Shannon Schafer, B.S., N.E. Certified Nutritionist
Shannon Schafer, BS, NE
Shannon is a certified Nutrition Educator and graduate of Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts in Berkeley, California. She works individually with clients to develop nutrition programs appropriate to their needs. Helping clients find a natural path to well-being and radiance is a strong passion of hers. After overcoming her own health issues by embracing a whole foods diet, she can relate to many client's concerns. Shannon specializes in digestive health, calming allergies, and building the immune system. She is dedicated to helping people look and feel their best!
Watch episodes of my online show Dishin Nutrition for whole food recipes and healthy tips.
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Potent Cancer Fighting Antioxidant
The Potent Cancer Fighting Antioxidant
Glutathione is a potent free radical scavenger. It is one of the most powerful and versatile antioxidants. It protects every cell, tissue, and organ by breaking down and disposing harmful free radicals. People with high levels of glutathione have a lower risk of cancer.
- Maintain healthy immune function
- Prevent Cancer
- Block Cell Damage
- Save cholesterol from oxidizing
- Reverse premature aging
- Prevent macular degeneration
- Quiet Inflammation
- Protect DNA from damage
- Reduce the toxicity of chemotherapy or radiation, preventing secondary cancers
Ways to increase glutathione levels:
- Eat foods with glutathione: avocado, watermelon, asparagus, grapefruit, acorn squash, strawberries, okra, cantaloupe, onion, zucchini
- Eat Cooked Cruciferous Vegetables: Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, bok choy, kale
- Eat Brazil Nuts for Selenium
- Take Vitamin C : 500mg - 2000 mg daily
- Supplement L-Glutamine: this amino acid can boost glutathione levels more than taking glutathione directly.
- Drink Whey Protein Smoothies: Whey increases glutathione in cells.