Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Healing foods

1. FIGS--A rare source of calcium, figs may help prevent the bone loss due to aging. Very high in fibre, which may reduce risk of colon, breast and prostrate cancers.

2. BEETS--Nutrient packed beets may sharpen your mind. They produce nitric acid which increases blood flow throughout the body i/c the areas of brain.

3.FRESH CRANBERRIES--superstars at treating urinary tract infections, also prevent heart disease. They are rich in anthocyanins, flavonols and proanthocyanidins that keep LDL, cholesterol from oxidizing and sticking to artery walls.

4. ORANGE PITH--Spongy white layer between the zest and the pulp , although bitter it stores a good amount of fruit.s fibre and antioxidents.

5. EGGS--Zinc and iron in eggs support healthy hair and strong nails and lecithin in the yolks is rich in choline which helps repair neurological damage and move cholestrol in the blood stream.

6. SEASAME SEEDS-- A few spoonful of seaseme seeds in aday reduce LDL cholestrol by 10 % .

7. MUSTARD-- It is agood source of seleniumwhich helps protect against cancer, prevent cardiovascular disease and give the immune system a boost.

8. LAMB--Among red meats lamb stands out for its high nutritional value and a good source of omega 3.

9. BROCCOLI-- The sulforaphane in broccoli may help the body fight off infections that inflame the lungs and arteries hepls skin healthy and glowing.

10. CHILLIES--The heat source in these fiery bites ,capsaicin may help prevent the blood clots that lead to heart attack and strokes.

11. KIWIS-- Kiwis cantain both lutien and zeaxanthin, antioxidents that may maintain eye health.

12. CELERY LEAVES--They are the most nutritious part of the plant that contain iron, calcium, potassium, beta carotine and viamin C.