grab the book & send your receipt to book@MyMiracleGifts.com!  

Watch their crazy cartoon now to learn more.

PSS.  Read a sample of their work below including great recipes.

Comfort food has never been so healthy!

By Jason and Mira Calton

There is one thing that we all have in common. Regardless of age, sex or dietary preferences, we all require the essential micronutrients, or vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids and amino acids, to be present so that our bodies and brains can function properly. While many people (more than half the population) recognize the importance of supplementation with a multivitamin, adding fat to the diet, on purpose, has, in the past, been controversial.  However, there is no scientific debate whatsoever that the type of fat we are to add to your diet with this recipe is essential, and health promoting. In this recipe we make it comforting and delicious. And if you read to the end of the blog we will share how you can also make the salmon FREE.

Good fats!

No matter what your dietary philosophy, be it vegetarian, Paleo, low fat or low carb there is one type of fat we want to make sure you are getting enough of: omega-3 fatty acids. And the best source of these omega-3s—the EPA and DHA— is certain types of fish. Some miraculous health benefits of these essential fatty acids include: reduced depression, improved asthma symptoms, decreased arthritis and lowered triglycerides.

O’ my…. Did we mention just how good Omega-3 is great for fat loss?

In a study presented at the North American Association for Study of Obesity (NAASO), women that were given the omega-3 fatty acids reduced their weight 20 percent more than the placebo group, and reduced their BMI by up to 15 percent in only three weeks. This means that an increase in omega-3 brought an increase in weight loss and a decrease in BMI. Science has also established that omega-3 increases oxidation of fat by activating genes that break down fat. In a study on animals that were overeating, much like obese humans, the introduction of omega-3 not only intensified fat breakdown, it also reduced the number of overall fat cells.

How to choose the salmon?                

We have all heard that we should consume more fish because it is a great source of the essential fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6. However, is all fish created equal? Eighty percent of salmon on the global market today is factory-farmed. In the United States, it is estimated to be even higher—perhaps as high as 90 percent. Factory-farmed salmon has fewer omega-3s per ounce than wild salmon. According to the USDA Nutrient Database, wild fish can have up to 380 percent more omega-3 than factory-farmed fish. Additionally, the omega-3 to omega-6 ratio is far less health-promoting in factory-farmed fish. For instance, while the ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 in wild Coho salmon is 15.3 to 1 (optimal), the farm-raised Coho salmon has been shown to have a far less optimal 3 to 1 ratio.  WILD CAUGHT IS THE OMEGA-3 WINNER EVERY TIME!

This recipe is one of our favorite ways to get tons of healthy omega 3’s into your diet while satisfying your desire for comfort food. It makes a great breakfast, but it can also be used as a delicious lunch or dinner – enjoy!  And if you have children who say they won’t eat fish, then you are in luck, they wont even know that these tasty cakes are salmon.

Speedy Salmon Cakes served atop Cheesy Cauliflower Hash Browns

Speedy Salmon Cakes

Serves 4

Serve as breakfast over Cheesy Cauliflower Hash Browns

Ingredients:

  • 2 cans wild caught salmon (We love the wild red salmon sockeye from Vital Choice)
  • 2 pasture raised organic eggs
  • 1 scoop INPOWER protein
  • ½ diced organic onion
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning (we like Simply Organic Seafood Grilling Mix)
  • 2 tsp. Organic Cajun spice
  • Unrefined sea salt and organic pepper to taste
  • Butter for the skillet

Directions:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl 
  • In a large nonstick skillet melt some butter and create either 4 large or 8 smaller Speedy Salmon Cakes. Brown on one side then flip to cook the other side
  • Remove from heat

Cheesy Cauliflower Hash Browns

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 organic, pasture raised egg
  • 1 scoop INPOWER protein (or similar unflavored grass fed whey)
  • ½ cup shredded organic cheddar = 2 oz of cheddar block hand shredded
  • ¼ cup organic Parmesan
  • 1/2 tsp. unrefined sea salt
  • 1 tsp. organic pepper
  • 1 tsp. organic onion powder
  • 1 tsp. organic garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. organic Cajun spice

Directions:

  • Steam cauliflower till soft
  • Mash cauliflower with potato masher, leave a bit chunky
  • Add in the remaining ingredients
  • Cook in pan with butter until crispy
  • Keep warm in oven while cooking salmon cakes
  • Serve under Speedy Salmon Cakes

DO YOU WANT TO GET THE SALMON IN THIS RECIPE FOR FREE?

Order a copy of The Micronutrient Miracle and email your receipt to the Caltons by August 31, 2015 and receive $200 in gift certificates good for high quality wild caught fish, grass fed-meat, organic pantry staples and many other non-toxic beauty and cleaning supplies. Click here for more information

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