HIGH-QUALITY PROTEINS – Proteins are the building blocks of all living organisms
and essential for all bodily functions. Every protein source has a unique profile
of amino acids, which perform specific “nutritional jobs” within the body. The five
protein sources in this dinner recipe were chosen based on their excellent amino
acid profiles and the resulting health benefits.
- Chicken and Organic Chicken Chicken is a high-quality protein. It is also
a good source of vitamin B6 and phosphorus, and a very good source of niacin and
- Chicken Liver
Chicken liver is a high-quality, nutrient-dense protein. It contains iron that is
easily absorbed, which helps build red blood cells. It is also a good source of
thiamin, zinc, copper and manganese, and a very good source of vitamin A, vitamin
C, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, phosphorus
Crab is a high-quality protein. It is also a good source of vitamin C, riboflavin,
niacin, iron, magnesium and phosphorus, and a very good source of vitamin B12, zinc,
copper and selenium.
Eggs are one of nature's most nutrient-dense foods and play an important role in
a balanced diet. They are considered a complete protein source, providing essential
amino acids, vitamins and minerals (vitamins A, B, E, K, Biotin, and Sulfur). Eggs
also provide healthy fats, such as omega-6 for healthy skin and a glossy coat.
VEGETABLES AND FRUITS - The colorful skin and flesh of vegetables and fruits
contain important health-supporting compounds called phytonutrients. Each vegetable
and fruit in this recipe was carefully selected for its unique nutritional properties.
Carrots are an excellent source of antioxidant compounds, and the richest vegetable
source of the pro-vitamin A carotenes. Carrots are a good source of vitamin C, vitamin
E (Alpha Tocopherol), thiamin and potassium, and a very good source of dietary fiber,
vitamin A, vitamin B6 and manganese.
- Red Skinned Potatoes
Skinned Red potatoes are a good source of vitamin B6 and potassium, and a very good
source of Vitamin C.
Peas are a good source of protein, vitamin A, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, phosphorus
and copper, and a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, thiamin
Apples contain two antioxidant phytonutrients called phenolics and flavonoids. They
are a good source of dietary fiber and vitamin C.
There are hundreds of scientific studies on the health-benefits of the phytonutrient
sulforaphane, which is contained in broccoli. Broccoli also contains vitamin C,
vitamin A, folate, dietary fiber, manganese, trytophan, potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin
B2, phospshorus, magnesium, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B5, iron, calcium,
vitamin B1, vitamin B3, zinc and vitamin E. Like other cruciferous vegetables, broccoli
contains the phytonutrients sulforaphane and indoles.
- Dried Cranberry
Cranberries contain a variety of vitamins and minerals including Vitamins A and
C, potassium, magnesium, copper and zinc. Cranberries are an excellent source of
anti-oxidants, beta-carotene, flavonoids and lutein.
- Dried Blueberry
Blueberries are packed with the antioxidant phytonutrients called anthocyanidins.
They also contain vitamin C, manganese, vitamin E and dietary fiber. The antioxidant
phytonutrients called anthocyanins are responsible for the blue-red pigments found
Thyme is a good source of vitamin E (alpha tocopherol), thiamin, magnesium, zinc
and copper, and a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, folate,
calcium, iron and manganese.
Parsley contains vitamin C, vitamin A, folate and iron. It also contains phytonutrients
called flavonoids including apiin, apigenin, crisoeriol and luteolin.
- Avocado Oil
Avocado oil is a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C and folate.
- Flaxseed Oil
Flaxseed oil is rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential fatty acid that
belongs to the omega-3 fatty acid group. It also contains a group of chemicals called
- Olive Oil
Olive oil is an excellent source of vitamin E.
VITAMINS AND MINERALS – The blend of vitamins and minerals in this recipe
was carefully selected to work in concert with all of the other ingredients to enhance
the overall nutritional value of the food.