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It’s summertime — and that means lots of light and fresh summer fruits and veggies are ripe for the picking (and eating). It is time to eat the rainbow! Summer offers exceptionally delicious foods in peak freshness this time of year, such as: Summer squash, tomatoes, corn, green beans, cucumbers, blackberries, bell peppers, arugula, cauliflower, radishes, spinach, zucchini, figs, cherries, watermelon, peaches, and many more. Yum!

There has been a lot of advice out there regarding how to stay healthy during a time like this, which is wonderful! Truth be told, we do not live in a microbe-free world (that’s for sure!), but we can prime our vessel to be a hardy defense against illness and disease. Do you want to know some of the foods that help us do that? Read on…

Maintaining a plant-based lifestyle and loving to travel the world can seem like a challenge (or even if you’re not traveling the world)! That said, when we are traveling across timezones and there are viruses going around, we are on planes with radiation and recycled air, and sharing small spaces with the general public, we have to turn up our food-as-medicine practice.