Green spaces and gardens provide many different benefits for communities. We use a research based approach to promote a healthy lifestyle through gardening. We install green spaces, food gardens, and rain gardens to address environmental and health issues.
Simply by adding garden grown herbs to the diet help children recover from lead posioning. Clinical studies completed recently proved that heavy metal chelation [using cilantro and chlorella] can naturally remove an average of 87% of lead, 91% of mercury, and 74% of aluminum from the body within 42 days.
A nutritional deficiency of vitamin C has been shown to impact lead levels in the body too. According to a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, participants with high levels of vitamin C had significantly less lead in their bloodstream than individuals with low levels of vitamin C.
In particular, the results of the study showed that children with higher levels of vitamin C were 89 percent less likely to have elevated blood lead levels in comparison to children with low levels of vitamin C. Similar results held true with respect to adults. Sources of vitamin C include fruits like oranges, grapefruit, fruit juices and berries.