This salad is loaded with goodness
to help you reduce the risks of bone degeneration
Recipe for building strong bones by Dr. Claudia Tamas
Pomegranates contain polyphenol antioxidants which aid in bone formation and regeneration, leading to stronger bones and reduced risk of bone degeneration.
Citrus, along with being an excellent way to improve your immune health, citrus zest has a high amount of easily absorbed calcium, vitamin C, and ascorbic acid content, which are crucial components helping to improve bone health.
Celery is very high in calcium and silicon, helping to regenerate and strengthen damaged bones. It is also high in Vitamin K, which plays an important role in protecting against osteoporosis.
- 4 Oranges
- 1-2 Lemons
- 2 cups fresh Pomegranate seeds
- 1 cup Celery, thinly sliced
- 1 tsp. Fresh Ginger, grated
- 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
- Salt & Pepper to taste
Zest one lemon then squeeze to collect 4 Tbsp of juice. Zest one orange then squeeze to collect 4 Tbsp. of juice. Cut the remaining oranges into bite-sized pieces. In a large bowl combine: the zest and juice from the orange and lemon, the orange pieces, pomegranate seeds, celery, and fresh ginger. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days. When ready to serve, toss salad with the olive oil and the orange-pomegranate mixture. Season with salt & pepper to taste.